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An Interview With Restaurateur Tony Kitous

An Interview With Restaurateur Tony Kitous

  by Charlotte Jones

Tony Kitous arrived in London from Algeria in 1988 with just £70 in his pocket, yet he quickly forged a successful career as a restaurateur. Kitous now runs Middle Eastern restaurant Levant, as well as gourmet grill restaurant, Shawa and [...]

Tags: London, Comptoir Libanais, Interview, Lebanese, restaurateur, Tony Kitous
Winter Festival at Southbank

Winter Festival at Southbank

  from Wander To Wonder

The Christmas spirit has well and truly arrived in London thanks to the Southbank's Winter Festival!

Tags: London, blogger, Southbank, travel, UK, winter
Restaurant Review: Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan, Hanway Place

Restaurant Review: Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan, Hanway Place

  by Charlotte Jones

Hakkasan Hanway Place was the very first restaurant opened by the Hakkasan restaurant group. The modern Chinese restaurant, designed by Christian Liaigre, opened in 2001 and while headed by renowned chef Tong Chee Hwee, won a Michelin star [...]

Tags: London, Chinese, Hakkasan, Hanway Place, London restaurant review, Restaurant Review
Christmas fun off the beaten track

Christmas fun off the beaten track

  by Olivia Ebeling

From iceskating at Somerset House to Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland, London is full of famous Christmas attractions to enjoy with your loved ones. But if you want to escape the crowds and try something new this year, check out Glam's [...]

Tags: London, Christmas, Christmas 2014, travel guide
An Interview With Chef Yasuhiro Mineno

An Interview With Chef Yasuhiro Mineno

  by Charlotte Jones

Yasuhiro Mineno is head chef and co-founder of Yashin Sushi and Bar and Yashin Ocean House. He began his career at a kaiseki chef in Japan and moved to the UK in 1996 to work first at Yumi and then Nobu’s Ubon restaurant. I spoke to [...]

Tags: London, An Interview With Chef, Chef, chefs-corner, Interview, Ocean House Yashin, restaurant, Yashin Sushi and Bar, Yasuhiro Mineno
Restaurant Review: The Chicken Shop in London’s Holborn

Restaurant Review: The Chicken Shop in London’s Holborn

  by Charlotte Jones

In September (2014) London welcomed its fourth outpost of The Chicken Shop owned by international Soho House hospitality group. The concept is simple; a quarter, half or whole rotisserie chicken, served with any number of four sides: [...]

Tags: London, Holborn, London restaurant review, restaurant, Restaurant Review, Soho House, The Chicken Shop