It’s difficult to know what the weather in London has in store on most days, particularly at this time of the year. So, a girl needs to be prepared for all eventualities! I always find that knitwear has that perfect balance, keeping you protected against those chilly mornings or evenings. It also means that at… Continue reading Spring Sweater Weather
Shackfuyu is owned by Bone Daddies, the company responsible for Flesh & Buns – that was enough to sell the place to me! Contemporary Japanese inspired food at it’s best in the heart of Soho, you should definitely give this place a shot. We went for the ‘express menu’ which was excellent value for money… Continue reading Discovering new places – Shackfuyu, Soho
Cutter & Squidge is a cute little cafe in Soho. Set up by two food obsessed sisters, creators of the ‘Biskie’, it’s not to be missed! It’s also good to see that the lovely cakes and biskies are (kind of) good for you i.e. the ingredients are mostly local and not overly sugary as some… Continue reading Spring came early (plus Cutter & Squidge)!
This weekend, we headed to the Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick. It was also Chinese New Year so perfect timing! For those of your wondering, the Magical Lantern Festival showcases a collection of illuminated, colourful outdoor lanterns in literally all shapes and sizes. This year’s theme is: ‘Explore The Silk Road’, with lanterns representing the significance of… Continue reading Magical Lantern Festival
For my birthday this year, my friends and I went to The Berkeley Hotel for afternoon tea. With its fashion inspired selection of delicacies, it was the natural choice! The Berkeley’s Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea is carefully thought through and updated every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion. With its 10th anniversary this year, pastry… Continue reading Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea – The Berkeley Hotel
Farm Girl is one of my favourite brunch places and that is saying something, particularly as London is full of amazing and unique spots for foodies! You could easily miss the entrance to the place but, once you’re in, it is blissfully peaceful and a welcome relief from the busy crowds heading to Portobello Market.… Continue reading Notting Hill’s not so hidden gem – Farm Girl Cafe
On these cold, January days, you have to admit that the thought of warm, melting chocolate sounds pretty good. Chocolate makes everything better, it really does! If you’re on the lookout for a place that gets it spot on, look no further. Said Café in Soho is pulling out all the stops. It’s a struggle to get in… Continue reading Chocolate heaven – Said Dal 1923