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Four To Eight, tucked away in Covent Garden

We went to Four to Eight, a modern Italian, in Covent Garden to try out their new brunch menu. We kicked things off with cocktails, I went for the Blood Orange Margarita, which was actually a lot sweeter than I … Continue reading

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A hidden gem in North London- Bayleaf

A post shared by Jason & Chiara Pinto (@goantolondon) on Jul 16, 2017 at 6:03am PDT   So we may have found our new favourite Indian restaurant tucked away in Whetsone. We kicked things off with cocktails, we got a … Continue reading

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An evening of gelato tasting at Marine Ices, Camden!

On a bright summer’s evening, we headed off to Camden for a gelato tasting session at Marine Ices. Love the wisteria, especially when it is in full bloom! After a warm welcome from Eddie and Kitty, we settled down with … Continue reading

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A relaxing beach holiday in Calabria, Italy!

We needed a relaxing beach holiday away from the regular tourist spots, and so decided on a lesser known location of Zambrone in Calabria – a beach vacation hotspot for the Italians! After a lot of research and discussions, we … Continue reading

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Megaro Bar, below Karpo, at Hotel Megaro, Kings Cross – a great venue for all celebrations !

We had a wonderful time celebrating our friend Lauren’s 40th birthday at Megaro Bar (in the basement within Hotel Megaro, Kings Cross, below Karpo restaurant, and part of the St Pancras Hotel Group) with a James Bond themed party. Whilst … Continue reading

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Wine and cake pairings at Maison Blanc!

Maison Blanc has started doing wine and cake pairings, hurrah!! Well frankly I couldn’t think of a better way to while away an evening by enjoying two of my favourite things in the beautiful garden at Maison Blanc Fulham Road. … Continue reading

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Round 2 at: The Lockhart !

I went to catch up with a friend – who selected The Lockhart on his own as it was near his work place without realising that C & I had previously visited for a book club event. After receiving a … Continue reading

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Urban Feast by Abbey Gardens at East Twenty Bar & Kitchen

We went to the East Twenty Bar & Kitchen within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Urban Feast laid on using fresh locally sourced seasonal produce by Abbey Garden producers. Abbey Gardens are a community gardening project located near … Continue reading

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Tredwell’s, Covent Garden

  Tredwell is the new restaurant near Covent Garden from Marcus Wareing. More casual in style it focuses on small sharing plates and, before you yawn and roll your eyes; I think the sharing plates trend has taken off because … Continue reading

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Casa Negra, Shoreditch

Casa Negra is fun and funky Mexican in Shoreditch. On a warm summer evening with all the windows open and a frozen margarita in hand it felt like we were somewhere much more tropical than the Great Eastern Road. I … Continue reading

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