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[30 Apr 2012 | By ]
Dishes by Lindt Excellence Chocolates & Jun Tanaka

When you think of Lindt chocolate, you think of cute chocolate Easter bunnies, wrapped up in gold foil and fond memories of munching them as a child and getting a tummy-ache the next day. And then there’s Jun Tanaka – a master chef that I’ve been dying to try his food for ages, but never gotten round to eating at his Pearl restaurant in Holborn.

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[25 Apr 2012 | By ]
World Famous Noma Restaurant Coming To Claridge’s (for 10 days)

While London has an abundance of Michelin starred and fine dining restaurants, it doesn’t have Noma, a Copenhagen restaurant that is almost universally regarded as the world’s best, especially since El Bulli in Spain has now shut down. So it is with great excitement that René Redzepi, head chef of Noma, has unveiled “A Taste of Noma at Claridge’s”.

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[23 Apr 2012 | ]
3 New Restaurants You Must Try at Taste of London 2012

It’s that time of the year again – Taste of London returns this year, bigger and better than ever at Regent’s Park! More than 40 top London restaurants will be here over the four days to showcase their signature dishes and new creations, and lots of food & drink stands will mean that if you’re a foodie like me, it’s best to leave the credit cards at home than tempt fate!

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[14 Apr 2012 | By ]
Limited Edition London 2012 Olympic TfL Oyster Cards

As the Olympics get closer, all kinds of sponsored and branded merchandised for the London 2012 Olympics are being announced. It was inevitable that Transport for London would catch the merchandising fever, and have announced special edition London 2012 Olympic Oyster Cards to commemorate the Olympic Games.

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[9 Apr 2012 | By ]
Fashion-Themed Afternoon Tea at The Berkeley Hotel

Popular opinion is that the afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel is the best in London. And it might have been true in the past. But while The Ritz still has name power and tourists still clamouring to experience tea like the Queen does, the smart Londoners have moved on other afternoon tea places, and one of those is most definitely The Caramel Room at The Berkeley Hotel.

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[9 Apr 2012 | By ]
Song Dong: Waste Not at the Barbican Centre

If you’re ever told that you have way too much stuff and are a borderline hoarder, then this is an exhibition to visit to erase any self-doubt in your mind, and to bring that “friend” along to prove them how wrong they are. For Song Dong’s Waste Not exhibition will open your eyes to a true hoarder.

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[7 Apr 2012 | By ]
Fresh Seafood & Unusual Dining at The Lobster Pot

Tucked away near Kennington Tube Sation is The Lobster Pot, which is a small & cosy French seafood restaurant. While the location is random, the food was anything but, and every seafood dish that came out was consistently top notch.