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Cake & Bake Show 2013

by Janelle 09.16.2013
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This weekend I checked out London’s annual Cake & Bake Show at Earls Court, a baking exhibition featuring live competitions, celebrity demonstrations, sugarcraft showcases, and a marketplace featuring up and coming stars in the world of sweets. When I first heard about the show, I went on the website to get tickets immediately because not […]

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The Quest for Cronuts in London

by Janelle 09.11.2013
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Much to my disappointment, I happened to have moved out of New York just a week after the Cronut craze took the city by storm. Perhaps for this reason I have resisted jumping on the Cronut bandwagon, despite the fact that I would have gladly joined the crazies queuing at 5:00 a.m. in front of Dominque Ansel’s […]

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Burger & Lobster

by Janelle 09.02.2013
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This weekend I checked out the Mayfair location of London hotspot Burger & Lobster. This no-reservations eatery constantly has a queue running out the door and, as we found out, for good reason. In lieu of printed menus, the waitstaff verbally offers 3 simple menu options: a burger, lobster or lobster roll. Considering all 3 […]

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Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley: A Review

by Janelle 08.19.2013
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Being a fashion and food blogger, I was excited to check out The Berkeley Hotel’s Fashionista Afternoon Tea, the seemingly perfect fusion of my two greatest passions. “Prêt-à-Portea” as they call it is a hot ticket in London and I had to book a weekend reservation 2 1/2 months in advance. I had high hopes […]

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Summer Dining at River Café London

by Janelle 07.26.2013
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Last night we checked out River Café on the north bank of the Thames, a London favorite for over 25 years. The food is upscale Italian and the vibe in informal and fun. We were lucky enough to sit outside and had an

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Lola’s Cupcakes

by Janelle 04.25.2013
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Bopping around London this week, it’s clear the cupcake craze is alive and well in this city. I stopped by Lola’s Cupcakes at their Selfridges location, and was delighted with their adorable and fun cupcake designs and flavors. The shop is

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Marc Jacobs Diet Coke

by Janelle 04.23.2013
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I’m spending the week in London with the fiancé and, as always on my trips to Europe, I am constantly amazed at the cool and unique products they have that we can’t get in NYC. I spent a good portion of the day in Selfridges (kind of like a mega, super-sized Saks Fifth Avenue) and after […]

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Royal Recessionista : The Ultimate Princess Kate Middleton Style Guide!

by Janelle 05.29.2011
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We all know about the Duchess of Cambridge’s recent fashion-bombshell dress worn when greeting the Obamas in Buckingham Palace last week. The gorgeous, nude-colored “Shola” dress from understated British designer Reiss caused such a fashion-raucous that the retailer’s website crashed within hours of Kate being photographed! At only $340, this frock is far from unaffordable […]

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