Day: May 29, 2019

Murger Hanhan claypots

Restaurant Review: Murger Hanhan

“The world’s oldest sandwich” is not the most appealing of tag-lines. Visions of that episode of The Simpsons, in which Homer falls ill after eating a ten-foot hoagie from the nuclear power plant’s company picnic are instantly conjured: the bread having turned purple and cloaked with fungus after a few ...

Hotel Review: Conrad London St. James

Hotel Review: Conrad London St. James

Trying to find calm amidst the current political storm in Britain is a big ask in this day and age. Rarely is there a moment’s peace in Westminster, with the House of Commons increasingly turning into a nightmarish, dystopian vision of itself. Step into Conrad London St. James and you ...

Sometimes Always Never: Triple Word Score

Sometimes Always Never: Triple Word Score

★★★★☆ Bill Nighy is left piecing together the mysteries of his son’s disappearance in British Scrabble comedy Sometimes Always Never. Board games are rarely a source of huge excitement but first time director Carl Hunter finds humour and emotional pain in this offbeat and surprising comic drama. Nighy’s characteristic deadpan delivery ...

Jack Monroe releases cook book for food bank users

Jack Monroe releases cook book for food bank users

Celebrated food writer Jack Monroe is set to release a cook book for food bank users to help those on a shoestring budget maintain a nutritious, appetising and varied diet. Tin Can Cook focuses on using tinned or dried ingredients and is inspired by Monroe’s own experience of using food ...