La Petite Maison Dubai – an incredible lunch

La Petite Maison is somewhere I’ve wanted to try for many years. Seven years to be specific! When I was at university, each summer I got a temp job to pay for my summer trips. One year, I got a temporary job as a secretary for a wealth management firm in London. I walked past La Petite Maison London on Brook’s Mews, every single day…

Becoming BFFs with Raymond Blanc at the Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Chelsea Flower Show is somewhere my mum has ALWAYS wanted to go. Each year when it’s broadcasted on the BBC, she’ll exclaim “we should go one day”. One day. That’s an expression that pushes things out, doesn’t it? One day in the future… To me, that’s where you don’t make active plans and often end up missing out. So when I had the opportunity to…

The five best dishes to try at Roka, Aldwych

The weather isn’t following the rules at all – it’s June and in my eyes, that means it should be two things – warm and sunny. We should we walking around in summer dresses, with huge sunglasses and sandals. We should be drinking Pimms in our gardens, hosting barbeques with our families and looking for the best spots for al fresco lunch – those are…

Dinner at the Clove Club

The Doc and I marked three years since our first date last Wednesday. Being self-professed foodies, we spent our first date at a Street Feast food festival, and haven’t stopped eating since! If I recall correctly, it went something like this: I was late by half an hour He was 15 minutes early He thought I’d stood him up We didn’t stop talking for about…

The Sea Containers Bottomless Brunch at the Mondrian Hotel

In theory, turning 26 isn’t a special birthday. It’s not a quarter of a century, it isn’t a milestone birthday and it isn’t really a traditionally big event. But when you can get together 16 of your faves together for brunch it can only inevitably become a special memory to look back on. Well… that’s if you remember it! No mean feat when there’s prosecco…