Darbaar: Royal Indian Cuisine

Darbaar: Royal Indian Cuisine

The open secret of Indian restaurants in the UK is that most are actually Bangladeshi and, for every decent Indian restaurant, there are tens that are serving up poor quality dishes swimming in grease. On top of that, half the dishes are invented for the British market and at times the colour is artificially boosted.…

The American Bar at the Savoy

The American Bar at the Savoy

Named 2017’s World’s Best Bar, among cocktail bars in London few have the mythical status of The American Bar at the Savoy. Seen as the spiritual home of London’s cocktail scene, and the bar that gave the world one of the most famous and influential cocktail books ever, it is a place of pilgrimage for…

Lush's Sexy Valentine Bath Bombs

Lush's Sexy Valentine Bath Bombs

With Valentine’s just a month away and restaurant planning to offer special Valentine ‘deals’ that somehow end up no cheaper, and plans being hastily needed so it doesn’t look like you came up with something last minute there’s always the option of staying in for a romantic evening. And why not? Picture it, warm lighting…

Brexit: The Uncivil War  ★★★★

Brexit: The Uncivil War ★★★★

Monday evening saw the airing on Channel 4 of James Graham’s Brexit: The Uncivil War, staring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the brains behind Vote Leave. Graham is one of the country’s leading playwrights with a penchant for political plays – his play This House was one of the mostly highly praised and successful political…

Roast Duck Ramen

Roast Duck Ramen

With the weather becoming ever more bitingly crisp and colds going round, this roast duck ramen is the perfect feel good dish to have in the evenings. It’s quick, flavour packed and a great way to use left overs from the Sunday roast as you can do this with any stock and left over meat.…