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How to make the perfect Irish coffee

Irish Coffee

The ideal way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day or an abomination best left in the Irish theme pub? Do you use espresso or filter, plain old whiskey or added liqueur – and just how do you get the cream to float on top?


Aurora In Soho

Aurora Restaurant, Soho

When does a place officially become a favourite? The restaurant you always fall back on when you’re in the area or are making a recommendation. The pub where the bar staff recognise your face. The nightclub where the bouncers greet you with a nod and a smile.

Coco Di Mama Exteroir

Coco di Mama

When asked if I was interested in reviewing a new Italian lunch place on Fleet Street, my first thought was: Fleet Street is a bit of a trek. To be fair, it turned out to be a lot closer than I thought (even in heels). More importantly, it was very much worth the trip.

Mayfair Pizza Co Pizza

Mayfair Pizza Co, Soho

“Pizza for dessert?” Despite the best efforts of our lovely waitress, who talked us through the menu of the Mayfair Pizza Co, it was the sweet pizzas, which included Wild Strawberry and Limoncello and Lime, Banana Tiramis and Nutella Calzone, that stood out as a potential challenge for my ‘classic’ palate.


Fish Finger Sandwich

How to eat: fish finger sandwiches

In fish fingers’ 60th year in the UK, How to Eat is considering their highest complete expression: the fish finger sandwich. White bread or brown? Tartare or tomato sauce? Slice of cheese? As ever, there’s a great deal to chew over