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Why I wanted to miss my flight back from Beijing

Back in June, I spent a few days in Beijing. Despite my tight meeting schedule, I carved some (little) time to discover the Chinese capital. It’s a fascinating place, and it has quickly ranked up  in my top 10 cities. First thought on arrival. Beijing airport is huge, and I…

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#TiramisuGalore @ StreetFeast this Saturday

This week I have agreed to take a bit of a leap of faith and join other London Bloggers at Street Feast to sell… Tiramisu for #BloggerSaturday! I will have two flavours, Tiramisu Classico and Tiramisu al Limone (£4 for a huge portion, ideal to share). In the past few…

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Valletta, la Superbissima

Back  in May, I had the chance to spend a few days in Valletta, the Maltese capital. I was in Valletta for work, but managed to squeeze a little sightseeing, walking around the utterly beautiful old town, and enjoying a completely unexpected and fabulous dinner.   Valletta reminds me of…

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London Mini Restaurant Guide

If you are visiting London and have no idea where to eat and drink, look no further! I get asked almost on a daily basis recommendations to eat out in London. This is why I have created a FREE Mini Guide you can download on your phone or print off….

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Giveaway – worth over £50 – The Daily Out turns 1!

To thank each and every one of you that follow TDO, I wanted to give something back. As you probably know, if you follow me on twitter, I spent the last 5 days in Italy to visit family and friends, and jumped to the opportunity to purchase a fantastic ITALIAN…

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Lazybones… deliciously slow cooked pork in Farringdon

Last week I met my friend C for dinner at Lazybones, a little bar and restaurant newly opened in the heart of Farringdon. They offer a pretty interesting American inspired, slow and fast cooked, street food menu, excellent craft beer and delicious (and pretty stiff) cocktails. The interior décor is quite unusual, with faux graffiti on the walls, pop…

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Friday drinks ideas

TGIF! Yes… finally the end of a long week. And what’s the best way to relax? A drink or two with friends. But today, instead of the  pub chain around the corner from the office, why not try something a little different? CANDLE LIGHT The Candlelight Club is a clandestine…

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Ramen galore, late lunch at Tonkotsu (fab) and at Toku (bad)

A couple of weeks ago, on a miserable day exactly like today, I spent my morning trapped in back-to-back meetings in Fitzrovia. At midday I could already feel my stomach rumbling, but it wasn’t until nearly 1.30PM that, almost fainting – ok, it’s my dramatic Italianity kicking in, feeling slightly…

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Chocolate cocktails

Though the current weather would suggest otherwise, it’s almost Easter. The perfect occasion to enjoy a decadent chocolate cocktail… or two! Here is a useful guide of the bars and restaurants in London where you can find some delicious choco-based cocktails. EASTER SPECIALS BUNGA BUNGA EASTER COCKTAILS: Two cocktails specially…

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150th anniversary of the Tube

It is 150 years since the first Underground line – Metropolitan – was inaugurated in 1863. To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the tube, London Transport Museum and Art on the Underground have launched  a number of exciting events, including a ride on the steam train Locomotive No.1 pulling the…

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