Bourne & Hollingsworth’s Prohibition Party launches in September

September kicks off season for lavish, glamorous parties. Here’s one I can’t wait to check out: Bourne & Hollingsworth‘s Prohibition Party on Saturday 5th September. Party connoisseurs Bourne & Hollingsworth are no strangers to great events: their brunch (reviewed here) is one of the best I’ve ever had.  Now their famous Prohibition Party is coming … More Bourne & Hollingsworth’s Prohibition Party launches in September

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Cocktails in the East: Casita

After living in East London for four years, I was gutted to hear there was a cocktail bar right in my face that I still hadn’t noticed. Casita, hidden in an alley next to Leonard Street, was a welcome surprise.  Following the advice from the amazing Joe Wadsack from BBC Good Food, I went out … More Cocktails in the East: Casita

Things I ate last weekend: Beany Green, Vodoo Rays, Bourne & Hollingsworth brunch review

Last weekend I thought I’d get beach body ready with a feast on everything I wanted to eat: London is probably the hardest city for a diet, but the best one for brunch. Here are my reviews of Beany Green in Broadgate Circle, the Boxpark Shoreditch’s Voodoo Rays and the marvellously decadent brunch at Bourne … More Things I ate last weekend: Beany Green, Vodoo Rays, Bourne & Hollingsworth brunch review

Weekending in East London: Blixen, cocktails and Netil 360

If “Treat yo’self” is your motto, East London has plenty to offer you this spring. Here’s a round-up of my weekend of brunching at Blixen, sunbathing at Netil360, drinking Negronis at the #RediscoverRed Campari pop-up and seeing The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town. What’s the best way to start a weekend in Shoreditch? Easy. Go … More Weekending in East London: Blixen, cocktails and Netil 360

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 25th Anniversary at the Hackney Picturehouse

The Hackney Picturehouse showed Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me to celebrate the series’ 25th birthday – and it was a “damn fine” celebration worthy of East London. After the news that director David Lynch might not be directing Twin Peaks‘ much awaited Season 3, most of the series’ dedicated fans were thrown into despair. So … More Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 25th Anniversary at the Hackney Picturehouse

Exhibitions weekend: Mac Conner and #FiftyChefs

During weekends I like to switch everything off and spend time exploring what London has to offer. Here’s my review of the Mac Conner exhibition at the House of Illustration and #FiftyChefs in Redchurch Street. Mac Conner After slowly settling down in the world of PR and advertising, I couldn’t miss out on the exhibition on the … More Exhibitions weekend: Mac Conner and #FiftyChefs

Easter feast: Bubbledogs and Fry Hard

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s Easter. No, I’m not particularly excited about Jesus’ return from the dead, although I don’t personally hold anything against him. However, I have been giving up desserts for Lent as a personal challenge for the past few years, so Easter means feasting on everything unhealthy for a day or so. … More Easter feast: Bubbledogs and Fry Hard

The East London Christmas Village: Winterville

If it’s even possible, this Christmas Londoners have more options to choose from as to where to spend the weeks leading up to the big day than last year. If you’re looking for a slightly less touristy, more East London version of Winter Wonderland, you’ll like Winterville in Victoria Park.  The entrance to East London’s own … More The East London Christmas Village: Winterville

Judy’s affordable vintage fair in Bethnal Green

Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair rocked York Hall, Bethnal Green, all day yesterday offering plenty of choice from clothes to home accessories, from cakes to live music. Held in the historic York Hall (built in 1929 by the Duke of York), Judy’s is the United Kingdom’s leading vintage fair, selling everything from waist-coats and kidney tables to … More Judy’s affordable vintage fair in Bethnal Green

Are you a Cereal fan? A café in London’s Brick Lane might be your dream come true

Cereal fans in London will now have a new home: Brick Lane’s Cereal Killer Café, a rainbow of affordable cereal from all over the world packed with quirky breakfast memorabilia. A creation of Northern Irish twins Alan and Gary Keery, the Cereal Killer Café was initally launched on crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo. It was then featured on … More Are you a Cereal fan? A café in London’s Brick Lane might be your dream come true