Stop and smell the rosé

Rosé lovers rejoiced at London’s inaugural Rosé Festival, taking place over three days in Hoxton. Behind this latest venture are friends Chris Crosby and Myles Donneky, experts in luxury spirits and brand development, spreading the word that rosé no longer solely caters to a female audience but is to be enjoyed by all. There’s no…

Peonies, Paris

As the name suggests, this coffee spot in the 10th arrondissement is decked out in blossoming bouquets and delicate daisies, brightening up your day before you’ve even sat down to enjoy their  tremendous menu. While pot plants have become commonplace in brunch destinations, largely thanks to their aesthetically pleasing Instagram snaps, Peonies isn’t just another coffee…

Café Oberkampf, Paris

The Paris brunch scene is far from disappointing, with most restaurants and cafés offering weekend menus all over the picturesque city. As you've already guessed, while I'm spending far too much money on food, I'm not willing to give up on this heavenly lazy sunday morning ritual...okay maybe it ends up being the afternoon. I'll be posting…

Givenchy cocktails at Café Royal

The iconic Hotel Café Royal has embarked on a new creative venture with fashion house Givenchy in its alluring Green Bar, a stone’s throw from the parade of haute couture on Bond Street. The bar lives up to its name, with booth-style seating set against the glistening emerald walls. If, like us, you want a…

Percy and Founders, Fitzrovia

Hidden away in Fitzrovia lies Percy and Founders, a sleek all-day dining spot in the former site of the Middlesex Hospital, which has experienced a reformation in recent years. More brasserie than public house, the smart restaurant echoes the style of the modern apartments that surround it while also making a feature of the original…

Dim Sum

Dim Sum masterclass at Chinese Cricket Club

Chinese Cricket Club lies in the heart of Central London at the deluxe Crowne Plaza Hotel, named after the original Chinese National Cricket Team. The restaurant is holding dim sum masterclasses for fans of the dish and where better to learn than at this first class venue, holder of an AA Rosette. While executive head…

Pizza-making at Rossopomodoro

Rossopomodoro beckons pizza-lovers on the prestigious Fulham Road in the midst of Chelsea. Transporting you into a Neapolitan dream, the restaurant sources its fresh and flavoursome ingredients from the Naples region while the chefs are from pizzaioli families.  On arrival at the restaurant, the warm staff greet you with a glass of bubbly and a…