The Sea, The Sea

Chelsea’s acclaimed seafood restaurants spreads East… In an interesting twist of restaurant fate, Chelsea’s celebrated seafood specialists The Sea, The Sea are expanding to Hackney. We’ve seen many a hip pop-up start East and move West, of course, this is the first time we can remember seeing the opposite journey. Overseen by executive chef Leo…
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Hawksmoor Annual Charity Dinner

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Hawksmoor charity dinner in aid of Action Against Hunger. Over the last eight years, Hawksmoor has welcomes a succession of acclaimed chefs to cook at their annual charity dinner, raising over £625,000 in the process. Former guest chefs include the likes of Selin Kiazim, Pierre Koffmann, Skye…
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Full Circle

The world’s most personal concierge service? Quite possibly… As the world reopens – possibly temporarily, probably intermittently – we all need a little help. For some that will be making head or tail of the travel restrictions. For others, that will be a way of finding Super Bowl tickets, securing the ultimate yacht in Monaco…
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Give Gusbourne A Hand… and Flowers

Over the last decade or so, Britain’s sparkling wine industry has gone from strength to strength. One of those leading the way is Kent’s Gusbourne Estate which, as well as striving to create the world’s finest sparkling wines – well, you might as well aim high, right? – continues to celebrate British sparkling wine as…
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Wolfgang Puck – Snake River Farms

“See the marbling? That’s what makes it so intense…” The steak in question is some of the finest wagyu available anywhere in the world. “Wagyu is graded with a system of lets and numbers,” explains David McIntyre, the executive chef at CUT at 45 Park Lane. It’s a complex system – of letters and numbers,…
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Hail to the Sleep: The Hay-Adams Hotel, Washington

As the song goes – and I use the word ‘song’ in the loosest possible sense – “everybody needs good neighbours”. It’s a lesson The Hay-Adams, one of Washington DC’s oldest purpose-built hotels, should probably take to heart. I didn’t meet the neighbours personally but from what I saw, the police were ALWAYS there – sometimes…
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The Best ‘Dam Thing: The Dylan Hotel, Amsterdam

Bob Dylan goes on about tasting like a woman. The Dylan tastes like ‘Mmmm’ according to Neil Davey. Before I’d got to The Dylan, I was already something of a fan. A year or so ago, their chef had cooked a spectacular dinner in London to mark the launch of their private dining room. While…
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