On a cold autumnal evening I was invited to the new Uzbeki restaurant Samarkand in Fitzrovia for a Silk Road Masterclass in vodka and cocktail tasting. Mixology meets Marco Polo. Camel caravans on the windswept plains. And a bunch of bloggers on a mission. How could I ever refuse?
In the basement of Jason Atherton’s Sosharu lies a hidden den called the 7 Tales bar. Head down the stairs and through the curtain and it’s as if Tokyo has come to Clerkenwell.
Quaglino’s is a swanky Mayfair restaurant and late night party spot, which oozes the decadent air of the 1930s. We were there for neither of these delights on our visit…
Picture the scene. A cold, windy evening on a dark, eerie deserted street in Shoreditch. February 14th. And now slightly concerned at the impact of nearly ten years of marriage on romance levels.Read more