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Eating Viet in London

Eating Viet in London June 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Hot town, summer in the city… has arrived early in London this year. So, what to eat? Man cannot survive on salad leaves and barbecues alone, but when the mercury is rising and there’s no air-conditioning – we’re in the UK remember! – it’s difficult to get enthusiastic about roasts, or...

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean June 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If you’re visiting London at the end of August, pack your glitziest carnival kit, your whistle, tail feathers, and – if you can fit it in — your steel drum and biggest baddest sound system! You may know the name Notting Hill from the soppy Hugh Grant/Julia Roberts rom-com, but to Londoners...

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…)

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…) May 5, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Afternoon tea in London? Why, of course! The Ritz, The Palm Court, Fortnum & Mason’s. Sipping a cup of Earl Grey from best bone china, and cucumber sandwiches, scones and cream on best Wedgwood china. Chintzy hotel parlours and tinkly harp and piano music. How charmingly 20th century!  But of...

World Music at the Kemia Bar

World Music at the Kemia Bar April 6, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Despite its central London location in buzzing Heddon Street (just off Regent Street), it’s easy to walk past the Kemia Bar, and never know it’s there. And thankfully, most people do. Thankfully because it only holds around 100 people max, and at that point you’re cheek by jowl. Stepping into...
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