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Three virtuous recipes to get you in shape

Three virtuous recipes to get you in shape

Whether you’re just getting into the swing of exercising or you’re a veteran athlete looking for recipes that go beyond chicken and rice, check out these delicious, easy-to-make recipes that’ll help you stay in shape. They’re also great for fat loss and muscle-building. When you exercise, you need to eat the right foods, and while some recipes leave you feeling...

Margarita Rumble the bottomless festival returns to London & Manchester 5th May 2019

Margarita Rumble

Taking place at London Fields Arches on 5th May, Margarita Rumble is a bottomless festival that pits, top bars and mixologists against each other to find the UK’s best tequila cocktail. The festival is split into 2-hour sessions where guests can enjoy bottomless margaritas and vote on their all-time favourite once they’ve gone around each one!Entertainment will be provided by...

Galvin La Chapelle create Gourmand Tasting menu especially for Vegetarians and Vegans

Popular French Restaurant Galvin La Chapelle has introduced a 7-course Menu Gourmand especially designed for vegetarians and vegans. Jeff and Chris Galvin have noted the importance to cater for diners needs, whether that is dietary requirements or lifestyle choices. The two menus offer the very same top-drawer French cuisine that the Michelin-star brothers have become known for. Menu highlights include textures...

Review: Pizza Union – Kings Cross

Super quick pizza for those on the go, Pizza in fast food restaurant form hits the spot. The first thing to note about Pizza Union in Kings Cross is its size; Think at least two medium sized restaurants in one. With huge windows looking out onto Pentonville Road letting in the light, makes the feel of the restaurant quite fresh...

2-4-1 Thanksgiving Dinner by Jim Beam – Thurs 22nd – Fri 23rd November

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To help bring Londoners together during the national US holiday, Jim Beam will be offering guests at Porky’s BBQ Bankside a Thanksgiving celebration for two, for just £20.00. The fun doesn’t stop there, Jim Beam and Porky's BBQ will be offering guests a full night of entertainment as they dine, with a live Blue Grass band on Thursday and a raft...

Big Easy Kings Road – just re-opened

Big Easy Kings Road - just re-opened

Big Easy Kings Road – an old flame just got hotter27 years in the making, London’s original Big Easy on Chelsea’s Kings Road reopened on Tuesday 18th September with a new look, larger bar, 50% off food for 10 days and 100 complimentary Margaritas.Big Easy was introduced to the restaurant scene in 1991 by its founder Paul Corrett. Since...

48 hours in Marrakech – Romantic Winter Getaway

You have a measly weekend to recharge your batteries, grab some sunshine, eat, drink and be merry and get back for work on time for Monday morning. Then I'm about to explain why I found there was no better place than Marrakech in Morocco. We flew off on a Friday afternoon via Easy Jet on a very manageable just over...

Review: Lotus – Not your average Indian Cuisine

Lotus, a fine Indian cuisine dining restaurant situated at 17 Charing Cross, London, WC2H 0EP, which makes its location perfect for a dinner & show or casino or any other activity or outing you could do in central London.With a perfect location, we had to ask ourselves, whether the food was perfect too or was it just a farce. In London you can...

ONE LOVE Valentine’s menu at Turtle Bay (Brixton). Celebrate with your BF, GF, BFF or whoever you like

One Love at Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay in Brixton have just announced their glorious new Valentine's menu, and it's not just for lovers! It’s all about ONE LOVE - sharing great food with anyone you adore, from best friends to grandparents or whoever you like! It's launching on Bob Marley's birthday, so take a look at some of Bob's inspirational quotes below. One love, let’s get together and...

London’s hidden secrets: The Florentine Restaurant – Brasserie-style menu, British bubbles, craft beers, signature cocktails and DJ sessions.

Florentine Restaurant

The Florentine Restaurant is a brand new opening situated only minutes from London South Bank’s trendy Lower Marsh and Waterloo, opposite Lambeth North tube station and offers an all-day dining restaurant and bar with a refreshing and relaxed vibe. Well that’s what it says on its website, and when I arrived at the Florentine restaurant, I simply had to concur....

