Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

I was brought up on a healthy diet of Roald Dahl stories, and even as an adult I still revisit the quirky and bizarre fantasy world created by him for a quick read. Aside from The BFG, Charlie and the…

High Tea of Highgate

My recent transformation into tea drinker extraordinaire was officially celebrated with my caffeine loving family this weekend with a trip to High Tea of Highgate.       This tiny little place in the midst of the small boutiques and…

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Food: Hawksmoor

Ravenous carnivores, be still your rumbling stomachs! Hawksmoor is here to take care of you, to feed you to within an inch of your life, and leave you fuller than you have ever been before. Rapidly gaining recognition as the…

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Food: Riding House Cafe

  The Riding House Cafe is another place, hidden off Oxford Street that is well worth the diversion. Tucked into a little corner, decked in beautiful green and adorned with vintage decoration, this place has pushed its way into my…

London

Food: Scandinavian Kitchen

A day’s shopping on Oxford Street is an experience many of us have had over the years, but where it reigns supreme in high street fashion names, it severely lacks in decent places to eat. Tourists are left to put…

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Explore: Marmite Afternoon Tea at The Botanist

When I told people I was going to this event the reaction was predictably split between “OHMYGOD WHERE IS IT AND HOW DO I GET A TICKET?” and “Why on earth would you want to go to that?!”. Marmite really…

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Food: Dinner by Heston

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know I’m more of a Wahaca/Pizza Express type girl. But on Friday I had the opportunity to eat at a restaurant that’s just been voted the 9th best in the world,…

Food: Ceviche

If I asked you to name a national Peruvian dish, could you honestly answer? Everyone know Argentina for their steaks, and Mexico for their tacos and tequila, but Peru’s food isn’t as obvious. It turns out it’s ceviche, the dish…

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Food: Burger & Lobster

Pic from www.squaremeal.co.uk Hidden down a little street in Mayfair is a queue of people. To get a table at Burger and Lobster you have to time your arrival perfectly. As another one of London’s new ‘no reservation’ restaurants (like…


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