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Gorge on Swedish delights at the Fika London crayfish festival

Crayfish parties, or kräftskiva in Swedish, are a tradition not to be missed and for the next couple of weeks you can join your own party, right here in Brick Lane, London. With long sharing tables outdoors and indoors and bucket loads (literally) of crayfish and other Swedish
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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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Review – Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush [London]

As I sit on a tube train playing Mahjong, I can still taste and smell the experience I’ve just had. Shikumen isn’t necessarily what you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, but that’s because it’s more traditional and less about satisfying us
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Italian Gelato Festival hits London this weekend

For those of you (like me) that love ice-cream the thought of a festival dedicated to one of the best in breed categories – gelato – sounds like utter heaven. Alas, that’s what’s in store for Londoners this coming weekend! Located at the Old
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The Well [Clerkenwell] launches Brazilian pop-up for summer

Many pubs will begin to launch summer menus and pop-ups over the coming weeks, but one that caught our eye recently was the AbraCachaça Brazilian pop-up at The Well in Clerkenwell. It’s lively, bright and fun with refreshing drinks and tasty nibbles – a bit of a
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Review – Poppies [Spitalfields, London]

Rating: In a word: Traditional Appeals to: Anyone wanting to take a step back in time. The 1950s décor has been meticulously designed by ‘Pop’ himself (Pat Newland) the celebrated owner of Poppies. The result will…transport you. Everything is covered; from wall to wall
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Review: Cafe Rouge, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Jolie   Cuisine: French Bistro   Appeals To: Shoppers, families, anyone who fancies something other than a cheap burger, or chips to eat and drink.    C’est Bon Back to the Trafford Centre. Again. I’m beginning to think the
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Review – Floridita, Soho [London]

If you work in Central London then this is one of those places that you’ve probably either heard about in conversation or have ended up in at some point in time. However, I think it’s rather underestimated. It isn’t really somewhere that springs to mind straight
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Asian Curry Awards 2015 open for nominations

Are you a fan of Asian curries? If so we have some great news for you … the fifth Asian Curry Awards are now open for nomination. So why not put your favourite restaurant up for an award?    Who can be nominated? The competition is open to all Asian restaurants
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Product review – Chatime Bubble Tea

Bubble tea has been around since the 1980s in Taiwan and is fast becoming part of popular British-Asian culture too. There are many variations, and the Chatime menu boasts most of the classics with a few modern additions. Similar to an iced tea but with more choices on flavours
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