Event of the Week – MIND X Chotto Matte

Launching on the 14th January, Soho restaurant Chotto Matte is putting together an array of stunning dishes to raise awareness and support for mental health charity MIND. Executive chef Jordan Sclare will serve up a full spectrum of colour, with dishes designed to positively impact mood, using the science of chromotherapy. Yellow, the colour of intellect, creativity and personal power will be a hake and turmeric dish with a vibrant yellow…

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Brand of the Week – Kiton

Kiton’s new über-luxe sports line KTN – available in New York, Milan and Paris and now London. The team at Kiton have designed this stylish look for running about the very busy city in extreme comfort and with cool elegance. Streamlined, tailored suits and an overcoat – all in shades of anthracite grey – come in new fabrics such as 14 micron wool, combed cashmere, cashmere/linen mixes and…

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Spa of the Week – The Midland

Need sleep and time? Or just to replenish and restore? Take a look at The Midland Spa packages. Escape the cold this winter with a spa day that will warm you to the core. Enjoy the new ESPA limited edition treatment to comfort winter skin, warm tired muscles and restore a sense of joy for the winter season.  Relax and…

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Brand of the Week – Lucas Hugh

Designed for the woman who does not want to compromise on performance or style, Lucas Hugh activewear fills the need for versatile clothing that carries energy and sophistication beyond the gym. Cut to complement and engineered to support. Based in London and produced in Europe at one of the most technologically advanced sportswear factories in the world, – also home…

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Restaurant of the Week – Brat

Such a satisfying name… Brat! As well as being a name for one of the tastiest fish in the sea….Turbot, Brat is also a Welsh word for apron. Welsh heritage is at the core of this Shoreditch hideaway superbly put together by the Welsh chef Tomos Parry,  Brat is inspired by Parry’s many trips to the pintxos bars of the…

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Cocktail of the Week – Tequila Hot Toddie

Hot toddies are a classic cold weather drink, but instead of incorporating whiskey, this light, zesty version uses aged tequila. Grand Marnier gives it a sweet, burnt orange quality. Sound like the perfect margarita? Well, it’s not, but if you’re itching for one to quell the shakes until beach season, this is the cocktail for you.  Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces Sauza Hornitos Añejo 3/4 ounce Grand…

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Brand of the Week – Rossignol

For over 100 years Rossignol has been the benchmark in winter sports, making skiing and riding easier, more inspiring, and more fun. From competitive athletes to cautious first-timers. Rossignol offers a wide range of equipment and a collection of clothing for skiing and snowboarding for men, women, juniors and children all year round. Discover ski boots, hats, scarves and beanies Alpine and…

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Restaurant of the Week -Andina

Could this be the Superfood KING? Martin Morales’s Shoreditch follow-up to Ceviche is conveniently open from breakfast through to dinner. Drop by for a healthy bite to eat and perfect Peruvian coffee. Being the masters of everything nutritious try a body nurishing smoothie or if your allowing yourself a wondrous pisco cocktail, to go with your mind-blowing scrumptious feast. The…

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Escape of the Week – Cotswold Manor

This family retreat is available for your sole use on a self-catering basis for long weekends, weekly and monthly stays. The 5-bedroom manor house has been privately owned since the 15th century and is steeped in English history. It has been beautifully refurbished and is now available as an exclusive home to rent for those seeking a discrete retreat away…

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Cocktail of the Week -Blackberry Gin Smash

Looking for a fresh tipple to sip this week? Inspired by botanical ingredients this might help to refresh your palate over the festive season.  Recipe: 60ml gin1 Tbsp blackberry jam1 tsp sugar5 lemon balm leaves1 tsp honeySoda water Method: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lemon balm leaves, jam and sugar until the leaves bruise and the sugar combines well.…

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