This beautifully crafted fragrance is inspired by the thoroughly British tradition of "High Tea" - the mid-afternoon ritual that's such a sought after experience in London's most prestigious hotels. Where Earl Grey tea is accompanied by petite, wafer-fine cucumber sandwiches. In this inventive...

" KATERINA SMUTOK: "London is definitely a city for office workers who have lunch near their work; in fact most of the buildings have their own cafes. You can not miss that there are thousands of fast-food shop and cafes: Eat, Costa, Nero, Starbacks and my favourite, Pret-a-Mangers....

But it's their latest import to the London food scene that will have the capital buzzing. Famed Parisian bakery, Poilâne, opened an all-day café recently in Cadogan Gardens near Sloane Square. The Chelsea-based Cuisine de Bar by Poilâne is French luxury by way of heavenly, artisanal bread...

Full of energy, life and vibrant colour ways, Pink showed off its playful side during the interactive spectacle curated by London food artists, Bompas and Parr. Drawing inspiration from the symmetry and pattern of London's architecture, the autumn/winter 2014 collection appeared rich in...

in a London hotel that not only brought the romance back to my relationship with this city, it also made me believe that our on/off again relationship was a rocky one, but one worth fighting for. I blame it on the view. I checked into the London Marriott County Hall and my terrace opened up...

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What was I thinking? The Bell & Brisket, the brainchild of Bel Shapiro, has been called the best salt beef sandwich in London. I can now confirm all the rumours about this renowned London food truck are true, most definitely true. The only hitch lies in the fact that the sandwiches are only...

This past weekend I (finally) attended the annual Taste of London Food Festival held at London's Regent's Park. With an amazing array of restaurateurs and newcomers to the culinery scene, it's basically every foodie's dream come true! There's no point in talking you through how food-fabulous...

Countless weekends have been spent enjoying this lovely tradition of late breakfasts with friends, dressed with beautiful cocktails and fabulous food. I've been spoiled beyond measure. But, this past weekend takes the cake, for a number of reasons. I'll start by saying that this was just the...

If Willy Wonka could escape to only one place in London, where all his chocolaty dreams would come true, I'm pretty sure we'd find him sitting with an oversized ice cream sundae, perhaps a Knickerbocker Glory, at The Parlour at Fortnum & Mason. This little hideaway, tucked away on the first...

 

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