Faith Strickland Faith Strickland

Associate Editor at DesignMyNight. 'Bottomless brunch is a state of mind' - @FaithStrickla11

On The Up? We Tried Bababoom Islington

On The Up? We Tried Bababoom Islington

It’s been three years since I moved to London, holed up in a tiny Islington flat and trudging the five miles to work to try and scrape enough pennies to spend at the pub every weekend. Upper Street used to be my escape - a bit like browsing in Waitrose while shopping on an Aldi budget. Several years…

Vegetarians Can Now Try A Bleeding Burger At Harvey Nichols

Vegetarians Can Now Try A Bleeding Burger At Harvey Nichols

With a patty that 'bleeds' as you bite into it, will you be able to tell the difference between the real thing? Whether you're a committed carnivore or a dedicated veggie, there's a game-changer heading to Manchester that may just end eating out disputes. Moving Mountains has created an entirely plant…

A Porn Star Martini Townhouse is coming to Soho

A Porn Star Martini Townhouse is coming to Soho

Spread across several floors in Soho, The Absolut Porn Star Martini House is bringing the iconic cocktail to life. Forget shaken and forget stirred, this October the martini is being given one hell of a make-over. As part of London Cocktail Week, Absolut vodka are taking over an old townhouse in Soho…

Just the tipple: Bottles wine bar review

Just the tipple: Bottles wine bar review

Mashing together the shop-bar-restaurant concept, Bottles is a new chilled drinking spot in Spitalfields. My first foray into red wine was while on a year abroad in southern Italy. To get over the mind numbing boredom of living in a tiny, mountain town, my friend and I would slosh our way througha…

Dance in the dark at this blackout club night

Dance in the dark at this blackout club night

The Secret DJ is teaming up with Bugged Out! fora night of pitch black clubbing. Forget headliners and worshipping the DJ, this club night in London Fields is taking clubbing back to its basics. Bugged Out! club nights have enlisted the help of The Secret DJ - following his book on the deterioration…

A festival dedicated to brunch is popping up in East London

A festival dedicated to brunch is popping up in East London

London Brunch Fest is taking place at Old Truman Brewery on 1st and 2nd September. Just in case you hadn't heard, brunch is kind of a big deal round these parts. So much so, that East London is set to get its very own two-dayer dedicated to the city's favourite meal. Taking place at Old Truman Brewery…

World-renowned food lab set to launch permanent restaurant

World-renowned food lab set to launch permanent restaurant

With a former Noma chef and a leading anthropologist, Edinburgh Food Studio has already made international waves, from publishable culinary experiments through to hosting the best chefs in the world. And for the latest trial, everyone is benefitting as they open a permanent restaurant. James Murray formerly…

Can You Fuse French And American? We Tried Carte Blanche

Can You Fuse French And American? We Tried Carte Blanche

Carte Blanche is fusing American and French flavours together with dishes such as fried chicken and caviar. From supporting The Who on tour to teaming up with Kelis for a pop-up menu, Le Bun co-founder Andy Taylor is cool. And he’s not losing any points with his latest venture, Carte Blanche, which…