Home Dining by Corbin and King

An intriguing twist in life lately, has been bringing restaurants into our home instead of dining out. For months there has been no going out to eat but trying alternatives like the recently launched home dining by Corbin and King, which was delivered to us. [Disclosure: I was given these meals by Corbin and King but all opinions are very much my own.] We were delighted to peruse the menu with signature dishes from the Wolseley (a… View Post

9 of the Best London Afternoon Teas – 2018/19 Edition

I simply had to draft out a round-up of the 9 best London afternoon teas I’ve enjoyed in 2018/2019, especially as someone, somewhere in the universe has designated this week national afternoon tea week. I mean it’s only the best time ever to reminisce about afternoons of luxury – who needs more excuses to book a few more!? Not all afternoon teas are created equal. Crumbling scones, dry sandwiches and, horror of all horrors, having to share… View Post

St John’s Wood Restaurant Review: Soutine

There’s a special kind of magic when a group of people gather around a table – all the way from a humble cup of tea, through to intricate tasting menus that titillate the palates. Soutine is elegantly in the middle, a Parisien corner of Salon de thé, a St John’s Wood restaurant in a glorious period building. Disclaimer: We were invited guests of the newly opened Soutine but as ever, all dreamy pastel metaphors are very… View Post

8 Hidden Secrets of Temple, London

Normal Londoners will rush through the Temple area of London, race along Fleet Street and possibly settle into a cosy chair somewhere delicious along The Strand. Instead of doing the above, the next time you find yourself with a spare half an hour or so fancy a ‘London Kiwi’-style tour of the area instead? For medieval history, cats, Hollywood movies, Charles Dickens and a decent cup of tea read on.  Background Temple is an area… View Post

10 best luxury London brunches (I’ve tried so far…)

Balance. Ying & Yang, fruit and vegetables, salt and pepper, knife and fork. Having recently scribed a list of my favourite 15 best London Brunches for under £15 it felt only right to redress the other side of the table, and relive 10 of the best luxury London brunches I’ve tried so far. luxury ˈlʌkʃ(ə)ri/ noun 1. a state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense. It seems to be a term bandied around with… View Post