11 restaurant DIY kits you need to try

Restaurants may be reopening their doors (hallelujah!) but if you’re not ready to step outside your own door just yet here are some of the best DIY kits to get your restaurant fix in your own home. Arabica DIY falafel kit Middle Eastern food with bags of flavour is what you’ll find at Arabica’s restaurants in Borough Market and King’s Cross. Their DIY falafel kits … Continue reading 11 restaurant DIY kits you need to try

Drinking at home: the new normal

One thing Lockdown certainly taught us is our home bars need a little love – a 12 year old bottle of Sangria just won’t cut it anymore. Here are some fun tipples to keep your drinks cabinet looking tantalising. Aluna Coconut Rum Throw out your Malibu, this blend of rums from Guatemala and the Caribbean has heaps of toasted coconut flavour. It’s low in sugar, … Continue reading Drinking at home: the new normal

Lockdown thirst quenchers

While I would never encourage getting rat arsed during Lockdown, everyone needs a little libation to cheer their souls once in a while. Here are some favourites that have been whetting my whistle during isolation… Blackcow Vodka This is an interesting one – ‘pure milk vodka’. Jason Barber and Paul Archard decided to change the path laid out for them by their great grandparents who … Continue reading Lockdown thirst quenchers

Feed Britain with Leon

Healthy fast food chain and all round good guys, Leon, have launched Feed Britain, a food delivery service which offers gigantic boxes of goodies from ready meals to glorious meat to fresh fruit and veggies. There’s a specific focus on producers whose business has suddenly vanished with the closure of the city’s once thriving hospitality scene. Leon Family Meals (£36) sees bags of menu highlights … Continue reading Feed Britain with Leon

What to eat from where during Lockdown

Bored yet? Furloughed? Hungry? Here are some of my favourite bits to eat and drink around London Town, from socially distant shopping to delivered-to-your-door goodies. Ampersand Butter The best butter around? You betcha. This cultured butter is made by the lovely Grant Harrington on a farm in Oxfordshire. Michelin starred restaurants aplenty use his butter and now you can get your hands on it in … Continue reading What to eat from where during Lockdown

7 must have meat boxes to get your chops around

Meat Lovers Rejoice! While we can’t sit down in a gorgeous dining room tucking in to a bone-in prime rib while glugging Claret we can order some of the country’s finest meat to enjoy in our own home. Here is the best of the best… Blacklock at Home It’s the restaurant I’m missing most so a Blacklock at home meat box was always going to … Continue reading 7 must have meat boxes to get your chops around