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Breakfast

42 ° Raw Review: Raw and Fabulous?

Raw food: The basis Gaining momentum the world over the raw food diet is touted as the healthy alternative to conventionally cooked meals. Raw food fans generally eschew foods heated above 40-49 °C in favour of largely organic and unprocessed raw fruits, vegetables, soaked nuts and seeds, sprouted grains, desserts, smoothies and on occasion meat ...
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Breakfast

Inspiral: Veggie fare with fab taste?

I spent six years as a vegan savouring the delights of vegetarian and animal-free fare and as a meat-eater for the last couple of years I’d totally forgot how fantastic vegan and vegetarian options can be. I was hoping hippy chic cafe inSpiral Lounge would change all this. The  cafe was founded by Dominik Schnell ...
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French

Alynn Williams at The Westbury: A Mixed Bag

Located a stones-throw away from Oxford Circus, The Westbury is a five-star luxury hotel originally established in 1955, with a contemporary feel and ideal location for exploring London. It’s dining area plays host to food fare from Alyn Williams, a chef lauded for producing innovative menus for carnivores and vegetarians alike. Alyn Williams spent six ...
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French

Pollen Street Social: Reflections on Heinz?

Pollen Street Social is a modern bistro located in the heart of London’s Oxford Circus and steered by chef Jason Atherton, formerly of Gordon Ramsay’s ‘Maze’. His first solo project, the bustling venue with its very own Michelin star, has appeared in the World’s Top 50 Restaurants and been lauded for its inventiveness and reasonably ...
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Breakfast

Honey & Co: Lacking in flavour and quality

Honey & Co has been on a hype train recently and I merrily sauntered on. Run by husband and wife team Itamar Srulovich (most recently head chef at the acclaimed Ottolenghi) and Sarit Packer, this bijoux bistrou cafe in Warren Street London has been revered by many a critic for its home-spun Middle Eastern food, ...
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Bakeries

Yotam Ottolenghi: Salads and desserts to die for

Yotam Ottolenghi is a much acclaimed Israeli-born chef and cookery writer who previously worked as a pastry chef at The Capital, Michelin-starred restaurant in Knightsbridge, among other prestigious venues. Ottolenghi draws from various shores, but his influence is mainly Mediterranean, the Middle East and Asia. The first Ottolenghi deli was established in Notting Hill in ...
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Hotels

Heinz Beck’s Apsleys: Masterful meals to savour

Heinz Beck is one of Europe’s most renowned three star Michelin chefs and he happens to be head-chef at the iconic Lanesborough hotel in London, opened in 2009 and reputedly the most expensive hotel in London. The Lanesborough is located in the heart of Knightsbridge and Apsleys is on the ground floor, occupying a Venetian ...
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Restaurants

One Aldwych Hotel: Perfect Food at Indigo Restaurant

One Aldwych is  a contemporary five-star hotel set in Covent Garden, with London’s theatreland district just moments away. The hotel has won numerous accolades and has two restaurants Axis and Indigo. The Indigo Restaurant sits above the downstairs bar area, which has wonderful panoramic views of London’s bustling heartland. It’s airy, light and you feel ...
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