The drinks at London bar Scout were some of the finest we tasted in London: full of flavour, the balance just so, and interesting enough to be unlike anything we’d ever had all the while being familiar enough to keep us comfortable.
The Zetter Townhouse, London, was nominated for two awards 2012’s Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, taking out the World’s Best New Cocktail Bar award. We met up with its Aussie ex-pat bar manager, Ben Clark for a couple of drinks when he was in Sydney recently.
Seamstress / SweatShop has announce that David Hobbs will be joining their team as General Manager at the end of January. David is leaving his position of Bar Manager at Milk & Honey in London after over 2 years.
The Theme Magazine Bar & Restaurant Awards for 2009 have announce their finalists (or shortlist) as they call it. The ‘New Bar’ and ‘UK Bar’ categories always create generate a lot of interest in our offices, especially if anyone is heading over to the UK before the chill sets in..
We’ve been keeping up to date with all the action at Diageo’s Global World Class Competition in London and we can report that the winner is… (drum roll, please): Aristotelis Papadopoulos from Banquet, Thessaloniki, Greece! Click here to find out all the gritty details from the week in London…
So the UK’s a great place to be at the moment. We have swine flu running rampant, as a nation we are more in debt than we were at the end of the Second World War, and unemployment has just hit 2.2 million.
Earlier this week, I went to the shops WEARING SHORTS AND A T-SHIRT. Yes, Spring has arrived in London, and with it a taste of Summer sun. It must be a feeling unique in countries that experience severe winters, but walking along Tooting High Street that day, the world felt different…
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown isn’t exactly flavour of the month around here. Before he moved his chair behind the big desk at 10 Downing Street, he was Chancellor of the Exchequer and pretty much everyone is blaming his policies, past and present, for the God-awful state of our economy.