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A Multi-Michelin Starred Birthday at Bibendum

It’s no secret that’s it’s one of my goals to visit every Michelin-starred restaurant in London. And in approximately thirty-something years I’ve made a serious dent in the list of over 70 restaurants. Last year London stalwart, Bibendum was awarded a second star after top chef Claude Bosi took over the famous kitchen. Speaking of… Read more »

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A New Location for Sticks’n’Sushi

I’m always thrilled to see my favourite restaurant brands doing well. And what could be better than opening a brand new branch right in the middle of the King’s Road, one of London’s most thriving shopping districts? When Sticks’n’Sushi first opened, the Danish import soon became a firm favourite of mine and when a branch… Read more »

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Inside A Three Bedroom Cabin at Soho Farmhouse

With no cameras allowed in public places and a slightly inaccessible website… Soho Farmhouse remains a mystery to many people. In fact my video inside Soho Farmhouse is one of my most viewed – proof to me that people are interested to know more. I’ve actually written about staying at Soho Farmhouse three times before… Read more »

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The Autumn Leaves Menu at Sake No Hana

It seems like London has gone mad for autumn this year. I blame Instagram for the beautiful leafy displays outside shops and restaurants, captured for the ‘gram by my fellow Londoners  One of my favourite restaurants and one of London’s best Japanese, Sake No Hana, has also got in on the action. But what I… Read more »

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Happy Birthday to Me!! And Win a £300 Net-a-Porter voucher and £30 worth of cake from Peggy Porschen

It’s my birthday today!! And regular readers will know how much I love birthdays! A birthday on Wednesday calls for a week of celebrations and on Saturday I had lunch with friends and today I’m meeting my mum and sister for lunch and Mr S for dinner. I’m off to Soho Farmhouse for the weekend… Read more »

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Zuaya: Latin American Flavour in Kensington

Promising a fusion of Peruvian, Argentinian, Mexican and Brazilian flavours, I was both intrigued and excited to try Zuaya, a new restaurant in the centre of High Street Kensington.  The restaurant, though relatively large has a feeling of intimacy as it’s been divided into several spaces. Have a seat downstairs in the stylish dining room… Read more »

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Why I Don’t Care that I’m Doing it For the ‘Gram: How Instagram Changed the Way I Travel For The Better

There’s no denying that Instagram has taken over the world and perhaps more than anything changed the way people travel. Personally Instagram and I have a love / hate relationship (I love it and it hates me lol) but overall a lot of criticism is levied at bloggers for creating a trend of ‘fast travel’…. Read more »

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A Beautiful Boat Trip: Island Hopping on Aquazoe

Two of Mr S’s greatest loves in life are boats and skiing (I fall somewhere around 4th or 5th after Tottenham Hotspur and the family dog) so I decided to book a boat day as part of his birthday trip. I’d been in regular contact with the concierge at Amanzoe to make sure everything was… Read more »

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Three London Hotel Happenings This Autumn

As the weather get chillier, there’s nothing better to do in London than head to one of the hotels and check out a unique experience – here’s three that I tried recently! 1.The new spa menu at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel  I’ve been a fan of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel for a long time… Read more »

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West End Dining at Cafe Monico, Shaftesbury Avenue

While Shaftesbury Avenue is known for being at the heart of London’s theatre land, it’s also known for rather lacking in great restaurants. Café Monico, owned by Soho House and opened in collaboration with veteran chef Rowley Leigh, has changed all that bringing a stylish space and tasty reasonably priced menu to the area. Inspired… Read more »