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Is gluten bad for your health?

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It has been linked to irritable bowel syndrome and those on gluten-free diets say they have lost weight. But is it really the cause of digestive problems – and aren't wholegrains good for us?

Mayfair Pizza Co, Soho

Mayfair Pizza Co Pizza

“Pizza for dessert?” Despite the best efforts of our lovely waitress, who talked us through the menu of the Mayfair Pizza Co, it was the sweet pizzas, which included Wild Strawberry and Limoncello and Lime, Banana Tiramis and Nutella Calzone, that stood out as a potential challenge for my ‘classic’ palate.

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The Century Club

The Century Club, Soho

Wow. The Rushmore Group has proved me wrong. I was beginning to think that the team that brought us Milk and Honey (still going strong after ten years) followed by the influential mid-century modern bar The East Rooms (tragically lost in a fire) seemed to be stuttering.

Dining on Top of the Gherkin

My friend Jane spends time on the Eurostar like the rest of us spend time on the Tube. Ergo, when Eurostar teamed up with the restaurant on top of the Gherkin last month, she was first in the queue.

House 19 Bar

Home House, Portman Square

In London’s super league of private members club, Home House sits alongside the Soho House group and the Groucho Club as a bona fide A lister. Of the three, Home House is arguably the most exclusive with a reputation built on luxury, service, and privacy.

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Is gluten bad for your health?

It has been linked to irritable bowel syndrome and those on gluten-free diets say they have lost weight. But is it really the cause of digestive problems – and aren't wholegrains good for us?