Katie Houghton

Associate Ed-itor at DesignMyNight. Bad jokes, Google facts and Buffy. @katiehoughton90 @KatieDMN

Balham grows a pair of balls with this casual new eatery on Hildreth Street

Balham grows a pair of balls with this casual new eatery on Hildreth Street Hildreth Street looks set to cater to Balham's casual diners this spring in London with the opening of Curveball. A brand new meatball and v-ball based restaurant, Curveball are not only boasting two floors with a basement cocktail bar to boot, they're mixing up the art of meatballs with everything... Read more >

The Other Art Fair promises emerging artists, cocktails and creativity this Spring

The Other Art Fair promises emerging artists, cocktails and creativity this Spring Cocktails and killer prints land at Victoria House this March.  Whether you're a newbie to the ever-swelling arts scene, fond of pretty things to hang upon walls or simply looking for a little creative inspiration in the city, there's an affordable art event headed to London in the spring... Read more >

Exchange Books For Cocktails This World Book Day With The Bloomsbury Club Bar

Exchange Books For Cocktails This World Book Day With The Bloomsbury Club Bar Books and booze go hand in hand at the Bloomsbury Club Bar this March. I think I've seen people reading books in bars. In fact, I'm sure it happens, but it's about to happen a lot more often with The Bloomsbury Club Bar in tow this March. Celebrating World Book Day alongside 100 other countries... Read more >

The Walrus Room Battersea - London Cocktail Bar Review

The Walrus Room Battersea - London Cocktail Bar Review Some don't know much about the South West, some wouldn't waste the Oyster fare, some know it's where all the big supermarkets do the dirty and give birth to other big supermarkets and some think it's reserved for people with expensive dogs, running gear and buggies. While I live here, understand... Read more >

Bao London Promise Boobie Buns This Valentine's Day

Bao London Promise Boobie Buns This Valentine's Day Everybody needs a bosom, bao bun for a pillow.  As proud owner of a pair, I'm a big fan of boobs... but it looks like I'm not the only one. That's for sure. This Valentine's Day, Bao London are here to free the nipple and un-tether the teat as they're offering diners the chance to gorge on... Read more >

Queens: Skate-Dine-Bowl - London Restaurant Review

Queens: Skate-Dine-Bowl - London Restaurant Review I love date night by the dim of candlelight, it's a tried and tested 'love me' method, but that doesn't mean I don't want to whip the ass of my boyfriend over balls and bowling instead. Newly refurbished as of late in 2016, Queen's used to be a venue none too dissimilar to that the likes of the... Read more >

Itadakizen King's Cross - London Restaurant Review

Itadakizen King's Cross - London Restaurant Review Many restaurants have tag-lines and the odd claim to foodie fame, but it's Itadakizen that triumphs as the first organic and vegan Japanese restaurant in Europe. Invited down to see what the power of vegetables and plants can do for Japanese dining, we found out what gives Itadakizen their 5-star... Read more >

Cinnamon Bazaar Covent Garden - London Restaurant Review

Cinnamon Bazaar Covent Garden - London Restaurant Review What with it being the second week of January and more New Year's resolutions than hearts broken, I made my way through the first snow-sludge of the season to join Cinnamon Bazaar (a new name from Vivek Singh of The Cinnamon Collection) for night of chats and chaat.  The Venue and... Read more >

Drink, Shop & Do have opened a Wes Anderson themed spritz bar

Drink, Shop & Do have opened a Wes Anderson themed spritz bar Drink, Shop & Do are breathing life back in to the vintage spritz with their brand new opening.  What with the festive bite now over, Drink, Shop & Do are fresh from a facelift with a brand new after-work drinking space and spritz spot under their wing. Channeling the hues and... Read more >

5 Great Reasons To Visit Craft Beer Rising 2017

5 Great Reasons To Visit Craft Beer Rising 2017 Hailed as one of the most influential beer festivals in the world, Craft Beer Rising returns to the Old Truman Brewery for its fifth year of handing out the ultimate hops. From new products and recipes down to street food and entertainment, CBR London 2017 (23-25 February) is not only bigger and... Read more >

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