…And that’s the one and only innuendo I’ll make in this post, I promise. We’re both better than that.
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When I arrived at Social Eating House I was ravenous. I’d locked my bike to a handy piece of scaffolding – Soho is notoriously crap for cyclists – and headed straight up to The Blind Pig upstairs, a copper-tabled cocktail bar that does a good job recreating the speakeasy vibe without being obnoxiously on-the-nose about […]
“We actually had an email come through last week,” drawled the drag queen, who was sporting an enormous blonde curly wig and a full beard, “asking if we really had naked boys reading.” There was laughter. “Of course we fucking don’t!” she shouted into the (well dressed, immaculately groomed) crowd. And thank goodness for that, […]
You don’t see much absinthe these days. Most bars have a dusty bottle or two on their topmost shelves, but orders tend to be limited to dirty pints by particularly cruel birthday party attendees. Unlike rum, pisco, whisky and especially gin, absinthe hasn’t enjoyed a fashionable revival in recent years, but that could be about […]
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A few weeks ago I rode my bicycle down the towpath from Angel to the East London Liquor Co in Bow Wharf for a #ZomatoMeetup. It was a beautiful golden afternoon and the canal was not its usual swampy self but a sparkling green ribbon winding its way to Victoria Park and beyond. London’s towpaths are […]
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I’m not entirely sure how it happened, but daytime drinking has suddenly become A Thing. Even in my student days, when drinking was taken almost as seriously as studying, it was considered bad form to start preparing the bathtub punchbowl until at least 5pm.
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“I think I snogged that bloke over there at prom,” said Carla, as she plonked herself down at the table. And thus began our nostalgic evening out at Clekenwell & Social, not just because Carla spent the evening trying to suss out whether the ginger bloke about three feet away was indeed one of her past conquests, […]
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There is something faintly ridiculous about celebrating Independence Day in the UK; it’s sort of like if the French started cracking out the bunting every year on the 18th June to commemorate Waterloo. (I know Independence Day is more about the actual Declaration than the prerequisite fighting, but it was still all very embarrassing.) The London […]
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Surely, London must be the world capital of things pretending to be other things. There’s a bar masquerading as a detective agency, a restaurant that thinks its a circus, and a karaoke, pizzeria and cocktail bar themed entirely around ex-Italian premier and celebrated womaniser Silvio Berlusconi. The latest addition is 1940s-themed underground cocktail bar Cahoots, which seems […]
Last week Jay and I popped down to Brewer Street after work for the re-opening of Lights of Soho, a gallery specialising in light art. We both absolutely love neon art, though sadly this love only manifests itself via our screensavers at work as we are too sad and poor to spend thousands on art. (Or, indeed, […]