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PAINT THE TOWN RED

30 May , 2018 New on the Scene

PAINT THE TOWN RED

Louisa Walters enjoys an adult family night out where Harlem meets Shoreditch ‘Fancy Friday night dinner at Red Rooster?’ I texted my son. ‘Really Mum? It’s hardly your kind of place,’ he replied. I realised he thought I meant the takeaway in Mill Hill. As a woman of a certain age, I could hardly be […]
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FIRED UP FOR PIZZA (AND MORE)

5 Apr , 2017 Italian,New on the Scene

FIRED UP FOR PIZZA (AND MORE)

Angie Jacobs ventures to a new pizza joint with her teenage son ‘Tis a rare treat to be granted a few hours with one’s teen, but the offer of pizza in a West End venue lured him in. (I bunged a few bob on his Oyster for good measure too). Firebrand Pizza in Marylebone is my […]
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GALVIN AT THE GOLF CLUB

27 Mar , 2017 Local favourite,New on the Scene

GALVIN AT THE GOLF CLUB

So spring has finally sprung and when the sun shines I want to jump in the car and head out of town. How clever of the Galvin brothers to open their latest venture outside of London at the Centurion Golf Club in Hemel Hempstead. It’s easily accessible from the M1 but feels a million miles away! I […]
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AS GOOD AS IT GETS

3 Jan , 2017 Cafes,Family Eating,Local favourite,New on the Scene

AS GOOD AS IT GETS

Louisa Walters ventures far (but not as far as it seems) in search of seriously good food Only a mad north Londoner would venture to the far flung reaches of Stoke Newington in gale force winds to try out a restaurant, right? Well let me dispel some myths. First, it’s not that far – 25 mins door […]
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PICTURE PERFECT

12 Aug , 2016 New on the Scene

PICTURE PERFECT

Picture Marylebone is the second outpost of young, charming Tom Slegg’s well-established Fitzrovia restaurant of the same name. Having garnered a reputation for adventurous menus, sublime flavours and exquisite presentation, Tom has a lot to live up to with his new venture. I love new restaurants – I love the shiny cutlery, the sparkling glassware, […]
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