Category Archives: Food & Drink

Camden Market’s Swish New Pub Has A Wine Wall And Epic Sunday Roasts

Of all the things Camden Market has – street food, vintage looks, Cyberdog – it’s been a touch lacking in pubs this whole time. And since Secret London HQ is literally a stone’s throw away, that’s a Pretty Big Deal for us. Happily, though, the area will welcome a shiny new pub and restaurant on April […]

Luxury Kitchens: What To Look For, From A Professional Chef

After winning Masterchef: The Professionals in 2018 and receiving incredible plaudits from Michelin-starred chefs and critics alike, British luxury kitchen manufacturer Kesseler invited Laurence Henry to their factory and head office in Nottinghamshire to explore their product range and discuss what he looks for when it comes to his favourite room in the house. Born and raised […]

Restaurant Review: 34 Mayfair, Grosvenor Square, London

The Caprice Group has consistently flourished in their glittering reign as one of the most formidable names in the elite gastronomy world, embracing a delectably, multicultural haute dining portfolio with a scrumptious blend of treasured historical traditions, and ravishing modern elegance. An ever blossoming and evolving culinary journey, their grand expedition has gone on to […]

Amazon Fresh Opening A Second Checkout-Free Store In Wembley Park Today, With More Sites In The Works

Earlier this month, Amazon revealed the first-of-its-kind, checkout-free store dubbed “Amazon Fresh” in Ealing. Amazon Fresh stores involve no interaction, no queues and little fuss, with customers invited to pick up what they wish and just walk out. Bills are subsequently charged to their Amazon account. [Featured image: Niklas Halle’n/AFP]. Now, the mammoth delivery brand […]

Tried And Tested: The Finest Luxury Lockdown At-Home Dining Across London

Home food delivery is one of the very few businesses that have actually thrived during the pandemic. The thousands of vans and scooters that constantly criss-cross the capital’s streets, delivering recipe boxes and takeaways, have become a regular feature of life under Covid. But what about the fine dining market? Gourmands have been locked down […]

The West End Will Be Turned Into A Huge Outdoor Dining Area This Summer

London is embracing the power of the pedestrian once again this summer, as Westminster City Council have elected to repeat last year’s plan to turn swathes of the capital into outdoor dining and drinking spots. Last year, some 60 streets were transformed into fashionably Europeanesque dining areas, allowing the bars and restaurants of the area […]

This Lovely London Rooftop Is Hosting A Fab Bottomless Brunch All Summer Long

Brunch in lockdown was, admittedly, a pretty sad affair. But with a roadmap out of lockdown now unveiled, brunch will be making an overdue resurgence as the social event of the spring – albeit outdoors to start with. Luckily, the good folks at Bar Elba will be putting their gorgeous rooftop to good use, and […]

The 11 Best Bottles of Champagne to Pop This New Year’s Eve

Some eye-popping numbers recently made me pause: Of the 300 million bottles produced in Champagne each year, a full 30 million come from Moët & Chandon; add the house’s LVMH sister brands (Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Krug) and you get to about 100 million, a third of the storied region’s bubbly, according to Bill Marci, founder and owner […]

Shirvan Café Métisse Restaurant Comes to Marrakech

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech welcomes Chef Akrame Benallal’s world-famous Paris restaurant, the Michelin-starred Shirvan Café Métisse, to Marrakech. From 20 December, Chef Akrame took over the resort’s restaurant and transformed it into a Shirvan Café Métisse. Designed by architectural duo Gilles and Boissier as a “modern refuge with Berber and Andalusian Arab influences”, the pop-up restaurant bosts a […]