Tag: cocktails

Drinks, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

What to drink in Chaweng, Koh Samui

We’ve explored the fabulous food in Koh Samui, but what is there to drink? Nothing quite says Thailand to me than the array of colourful and tasty fruit shakes available everywhere. There’s such a selection the best thing is to start at the top and aim to sample everything on offer during your stay. In Chaweng, they were […]

Drinks, Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipes: refreshing summertime drinks

So it looks like this is the week for the heatwave to hit London. How I love a good heatwave, the whole city seems to change its attitude. Obviously it does get properly hot, over 30 in a bustling city like London can seem overwhelming at times. So there’s nothing for it but to settle […]

Drinks, Recipes, Uncategorized

It’s cocktail-o’clock and I’m experimenting with gin

I do love a gin and tonic. As well as the delightfully refreshing flavour, it’s the associations that make me happy. There’s that first g&t on the plane which makes you truly feel like you’ve started your holiday; alfresco sundowners with friends at home with g&ts lovingly made and those five-star g&ts that you really shouldn’t be drinking […]

I recommend, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Jamie Oliver’s new bar in London

How I love a good bar. One that’s big enough to avoid that unpleasant pushing and bumping but not too cavernous; has music that I like and isn’t too loud to make conversation a challenge; offers friendly, efficient and as-fast-as-possible service, has tasty bar snacks that are substantial enough as a dinner substitute; serves a […]

Restaurants in London

Cocktails and glamour on Jermyn Street

To state the obvious, London is teeming with pubs and bars…but it’s also packed full of people. And I hate all that pushing and waiting to be served and never being able to find a seat. I’ve never got the joy of standing for hours drinking. Frankly, it makes me quite grumpy. So I’m always […]