Monthly Archives: August 2011

Secure Your Place: London Fashion Week SS12

Few experiences compare to being in the front row at the unveiling of the new collection from a top fashion designer at London Fashion Week. As an Ultra Vie Founder Member you could experience that world for yourself…

Recipe – Green Fairy Sazerac – Molecular Cocktail | Purl

Fashion’s Night Out London – Highlights

September is synonymous with Fashion and Design. Kicking it all is Fashion’s Night Out!

Interview – Sam Bompas | Bompas and Parr

Sam Bompas and Harry Parr are responsible for designing astonishing food experiences which never fail to impress.

London Luxury: Historical Firsts

A long list of innovations in hospitality, transportation and even shopping have taken place in London over the years. Though many are now taken for granted, they would have often have been seen as the height of luxury at the time. We’ve delved through London’s history to present five notable historical firsts.

Interview – Erik Lorincz | The American Bar at The Savoy Hotel

The world-renowned American Bar at The Savoy Hotel has been blessed with a stellar roll call of distinguished head bartenders over the years, many of whom have acquired a legendary status within the industry.

Recipe – Lamb Rogan Josh by Atul Kochhar | Benares Michelin Star Restaurant

Atul Kochhar was the first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star for Tamarind.

Top 5 – Hidden Restaurant Terraces & Courtyards in the West End

The West End can be an unforgiving place. Crowds of shoppers and tourists choke the streets, and after a hot (or indeed rainy) day spent fighting your way through them you might be close to boiling point.

Recipe – Malecon Cocktail by Eric Lorincz | American Bar at The Savoy

The Savoy Hotel, is a landmark in the history of hospitality – not only was it the first luxury hotel in Britain, but its American Bar is boldly credited with introducing cocktails to Europe.

Q&A – Silvena Rowe – Quince Restaurant at the Mayfair Hotel

With a striking hairstyle and an intense expression with a hint of the Levant, Silvena Rowe is recognisable from her TV appearances on Saturday Kitchen and This Morning. You’d be forgiven for writing her off as one of the many celebrity chefs that grace our screens.