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[30 Nov 2010 | By ]
Film Review: London River on DVD

London River, directed by Rachid Bouchareb, portrays the drama of the London terrorist attacks in 2005. Even though the movie intends to focus on the 7 July events, it is more about the basic fears and emotions we all possess rather than about the UK’s political or religious scene at that time.

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[24 Nov 2010 | By ]
Review: Juniper Society at Graphic Bar

If you’d like to find out more about gin, how to make the perfect Martini or just to drink the stuff in a variety of cocktails, then the Juniper Society held at Graphic Bar in Soho is just what you’re looking for…

Food & Drink »

[24 Nov 2010 | By ]
Sushi Academy London – Bringing Traditional Japanese Cooking to London

Do you like sushi? Do you crave for it in your dreams and can’t get enough of it? If you’re partial to cooking and love Japanese cuisine, you should give the newly set up Sushi Academy London a try!

Events in London »

[20 Nov 2010 | By ]
50 Pairs of Taste of Christmas Tickets To Be Won

Christmas is just over a month away, and if you haven’t already started thinking of gifts to buy for your loved ones or festive food, there’s no time to waste! Enter our competition for some free tickets (worth £44) for the Taste of Christmas exhibition

Food & Drink »

[15 Nov 2010 | By ]
Review: Casa Brindisa at South Kensington

Having been to Casa Brindisa a few times before, I was expecting their same high quality of food on my recent visit, but was appalled that some of the dishes were mediocre, but with the same high price tag to boot.

London News »

[14 Nov 2010 | By ]
Free FRAE Frozen Yoghurt for Movember

Have you started seeing yetis or bigfoot in the shadows of dark alleyways or stalking the water cooler in your office? Noticed grown men standing around admiring each other’s moustaches?

Events in London »

[12 Nov 2010 | By ]
Review: Balé de Rua – Street Ballet at the Peacock Theatre

Ladies, can you imagine fourteen male dancers wearing white suits and white hats accompanying only one female dancer on stage? This is the opening scene of the Peacock Theatre’s current show Balé de Rua that is on tour there from the 2nd to the 20th of November.

Food & Drink »

[11 Nov 2010 | By ]
Review: El Cantara Combines Spanish and Moroccan Influences

El Cantara opened about a month ago in the heart of Soho, and promises to combine the best of Spanish and Moroccan cuisine, along with a shisha open-air terrace on the 2nd floor. El Cantara means bridge in Spanish and Arabic and it’s a fitting moniker for a new restaurant and bar.

Events in London »

[7 Nov 2010 | By ]
Review: Art by Offenders at the Royal Festival Hall

Art and crime aren’t normally associated with one another, unless its in the context of a heist of a priceless artwork, Italian Job style. But art has always been used in prisons, mental institutions, and detainment centres to provide not just a hobby for the prisoners, but also to teach a valuable life skill.

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[2 Nov 2010 | By ]
Dust Mask Not Included: Ai Weiwei’s Sunflower Seeds

Ai Weiwei’s installation at the Tate Modern, titled Sunflower Seeds, was meant to be handled, waded in, and even taken as a sneaky souvenir. Instead, due to health & safety regulations, it is now only enjoyed behind a safety barrier. Guest writer Matthew Miles reviews what should have been an extraordinary exhibition.