Food and Drink

The Weekly Cocktail Recipe – Disaronno El Diablo Sour

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Tying in with Halloween weekend – not forgetting the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations - this week’s cocktail recipe is a devilish twist on the classic Disaronno Sour, created by Disaronno and Tia Maria brand ambassador Rod Eslamieh. Featuring a touch of Tequila and of Agave, the El Diablo Sour is made with three chillies to add a real fiery kick to the drink that’s sure to prove a huge hit across the...

Beer of the Week – Brooklyn Brewery Post Road Pumpkin Ale

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Strength: 5% ABV Brewed: Brooklyn, New York King of quintessential autumnal dishes, taking centre stage for their Jack-o'-lantern properties at Halloween, through to the American Thanksgiving dinner dessert of choice – pumpkin is the key ingredient for our Beer of the Week. Taking note from the early American colonists that turned to pumpkins for brewing ales, in search of natural ingredients, dating back to the 17th century – Brooklyn Brewery’s Post Road Pumpkin Ale...

Fortnum & Mason To Stock Maître Choux Éclairs

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food It’s no secret that we’re very big fans of Maître Choux here at The London Economic. And following their hugely successful launch earlier this year, a range of Maître Choux’s delicious éclairs and choux pastries are now going to be available from London’s most quintessentially British department store - Fortnum & Mason. Arriving just in time for the store’s Christmas preparations, these pastries from three Michelin star trained pastry chef Joakim Prat will arrive...

Restaurant review – Bella Cosa

Canary Wharf. The beating, high-rise heart of financial London, complete with expertly thought-out amenities, artisan food trucks and carefully-placed art 'for character'. If the food trucks don't take your fancy, nor the chain restaurants, there's a new option in town just a 10-minute walk away (or a 15-minute walk in circles and a £7 cab for those who aren't familiar with the semi-pedestrianised, water-enclosed money-jungle). It's Bella Cosa. Situated past the South Quay DLR on the riverside itself, the new restaurant makes...

Winemaking in the UK

Winemaking has exploded in Britain over the past two decades, with around 3.15 million bottles now produced every year. To celebrate this renaissance, Sykes Cottages has compiled an infographic to celebrate the industry's illustrious rebirth.

Food & Drink Guide To Halloween In London

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Falling on a Saturday night this year, plenty of London’s restaurants and bars are taking the opportunity to throw huge, themed Halloween celebrations over the weekend. Here’s our pick of the best Halloween food and drink events across the capital this year. Tying in with Halloween weekend, from Friday to Sunday Gordon Ramsay’s London House in Battersea will be serving a Halloween-inspired a la carte menu from Head Chef Anna Haugh. Priced at £30.50...

Restaurant Review – The Hungry Donkey

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food For as long as there have been restaurants, there have been the most outrageous of restaurant trends. Let’s face it; London is full of annoying impositions that surround our most social expeditions for something to eat. All too often we have to pretend to enjoy scraping sauce from materials more fit to tile a bathroom floor. It’s got to the stage where us city dwellers have to pretend that it’s enjoyable to shout at...

Restaurant Review – The Hinds Head, Bray

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food With the grand re-opening of The Fat Duck, statistically one of the globe’s finest restaurants, there’s a great deal of excitement within the West Berkshire village of Bray at the moment. In fact, there’s such a great deal of hype that the taxi driver who picks us up from Maidenhead train station automatically assumes that we need a lift to Heston Blumenthal’s pride and joy. He even seems quite disappointed that we’ve actually come...

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