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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...

Review: Sleeperz the perfect place for a city break

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Whether you're visiting Cardiff for business or pleasure Sleeperz hotel is the perfect choice if you're looking for somewhere to stay. Having ventured to Wales for a staycation for a friend's birthday, Sleeperz impressed before I'd even walked through the door as it was only 2 minutes away from Cardiff Central train station.VITAL STATISTICS: This is a budget hotel with a stylish and modern...

Turtle Bay Brixton’s New Menu Has Landed!

Turtle Bay Brixton's New Menu Has Landed! It's all about the Caribbean social - sharing plates, goat burgers, Callaloo, Vegan options and more! This is a menu that will unite the food tribes as it's all about ‘anything goes’, laid-back Caribbean eating and drinking. From strict vegans to the most carnivorous of meat lovers, from the adventurous food explorer to those who would like...

Painted Black – Ella Canta celebrates Day of the Dead

Painted Black Ella Canta celebrates Day of the Dead

To celebrate Day of the Dead this November, chef Martha Ortiz has created the striking Painted Black menu, which will be available at her Park Lane Mexican restaurant, Ella Canta, from 1-17 November. The eight-course menu has a continuous line of black running through each dish and is accompanied by stunning cocktails such as the Lady in Black margarita.Furthermore, from 1–3 November both the...

Review: Zen Sai Bar and Restaurant @Zensaibar

The little side road of Inverness Street is quickly becoming a corner for classy eateries of Camden and the Zen Sai Bar and Restaurant fits in quite well. The small, two-level location boasts signature bespoke cocktails, Malaysian and Indian fusion dishes, small sharing plates, bespoke cocktail happy hour and DJs or live music late in to the night. The bar’s...

Hakkasan Launch Brand New Seasonal Dim Sum Sundays Menu

This Autumn, Hakkasan Hanway Place will embrace the darker days and crisp weather with a brand new seasonal Dim Sum Sundays menu, offering a unique alternative to traditional Sunday lunch. From Sunday 26th October, when the clocks go back and the evenings are longer, the Michelin-starred restaurant will launch spicy cocktails to accompany the new Dim Sum Sundays menu, featuring...

Introducing British favs Gordon’s Pink Spritz and Pimm’s Spritz

Summer is the season of Spritz and the huge trend of the typically Venetian-style aperitif has now seen us Brits show off our own take on the drink. Introducing British favs Gordon’s Pink Spritz and Pimm’s Spritz – all the flavour of our favourite drinks topped with a splash of prosecco to make it extra special. See the recipes and unique tasting notes below –...

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...

Review: Cocotte the French farm to table chicken rotisserie in Hoxton Square

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On a recent visit to Hoxton Square, we discovered a beautiful little restaurant by the name of Cocotte. In true Flavourmag fashion, we simply had to pop in a taste the delights on offer. Cocotte is a French farm to table chicken rotisserie offering healthy, delicious homemade dishes made from fresh, farm-grown ingredients.Staying true to its French heritage, all their free-range chickens...

Vive La France! Where to celebrate Bastille Day in Style

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With France, still in the world cup and Bastille Day fast approaching it's probably a good times to start seeking the best places to go and celebrate on this day. With GREY GOOSE vodka and French elderflower liqueur St-Germain, we have pulled together a plethora of Bastille Day events happening in the Capital that people can pop to in order to...

New Burger Alert: Gourmet Burger Kitchen launches the Prawn Star

GBK Prawn Star

GBK has a new summer special out now and it's called the Prawn Star. The Prawn Star is made up of a 6oz patty, two juicy wasabi tempura prawns, thousand island sauce, American cheese, smoked lettuce and pickled onion, all held together with a classic sesame seed bun."The Prawn Star burger is living proof that this summer, their famous patty’s and...

Food News: Michelin-Star Galvin brothers launch take away window for city lunchtime crowd

Galvin Take-away Chicken Roll

Michelin-star brother duo Chris and Jeff Galvin have introduced a takeaway window at their popular Spitalfields location, Galvin HOP. The new takeaway window will be serving the bustling city lunchtime crowd a perfectly crisp and delicious chicken roll together with a soft drink or beer for an easy £8.50. The lunchtime roll consists of a crispy buttermilk chicken thigh fried in...

Restaurant Review – Yauatcha

Currently celebrating its 10th birthday in the heart of London's trendy Soho is Yauatcha, a Michelin starred Chinese dim sum tea-house. Reaching 10 years as a restaurant in Londons uber-competitive restaurant scene is an achievment in itself and to celebrate Yauatcha have been holding a series of celebrations centred around four of its iconic offerings - the Chinese kitchen;...

Alphabet (Islington) launches new bottomless brunch

alphabet launches new bottomless brunch

Alphabet, Upper Street’s newest cocktail bar and restaurant, brings its fresh take on bottomless brunch to Islington this Autumn. Launching on Saturday 22nd September, and available from 10am to 4pm every weekend thereafter, Alphabet’s brunch menu will include a range of Mediterranean influenced dishes, such as a full-English spiced up with merguez sausages or harissa eggs with mushroom, tomato and asparagus. The menu will...

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),...