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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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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Cake Walk

What happens when fashion meets baking? Dolce & Gabbana Panettone, that’s what… Fashion legends Dolce & Gabbana are turning up the luxury this Christmas, and announcing the return of their luxury Panettone. Calories and fashion are not the obvious pairing but, actually, the D&G Panettone has developed something of a cult status… The cakes themselves…
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Prêt Project

There are afternoon teas… and then there’s The Berkeley’s Prêt-à-Portea London is home to many an iconic afternoon tea but there’s only one that’s truly “in fashion”. Ho ho. The Berkeley, on Wilton Place, has been home to the celebrated Prêt-à-Portea for some time and, as befits a fashion-themed afternoon tea – a surprisingly calorific…
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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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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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Mindful Drinking

New hemp-based drink Spirited Euphoria promises all the fun of alcohol, and none of the downsides. Trying to cut down a bit? Just putting those days behind you? Attempting Dry January (or any other month)? There are many reasons people stop drinking and, with the low- and no-alcohol drinks sector thriving – yes, even after…
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