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This Week We’re Loving…(24.03.14)

DATE NIGHTS Whether you’re dating proper, or on a date night with your betrothed, then head on down to Voltaire this month for a night of cocktails and romance. Hidden beneath the London streets just near the river by Blackfriars bridge are a collection of nine private vaults. Each seats between two and ten people […]

This Week We’re Loving…(16.03.14)

EATING OUT It describes itself as a neighbourhood rotisserie restaurant, set just off Upper Street by Highbury and Islington station but for me Le Coq really is a neighbourhood restaurant  – I live just three doors away! Le Coq opened a year ago and was founded by talented sisters Sanja and Ana Morris (Sanja was one of […]

From Budapest to Hackney via the Caribbean…

  Secret Cinema – The Grand Budapest Hotel Secret Cinema’s latest immersive adventure transports London thrillseekers to Wes Anderson’s imaginary state of Zubrowka as it screens the director’s latest film ahead of it’s official release. The creative brains behind London’s favourite cinematic experience have recreated The Grand Budapest Hotel in a secret location in Central London. Throughout […]

This week we’re loving….(05.01.14)

A NEW YEAR – A NEW FITNESS REGIME   Given the current storms engulfing the UK the prospect of pulling on running shoes or getting on a bike isn’t all too appealing… Cue Bikram yoga. Practising 26 yoga postures over 90 minutes in a room heated to 40 degrees may sound like hell on earth […]

Karpo Diem at Hotel Megaro

By VICTORIA & LOUISE It’s highly probable that you will have walked past Karpo, without ever knowing it was there. Hidden within a boutique hotel, next to Burger King and amidst the chaos of King’s Cross, we can’t imagine many people would stumble upon this little gem of a restaurant if they weren’t looking for […]

An Italian love in at Zucca

by ALI BLACKMAN I never enjoy a bad meal or indeed bad service.  Writing up a miserable experience on the other hand, is strangely enjoyable.  However, as hard as I try, I simply cannot muster a negative word about Zucca.  This, my TLL friends, is a glowing review of sublime superlatives and delicious dishes. So, […]

A celebration of olive oil at Dock Kitchen

by VICTORIA  Olive oil, a kitchen cupboard staple, which, despite my love of food, I can’t say I’ve ever thought much about beyond choosing a more luxurious variety because I liked the bottle. All that changed last month though, when I dined at Stevie Parle’s West London restaurant, Dock Kitchen, on a set menu centred around […]

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