Q: What is it? A: In 2004, Hakkasan’s top dim sum chef gets a restaurant where he can focus on what he’s good at, and receives a Michelin star within one year of operation. Looks like a nightclub or a cocktail bar. Is not. Packed with beautiful people. Busy, bustling and one of the best. [...]
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Q: What is it? A: An Italian embassy in Soho with fantastic pasta and an outstanding waiter. The fat of the land: Linguine with spider crab, tomato and basil. Dessert Sicilian style; a chocolate marzipan ball with rum and raisins in it. Brick building on 12 Archer Street, Soho. That’s where it’s at. I don’t know [...]
Q: What is it? A: A better hotel in Clerkenwell. Amazing bar. Amazing staff. Top atmosphere. The Zetter Townhouse. Instead of creating Zetter Mk 2, Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyan developed a completely different concept; revolving around an eccentric aunt. Colours everywhere in room #11. Look closely and you may get a glimpse of the [...]
Q: What is it? A: Another of the Soho House Group’s establishments. Great staff. Rooftop pool area. Small but nice rooms. Decent price tag. The member-exclusive-secluded-private meter is on red… …as soon as you read about the Shoreditch House. It’s true. It is a members only club, a closed community. Wanna get inside? Then you [...]
Q: What is it? A: If you want to stay in a not so cheap but very well-functioning hotel in a great Soho-location, this may very well be it. You may also keep in mind that hotels are rare in Soho! If you want to stay very, very central… …then maybe you should consider staying [...]
It’s Itsu. Today there are three of them, found at Canary Wharf, Soho and here at the ‘original’ location in Chelsea. There are also 16 shops, all located in the London area. Info you’ll find if you google Itsu… It opened in 1997, in the corner of Draycott Avenue and Walton Street in Chelsea. This [...]