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  • Hit after hit after hit...

    Hit after hit after hit...

Lunch: Quilombero

The area around East India Docks is a bit of a no man’s land, populated by vast tower and office blocks, dual carriageways, and the odd corner shop. But bringing it some much-needed light, colour and flavour is Quilombero (apparently a prison slang term meaning…

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  • Pretty as a picture

    Pretty as a picture

Dinner: Veneta

The ever-stylish Salt Yard group has just opened its fifth restaurant, Veneta, in the new St James’s Market development, and it’s a suitably classy affair. Double height, with a seating area upstairs overlooking the main room, it boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, brass rails, and antler-shaped lighting….

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  • Like sitting in a jewellery box. A lovely, lovely jewellery box

    Like sitting in a jewellery box. A lovely, lovely jewellery box

  • Slightly out of focus foie gras. Looks a bit like a shooting star from this angle

    Slightly out of focus foie gras. Looks a bit like a shooting star from this angle

  • Is it wrong to ask for seconds?

    Is it wrong to ask for seconds?

  • What is WRONG with this camera?! This is the most photogenic meat I've ever seen.

    What is WRONG with this camera?! This is the most photogenic meat I've ever seen.

  • Crunchy, truffly, chestnutty cannoli

    Crunchy, truffly, chestnutty cannoli

  • Mmm, fizzy!

    Mmm, fizzy!

  • I might redo my living room to look like this

    I might redo my living room to look like this

Dinner: Brunello at The Baglioni Hotel

‘Tis the season of…the truffle; the white Alba truffle, to be precise, and to celebrate, Brunello restaurant at The Baglioni Hotel is offering a truffle tasting menu from now until November 30th to celebrate this most noble of tubers. Invited by the lovely PR company…

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