La Mamounia Hotel Grounds & Restaurant Le Francais

No doubt, La Mamounia is one beautiful hotel. Just a few minutes walk away from the bustling Marrakech medina, it’s a breath of fresh air with its Moorish opulence. From its beautiful hallways to the garden, from the rooms to the common areas such as the pool and the spa…

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The Oval Room at The Wellesley: where I got the food blues

My buddy G and I found ourselves at Hyde Park Corner and decided to catch up over drinks at The Wellesley’s Crystal Bar. Feeling all glam and part of the drinking revolution, we learned that the hotel itself is a converted 1920s townhouse with a nod to art deco and…

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Bloggers’ Tea at Dalloway Terrace

Growing up, I had a voracious appetite for books and stories. I loved reading my text books even before school started and would always ask for a pitstop at a book shop instead of a toy store. Over the years my taste changed from Archie comics to a bit of Marvel;…

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Champagne Flight at The Northall Bar, Corinthia Hotel: where we had a flight of fancy

I’m not even going to deny it. I bloody love bubbly. Unless you’re giving me a good old barrel of whiskey (preferably from Japan – Yamazaki 18 to be precise), my tastebuds and alcoholic tolerance have now decided that my choice of tipple is champagne (Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque, s’il…

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Palm Court at the Langham: where we tried a new menu

If you remember, Aftab and I first met at Bob Bob Ricard to “celebrate” his birthday. So when he invited me to try the new menu at Palm Court at The Langham to “celebrate” my birthday, I accepted. Mr Fresh and Fearless   I used to go to Palm Court a lot…

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