Food & Drink

Yesterday, 11:44

Chefs at the Kings Cross independent restaurant are boxing up roasts, Turkey and trimmings and Saturday night feasts to be served from fridge to plate in an hour

Wine expert and author Bert Blaize hopes Bottles ‘N’ Jars on the site of a classic car dealership will introduce customers to delicious new food and wine combinations

Frances offers tips for meals that can be whipped up from store cupboard ingredients including this traditional Welsh teatime treat

Le Marche Des Chefs has been supplying Michelin-starred restaurants for two decades and is now delivering hampers of top quality seasonal ingredients within the M25

Highgate gastrobpub in North Hill is serving up Sunday roasts, bread, and luxury ready meals via their online shop during lockdown

Order seasonal bottles soon before the Christmas rush advises Ham&High wine expert Liz

You will want to avoid strange and controversial bottles but the Ham&High’s wine expert suggests wines from the UK, Italy and Chile can ring the festive bells

Jewel bright sauces, healthy dips, and rich aromatic curries marry small plate tapas style with North Indian street food

Started in a Highgate living room, the craft gin brand has grown into a global business which opened its first shop on the High Street during lockdown

A Kentish Town business aims to highlight humanitarian issues and to provide a marketplace for Palestinian people to sell their goods.

Kerstin takes inspiration from her former upstairs neighbour Medyan and his family’s restaurant in Willesden Green to cook two Syrian specialities

Sustainability is the latest watchword in wine-making with producers not only ditching chemicals to go organic but looking at packaging, water use and treatment of workers

Although wine sales to bars and restaurants have plummetted, Liz detects a growing trend for chemical-free earth-friendly tipples which don’t compromise on taste

Heath Street’s new Dandie Dog Cafe has thought of everything for NW3’s pets, from a home cooked menu, to a doggy wash, birthday parties and dog yoga sessions

Popular Barnsbury cafe Sunday has now branched out to open a second site in Hampstead and is sharing its delicious inspirational brunch recipes in a cook book

Dominique Woolf has won plaudits after launching The Woolf’s Kitchen during lockdown with three children under five, and is now up for female start-up of the year

Bridget Galton enjoys a reminder of how a night in a good restaurant can feed the body and lift the spirits

Crouch End entrepreneur Matthew Cockerill is trying to haul the cookbook into the 21st century with a subscription service offering foodies access to hundreds of recipes

Restaurants and cafes in South End Green are celebrating after extending their licence for the streatery until November, and they hope to get approval for heaters and covering for diners.

Two couples who met at University have taken on the corner site in South End Road and sourced quality, local and sustainable suppliers

Liz recommends Oz Clark’s brilliant passionate book on English wine and heads to France for a trio of bottles from Vignobles & Signatures group of growers

Don’t fly for me Argentina

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Mountain wines grown 1,000 feet up beneath the Andes don’t have to be picked by helicopter like some, and the entry prices are down to earth

Jesse and Sophia Sutton Jones started their micro-bakery during lockdown from their Crouch End flat after shielding neighbours begged for good bread, and are now aiming to open their first shop

Mussels cooked in cider and a fresh ceviche with slivers of mango are on the menu Chez Bissell as kids go back to school and ‘weekend food’ is no longer rolled out mid-week

Crunchy lettuce, tender steak and a memorable banana bread, plus a welcome dose of normality and relaxed atmosphere at this St John’s Wood hostelry


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

Collège Français Billngue de Londres in Kentish Town offers the best of French and English education to Nursery pupils through to Year 10.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

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