BROWSE DRINKING + DINING

Beer Pairing In Belgium

Beer Pairing In Belgium

During my recent trip to Belgium, I attended a wonderful beer pairing dinner, held at the Michelin recommended Het Land aan De Overkant restaurant, in Heverlee.  The esteemed head chef, Wim Dejohnge and his team had channelled their culinary mastermind into creating a...

Chocolate Making In Switzerland

Chocolate Making In Switzerland

One of the main highlights of my trip to Lausanne was experiencing a chocolate-making masterclass at Durig, one of the city’s best-loved chocolatiers, hosted by its founder himself, Dan Durig.  Our visit to the chocolatier kicked off with a brief look around the Durig...

Le Pont De La Tour – London

Le Pont De La Tour – London

Luxury riverside destination Le Pont De La Tour is located right opposite London's iconic Tower Bridge.  Le Pont De La Tour boasts the longest alfresco terrace in London, making it one of the city’s premier riverside venues.  It’s a truly memorable place to dine in...

New Street Grill – London

New Street Grill – London

New Street Grill is hidden away just off of Liverpool Street, in a historic 18th-century warehouse,  once used by the East India Company.  Its menu features hearty dishes, including Josper-grilled steaks and superior cuts of meat and fish, alongside seasonal British...

Breeze – Frankfurt

Breeze – Frankfurt

Luxury hospitality brand, Lebua, has made its European debut with its new restaurant, Breeze, located in Frankfurt at the Steigenberger Hotel.  Lebua’s portfolio of venues comprises of hotels and restaurants across the globe, including the world-famous Sirocco Sky...

10 Things To Eat In Cornwall

10 Things To Eat In Cornwall

Cornwall is famed for many things: beautiful beaches, outstanding natural beauty, not to mention its fascinating heritage and history.  However, if there’s one thing that has really helped to put it well and truly on the map, it’s Cornish cuisine.  With farming and...

Beer In Biella

Beer In Biella

The Menabrea brewery is the oldest in Italy.  Located in the small city of Biella, it has been operating for five generations, dating back to 1864.  The age-old production process remains largely the same to this day - Menabrea is brewed underground in caves, which...

Polo Bar – London

Polo Bar – London

Named as London’s Bar of the Year, the Polo Bar at the Westbury Hotel in Mayfair is best described as a “shrine to educated drinking”.  I had heard great things about it so I couldn't wait to try some of its unapologetically opulent cocktails.We started off with some...

UK’s Ultimate Bartender

UK’s Ultimate Bartender

Last weekend, top bartenders from the length and breadth of the county went head-to-head in the Monkey’s Shoulder Ultimate Bartender Championship to win the much-desired title of the Bartender of the Year.  A crowd of cocktail enthusiasts (myself included) attended...

Chablis Food Pairing

Chablis Food Pairing

Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to a Chablis wine-pairing dinner at The Chancery.  The wine-filled evening was an education into the links between the complex flavours of Chablis wine and the geology of the Chablis vineyard region, for which it’s...

Chivas Regal Whiskey Tasting

Chivas Regal Whiskey Tasting

In celebration of the 550th anniversary of the first-ever known batch of whiskey, Chivas Regal is hosting a pop-up Gentleman’s Lounge at the Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge.  The Gentleman’s Lounge will be offering exclusive experiences associated with British...

Tredwells – London

Tredwells – London

West End dining destination, Tredwells, is celebrity chef Marcus Wareing’s newest restaurant.  Marcus Wareing frequents Masterchef as a judge and also owns The Gilbert Scott at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel and Marcus in Knightsbridge, which has earned a two...