REVIEW: PASTA MASTERCLASS AT FRESCOBALDI

As a blogger, it’s very easy to be pigeon-holed when you’re in fashion or beauty – if you have long hair it equates to shampoos and blow-dries, and a clear complexion points to straight to sponsored skincare. I’m definitely not complaining but one of the reasons I enjoyed writing for magazines was the breadth of topics I was assigned. So…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: TEMPER, LONDON

I first came across Temper via Instagram, where a girl that I follow posted a picture of a seductively lit flatbread adorned with a throbbing pink handful of flesh. Upon further investigation, and by that I mean I stalked other people’s intimate Iphone snaps of the plates, I gathered that it was a new Soho restaurant opened by the barbecue connoisseur Neil Rankin.…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: NOTTING HILL

Serving up stylish, fresh plates for the usual crowd of health conscious locals in W11 are Clean and Lean, Farmacy, Farm Girl and Granger. Granger Follow the snaking queue down the street that’s lined with boutiques and picturesque houses, and it will lead you to Notting Hill’s starlet. At this spacious and bright eatery, you’ll find a contemporary menu that mashes…
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GRAND FERDINAND HOTEL, VIENNA

Walk into the Grand Ferdinand hotel and you are greeted by a great black horse, chandelier, palms and a friendly concierge. Design takes centre stage at this establishment, with quilted green lift interiors also seen on tufted sofas in the hotel rooms. Light switches are a little fiddly but that’s because they’re the kind you see in movies set in…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: A DAY IN VIENNA

In the architectural wonder-city, home to philosophers, Mozart, Franz Josef and some seriously good chocolate cake, this post takes you on a food tour of the capital, covering every meal of the day. Breakfast Cafe Gloriette Schlosspark Schönbrunn 1130 Begin your day at Cafe Gloriette, a breathtakingly beautiful Italian baroque style building, set atop a hill. You’re going to have to work a…
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RIDING HOUSE CAFE

Then: This is the most inviting place on my walk home from Oxford Street, it’s always glowing with soft amber light as if there’s a permanent fire going inside. And from the queues on the weekend, it’s one of the hottest unspoken places in the West End for a weekend brunch. Despite the temperamental attitudes of the staff, I always…
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