Dining

  • Luxe up your evenings in

    Jamie MacDonald, Diageo Reserve Brands World Class UK 2011 winner and current holder of the UK’s best bartender crown shares his top tips for making the perfect cocktail We all love a good cocktail, lychee martinis are my poison and just about the only cocktail I can successfully make that has more than 2 ingredients!  […]

  • Our resident wine blogger Miss Bouquet invites you to her wine nights!

      I love wine! I spend my days and nights talking about it, at work, at play, online and in person. It’s my profession & my passion. I’m completely drenched in wine and when I talk to people about it I realise it’s not just me! It’s something loads of you enjoy and want to […]

  • Best restaurant for dessert lovers….

    This week we tried Pollen Street Social and for the dessert lovers amongst you – this is the place for you!  Nestled behind Regent Street in London’s West End, this restaurant not only has a stylish cocktail bar but it’s own dessert bar where you can watch the pastry chefs prepare your creation.  The restauant […]

  • Best new London eatery for cocktails with a view

    If you’re looking for a new and inviting eatery with great cocktails, and one of the best views in London then look no further than the newly opened Madison restaurant in St Pauls.  For such a beautiful part of the city there are very few bars with a view this good so this place is […]

  • Perfect Prosecco

    We all love a little bit of the bubbly stuff, it’s perfect for celebrating, getting together with the girls, summer bbq’s and rainy sundays.  You never know when the occasion may strike so best to have a bottle in the fridge, at all times!  Champagne is great but a cheaper and just as lovely alternative […]

  • L’atelier des chefs – cookery courses

    With our men steadily taking over the kitchen as their domain we girls have two choices – leave them to it and do our nails OR take on the challenge and outcook them with our natural flair. If your choice is the latter and you fancy yourself as a bit of an Angela Hartnett, then […]

  • Book of the Week – Room

    ROOM is narrated by a five-year-old called Jack, who lives in a single room with his Ma and has never been outside. An international bestseller as soon as it was published in August 2010, ROOM has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year and […]

  • Who fancies a bit of old school baking?

    I’m guessing the average bookshelf has it’s fair share of cookery books in amongst all those luxe travel guides and relegated coffee table books.  Jamie, Gordon, Hugh and Marcus all have their place for planning those delectable dinner parties but what about when you fancy getting your pinny on and baking your way to an […]