2016

Best Samba Houses in São Paulo

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September 1st, 2016

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In Brazil, there’s a saying that “ os brasileiros já nascem sabendo sambar ”: “Brazilians are born knowing how to samba ”. From 3-year-olds toddlers to 90-year-olds grandmothers, everyone is always “ sambando ” in samba houses, street parties, and clubs. About 100 years ago, the verses of the first samba music were first created in Brazil on the streets of Rio de Janeiro.

It’s a dim sum surprise at Fu Manchu, Clapham North

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June 25th, 2016

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Nightclubs where you normally enjoy magnums of Champagne aren’t normally places where you expect top quality dim sum, but Fu Manchu is an exception to the rule. Based at Clapham North under a railway line, Fu Manchu doesn’t appear to be that type of pretentious venue where the door policy depends on your clothing policy. Having visited in the daytime for weekend brunch, the venue is surprisingly airy and bright with a conservatory roof, warm burgundy leather couches and subtle hints of oriental artwork

Variety is the spice of life at Roof East, Stratford

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June 20th, 2016

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Roof East must be a contender for pop-up of this summer for the sheer variety it offers to Londoners.

It is all about the pizza, pies and cider at the Stable Whitechapel

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June 19th, 2016

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Locally sourced ingredients are buzzwords that are omnipresent in most restaurant menus these days. However, at the Stable , they take this concept very seriously.

Finding a hangover cure at the Jam Tree Chelsea

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May 27th, 2016

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The elusive hangover cure can be found at the most obvious of places.

Escape the shopping madness of Knightsbridge at the Egerton house hotel drawing room

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May 23rd, 2016

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Tourists might bring a huge amount to our economy, but if you’ve ever been to Knightsbridge on a Saturday afternoon, you will understand the frustration of getting around trying to shop for items without having to spend the whole afternoon in the same department store.