New York Dining

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I have long had an obsession with New York, in particular Manhattan, and all because of “Sex and the City”. From the trendy restaurants and bars, to the wonderful fashion sported by the cast to that feeling one only gets when you live and work in one of the world's great cities, as I was... Read more »

The Dining Room at Playboy Club London

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“So are there strippers by the table? Isn’t that distracting?” Mention that you’re dining at The Playboy Club and it’s amazing the responses you get. Well, to be fair, the same response, phrased several different ways, from people who should know better, all assuming that The Playboy Club is a lap dancing establishment. The reality is,... Read more »

DSTRKT

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Tucked away on Rupert Street, in a part of London that most Londoners love to hate and in an area I refer to as ‘tourist town’ lies an interesting haunt named DSTRKT. The ‘love to hate’ attitude is derived from the fact that it is in a part of London that really doesn’t belong to... Read more »

CUT at 45 Park Lane

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I could not believe my Puck, not only was I having breakfast with the effervescent Jonty but I was having breakfast at CUT at 45 Park Lane. The Dorchester Collection’s ninth hotel, it opened on 1st September 2011 with Wolfgang Puck’s first venture in Europe. CUT at 45 Park Lane, a modern American steak restaurant... Read more »

Burger and Lobster

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Just occasionally a restaurant eschews a fancy name, and says what it serves... Burger & Lobster, part of the Goodman steak chain, does exactly that.  Its menu has proved so popular that the restaurant is now moving nearly two tons of lobster a week - and as the lobsters are roughly a 1kg each, that's nearly two thousand lobsters... Read more »