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Review: Plateau [Canary Wharf]

An intense barre class on ice followed by a special Botanical Brunch at Canary Wharf’s Plateau restaurant? Sounds like hard work… Rating: Cuisine: Modern French In A Word: Posh Appeals to: City workers, those into luxury lunches with a view and anyone looking to have
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Cake and Bake wonderland hits the capital this weekend

This weekend the Cake & Bake show arrives in London once more. Head down to ExCeL for the UK’s biggest baking show, packed full of deliciously sweet treats, celebrity appearances and more stalls and shops that you can shake your wooden spoon at.  Some of this
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Veggie food festival heaven VegfestUK returns to London

The VegfestUK London annual vegan food festival is hitting the capital on October 10th-11th bringing with it some seriously indulgent veggie delicacies. VegfestUK originally started in Bristol in 2003 and has since expanded to Brighton in 2009 and London in 2013. The London event
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Review – Humble Grape’s ‘Italian Gran Turismo’

In A Nutshell An opportunity to spend about 4 hours learning about and tasting a number of small production and artisan wines from a certain region, in this case, Italy. There’s also some food paired with the wine Where Various spots in London, this was held near London
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News – Benihana Turns 50, Spills Sake Everywhere, Then Comes Up With 5 Cool Offers

Last week restaurant chain Benihana celebrated it’s 50th year of persistent existence in the only way it knew how – with fire, sake and people shouting greetings at you in Japanese.  We were invited down to take a look, having heard many things about the
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News – Ever paid for your dinner with a photograph…?

Earlier this month the frozen food buffs at Birds Eye hosted the worlds first pop-up ‘pay by picture’ restaurant at the Ice Tank in London. We went down to take a look. The idea, entitled ‘The Picture House’ was very simple – snap it, share it and
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Food Challenge – Burns Night 2014 Retrospective [The Sassenach* Edition]

*Sassenach: “The Gaelic term for a Saxon. Survives in modern day Ireland and Scotland as a derogatory term for an English person…” Lets Talk About Scotland What comes to mind when you think of the food of Scotland? For me it’s Haggis, single malt Scotch
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Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with an Irish Feast

Yes folks, it’s nearly time again to celebrate our beloved neighbours over in Ireland, St Patrick’s Day occurs on Monday 17th March this year and as always, the Mayor of London will be showering us with festivities in the City centre on the Sunday before (16th). 
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Outside of Quintessentially Supper Club at The Beagle

Review – Quintessentially’s Supper Club Party ROUND #2 [Hoxton, London]

Editor’s Note: This event was held at The Beagle, Hoxton [397-400 Geffrye Street] – but as we understand it, like many other such food experiences, Quintessentially’s Supper Club tends to move from place to place and has no specific home location. So this
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Review – Meatopia [Tobacco Dock, Shadwell]

Disclaimer: Vegetarians (and most especially vegans) should probably stop reading here, as this is likely not your kind of reading. Sorry guys… Despite the somewhat pricy tickets, what true blue carnivore could resist the seared and bloody siren song of a festival that is
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