Posts in the Everyday category

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Meeting Michel Roux Jr. at Le Gavroche

They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes – well in this case I disagree, I’ve been lucky enough to meet my food hero twice and trust me he doesn’t disappoint. Michel Roux Jr is my personal food hero – a man that followed in the footsteps of his famous father and uncle and is now… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Restaurants

The 5th Birthday Menu at Hutong at The Shard

Regular readers will know Hutong at the Shard is a firm favourite of mine so I was thrilled to be invited to try the restaurant’s 5th birthday menu along with fellow bloggers and Hutong fans, Binny and Emma. The interiors at Hutong are seriously stylish and slick, inspired by Northern China with dark bamboo furnishings… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Restaurants Europe UK

Tale as Old as Time: The Beauty and The Beast Afternoon Tea at Town House at The Kensington

Did you ever dream of being a Disney princess when you are younger (and if you didn’t who even are you?)…. Well I think the princess that I most related to was Belle (ok so I was lacking both in the Beauty and the Beast areas of Belle’s life but still)… I loved books and… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe UK

A Beautiful Blogger Reunion at Coworth Park

Whenever fellow blogger, Polly is in town, there’s always a great excuse to get the whole blogging gang together for a knees up, great food and lots of fun. Regular readers will know that Polly lives in Qatar and we forged a strong friendship before we’d even met…that’s the beauty of social media. We’ve met… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Scarlett Green: Sizzling Aussie-Inspired Food in Soho

Regular readers will know how much I’ve raved about my local Aussie-inspired restaurant Timmy Green which has become a regular haunt for Mr S and I (the shakshouka is the perfect hangover cure and the coffee is just dreamy). Part of the Daisy Green Collection, it’s a tribute to this brand’s popularity that new restaurant… Read more »

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Top 5 Bars for Summer Drinks in London

Being mid-August I may have slightly missed the boat on this one. This post could be titled ‘nice bars I’ve been to recently’ but that wouldn’t be as good for SEO so here are my current favourites for summer drinks… 1. L’Azur at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane  Fancy a taste of the South… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Restaurants

23 of the World’s Best Restaurants with a View

For me there’s nothing quite like dining with a view to elevate the whole restaurant experience. The view give a sense of place and a context to the cuisine and some how makes the food taste even better!! Here are my top 23 restaurants with a view: 1. La Sponda at Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy… Read more »

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WIN A Luxury Afternoon Tea at one of 250 locations in the UK

You may have noticed that I’m rather a fan of afternoon tea, and it’ll be no surprise to you that I’m very much looking forward to Afternoon Tea Week next week. I’ve teamed up with BuyaGift in order for you to join in the fun as part of their campaign #afternoonteawithyourbff. As not all of… Read more »

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Playing Jane Austen Heroines and the Laurent-Perrier Pink T at Blenheim Palace

Growing up, Jane Austen was one of my favourite authors…romantic novels featuring fearless heroines meeting their perfect match often again the backdrop of the beautiful stately home. Of course, I often imagined myself at one of those stately homes, taking a turn about the lawn like Elizabeth Bennett or having a picnic like Emma Woodhouse… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Italy

The Eight Most Romantic Places in Italy

Mr S and I have made a habit of going to Italy every year for our wedding anniversary. It’s not only our favourite country but for me it’s the most romantic place on earth for the beautiful scenery, fabulous fashionable people, luxury hotels and above all … the food!! There are so many places in… Read more »