Will Hawkes, The Washington Post Published 11:54 am CST, Friday, January 4, 2019 A plate of cod and chips, plus side portions of mushy peas and tartar sauce, at Olley's, a fish-and-chips restaurant in Herne Hill, South London. A plate of cod and chips, plus side portions of mushy peas and tartar sauce, at Olley's, a fish-and-chips restaurant in Herne Hill, South London. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Will Hawkes Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Will Hawkes Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 A plate of cod and chips, plus side portions of mushy peas and tartar sauce, at Olley's, a fish-and-chips restaurant in Herne Hill, South London. A plate of cod and chips, plus side portions of mushy peas and tartar sauce, at Olley's, a fish-and-chips restaurant in … [Read more...] about In London, eat your way through the history
opinion Chuck Bennett Special to The Detroit News Published 7:00 PM EST Dec 17, 2018 Some of Metro Detroit’s top business and social leaders came out Dec. 6 for the London Chop House’s annual Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long luncheon benefiting the Salvation Army. Hosted by Tom and Diane Schoenith along with the Gatzaros family — Maria, Nico and Ellena — a little more than 100 guests came out to sing their favorite Christmas songs and enjoy fine dining from the London Chop House’s menu. One of Detroit’s most coveted holiday traditions, tickets were $250 each, $10,000 for Booth No. 1 and Booth No.2. Attendees raised more than $33,000. Proceeds will go toward The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit's 2018 Red Kettle fundraising goal of $8.2 million. These funds will help provide critical social services and programs to those throughout Metro Detroit, including educational and outdoor programs for youth, a legal aid clinic, drug and alcohol … [Read more...] about Society: London Chop House Sing-a-Long benefits Salvation Army
Opinion PUBLISHED: 10:13 17 December 2018 Freddie Sears wheels away after scoring the only goal of the match in Town's first home win since April. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM © Copyright Stephen Waller Karl Fuller hasn’t seen Town win at home on a Saturday for nearly a year! He has now Town fans celebrate at the final whistle after their team's first home win since April on Saturday. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COMIt was cold, it was wet, it wasn’t pretty, but after 364 days of football hurt, I’ve finally seen Ipswich win a home game on a Saturday.Not since beating Reading 2-0 on December 16, 2016, have I walked out of Portman Road with a smile on my face following a Town win and I know I’m not alone with those sentiments.Of course, it is only the start of a massive task to climb out of the bottom three and this needs to be backed up straightaway with more points.But with Sheffield United and … [Read more...] about Fuller Flavour: A couple of ciders, a London Undergroud map and a Town win at Portman Road. I love football!
Melbourne was one of my favourite cities when we visited Australia and actually one of my favourite cities of all time. The city is Australia’s cultural capital encompassing museums, cool street art and theatres. What I also loved about it was that it’s such a walkable city and I found it so easy to explore the little laneways, coffee shops and restaurants. The city is also the perfect base for amazing excursions that allow you to see the fantastic nature and wildlife in Australia. As I was only there for six days and we included three full days trips whilst in the throws of jet lag, this list is by no means complete but a good start for anyone visiting Australia’s second most populous city. 1. Wine-tasting in the Yarra Valley About a 45 minute drive from Melbourne City Centre is the Yarra Valley, one of the world’s leading cool climate wine producing regions. Mr S and I had a full day sampling wine in the stunning Yarra Valley and visiting four gorgeous … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to go to Melbourne
If you're planning a last minute trip to the capital to ring in the new year, London hotels have some rather luxurious packages for you. Ace Hotel – from £206 New Year’s Eve at Ace Hotel kicks off with a dinner created by executive chef Matthew Marshall, with two sittings at 7pm and 8pm, held in the 100 Room and the Griffin and Empire Room respectively. Guests will be treated to a four course, seasonal menu served on communal, long tables. Following dinner everyone will be ushered to the rooftop, where DJs will play while they enjoy the views of the midnight fireworks. The hotel has also created a private package specifically for those wanting to spend the night with friends. Guests will enjoy dinner in Ace Hotel London’s Bowers Private Dining Room, entry to the after party, as well as a private Ace Hotel London suite for the whole evening and a post-party breakfast at Hoi Polloi the next day. Prices start … [Read more...] about The best hotels to stay in London on New Year’s Eve