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Blog posts for tag: London

5 Cities Leading The Way In Innovative Recycling Techniques

Arguably the queen of recycling cities in the USA, San Francisco has a staggering 80% success rate at keeping waste out of landfills since 2013. This is largely due to the increase of awareness from San Francisco's citizens and the city developing strict rules about how it’s businesses and residents discard their waste…

Bread? What Bread? M Raw’s 100% Gluten-Free Menu Launches At M Victoria

7 Dec 2016
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The gluten-free option might come as a surprise to those that know M Restaurants as one of the top steak joints in town – I’d certainly balk at the idea of them ditching the triple-cooked chips that accompanied my inimitable T-Bone when I visited M Grill earlier in the year…

Fine Dining Fabulousness At London’s Favourite Indian: Lotus Unveils New Winter Menu

6 Dec 2016
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I’ve visited Lotus once before and was blown away by their innovation and dedication to unique flavours, so naturally jumped at the opportunity to check out their new menu. The venue is situated at the bottom of Charing Cross Road, illuminated by the glitter of the theatres yet secluded enough to be called a hidden gem…

It’s Brilliantly British At Simpson’s-in-the-Strand

5 Dec 2016
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The lobster soup does justice to a classic starter, a generous pinch of pepper offering a subtle piquancy to the dark brown liquid that engulfs a small mound of the crustacean's flesh…

Poring Over Pan-Asian Plates at Tootoomoo

2 Dec 2016
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A seaweed salad lets us know that this place isn’t going to be your standard egg fried rice-kinda-joint; the sesame seed-flecked green strips arranged in a nest surrounded by a satay dressing with soybeans scattered around the edges. Incredibly nutritious and with a refreshing tang that’s not far off delicious…

It’s first-date night at CAU Restaurant, St Katherine Docks

30 Nov 2016
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CAU is in a beautiful location right on the docks and on this crisp, sun-drenched Autumn evening it is a perfect location for an attempted seduction. The décor is clean and cool…

Swingers LDN: New Cocktails, Same Crazy Fun

10 Nov 2016
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It’s important to note that it is without a doubt the staff that makes this place such a fun place to visit. The first time that you return, you’ll be greeted like an old friend, and there seems to be a sincere aim to wring the most possible pleasure out of every night. Their buoyant mood is extremely infectious and it’s hard to spot an unsmiling face in the crowd…

5 Best Cafes for Freelancers in London

9 Nov 2016
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With mobile, office-less working now a firmly established reality for so many people, there is a small army of freelancers that descend on London city centre every day of the week to set up shop in a cosy café and get their work done…

All The World’s A Stage And We Step Onto Calcutta Street

4 Nov 2016
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The restaurant is small and bijou, sparsely but elegantly decorated with a few paintings above the stairs which lead to the kitchen, a spill over dining area and the aforementioned eruditely scribbled-on bathroom…

Keeping The Peace At The Glamorously Gastronomic Novikov

20 Oct 2016
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With the menu being longer than most first novels, the chef kindly prepares us a selection of his favourite dishes, which arrive on a large bright ceramic tray with fish daubed around its blue edges…