I love Soho. While other areas come in and out of fashion (Islington and Notting Hill being noticeably out, and Shoreditch on its way), Soho always has, and probably always will have, that thing that makes it special.
The bank holiday may be over, but summer is still here until the autumnal equinox on 23rd September. So we're going to make the most of it with a cocktail in our hand, and recommend you do the same.
I put it down to the Mad Men effect. The advertising-based story set in Manhattan seems to have inspired a new wave of retro in recent years that has made that era cool.
Near Fulham Broadway station, Rodizio Rico, a Brazilian grill restaurant, opened its doors a few months ago. After the O2, Islington, and Westbourne Grove, this is the fourth location, but perhaps not the last, of a (at least for now) small-ish chain.
Yes, Oreo as in the chocolaty cookie with the white stuff in the middle and cameo as in the carving method popular during the renaissance.
And is it as easy as simply consulting the World's 50 Best Restaurants list?
I am pleased to report that salt is making a comeback. For years it seemed this staple seasoning (for most of us of a certain age) was on the way to being banned from cooking altogether.
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.
There's a new man in town, and he seems to be popping up everywhere. In Soho, Angel, New Change Shopping Center, he's pretty much everywhere. So what's his name? Byron! But is his burger the best?
Isn’t London just so New York nowadays? And I’m not just talking about the increase in diners, coffee shops and Jewish-styled delis, but the skyline, which amongst other things, has made the opening shots of The Apprentice such compulsive viewing.
Very little in life can’t be improved with a hot drink. They can warm us or cool us down. They help numb pain when we’re ill. They even help us see the best in other people
Cartizze Bar in Mayfair takes its name from the hills in Italy, the prosecco produced from its grapes is widely considered to be the Grand Cru of its class.
An app that puts online reviewers out of business?!