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FRAISIER ST VALENTIN FROM PAUL
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the expert pâtissiers at PAUL, the fifth generation of family-run French artisan bakeries, pâtisseries and cafés, have created a deliciously loved-up Fraisier St Valentin. The ideal sharing size for two, the delectable heart-shaped treat combines light Genoese sponge, crème mousseline and fresh strawberries, topped with decadent pale pink marzipan, sure to leave you smitten and wanting more.
VIVEK SINGH RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
On 21st January, renowned modern Indian chef Vivek Singh accepted an honorary degree from the University of Warwick, for his significant contribution to the culinary landscape of London and the development of Indian cuisine across the United Kingdom.
Celebrating its 50th year, the University is honouring those who drive change through independent thinking and exceptional professional achievement, and have decided to honour the Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Soho
CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH THE GORDON RAMSAY GROUP
Twinned hearts are invited to spend Valentine’s Day loved up, and shacked up, in an intimate cabin for two at York & Albany’s Lovers’ Hideaway. Tucked away on the edge of Regent’s Park in a private garden behind the restaurant, lovers will enjoy a four-course seasonal menu with romantic cocktails, prepared by Head Chef Kim Woodward, at one of the most private tables for two London has to offer.
With tea lights twinkling throughout, a blanket of freshly strewn rose petals and warm, inviting interiors, couples are welcomed into a cosy and secluded wood cabin.
GLUTEN-FREE AFTERNOON TEA AT ST JAMES’S HOTEL AND CLUB
Michelin-starred chef William Drabble has recreated London’s most decadent Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea for the luxury 5-star property, St James’s Hotel and Club in Mayfair.
Throughout January, both coeliacs and the capital’s carb-conscious can delight in airy macaroons layered with fresh raspberries, delicate financiers embellished with seasonal berries and light chocolate mousse cake.
CHRISTMAS DINNER… IT’S THERE IN SPIRIT AT GRAND UNION!
Swig into Christmas this December with an unconventional twist on the traditional turkey dinner – sip on supper with all the trimmings and indulge in a three-course festive cocktail menu from popular London cocktail bar, Grand Union.
Available at all eight Grand Union sites from 1st to 31st December, the naughty but nice tipples are guaranteed to get the holiday season off to a jolly ol’ start. From refreshing cranberry and melon flavours, through to rich Bisto gravy aromas and sugary mince pie puds, this menu is a Claus for celebration!
MISTLETOE & PINE
The mixologists behind the renowned cocktails at Paramount – the bar and restaurant at the top of Centre Point – have created the perfect festive cocktail to enjoy sky-high during the most wonderful time of the year. The Mistletoe & Pine (£12) contains pine-infused Bombay Sapphire gin, mixed with a splash of Pimento dram, freshly squeezed lemon juice, cinnamon syrup and an egg white. Available throughout December, enjoy the perfect winter warmer watching London’s glistening Christmas lights below.
GRAHAM COPEMAN IS APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR AT ST JAMES’S HOTEL & CLUB
St James’s Hotel & Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Copeman as Managing Director of luxury five-star property, St James’s Hotel and Club, Park Place, London.
Having worked at some of the most respected properties and prestigious hotels in London, Copeman arrives at St James’s Hotel and Club with over 18 years of industry experience and expertise. His new role will see him drive forward staff training and development; placing the hotel at the forefront of the industry, cultivating both domestic and international relationships, providing exceptional guest service;
FEELING PLUCKY? INTRODUCING PHEASANT WEEK AT THE JUGGED HARE
Taking place in the midst of pheasant season, The Jugged Hare will be launching its first ‘Pheasant Week’, offering exclusive dishes, promotions and competitions to celebrate this great British game bird.
City gastropub The Jugged Hare, is fast becoming an authority on game and is committed to raising the profile of pheasant as a local, healthy and versatile meat, that is much underused by restaurants and home cooks. Throughout the week, they will be engaging in ‘pheastivites’, as well as across all other ETM Group’s London venues, including:
TWO BECOMES THREE – PORKY’S BBQ SHIPS INTO BOXPARK
Confirming that the British public’s love of deep south BBQ continues apace, porky’s has opened a third restaurant in London’s BOXPARK pop-up mall in hipster central – Shoreditch.
porky’s bbq BOXPARK features authentic Memphis-style meats and smokin’ hot soul food together with Americana-inspired cocktails and an impressive range of bourbons, rye whiskies and craft beers, all served up to a playlist of country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll music.
You’ll find porky’s on the first floor of BOXPARK, the world’s first pop-up mall built entirely from shipping containers. porky’s takes up four interconnecting containers featuring two separate entrances…
SECURE A SPOT AT THE TOP RESERVATIONS LINE FOR SKY GARDEN OPEN IN DECEMBER
Sky Garden, the exciting new dining destination at the top of 20 Fenchurch Street, will open its booking line on Monday, 1st December for reservations from Monday, 5th January.
The stunning venue – comprising Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill, Darwin Brasserie and Sky Pod – is to be operated by “rhubarb” and will feature the highest rooftop gardens in London. Tipped to be one of 2015’s hottest tables, diners are urged to move quickly to secure a spot at the top by calling 0333 772 0020 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org