On the table: Hoppers, St Christopher’s Place

London’s second Hoppers is the latest in a series of restaurants challenging British perceptions of South Asian cuisine. We sent Alexis Self to Marylebone to sample its rich karis and famous flatbreads Though a mere falafel’s throw from Dean Street, Marylebone is a world away in dining terms. Not here for the queues and sharing […]

Style in St James’s

With the arrival of the MR PORTER x Kingsman pop-up shop at No.4 St James’s Street, Alexis Self sat down with MR PORTER’s Managing Director Toby Bateman to talk cinema, style and the new era of product placement Westfield and St James’s Street represent a retail version of Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities – […]

On the table: Xu

Continuing our efforts to explore London’s best eateries, this month we sent Alexis Self to Xu – a new restaurant from the team behind Bao who are single-handedly putting Taiwanese food on the city’s culinary map On his seminal 1965 live album, Woody Allen tells a joke about being kicked out of NYU for cheating on […]

Joining the revolution

This week saw a panel of the very best in the drinks business discuss its future in Borough Market; we sent Lex Self to report on the action Tuesday night saw the second iteration of Borough Talks – a series of public debates, held at Borough Market, dealing with the current state and future of […]