Food and Gin

If you’re looking for some good food stops on your weekend break, or you want a good recipe for a weekend at home, or you just want to find a nice gin bar (hello), you’ve come to the right place.

Weekend Brunch: To-Die-For Turkish Eggs

Inspired by a recipe from Changa restaurant in Istanbul, and adapted a la Nigella Lawson, Turkish Eggs make the ideal weekend brunch. And are a fiery start to any Saturday morning!

Is this the best cocktail bar in London?

London’s One Aldwych has more than one thing to write home about. The dove-grey hotel sits in a princely position at the confluence of The Strand and The Aldwych, curving gently to follow the road and keep its eye on the neighbouring theatres. It’s an impressive...

Gin bliss at London’s Gin Hotel: The Distillery

Free may be the most powerful word in the English language, but gin comes a close second. At least in my lexicon. For those of you who know me well, you’ll know that gin plays a big role in my wellbeing, alongside carrot sticks and cream eggs. So when I heard there...

Weekend Picks: Afternoon Tea in Bath

The Great British institution of afternoon tea has gone through a renaissance of late. Classic as the tradition may be, the ‘high tea’ execution of today is more inventive and more adventurous than ever. Not that I’m complaining; afternoon tea is my...

A Foodie Weekend in Devon

The Package: A 2 night-stay at Larkbeare Grange, with complimentary afternoon tea, dinner at The Jack in the Green, and dinner at The Five Bells The Cost: £300 per couple PIN FOR LATER: It isn’t perceptible at first, the green. It’s waiting beneath a heavy black...

Weekend Picks: Afternoon Tea at The Goring Hotel

THE GORING, London –  Ok, Kate Middleton; I can see what the appeal is. Class, poise, and enough ravishing Edwardian elegance to make Downton Abbey look positively hum-drum, The Goring Hotel in Belgravia certainly merits its regal visitors and its Royal Warrant....