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London's best Christmas hampers: Claridges Mayfair Hamper

Foodie London: Decadent Christmas Hampers from the Capital

The best Christmas hampers from luxury offerings by London department stores like Fortnum & Mason to artisan treats from Borough Market

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in London

Thanksgiving, though strictly an American tradition, is one that London has embraced with open arms in recent years. So where to head for a fabulous Thanksgiving feast? The Resident has picked out a few favorites…

Gino D’Acampo: ‘Even my children’s nanny wanted a restaurant’

Celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo on opening the floodgates for namesake restaurants in his family, following the launch of Luciano at the West End’s ME London…  Photos: Gino D’Acampo Hotels and Leisure Every parent knows if you get one child an ice-cream after school, they either need to eat it quickly before their siblings see it, or you need to have ice-cream for everyone.   However, what […]

Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Award Winners Share Recipes

Each year, the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards champion the very best of British food and drink writing, publishing, broadcasting and photography. Here, culinary forces and award winners Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley, Calum Franklin and Cas Oh share recipes from their prize-winning books. Bon appetite and cheers… Photo: Falastin: A Cookbook, published by […]

London wineries: Blackbook Winery is based in Battersea

Capital Cru: Discover London’s Best Urban Wineries

You don’t have to go far for a cellar door tasting in London. Urban wineries are popping up everywhere and changing the face of English wines…

Things to do on Father's Day:

Father’s Day in London: 15 Great Gift & Experience Ideas

From a gent’s afternoon tea to cheese boxes, immersive exhibitions and even a pub in a box, check out these great gifts ideas for Father’s Day 2021

London's best ice-cream: Fortnum & Mason Ice Cream Parlour

3 Luxury Ice Cream Spots in London

There’s nothing better than cold ice cream on a hot day – especially when it’s of the super-indulgent variety! The Resident picks three spots for a luxury ice cream in London…

Harrods Brings ‘the Theatre of Chocolate’ Back to Knightsbridge

The launch of Harrods new Chocolate Hall marks the end of a four-year restoration of the Food Halls and brings chocolate production back to the iconic Knightsbridge department store

London honey foraged in London parks and gardens: The London Bee Company

5 of the Best London Honey Brands

Who says you can’t live The Good Life in a sprawling urban metropolis? From Selfridges rooftop to wild corners of the capital, there are hives a-plenty in the city. Here’s the buzz about London’s best honey…

Picnics to order in London: Le Deli Robuchon Piccadilly will put together a bespoke picnic to enjoy in Green Park

Ready-Made Picnic Hampers for Delivery in London

With Covid still cramping our style, a picnic is the perfect way to treat the family or catch up with friends in your social bubble. But why go to the trouble of packing up your own, when these London-based businesses can do it for you?