Alice In Wonderland High Tea At The Sanderson

I’ve been to many high teas in my time, but there’s none that delight and amaze in quite the way that the Sanderson’s Alice In Wonderland high tea does. Located in central London, the Sanderson Hotel offers a whimsical escape from everyday life with it’s unique high tea themed around Lewis Carroll’s beloved story about…

High Tea At The JW Marriott

High tea in London has become as common as the people who were once excluded from enjoying it. So with high teas being offered left right and centre (even at pubs like The Water Poet in Shoreditch) what sets a fine establishment apart from a pretender? A grand piano is certainly a good first step,…

Spa Break, The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

For lovers of relaxation there may be no better place for a spa break visit than Iceland’s Blue Lagoon. A short bus ride outside of the capital Reykjavik, these geothermal hot springs have an astonishing blue colouring from a reaction of the sun on the silica rich waters. The complex is complete with huge pools,…

Just Opened: House Of Peroni Pop-Up Brick Lane

Newly opened on Brick Lane is the latest pop-up to occupy the Truman Brewery Space – The House Of Peroni. After one visit I’m sold, iconic Italian beer brand Peroni have used the huge warehouse space spectacularly to create a Italian cocktail hour worthy of stylish Milan. The whole area has been filled with huge…

Just Opened: Ottolenghi Spitafields

Ottolenghi has held my heart for a long time, but is a place I hardly ever visited (not living nearby and not wanting to fight Angel’s Yummy Mummys Who Brunch for a hard to get table ). But now Ottolenghi has come to my doorstep with a new City Shoreditch location at 50 Artillery Ln….

January Diet Resolutions With M

It’s incredibly difficult for a foodie blogger to stay thin without resorting to ill advised bulimia. Post Christmas is the most difficult time to fit into one’s clothes, so I’ve turned to a nifty little app called My Fitness Pal  (FREE) which counts calories and scans bar-codes. This app has allowed me a platry 1200 calories…

EVENT: Mr Fogg Meets Africa

The International Foodie is all about the combined joys of travel and food and how an eating experience is such a key element of enjoying other cultures. With that in mind an upcoming event at Mr Foggs caught my eye. Mr Fogg has teamed up with fellow explorer, Levison Wood, for an evening talking about his most…

Foodie In Lagos: Seafood Dreaming

Portugal is a seafood lovers dream, not only are the shellfish plentiful but they’re extremely cheap. Portuguese food is often sneered at for its inelegance, and it’s true that it is not presented in a fashionable manner (tiny portions, artisan smears of sauce… Etc). Food is hearty, and served generously, extremely generously in Lagos. This…

London’s Best: Cock Pubs

Oh humble rooster, little did you know the joy you would bring to the 21st century…The number of Facebook posts and selfies your presence would stimulate. The dirty texts, the awkward check-ins, the hen party mayhem! The number of Facebook posts and selfies your presence would stimulate. The dirty texts, the awkward check-ins, the hen…