A Long, Lovely Brunch at the Ivy Soho Brasserie

The Ivy Soho Brasserie is Caprice Holdings’ latest addition to its sprawling empire of restaurants. D and I ended up having a 5-hour brunch there recently and I think it may just possibly be my favourite Ivy restaurant. Admittedly, when I heard an Ivy restaurant…

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Tossing up dough with Pizza Scuola at Ponti’s

Just off Oxford Circus is Ponti’s, a traditional family-run Italian restaurant with a history inspired by hard work and big dreams. Walking in, I was drawn to the open kitchen reminding me of eateries I’ve visited in Italy. The pungent smell of garlic and cured…

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Revisiting Dinner by Heston at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has recently debutedĀ its very own TV documentary. Boasting of luxurious English pride, this European flagship of the hotel group also houses the most sought-after tables in town… and the world. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, aka Top 45 in The World’s…

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