The Wine Bar

The Wine Bar

Secreted behind the large staircase that leads down to the small but perfectly curated offering of the food hall at Fortnum & Mason, is The Wine Bar. Originally called 1707, the new incarnation is still the same tucked away wine bar that has had oenophiles making a B line to it and its stunning wines…

The Summer Exhibition 2018

The Summer Exhibition 2018

The Royal Academy have, for their 250th Anniversary, pulled out the big guns for the Summer Exhibition, the centre piece of the RAs calendar. This year (the 249th summer exhibition) Grayson Perry RA, and his female alter ego Clair, has taken the curatorial mantle to create what is the most original, creative and witty Summer…

Detroit: Become Human

Detroit: Become Human

I’m a big fan of games that force me to make decisions. With that in mind, I consider myself fortunate that these kinds of games are becoming more and more common, from episodic games such as the cult classic Life is Strange series to more mainstream AAA titles such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.…

Japan: The Cookbook

Japan: The Cookbook

Conspicuously absent from the collection until now, this beautiful faux bamboo covered book is the latest in the growing line of Phaidon’s national cuisine cookbooks. Three years in the making, Japan: The Cookbook is finally here. Complete with 400 plus recipes divided into 15 different food types, the book brings to a wider audience the…

The Humble Handkerchief

The Humble Handkerchief

The handkerchief is undervalued one of the most undervalued men’s accessory, and should not be confused with the silk pocket square. A Hanky should be added to the pocket of every outfit. Blowing ones nose might be the most obvious choice, but it’s not the only option, as you’ll see. Your handkerchief should be made…