An artistic journey

TARQ, a relatively new Mumbai contemporary art gallery, recently exhibited for the first time in London as part of Camden Kala (an annual arts programme). The idea of the exhibition This Burning Land Belongs To You was to show works that both a UK and Indian audience could relate to and hence, the initiative to promote three young artists: Soghra Khurasani, Rithika Merchant and Ronny … Continue reading An artistic journey

Art beyond borders!

Lahore-born London-based artist Faiza Butt recently opened her exhibition of new paintings and ceramics entitled Brave New World at the Grosvenor Gallery in Mayfair, London. She is immensely talented and her works show ingenuity, with top collectors in the art world known to follow her work closely. Her pieces are created by images from current media and advertising, with an aim to capture and connect … Continue reading Art beyond borders!

Flavour Bastard, anyone?

No, I’m not using expletives for the sake of it! This quirkily named restaurant by renowned Indian chef Pratap Chahal (previously of Cinnamon Club, Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen and Galvin Bistrot) and restaurateur Vic Singh is the newest entrant on the Soho restaurant scene. The concept behind Flavour Bastard is “anything but authentic” – it’s all about different flavours, cuisines and cultures all served up on … Continue reading Flavour Bastard, anyone?

Tranced out with Paul Oakenfold

It’s the highlight of the London clubbing calendar, embracing trance, techno, deep house and dance music with headlining acts such as Fatboy Slim, Sasha, Carl Cox and Paul Van Dyk to name a few. South West Four rocked as the two-day music fest on Clapham Common, one of London’s best party destinations just south of the river. Accompanied by the scorching weather, this year the … Continue reading Tranced out with Paul Oakenfold

A Michelin starred French brasserie

Les 110 de Taillevent is the Gardinier family’s sleek London outpost of the revered two star Michelin restaurant in Paris. ‘110 wines by the glass’ as the name translates is their speciality, making this a vino lover’s paradise. Interiors Designed by the legendary Pierre-Yves Rochon, the restaurant exudes a warm and chic brasserie style décor emphasising rich earthy tones much like the wines being served. Beautiful … Continue reading A Michelin starred French brasserie

Israeli cuisine is the new rage

With every possible cuisine being available in the food-crazy city of London, The Palomar Restaurant with its Israeli cuisine was sure to stand out as a tad unusual. It’s been causing quite the buzz around town, with Israeli cuisine being heralded as the Next Big Thing. Interiors Upon entering the funky bar space with its neon pink coloured Palomar signage, you are hit by the … Continue reading Israeli cuisine is the new rage