Love is in the air, which makes a nice change from the damp and the rain that usually pervades at this time of year. They say that the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and we have plenty of options here for you to encourage cupid’s arrow.
The food of love abounds in Covent Garden. I’d forgive any number of flaws for oysters at J Sheekey, ceviche at Lima or ravioli at Spring....
Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrive! Come and join in the fun on November 19 when Le Garrick will be celebrating the new season’s Beaujolais Nouveau. This cherry-red coloured wine is the result of a quick fermentation process that ends up with a tasty, clean wine that is now enjoyed the world over. Customers can enjoy a bottle of Beaujolais at Le Garrick for only £25! If you fancy a bite to eat they...
Calling all lovers of Tequila and adventurous souls looking to enhance their Tequila taste buds. This month sees the return of the Tequila Season at Café Pacifico, La Perla and El Nivel, and the fun starts on 7 September continuing for three glorious months of new and established Tequilas for you to enjoy. Whether you drink your Tequila neat or mixed in a Margarita (or shock, horror, have never...
The Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off on 18 September with England vs Fiji. Drop into the RWC 2015 Official Store in Covent Garden Market to get kitted out, then it’s off to Twickenham to support the Roses, or if you haven’t been successful in bagging yourself a ticket, perhaps a local bar showing the match.
It’s the first time England have hosted a Rugby World Cup since 1991 and it promises to be...
A great new place for you to check out is Jar Kitchen on Drury Lane. We caught up with owners, Lucy Brown and Jenny Quintero (pictured above) and our first question was ‘What’s with all the jars?’. They are used as lights, condiment holders and flower vases, as well as when serving a few dishes. They told us it stemmed from their passion for sustainability, and guided them towards something a...
Côte Brasserie’s Chocolate Fondant
125g butter (plus extra for greasing the fondant moulds)
25g plain flour (plus extra for dusting the moulds)
200g good-quality dark chocolate (such as Green and Blacks Cook’s Chocolate, broken into pieces)
2 egg yolks
100g caster sugar
1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C or gas mark 4.
2. Brush four individual metal pudding moulds (...