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Tasty Italian Food at Gigi’s, Mayfair

My absolute favourite cuisine is definitely Japanese: and though it comes at a high price we’re lucky to get excellent quality Japanese food in London. And my second favourite? It’s Italian food. This year I’ve had some excellent ‘comfort food’ from places such as Locale, Polpo and Cucina Asellina, and Italian food of an excellent… Read more »

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108 Brasserie and Social Media Addictions

Much like many of my fellow bloggers I suffer from a terrible addiction to social media, I actually just read all about Emma’s over on her blog…so I know I’m not alone… You see, Twitter is the first thing I look at when I wake up in the morning and the last thing I check… Read more »

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Getting our Skates on at Ice Rink Canary Wharf with Q Grill

I’m not going to lie when I was asked to review the experience at Ice Rink Canary Wharf, I was scared, I hadn’t been ice skating for about ten years. Would I fall over? Would I be clinging to the side? Would I get my fingers sliced by a rogue blade? But the review came… Read more »

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SilverSpoon Takes New York: The Gansevoort Hotel

When we arrived in New York at around 4.30 in the afternoon it was dark, raining and very cold. Rather different to the bright and sunny Miami day that we’d just said goodbye to. But I was very excited…I was in my second favourite city after London…one of my happy places! I was also very… Read more »

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SilverSpoon Takes A Bite Out of the Big Apple: Hakkasan, New York

Do you remember your first proper date with the person that you eventually fell in love with, and maybe even married? There are lots of restaurants in London that we love. But, there will always be one place that’s incredibly special to Mr Silver and I. Let’s go back a step…Do you remember the day… Read more »

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Soho Lunch Club: Food Critics at Brasserie Zedel

As our family has grown with additional husbands, boyfriends and children, eating out as a family has got more and more expensive. In fact, my dad complains that when we all eat out together it costs him approximately the price of an iPad. ‘And if we eat at one of your fancy places, it costs… Read more »

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SilverSpoon Takes Miami: Restaurant Round Up: Part 2

Part 2 of my Miami restaurant guide: Best for Views…Juvia So by now you know that I love a room with a view and we discovered Juvia to be our favourite place for gazing at the gorgeous Miami skyscape.   With seating both indoors and outdoors, pretty purple touches, a water feature and vertical garden… Read more »

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A Fabulous Fortnum’s Christmas Giveaway

Back in the Summer, I was lucky enough to experience Fortnum & Mason’s famous Afternoon Tea at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon. As I strolled up to the tea salon I wondered through the department store thinking… ‘It may be just a department store…but it’s certainly a beautiful one…’ Of course…Fortnum’s is not just a… Read more »

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Dinings: A Rather Secluded Sushi Spot

Walking along Harcourt Street in Marylebone, you could easily miss Dinings. It’s located in a little converted townhouse / cottage thingey, and it really could be anything from the outside. Walk inside and there’s a cramped upstairs sushi bar with beautifully fresh pieces of fish in the counter and three sushi chef fashioning elegant pieces… Read more »

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SilverSpoon Takes Miami: Restaurant Round-up Part 1

Miami is a huge melting pot of diverse cultures, nationalities and ethnicities; you only need to watch The Real Housewives of Miami to hear the different accents and see the varying traditions. The strong influence of Latin American and Caribbean culture has been fused with American cooking to create a whole new kind of cuisine,… Read more »