The Life of a New Starter at Story PR

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I recently joined Story PR where I have been welcomed with open arms and a stomach full of food. Venturing from a medium-sized agency, I was a bit apprehensive about what a group of 12 would be like, but all anxious feelings have disappeared with the help of inspiring people, fun clients, original campaigns and… Read more »

Five of August’s last things

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Looks like it won’t be quite the wash out that was last weekend.  With that in mind… 1.  We’re catching the last weekend of Riverside Feast at Battersea Power Station 2.  We’re visiting the delightful new Brompton Food Market for meat, fish, groceries and goodies galore. 3. We’re still reeling from Jared Brown’s momentous birthday… Read more »

Boopshi’s Schnitzel & Spritz

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Sometimes you need simple, comforting and delicious food. And when you do, I recommend you visit Boopshi’s. With a small menu including rose veal, chicken and rare breed pork schnitzels and authentic Austrian sides such as sauerkraut, pickles, spatzel ‘n’ cheese and frites, there’s little more you could ask for.  Well, apart from a refreshing spritz… Read more »

Balcon

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Balcon is a room that reeks of civlisation. You can’t imagine faces getting redder and the night unfolding into a sudden tug of hair and screeching (unlike close neighbour TigerTiger). Described by my guest as ‘just like the Wolsely but easier to think’, a gentle brunch unfolded before us. We didn’t quite understand the champagne… Read more »

Plates of Potential and Potential Plates

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Restaurant writer, Douglas Blyde asked London’s leading food-focussed personalities what 2012 might hold for diners…  Richard Harden, Harden’s Guides: ‘Our own figures suggest the actual volume of openings is modest. Yet some of the restaurants that are opening are mega-budget productions. Can this possibly continue, in the face of all the doom and gloom? The… Read more »