I wouldn't have put vegan meals and comfort food in the same box but my latest dining experience has flipped that preconception on its head. The Perception at W London has launched its latest dining series (running until the end of June) with British chef, Ravinder Bhogal, making her debut. The culinary whizz has crafted a vegan menu in homage to her niece who became a vegan two years ago forcing her to think and cook in an original way – to design delicious dishes that were satisfying, creative and nourishing, but were incidentally vegan too. The result is a hearty spread of plant-based fo...Read more →
ANNABEL’S: A sneak peek at London’s hottest members’ club before its much-anticpated re-launch to test the drinks
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Seeing Jubilee last week was an invigorating experience; this play celebrates rebellion and generational agency. Chris Goode, the director, has highlighted the fact that queer people of color are speaking out against the status quo collectively and defiantly. Goode’s adaption is fresh yet similar to Jarman's film in terms of the plot… Elizabeth I – played by Toyah Willcox, eerily observes the chaotic nature of this group of militant, over-sexed punks. The play is set in a squat and is opened with a monologue from Amyl Nitrate, (the historian) performed by Travis Alabanza. From the very sta...Read more →
In all honesty, I'd never been to a Wahaca, although friends love the UK chain for its reasonably-priced food. But in all honesty, I'm not a fan of Mexican - cue outcry!! I used to live in New York and there's plenty of great Mexican restaurants but I tended to avoid them, going with Sicilian, Japanese or French instead. With tacos and burritos, I prefer the filling to the floury cases and beans / rice make me feel like a lead weight. However, when in comes to guacamole, I could eat this stuff in bucketfuls and tequila also tickles my fancy. So, when I heard about the Wahaca Test Kitchen i...Read more →
Field Day is moving locations from it's Hackney home to South London's musical loving Brockwell Park this Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June!!! This festival always feels like the start of the summer for us, we love the range of musical genres and performances which are appreciated from across the globe, especially the emerging artists. As always Field Day will host their comical and playful Village Mentality area with games such as tug of war, relay races etc. This year food and drinks will be causing a smoke as the popular Street Feast present the edibles and London's Brewer Market will be ...Read more →
On a rainy day, Granary Square Brasseries exterior brightens the King's Cross backdrop with deep green hues and sprouting lavender lining the terrace. As you enter, the interiors grandeur takes your immediate attention. It's lowly lit atmosphere gives an instantly fashionable feel. The walls are adorned with paintings of all kinds, the bathroom in particular occupies a number of quirky eighteenth century sketches. Chandeliers line the ceiling to match the fabulousness throughout. It's busy, and bustling, with nearly all seats taken. A gold mirrored wall spans the room. Opposite is a long sea...Read more →