Salt Yard – Spanish heaven

Fitzrovia’s Salt Yard was one of the pioneers of the Spanish food scene in London back in 2005 – and what a standard they set! With awards under it’s belt, it now has three sister venues: Dehesa, Opera Tavern and most recently Ember Yard. Salt Yard was my 3rd visit to the group following cracking dinners in Dehesa and Ember Yard. On Thursday last week Salt Yard was as packed. We’d booked three weeks in advance and were seated in the basement – not the best seat in the house but we were serviced brilliantly by very passionate staff. To drink, the restaurant manager … Continue reading Salt Yard – Spanish heaven

Gorgeous Star PR’s Christmas Event, Rydges Hotel London hosted by Hayley Sparkes.

This December Gorgeous Star PR hosted a special Christmas event at Rydges Hotel London to introduce some of their celebrity and VIP contacts to the latest brands associated with the company. As well as linking up brands with Hayleys guests, she was also raising … Continue reading Gorgeous Star PR’s Christmas Event, Rydges Hotel London hosted by Hayley Sparkes.


This Saturday was family lunch day…. … .! Laughing, bickering, celebrating was all on the agenda so I needed somewhere that would accept my boisterous bunch. I’d been to The Brown Cow’s big sister pub The Sands End many times and thought the world of it so decided to put its newer sibling BC to the test.  Smack on Fulham Road just a stone’s throw from Parson’s Green tube it’s the ideal meeting spot. Plenty of parking too Mummies.  So, the basics – the interior is cosy & comfortable. It has a modern more upscale touch than an old codger’s … Continue reading SW6, THE BROWN COW, Lunch

N1, THE BULL, Dinner

Earlier this week, we were out and about whistling around our favourite street in N1 – Upper St. Such a quirky yet quaint area with one of the best selections of independent shops in North London- Ottolenghi’s food store, After Noah, and Gill Wing’s Jewellery Shop, to name a few. With street lights glowing and Christmas shoppers hunting for trinkets it was so beautifully festive. It was freezing so after we’d explored our favourite gift shops, boutiques & café’s we needed somewhere to really warm up & eat. The Bull was glowing with warmth and buzz so we dived in and … Continue reading N1, THE BULL, Dinner