Posts in the Everyday category

| Everyday London Life Restaurants

Chotto Matte – London’s latest hotspot

Restaurants are always opening and closing in London and at the moment it seems like new restaurants are lucky to make it past the six month mark. That’s why my favourites will always be the classics, which I return to again and again: Hakkasan, Nobu, Roka and Zuma. These places always deliver and tick all… Read more »

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Win City Rocks Tickets

Do you want to win tickets to the fantastic City Rocks event at the Royal Albert Hall? The lovely people at The Handbook have given me a pair of tickets to give away to my wonderful readers.The one-off concert will be in support of Coram, the world’s oldest children’s charity, in celebration of their 275th… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Saturday Soho Lunch Club – Ducksoup

So much in London is about style over substance; restaurateurs want a slick and cool interior, a heavy on the door and the most glamorous clientele that they can entice in. But surely it should sometimes be just about the food? Don’t get me wrong, I love the sexy Mayfair bars and restaurants but sometimes… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Events Wedding

Peggy Porschen Wedding Cake Special Preview

Mr S and I will be tying the knot in just under two months time!I’m one of those girls who has always dreamed about a fantasy wedding…it would take place in a castle, I would wear a princess dress and I would be marrying my prince charming…   All those dreams have come true for… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

San Domenico House – A Little Piece of Italy in Chelsea

I love individual places and I wish London wasn’t so full of so many chains; hotels, restaurants and shops. But sometimes you stumble across somewhere really unique and individual: like San Domenico House.  Though I’d known of the hotel for years; I’d never actually visited, so when I was invited to a night celebrating San Domenico… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Kurobuta London – Sushi pops up on The King’s Road

I love the London restaurant scene, but one thing that is lacking is a reasonably priced, high quality sushi place. Nobu, Zuma and Roka are fab but they’re not for everyday and the less expensive places like Yo Sushi and Itsu don’t deliver on quality. A couple of weeks ago Mr Silver and I visited… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Restaurants

Grain Store – More than just mung beans

Grain Store is the latest restaurant from celebrated chef, Bruno Loubet. The chef has gained huge praise for his self-named restaurant at the Zetter Hotel; so I was excited to try his latest venture. What makes Grain Store a little different to other restaurants in London, is the team’s dedication to sustainability and the importance… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Events

Luke Mangan Supper Party

Nearly two years ago, Mr Silver and I embarked on an adventure that took us around the east coast of Australia. It was the best holiday I’d ever had and you can read about our whole experience starting here. One my favourite things about Australia is the food, we rarely had a bad meal, there’s… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Restaurants

Chiltern Firehouse – The hottest table in town

When Viajante closed at the end of February, I was disappointed that I had never got to try one of the world’s best restaurants featuring the Michelin-starred cuisine of hot Portuguese chef, Nuno Mendes. But when the buzz started about his new residence, Chiltern Firehouse, I was keen to go and emailed the restaurant as… Read more »

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Glamour and Giving: W Girls London Charity Pamper Party

The W Girls Inc is a fabulous group of professional ladies united to help disadvantaged women and children in the local community. Originally formed in New York City by a small group of women, the organisation now has chapters all throughout the United States and United Kingdom.  My lovely friend Mel volunteers for the W… Read more »