The Margarita

The Margarita

By the standards of many of the classic cocktails the Margarita is a baby. The first known published recipe for it is found in the December 1953 Esquire magazine though the drink can find its roots earlier in other tequila drinks. Whether you go with Triple Sec or Cointreau is a personal taste. You can…

Randall & Aubin

Randall & Aubin

When it comes to high end fish restaurants London is well supplied with the likes of Bentley’s, Wilton’s, J Sheekey and the like. But as superb and refined as they are, they are pricey. Enter Soho’s Randall & Aubin. Founded in 1996 the Victorian butchery of the same name was turned into an Anglo–French Brasserie…

3674 On The Orient Express

3674 On The Orient Express

The diminutive grand piano is being tinkled upon as groups of cheery travellers sit chatting and giggling on ornate blue sofas and stools, sipping champagne, cocktails, and even the occasional coffee. The room judders and sways to the steady rhythm and beat of the clickety clack of iron on iron as sun light streams in…

Sea Bass Crudo

Sea Bass Crudo

Come summer and the heat our appetites tend to become lighter and healthier. Fish, and better yet raw fish is hard to beat in such cases. This raw Sea Bass dish hits the mark perfectly, indeed any raw or light fish dish does, so if this doesn’t take your fancy, why not try our Tuna…

Review: Olafur Eliasson – Experience

Review: Olafur Eliasson – Experience

In his latest collaboration with Phaidon, Olafur Eliasson has created the most comprehensive collection of his portfolio to date. To pigeonhole Eliasson as an installation artist is to do him a disservice; his work is kaleidoscopic is scale, medium, and thought. The Icelandic landscape is where the Icelandic-Danish artist awoke to the idea of perception…