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The Washington, Primrose Hill

Upstairs At The Washington

What is it with people that complain about the weather in this country? Winter is either too cold or not cold enough for snow, while summers are either too wet, or too hot.

Brewing better beer than the pros

Beer Glass

In the 70s it was all about making cheap beer and saving money. But Britain's new wave of homebrewing aficionados are giving professional breweries a run for their money

Is gluten bad for your health?

Gluten Free

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.

Wines good for spritzers

Spritzer

Long, cool and refreshing – a white-wine spritzer is the perfect summer drink. Here are three wines that work well when mixed with sparkling water

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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.

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Upstairs At The Washington

The Washington, Primrose Hill

What is it with people that complain about the weather in this country? Winter is either too cold or not cold enough for snow, while summers are either too wet, or too hot.