This December 2018, famous celebrity-friendly healthy hangout, The Skinny Kitchen, is bringing its brand of hip clean eating to Islington. Originating from Ibiza, Skinny Kitchen Islington will be the second UK opening with a location already in Canterbury, Kent, and another London location scheduled to open in the New Year in Ealing Broadway.
The Skinny Kitchen was founded in 2014, by husband and wife team, Joel and Lois Belchem, inspired by their love of fitness, clean healthy food and of course Ibiza. Fuelled by their passion and desire to bring something totally unique to the food industry, they immediately set about opening Ibiza’s first all-day healthy food hangout, but it didn’t stop there!
With amazing feedback from visitors across the world to their Ibiza sites, expansion plans were put in motion to launch in the UK. The owners chose Islington for their next UK opening due to the great mix of trendy independent restaurants and cafés on its busy high street with offices and The Business Centre nearby. Read more
Launched December 2018, Meraki Bar is a hidden living room bar housed below the popular modern Greek restaurant Meraki in Fitzrovia owned by Peter Waney. Meraki Bar aims to bring the bohemian gypset vibe to London synonymous to the relaxed and artistic atmosphere experienced at the most popular restaurant and beach locales on the island of Mykonos. Meraki Bar is the latest addition to a portfolio of world-renowned restaurant brands co-founded by Peter and his brother Arjun Waney that include Zuma, Roka, Coya, La Petite Maison, The Arts Club and Oblix at The Shard. Peter has partnered up with a collective of top international industry veterans including Alain Dona, Adam Bel Hadj and Laurent Manuel to launch Meraki Bar. Together they combine their experience, network and creativity to meticulously create an atmosphere that engages all six senses.
Plenty to enjoy in the countdown to Christmas this year at Prezzo, the UK’s favourite pizza and pasta restaurant, with the widely anticipated launch of Prezzo’s Christmas 2018 set menu. Available all day every day, Prezzo’s new Christmas set menu launches across its 188 UK-wide restaurants from Tuesday 27th November until the New Year.
Perfect for a Christmas party or to enjoy with a group of friends, the Italian-inspired menu includes fresh new, seasonal dishes with innovative flavour combinations, alongside tempting Italian classics, developed by Prezzo’s executive chef, Paul Lewis, and his talented team. “Our brief was to create dishes and drinks with an indulgent feel that also celebrates the best of the winter produce,” says Paul Lewis. “We started working up ideas for the Christmas set menu back in May using special Christmas ingredients and referencing Italian culture and food trends to influence what we create. We hope the Prezzo Christmas set menu inspires customers to try our great, new ingredient combinations presented in a modern and stylish way.
Godiva was founded in Brussels in 1926 by Belgian Chocolatier, Pierre Draps, and for the past ninety years they have led the chocolate category through its pioneering innovation and impressive culinary artistry, with a heritage rooted in its founding family’s skilled craftsmanship and passion for chocolate. Godiva is now available in more than 100 countries across the globe, at the chocolatiers iconic boutiques, chocolate cafes and at many fine retailers.
From the countdown to Christmas, to family gatherings and Christmas gifting, the collections offer pieces for each occasion. The collection available from boutiques includes deluxe sharing advent calendars, luxurious gifting boxes, our iconic truffles, and of course the plush teddy bear, whilst the every day luxury collection includes elegant chocolate wreaths, an advent calendar and chocolates perfect for festive gatherings.
Recently opened the Chelsea corner restaurant has immediately become our favourite! The restaurant is very elegantly decorated with cream and green, to give a light and spacious feel with the charming and inviting bar in lovely dark wood. The tables are decorated simply but beautifully wit rose gold napkin holders and nice natural rose and candles are enhancing romantic atmosphere with good Italian vibe And the most importantly – very tasty & delicious food and a great price, amazing service provided by very polite & friendly staff – It has all ingredients for the perfect Italian night out!
The famous Eden-Roc restaurant from Oetker collection is home to the celebrated team of Executive Chef Arnaud Poëtte, Head Chef Olivier Gaïatto and Pastry Chef Lilian Bonnefoi. With views of the Lérins Islands, and the gentle sound of waves lapping below, this iconic venue epitomises the elegance of the French Riviera and for an extreme luxury experience visiting the terrace of Eden-Roc Restaurant is a must do.
On July 20th, 2018 the Spanish twins Alberto and Arian Zandi opened their new modern restaurant and bar Zuaya in Kensington. The head chef Francisco Lafee (who has worked at Michelin-starred restaurants in South America and London including Barrafina) presents colourful sharing plates of ceviche, robata octopus and vegetarian and vegan dishes.Under greenery and hanging plants you will get the chance to enjoy some new and different dishes with extraordinary flavour menu combinations from Latin America.
Magnum invites to experience the ultimate in pleasure and sophistication at Magnum London. The world-famous Magnum dipping bar features iconic “Make my Magnum”, the ultimate experience of magnum craft and indulgence, as well as stylish new Magnum looks inspired by the worlds of fashion and art and enjoy a VIP experience at the newly opened Magnum chef’s table:
Tradition and legend
The origins of Gorgonzola are linked to a legend whereby a young dairy-man lingered on chatting with his sweetheart, forgot about his work and postponed it to the following day. Read more