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National Afternoon Tea Week

August 18, 2018

OK, I’m a bit late in the day with this – but National Afternoon Tea Week kicked off on Monday and it celebrates the best of this British tradition. Afternoon Tea was created back in the day when dinner wasn’t served until 8pm, and lunch wasn’t actually a thing, so some clever person came up with an idea to create a new mini-meal in the middle of the day.…

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Laurent-Perrier Champagne Pop Up Summer Garden

May 19, 2018

Last week I was invited to the launch of the Laurent-Perrier Champagne pop up Summer garden at Icon Balcony Bar in Leicester Square. Founded in 1812, Laurent-Perrier is a true vintage champagne that is exported to more than 160 countries worldwide. The brand is also renowned for its freshness, lightness, and elegance. I was not familiar with this brand but I do have a soft spot for a lovely pop up…

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Dining Out at Aubaine

May 7, 2018

A few weeks ago I had dinner at Aubaine in Selfridges with my friend, Chinwe. I had heard a lot about the place through various bloggers so I was very keen to try it out. We went on a Friday evening so it was pretty busy with after work diners and tourists. Aubaine offers a menu with a taste of modern France with a nod to the traditional.…

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Grabbing Gelato at Hans & Rene

March 9, 2018
Hans & Rene

I have not indulged much with gelato ice cream as yet – my time exploring Italy is yet to come. While I was on my travels in Nigeria we came across Hans & Rene, a Gelataria in Lagos. Hans & Rene started off as a bakery in 2010 where the owner, would drum up delicious cakes. A few years later she added gelatos to the menu. The venue…

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Chilling at the Big Chill

March 1, 2018
Big Chill

I stumbled across Big Chill in Kings Cross by accident last year when I was early for a meeting and needed somewhere to grab a cuppa. Big Chill is a bar and event space centred on the music, the people and the good times. It is a place where you can can have breakfast meetings, lunch, dinner and drinks in the evening with friends. The downstairs is spacious…

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Afternoon Tea at Malmaison London

February 22, 2018

My first introduction to Malmaison was when I stayed over at the one in Birmingham so when Miranda from A July is a Dreamer and I decided to meet up we decided that for Afternoon Tea at Malmaison London would be perfect. After peeking on their website, it was their mini burgers that sold it to me. The hotel is a few minutes walk from Barbican station and it really…