Museo Del Whisky Bar

Museo Del Whisky Bar

San Sebastián is famous for its food, from its Pintxos to its multiple Michelin rated and Michelin three star restaurants. What I didn’t expect to find, as I crossed one of the main thoroughfares at 12.30am en route back to my Airbnb, was the Museo Del Whisky. I had no particular expectation of what to…

The Bar at the Henrietta Hotel

The Bar at the Henrietta Hotel

Henrietta Street in Covent Garden has become one of the most interesting and exciting food destinations in London over the last few years, with numerous high profile openings, including Frenchie and Cora Pearl (the sister of Kitty Fishers). One such opening has been the Henrietta Hotel next to Frenchie, a crisp stylish hotel, the ground…

Shepherd Market Wine House

Shepherd Market Wine House

Opening a new wine bar in London is not easy. Between the established greats like Gordon’s and rival new ventures, competition is an unrelenting reality in a bustling city of social drinkers. So when I joined Joss, London Lamppost’s founder, at a small wine tasting at the Shepherd Market Wine House, I was keen to…

Where Bartenders Drink

Where Bartenders Drink

After the success of ‘Where Chefs Eat’ came ‘Where to Eat Pizza’ and now Phaidon has come out with ‘Where Bartenders Drink’. Though thinner than its series companions, if this lime green compendium is anything like its series predecessors, it will be indispensible. Some 225 experts have shared 700 bars across sixty countries, covering venues…

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour

The national drink of Peru, has become a favourite in London fueled by the rise in the popularity of Peruvian food over the last few year. While Pisco based drinks stretch back to the 1700s, the Pisco Sour was an invention of 1920s Lima. It was first created at Morris’ Bar, a bar owned by…