Three awesome foodie spots in Lisbon

At the end of November, Manifest took us all to Lisbon for our very own Innovation summit, the Manifestival. The weather was awesome, the view even better and, of course, the food was top notch. Here are three places you just can’t miss in the Portuguese capital. Breakfast – Casa Suica Home of traditional Portuguese … More Three awesome foodie spots in Lisbon

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Top three places to dine in while in Dublin

Stuck for things to eat in Dublin? Check out my picks on three Dublin spots for a relaxed, fun and indulging meal. WUFF WUFF is a locally owned, cosy neighbourhood Bistro serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch at the weekends. The ever-changing menus and wine list are driven by creativity, innovation and the use of … More Top three places to dine in while in Dublin

Italian aperitivo at Il Cudega

Happy hour in Italy means so much more than just cheaper drinks: it means cheaper drinks with a bunch of tasty, unique nibbles you can’t find anywhere else. This is what Il Cudega, a top notch Northern Italian restaurant in London Fields, has just brought to London. Launched this Autumn, Il Cudega is run by Italian-born Giovanni … More Italian aperitivo at Il Cudega

Cosy night out at the Zetter Townhouse

One of London’s cosiest and classiest venues, The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell is a safe bet for an amazing night out in front of world class drinks and perfectly executed British food classics. A 13 bedroom Georgian townhouse and cocktail lounge by The Zetter Group, the Zetter is just across the cobble stones of St … More Cosy night out at the Zetter Townhouse

What does eating at the Chiltern Firehouse feel like?

Celebrities’ favourite, popular, classy, exclusive: you hear all these adjectives and even more mentioned while describing the Chiltern Firehouse. So what does eating there actually feel like? Hotelier André Balazs, the father of Los Angeles’ Chateau Marmont, opened Chiltern Firehouse last year in the heart of Marylebone. The Firehouse, one of the first purpose built fire stations in … More What does eating at the Chiltern Firehouse feel like?

Canto Corvino: the most exciting Italian restaurant opening in Shoreditch

If you read my blog you probably already know that I don’t like eating Italian while dining out: why bother over-spending on something I could easily cook myself? After reading Grace Dent’s review of Spitalfields’ Canto Corvino, however, I was tempted: and mamma mia, it was worth it. Canto Corvino is a 140-cover modern Italian restaurant … More Canto Corvino: the most exciting Italian restaurant opening in Shoreditch

Foodie alert: Sardos Delicatessen and The Beer Bakery

It seems impossible to spend a weekend in London without bingeing on carbs. Here are my latest weekend findings from Shoreditch. The Beer Bakery Tom and Henry Herbert the Fabulous Baker Brothers and AB InBev opened a pop-up Beer Bakery on Hackney Road. You only have a few hours left to try their carb and alcohol heavy goodness, so you better … More Foodie alert: Sardos Delicatessen and The Beer Bakery

26 Grains: queueing for porridge has never been this good

It’s cold outside, so what better way to warm yourself up in the morning than some delicious, healthy porridge? 26 Grains in Seven Dials know that… and so does everyone else, judging from the queues. 26 Grains is a tiny porridge joint in the cute Neal’s Yard, so tiny it has people queuing outside to … More 26 Grains: queueing for porridge has never been this good

Back in 5 minutes: worst kept secret, best restaurant ever

Who are we kidding: we all love hidden, secret restaurants. But Brick Lane’s Back in 5 Minutes, a bloody brilliant restaurant in the back of a shop with out-of-this-world-food, is so much more than that: it’s an incredibly thought-through dining experience you’ll never forget. Run by The Disappearing Dining Club, Back In 5 Minutes hides … More Back in 5 minutes: worst kept secret, best restaurant ever

The Manhattan Project at POND Dalston: weird cocktails and Hawaiian food pairings made in heaven

The launch of The Manhattan Project‘s residency at POND Dalston saw a dream team of tasty and crafty cocktails matched with Hawaiian food. The weirder the better. The Manhattan Project’s odd twist on retro cocktails – all consisting of four main ingredients focusing on the season – is the brain child of Felix Cohen, who thought up the project in … More The Manhattan Project at POND Dalston: weird cocktails and Hawaiian food pairings made in heaven