My pals and I, we love a good puzzle. We have over 80 board games in the house and often do poker nights, pub quizzes and, if we’re feeling a bit friskier, some of Fire Hazard’s outdoor puzzle games. These tend to involve a bit more effort (and running) than a quiet evening with a […]
One of the most curious phenomena of the modern age is the rise of the multi-day, multi-activity hen do. Long gone are the days of a single night out in the local boozer, and not just because all the local boozers have shut down to be replaced with adult ball pits, cereal cafes and other […]
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I had made a grave error in wearing a white top for the evening. I could be forgiven, because we were going to Lahpet, a newish Burmese restaurant near London Fields. What do the Burmese eat? I hadn’t the foggiest. Yak possibly?
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The Squash. The Beef. The Tart. It read like a haiku from a Post-Modernist remake of Beauty and the Beast, but it was, in fact, my lunch.
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The latest addition to Covent Garden’s burgeoning cocktail scene involving sipping mystery tipples in pitch darkness.
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The problem with being a thrice-Michelin starred chef is that, naturally, everyone assumes that everything with your name attached to it will be the absolute best thing they’ve ever eaten.
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Flumgummerie: hijinks, tomfoolery, hullaballoo, capering, antics, buffoonery, skylarking… you get the point aye?
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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.
Carla Juniper / Dates, Drink, Impulse Friendly, Indoors, London, Mates, ££ / bars, City of London, cocktails, dates, drinking, east london, going out, quirky, quirky dates, The City, unusual / 0 Comments
I’ve never worked in the City, but I remember going out there many years ago with Gibson, because it was a good halfway point between my office in London Bridge and hers in Farringdon.
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“I bet the blokes who work here get laid a lot,” muttered Carla behind me, as we clambered up the very steep steps of Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour.