Italy is my favourite place to go on holiday, on the basis that holidays should be all about good eating and sampling – extensively – the local liquor. This summer, we went to Sicily for arancine and gelato-stuffed brioche, and last year we visited Amalfi for its limoncello – in fact, all things limon – […]
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Emily Gibson / Do, Indoors, Learn, London, Mates, Mums, Organised Fun, Shop, Uncategorised, £££ / Art, borough market, Christmas, glassblowing, ideas, london bridge, luxury, quirky, south london, things to do, unusual / 0 Comments
It’s amazing how you can live in London for absolutely bloody ages and think you know about every cool thing going, and then, out of nowhere, you find out there’s an ice climbing wall hiding in Covent Garden, or a flying trapeze school in Hyde Park. Or a glassblowing studio in London Bridge.
Emily Gibson / Brunch, Drink, Eat, Impulse Friendly, Indoors, London, Mates, Mums, Organised Fun, ££ / brunch, central London, dates, dining, dining out, drinking, eating, eating out, London, lunch, restaurant review, restaurants, review, reviews, west London / 0 Comments
Brand new Italian resto Mercante has unleashed a bargainous new bottomless brunch on Mayfair. Get in before word gets out.
Carla Juniper / Curious Veggie, Eat, Healthy Eating, Impulse Friendly, London, Mates, Mums, Vegetarian, £ / Battersea, breakfast, brunch, cafes, dining, dining out, London, lunch, restaurant review, restaurant reviews, restaurants, review, reviews, south london, Vegetarian / 0 Comments
Don’t let the pretty café façade fool you, there’s a lot more to The Social Pantry than meets the eye.
Emily Gibson / Dates, Eat, Impulse Friendly, Indoors, Mates, Mums, £ / Asian, burgers, cheap eats, dates, dining, dining out, dinner, eating, eating out, going out, London, peckham, restaurant review, restaurant reviews, restaurants, review, reviews, south london / 0 Comments
I’ve finally found the solution to beating the queues of Bao’s Central London steamed bun shops: head south.
There’s nothing nicer that taking a Friday afternoon off work. Especially when you’re going ice climbing, getting your beard did and beating the queues at one of Soho’s hottest new restaurants.
Several years ago, James 1 asked me if I wanted to go and see a play he’d got last minute tickets to at the Red Lion Theatre in Angel. They were free, so off I went.
Emily Gibson / Dates, Drink, Eat, Impulse Friendly, Indoors, London, Mums, £££ / central London, cocktails, covent garden, dates, dining, dining out, dinner, drinking, eating, eating out, going out, London, luxury, restaurant review, restaurant reviews, restaurants, review, reviews, special occasions, steak, Strand, west end / 2 Comments
I’ve never been to New York, but I’ve known of the great American steakhouse Smith & Wollensky ever since I read American Psycho many years ago. As a discerning psychopath, wealthy protagonist Patrick Bateman name-drops hundreds of fancy brands – some real, some not – and S&W is one of them.