Valentine's Day

As George Bernard Shaw once said, ‘There is no love sincerer than the love of food.’ This Valentine’s Day, indulge your senses with a fellow foodie and share a sumptuous meal – whether it’s a casual sofa supper of best-ever sharing nachos or a decadent bowl of creamy Somerset mussels. Click here for more menu inspiration.

Taco Tuesday x San Valentin

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on Wahaca’s Taco Tuesday and the restaurant is celebrating both in tandem, offering every guest their first plate of tacos for just £1 on 14 February. There’s no excuse not to head to your nearest branch of the Mexican street food mecca and eat your heart out.

Become a Mindful Chef

Thanks to Mindful Chef’s recipe boxes, you can treat your loved one to a special meal in the comfort of your own home without the stress of menu planning and ingredient hunting. Choose from eight recipes that change weekly and prepare chef-level meals with the fresh, locally sourced meat and fish and organic vegetables delivered to your door. Order a two-person box and make your night in an occasion to remember.

Dirty Bones' Dirty Little Secret

This week, head to Dirty Bones in Shoreditch or Carnaby Street, London, for a taste of The Dirty Little Secret. The boozy hot pink drink of Tanqueray gin and Rosé Vermouth is shaken with egg white and finished with rose water and chocolate bitters, essentially all you need from the day of love. A little bit sweet and a little bit sour, this one-off cocktail is guaranteed to be your thing, even if Valentine’s Day isn’t…

British brunch at Temple and Sons

The latest opening from Jason Atherton’s The Social Company, Temple and Sons, is now serving a hearty brunch on Saturdays. Focusing on British produce, the London grill house will be plating up British and American brunch favourites like sourdough sausage or bacon sarnies and buttermilk pancakes, as well as dishes like Cornish chorizo with smoked tomato chutney, confit potatoes and eggs. Wash down the lavish full English breakfast (complete with bone marrow toast) with one of the Espresso Martini variations – good luck choosing between vanilla and chocolate or the salted caramel and stout reduction…

 

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Anne Robinson