The Perfect Serve

Anyone for (Michelin-starred food and) tennis? The joys of Wimbledon are obvious but, well, mixed? There’s the corporate hospitality, where the pleasures of tennis and day drinking are so mewhat marred by the small talk. There’s the vague hope of tickets in the ballot. There’s the day entry, running around and attempting to beat the…
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Bunch of Flours

One of the world’s best pastry chefs is coming to London At some point in early 2022 – we can’t be more specific because, well, you know – Cedric Grolet will be coming to The Berkeley in London’s Knightsbridge.   Who he? He great pastry chef, that who he. Famed for his culinary ‘trompe-l’œil’ –…
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Surf’s Up. And Under?

Have you heard the one about the insurance broker, the surfer and the engineer? Look, we know it’s not funny, but we can only work with what they gave us. They got together and, 12 years later, created a really cool thing. And what Jennifer Köhnsen, Carsten Höltig and Holger Daum gave us is the…
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All For ‘Naught

The Connaught Bar is the Best Bar in the World. Still. The World’s 50 Best Bars Awards has given its top place to The Connaught Bar – for the second year running. It’s only the third time a bar has held on to this prestigious award in the World’s 50 Best Bars history and a…
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Fiji. Water.

Not to mention white sandy beaches, tropical rainforests, blue lagoons… Yeah, alright COMO Laucala Island, we get the point. You’re beautiful… As yet another storm lashes the UK, Fiji seems even further away. But hey, we have faith, travel will return. And when it does, COMO Laucala Island is going to be close to the…
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Great Gusto

Don’t take our word for it, take Michelin’s… Gusto by Sadler, the restaurant at the Baglioni Resort Sardinia has been awarded a Michelin star. A hell of an achievement, frankly, for a restaurant, and resort, that only opened in June 2021. The hotel group, which boasts three hotels in Italy’s finest art cities – Florence,…
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The Lusso Spirit Guide

Nothing to do with mediums. Everything to do with great drinks. Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery The Glenturret has launched new, to-be-annual edition called the Manager’s Dram. Created by Distillery Manager Ian Renwick, it’s a hand-numbered, limited release of 500 bottles, matured in three American and European Sherry casks. The result, according to Ian, is “sweet…
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Putting It The Other Way

The Other House is a new concept in hospitality. And it’s coming to London in 2022. When is a hotel not a hotel? When it’s a “residents’ club”. No, us neither, but we’ll try and explain. According to the official line, The Other House “disrupts” the traditional sectors of hotels, serviced apartments and private rentals…
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‘Tis The Season…

No. Not that one. The good one. With the truffles. Well, it’s THAT other season too, of course, should you need that as an excuse for indulgence. But you shouldn’t need an excuse to buy truffles, right? White and black truffles remain some of the most luxurious and coveted ingredients in the world but have…
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One Singleton Sensation

The Singleton of Glen Ord release a very special new vintage                It’s not often you get to describe a 39-year-old as “new”, but then it’s not often a distillery releases something of that kind of age statement.  Step forward then The Singleton of Glen Ord, and the (naturally) limited release of their longest secondary maturation…
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