Posts in the Events category

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Meeting Raymond Blanc at The Chelsea Flower Show

I’ve had some fantastic opportunities to meet some of my foodie heroes through this blog, most notably my introductions to Michel Roux Jr and Wolfgang Puck last year. But last weekend I had the opportunity to meet a chef who I’ve admired for a great many years. But more on this later…. I was super… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants Events

The Secret Garden Dinner with Champagne Laurent-Perrier at St Ermin’s Hotel

I’m always looking for new and original experiences around London and there’s something rather special going on at the Caxton Grill at the St Ermin’s Hotel. My friends and fellow bloggers, Laura, Gary and I were invited along to try the Secret Garden Dinner with Champagne Laurent-Perrier at the hotel and when a cold glass… Read more »

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New Year’s Eve 2016 at Hakkasan

Christmas. I’m a big fan. But there’s actually one day that I love more than Christmas Day and that’s New Year’s Eve. I know everyone’s not such a big fan of the night but to me the start of a new year is the signal of a new beginning and hope for the future. There’s… Read more »

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The Hennessy Winter Garden at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

There’s something so romantic about enjoying an al fresco drink when the weather’s cold. Cuddling up in your thick coats and scarves with a cashmere blanket on your lap and your hands wrapped around a hot toddy. That’s why I absolutely love the new Winter Garden at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, inspired… Read more »

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Festive Florals at The Dalloway Terrace

I absolutely love everything about this time of year (except perhaps the dark evenings!), that time when all your favourite places dress up with lights, baubles, trees and snow. Just perfect to get you in the spirit of Christmas.  A visit to the Dalloway Terrace is always guaranteed to put a smile on my face and… Read more »

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A Mozzarella Masterclass at Corinthia Hotel London

London was just crying out for the hotel like Corinthia Hotel London. A beautiful and utterly luxurious hotel that’s also perfectly modern, elegant and subtle.  Fully decked out and in the Christmas spirit, the Whitehall hotel has a delicious pick and mix display… Beautifully festive swan decorations… And an elegant white and silver Christmas tree…. Read more »

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Christmas in Chelsea with Duke of York Square

Chelsea is one of London’s most famous areas…not least because of a certain constructed reality TV show…But of course, there’s so much more to the London district than that. With fantastic shopping, great bars, restaurants and hotels, you could easily pop down for the day and never want to leave.  On this occasion I was… Read more »

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The World in Bloom at Heathrow Airport

I’ve written before about the evocative nature of scent and how certain aromas can trigger travel memories. Well don’t particular fragrances also remind you of people? Like my mum always wore rose-scented perfume, Mr S wears a citrussy aftershave and lavender will always remind me of my grandmother. Those beautiful scents will always bring back… Read more »

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Outlaw’s at Ocean: Eat Jersey Food Festival 2016

Earlier in the year I totally fell in love with The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey after my beautiful weekend stay, enjoying incredible views and sampling Michelin-starred food at their restaurant Ocean by Mark Jordan as well as the chef’s more casual Mark Jordan at the Beach. I mean honestly who wouldn’t fall in love with… Read more »

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The London Lifestyle Awards and a Meat Feast at Smith & Wollensky

What I’ve always loved the most about London is the diversity. With so many restaurants, bars, hotels, cultural attractions and events, Londoners are absolutely spoilt for choice for what to do, see and eat. That’s why I love the idea of the London Lifestyle Awards, a celebration of the people and companies who have contributed… Read more »