Introducing ‘meat by the kilo’ at the Hungry Donkey

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Omnivores and carnivores rejoice the Hungry Donkey has launched the 'Meat by The Kilo' souvlaki menu. The Greek street food restaurant situated on Wentworth Street, London, E1 (a stone throw away from Spitalfields market) launched the 'Meat by Kilo' on the Greek day of Tsiknopempti which is aptly known otherwise as the ‘Feast of Carnivores’, the new menu allows groups to...

Review – Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa

Donnington Spa, Newbury is set in the picturesque surroundings of the Berkshire countryside surrounded by beautiful hillsides. Just over an hour from London it has everything you could wish for and makes an ideal city get-away: 18m swimming pool, steam room, sauna, aromatherapy room and monsoon shower, a generous poolside lounge and relaxation area, including a sun terrace; seven...

Wanna see The real Wolf of Wall Street? Get tickets and go to M Victoria Street – Wednesday 8 May

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The real Wolf of Wall Street is hosting an intimate dinner at M Victoria Street on Wednesday 8th May at 6.30pm. Get your tickets now! Jordan Belfort aka the real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ will be in London for this one-off intimate dinner, where guests will sit down to a three-course dinner paired Californian wines and will have the opportunity to...

Blanchette Brick Lane launches weekend brunch

Blanchette Brick does brunch

Blanchette Brick Lane, the shabby-chic East end bistro, has extended its popular menu to include a weekend brunch, served Saturday to Sunday from 11 am to 2:00 pm. Showcasing the restaurant’s signature French cuisine with a North African twist, Chef Director Tam Storrar has created a brunch menu that ranges from egg dishes to buttermilk pancakes with various toppings, boulangerie...

Galvin HOP (Spitalfields) launch artisanal charcuterie & cheese bar

artisanal charcuterie and cheese bar

Galvin HOP Bistros & Bar, the trendy little sister of Michelin-starred La Chapelle located in Spitalfields, has just launched an artisanal charcuterie and cheese counter. Modelled on the fashionable bistros and bars of Paris and New York, Galvin HOP has re-invented for 2019 and the charcuterie revolution rolls on as the Galvin Brothers open a meat and cheese counter.The outstanding charcuterie board...

7 of the best rum cocktails to enjoy in the UK on National Rum Day

Bacardi rum - Carta Hopster - The Curtain serve

In celebration of National Rum Day on 16th August, BACARDÍ, the world’s most awarded rum brand, with more than 674 awards for quality, taste and innovation, has shared 7 of the best rum cocktails to enjoy in the UK. From Dandelyan in London to Candy Bar & Diner in Scotland, rum lovers can celebrate this National Rum Day in a variety of...

Review: Pho Café – Covent Garden

Fresh, light and filling? Hell's yeah! This place knows how to cook up a real treat. As we walked up to Pho café/restaurant in Covent Garden; we peered through the window at what looked like a dimly lit café, with high stalls around the window, and large benches to accommodate big groups. The décor was a modern street style theme. A diverse mix of...

All Star Lanes goes Stranger Things for Halloween

All Star Lanes goes Stranger Things for Halloween

All Star Lanes are launching a ‘Stranger Things’ themed menu this year for Halloween, their sci-fi theme will take over from October 10th to 4th November across all of their sites. To celebrate the hallowed season All Star Lanes are introducing a Halloween package available over the 10th Oct – 4th Nov this will include – Halloween burger, side, dessert shake, cocktail and a game...

Hankies Marble Arch Review – Indian street food with twist

Hankies Marble Arch by Moment Hunter Digital

Named after the classic roomali roti folded into convenient “hankies”, this Marylebone restaurant offers Indian street food with a twist. Whether you’re planning a date or a get-together with friends, their tapas-sized plates are perfect for sharing.With the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and Marble Arch just around the corner, I was happy to escape into the quiet...

