I’ve honestly become a major foodie of late and this hasn’t been beneficial to my hips or my tummy yet you know the saying ‘You only live once’. So accepting an offer to eat at Rocket in The City (Dean Street to be precise) wasn’t rocket science. (no pun intended)
Living locally to Old Kent Road meant that I kept walking and driving past the Luxford Bar, however the opportunity never came round for me to venture inside. However, a number of weeks ago I met up with a girlfriend and decided to pop inside and establish whether the highly anticipated wait was worth it.
A pop-up Vogue Café will open at Westfield London next month, it was announced today. Celebrating 100 years of British Vogue, the pop-up will be the first of its kind in London and the first venture with involvement from Condé Nast International Restaurants in Western Europe. “2016 is an exceptional year for British Vogue, and continuing the centenary celebrations the Vogue Café will be a perfect stop-off for shoppers in The Village at Westfield,” commented Alexandra Shulman, Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue. Open for three months this summer from June 27 to September 25, the Vogue Café pop-up will ‘takeover’ L’Orchidee, at the heart of Westfield White City’s luxury offering The Village. Redesigning the space with a Vogue Café aesthetic, the venue will also showcase a selection of British Vogue covers from the last century.
You may not know it but Bermondsey is becoming quite a snazzy area for hip eateries. Having driven both through this area (I worked in Rotherhithe) and having driven past this area on many occasions, my eye had caught a glimpse of an eatery tucked away on the corner of Bermondsey Square. However, I had never followed my gut instinct to park up my car and find out just what had kept grabbing my attention.
There was a time when you wouldn’t be hard pressed to find individuals who wholeheartedly believed that vegetarians lived on nut roast and fruit. I’ll be completely honest and say that I was one of those people as I couldn’t imagine meal times being at all interesting for those who dedicated themselves to a meat free lifestyle. However, over time and having conducted more research into the alternatives that can be implemented into your diet in order to give your body the proteins and nutrients it needs; I am becoming more schooled in the idea that veganism is a way of life for many that works and has produces extensive health benefits.
Pancake Day has crêped up on us again this year, so why not head down to Lancaster London to enjoy Shrove Tuesday without the mess in the kitchen afterwards!
There will be Pancake Stations in Island Grill and The Park room on Tuesday 9 February 2016, serving up flippin’ delicious treats from Noon until 7pm.
Top 3 Valentine’s Day Recipes to Cook At Home for Your Loved One
Valentines is one of the most romantic nights of the year. It is a night where you celebrate the love of partners. Of course you can go out to eat, but it can be more intimate and romantic, enjoying each other in the comfort of your home. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you may find yourself wondering what to cook. Below are three simple recipes that will leave your partner even more in love with you.
The Notting Hill set is eagerly awaiting the opening of the hugely successful Cottons Caribbean Restaurant and Rhum Shack, due to launch this April 2016, at 157-159 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 (just a few minutes’ walk from Notting Hill Gate Underground).