Silk and Grain is a new bar and restaurant in the heart of the City (next to the Royal Exchange, in fact) that in addition to the normal ‘fine wines and steaks’, offers barrel-aged cocktails. Exactly. I’d never heard of them either.
Is it nearly Christmas already? Well, according to John Lewis and countless other retailers it nearly is, so it's no surprise that London bars and restaurants are embracing the yuletide fever.
Get your Autumn cocktail on with these tasty wine cocktail recipes :
This info-graphic highlights the health benefits of drinking water and provides top tips for making sure you get your RDA.
I was trying to remember when I last went to Balham. And more importantly, why?
...hope they are Meyers.
There is an art to having friends over. But it doesn't need to be fine art; it can also be pop art, or creative art. And it doesn't need to cost a fortune (especially if everyone brings a bottle of wine). This starts the first series-in-a-series, beginning with the Party (with a capital P).
Thinking about the weekend already? As a singleton about town, I've been checking out places to go. Discovering a hidden gem is all about looking hard - much like searching through the markets for that special find.
Barrio is a Spanish word meaning district or neighbourhood, although in the US, barrio is more commonly used as the Latino equivalent of a 'ghetto'. Islington, North London’s answer to Clapham, is anything but a barrio. A once vibrant, multicultural and artistic area, by the noughties Islington (and Clapham) had descended into MOR, Starbuck-loving blandness.