You haven’t tasted chicken until you’ve tried Le Secret – Restaurant Review @LeSecretdesR

Le Secret des Rôtisseurs is a French restaurant serving perfectly cooked rotisserie chicken and the word perfect isn't far from the truth. Le Secret des Rôtisseurs is located in London, Canary Wharf, overlooking the River Thames leaving you with stunning views of the city skyline while dinning. You can pre book tables for you and your guest(s) and not only that, if you want...

REVIEW: HUNter 486 at The Arch hotel

The problem with London is that you often end up paying a small fortune for a nice setting in a posh location and feeling cheated so when someone suggested HUNter 486 at The Arch hotel it was with a certain amount of skepticism we went for a visit. Firstly this is a beautiful, peaceful and luxurious setting, that is unarguable....

Gilgamesh – Restaurant Review

Situated in the heart of Camden's Lock you would be forgiven for not realising that a restaurant like this was there. On arrival you are greeted with an escalator that brings you up into the venue. Ambient lighting and spacious seating is all part of the Gilgamesh appeal. Tonnes of crafted woodwork, a huge ceiling that opens up in the summer...

Review: Pot and Grill (Stratford)

I love Caribbean food but strictly home cooked food-in other words I am damn picky a chef’s nightmare I assume. I have been to a few Caribbean restaurants and the last one left me scarred, battered and damn high because there was way too much sugar in every dish. The starter was sweet (it was meant to be savoury),...

Rhythm & Brunch – Easter brunch specials at 100 Wardour Street

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Love Brunch? Looking for something fun and exciting to do in the daytime during the Easter holiday? Look no further than Rhythm & Brunch at 100 Wardour Street. 100 Wardour Street has Easter Brunch covered from Friday 19th April through to Sunday 20th April, which entails music, food, drinks and a whole heap of fun. Gather your mates and book...

Review: Bubbleology in Angel Islington

I visited Bubbleology for the first time last week and I had the opportunity to try their drinks. Bubbleology is unique and fun where customers can create their own tea. You can mix flavours up, starting from choosing a milk tea or fruit tea and then by customising your tea with bubbleology’s special flavoured jelly, popping boba and extra tapioca...

Why BBQ Can Be Your Lockdown Health Food

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With summer just around the corner, most people would be dragging their barbeques out of the shed by now ready to fire up a feast. In fact, many may have dreamed of doing so already, what with the blessed cursed sunshine we’ve been witnessing from lockdown the last few weeks (thanks for that, British weather…).Yes, Covid-19 hasn’t so much as...

Review: Manhattan Grill

I spent many years refusing to eat steak, because it was just too chewy. So I played it safe with chicken, and lamb, until one day I was persuaded to try my then boyfriend's steak, and it was great, little did I know the ins and outs of a great steak, how well its cooked, how long its been...

Calling all Gin lovers… McQueen and The Violet Fog the revolutionary new gin has arrived

McQueen and the Violet Fog

A revolutionary new Gin called McQueen and The Violet Fog has arrived with its beautifully unique design, taste and provenance. McQueen and The Violet Fog is distilled and bottled in Jundiai, Brazil, featuring 21 different botanicals, at least six of which are found in no other gin.A true small-batch gin with a unique distillation technique McQueen is limited to 500litress per batch, using...

Macdonald Berystede: The place to relax and rejuvenate

Whether you're at work or studying as well as trying to make time to see friends and family the toils of life have a habit of taking its toll, so it's good to take a break from reality and relax and rejuvenate. I decided to  do that recently with a girl friend, so we hoped in a car to...

X-Upper on Upper Street – Sausage is the new burger… Only better!

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A sausage revolution is set to sweep the streets of Islington in the new year, with the launch of X-Upper on Upper Street, 1st March. X-Upper is a brand-new concept centred around one of the most beloved products: The sausage. X-Upper will serve Europe’s finest gourmet sausages, curated by top-rated chefs into memorable recipes. The new restaurant, which is at 88 Upper Street,...