Eating Out

Veganism: Why Fake It?

Harvey Wilks | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

So as each and every one of you will know, this month has been Veganuary - a 31 day long promise to the birds and bees and cows and pigs and sheep and prawns and former racehorses that for the duration of January 2015 I will comply with a more compassionate lifestyle that diminishes their need to suffer.

Top New London Restaurants for 2015

Emyr Thomas | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emyr Thomas

The London restaurant scene is on fire at the moment, and without doubt one of the best places in the world for the quality of its restaurants. 2015 looks set to continue this trend if these restaurants are anything to go by. Read on for my top picks of the best new restaurants opening in London in 2015.

The New Michelin Star Contenders (And They Aren't All Fancy)

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With so many restaurants in the UK and Ireland, it can be hard to know where to find the most delicious food. But the Michelin Guide 2015 has just bee...

A Guide to Eating Out With Toddlers and Babies

Kiran Chug | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Chug

Choose a restaurant or cafe based on the food preferences of little people. For the child that only eats rice: Japanese is good. For the child that only eats bread on Tuesdays: Italian may work. If you have one of each of these children, take a packed lunch for the other.

2014 Michelin Restaurant List: Cream of the Crop

Tom Rokins | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Rokins

Sometimes it feels fantastic to splurge on an experience with all the finer trimmings. As we are gradually moving out of the recession, spending on luxury items and days out is increasing, so let's look at what's on offer for the discerning palette!

Five Ingredients for the Perfect Afternoon Tea

Travelzoo UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travelzoo UK

So what makes the perfect afternoon tea? Opinions differ of course, but here are the five most crucial components according to us.

A Tipping Point

Jim Sherifi | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jim Sherifi

I resent being made to feel responsible and guilty for my waiter's dire straits and for providing him/her with a living wage. It makes the good food stick in my craw to be put in this invidious position. Surely some of the blame should be shared with his/her employer.

Four Days in New York... on a Budget? Don't be a Schmuck!

Nick Jones | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Jones

So, let's get the obvious point of this article out there straight away - it is, in fact, not really possible to spend 4 enjoyable days in New York City without parting with quite a sizeable amount of cash.

Ten Most Annoying Things About Eating Out Gluten Free

Caz Roberts | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caz Roberts

I thought the sauce looked suspiciously glutenous so I asked him to check again with the chef. He returned and asked, "How allergic ARE you?" I looked at him and declared, a little poker faced white lie, "I will start vomiting profusely in the middle of your restaurant" at which point he admitted, "Yes, it's got flour in it". Sometimes you have to push to get the answers you need.

Poorna Bell

Best London Winter Pubs | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've had a good moan about how cold it is, and now it's time to move on with life and embrace winter as it settles in for the long run. That means: w...

Brogan Driscoll

London's Best Roast Dinners | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we will certainly miss the summer months spent sat on a picnic blanket eating scotch eggs in the sunshine, we must confess our love for winter. ...

Splitting Restaurant Bills No Longer A Passive-Aggressive Nightmare Thanks To New App

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Finally there is a solution to cheapskate mates who go quiet when the restaurant bill arrives. *takes a deep breath, smiles through gritted teeth*...

Private Dining Rooms in London

Emyr Thomas | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emyr Thomas

Here is a selection of private dining rooms across London for your next big event, party or business meeting.

Valentine's: The Most Insufferable Day of the Year, But Please Don't Tell My Girlfriend

Matthew Phillips | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

There is only one thing more depressing than being single on the 14 February and that's to actually be in a relationship. Whilst bachelors and bachelorettes worldwide will be able to drown their sorrows in a lonely den of iniquity, I will be forced to join the charade of institutionalised romance.

Why Your First Date Should Be a No-Food Zone

The Guyliner | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Going for dinner is a perfectly pleasant experience most of the time, but food on a first date is an absolute no-no for me, even if I'm feeling supremely confident about my table manners.

It's My Food, I'll Instagram It If I Want To

Lauren Bravo | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Bravo

According to The New York Times this week, the trend for amateur food photography has reached unacceptable levels, leading some of the city's top restaurants to ban it altogether.

Dining Out in Bo'vine, Glasgow

Raj Gill | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

Bo'vine isn't your standard hotel restaurant fare; there isn't a club sandwich or a curly fry in sight! Instead you are presented with an excellent a la carte menu in a sophisticated, modern setting.

British Restaurant Chain Group Remains Bullish For 2013

Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

Britain's The Restaurant Group, owner of middle-of-the road restaurant chains including Frankie & Bennys, Chiquitos and Garfunkels, has claimed it is ...

Dining Out in Restaurante Caballito de Mar, Palma de Mallorca

Raj Gill | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

The restaurant has a fabulous location, a little off the beaten track of other tourists; it is a great wee find. Situated next to a beautiful cathedral with stunning views of the sea, it is ideally located.

The Death of the Menu

Nana Wereko-Brobby | Posted 05.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nana Wereko-Brobby

But why shouldn't we have the freedom to pre-plan our meals. Why indeed. But enough of the play acting and menu scanning I beg you, just come out of the closet.

Review of Paternoster Chop House, London

V.C. Linde | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

A great location is luckily just the start here with skilled cooking right across the menu.

The 50 Best Restaurants in the World is Just a Sham

Drew Smith | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Drew Smith

The 50 Best restaurants in the world idea began life as a random magazine article in Manchester.

Fat and Fulfilled

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

At 18 I had a waist you could put your arm round, just 26 inches. But in the mirror this morning I found myself looking at something the circumference of a bicycle wheel. It's restaurants that did it. All my life I've been a restaurant freak; they're where I function best.

The One with the Meal Out

Georgy Jamieson | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK
Georgy Jamieson

The boy is being particularly trying at the moment. On Saturday he virtually concussed poor Fairy Godmother Ken by accidentally whacking her over the head with a plastic toy box!

Small Children in Restaurants - Yes or No?

Andy Hayes | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Hayes

Clearly, becoming a parent involves sacrifices, and unless children can be quiet, then eating out, en famille, should perhaps be one of them.