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Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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The Shenkman Bar @ The Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Review – The Shenkman Bar @ The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts [Piccadilly, London]

Our Lily heads down to the Royal Academy of Arts‘ Keeper’s House Restaurant. There she discovers The Shenkman Bar, and a man called Fabio – who does things with cocktails that you’ll never believe… Rating: In A Word: Secluded Appeals To: People
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The Shangri La by Joe Wild for Jenny’s Bar

The fabulous new Shangri La cocktail being served at Jenny’s Bar, The Old Ropery, Fenwick Street, Liverpool, to celebrate Chinese New Year, 19th February. Creator Joe Wild comments “Opihr is such an exotic gin with its oriental spices and cumin and cardamom, that it
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Review – Babylon’s Winter Terrace

What did you do for Halloween? Thanks to TB, we spent the evening in the gorgeous surroundings in Babylon at Kensington Roof Gardens. The venue is owned by Richard Branson, who famously bought it the day after he’d been turned away at the door by an over-zealous bouncer. In a
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214 Bermondsey - Basement Bar Area

Review – 214 Bermondsey [Southwark]

Rating In A Word Gin-Temple (OK, so it’s a double barreled word) Appeals To Those who worship at the alter of Gin, and like the spirit in all of it’s wondrous varieties (there are many). People who want an education in gin, but would who would rather get this via
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The Lucky Pig - Front Entrance

Review – The Lucky Pig [Fitzrovia]

Rating Appeals To Cocktail pilgrims, cocktail bar zealots of a historical persuasion and those who enjoy subterranean prohibition themed spaces. Also those who prefer older style cocktails and bar staff wearing trouser braces Fitzrovia bound people running away from the more
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Haymans Gin - Miranda Hayman tasting gin

Profile – Miranda Hayman [Haymans Gin]

Hayman’s Distillers, just in case you weren’t aware, are the creator of the much beloved, super oldschool range of Hayman’s Gins. The family actually has over 150 years of distilling history, dating back to Victorian days (that golden age of gin?)
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Johnny Neill of Whitley Neill gin.

Profile – Johnny Neill [Whitley Neill Gin]

Ever had a Whitley Neill G&T? You should, they’re delicious… We sit down with the scion to the famous Whitley Neill name (8th generation, don’t you know?) and ask him a few questions about distilling, self promotion and fist fights. So, why the African
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