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Dish of the Day: How to… buy your drinks like an expert, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: How to… buy your drinks like an expert

Have you pushed your trolley down the drinks aisle in the supermarket recently? Or even more bewildering than that, have you tried squaring up to the enormity of products available at the specialist drinks shops? If so, you don’t need us to tell you it’s like a minefield out there. So many enticing bottles, so [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Monday, 11 November 2013 at 3:52 pm

Dish of the Day: How to… celebrate Independence Day, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: How to… celebrate Independence Day

You don’t have to be American to celebrate Independence Day but obviously it helps. Restaurants and bars up and down the country will be offering up their versions of star spangled delights today, however if you’re more of a D.I.Y-er here are a few US-flavoured cocktail recipes you can whip up at home.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 4 July 2013 at 1:00 pm

Dish of the day: How to… Batch your drinks, Dish of the Day

Dish of the day: How to… Batch your drinks

It might not sound very glam but trust us, batching drinks is what all the cool kids will be doing this summer. It makes perfect sense.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 25 April 2013 at 12:00 pm

Dish of the Day: How to… garnish your cocktails, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: How to… garnish your cocktails

There was a time when big, bold – okay let’s not beat around the bush here – in-your-face garnishes were the epitome of naff. Those twirly, girly umbrellas, citrus twists that looked like they’d exploded from a party popper and lurid-coloured straws weren’t for discerning drinkers – in fact, if you had any pride you’d run a mile from them.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 14 March 2013 at 12:00 pm

Dish of the Day: How to… joosh up a Mojito, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: How to… joosh up a Mojito

Yes, yes, we know the Mojito is the quintessential summer drink. But in the same way those clever UV lamps trick the body into thinking it’s had a long charge of daylight, we think this cocktail can have the same effect on the winter weary.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 7 March 2013 at 1:35 pm

What to do for Chinese New Year in London, Arts

What to do for Chinese New Year in London

If you’re joining the throng in Chinatown, here are some of the special events – so you can plan a route through the crowd in advance. Kung Hei Fat Choy!

By | Arts | Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 6:00 am

Beer cocktails: ‘It’s about having fun’, Notebook

Beer cocktails: ‘It’s about having fun’

It’s enough to make an ale drinker’s beard turn white. Beer cocktails? Even to the more open-minded drinker, it sounds a far-fetched idea: cocktails and beer don’t always comfortably share the same bar space, let alone the same glass  – but things are changing. A trend that began in the US has skipped daintily across [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 20 April 2012 at 10:15 am

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