Champagne: The Pink Princess

Helena Nicklin tells how she fell in love with the captivating Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Champagne, toasting the birth of her daughter A little wine knowledge is a life skill. Just like a love of couture, cars or certain sports, a shared love of wine opens… Read More

Cocktail of the Century

The Singapore Sling – a cocktail redolent of sultry bars in the East, where almond eyed ladies in slinky dresses give promise of Eastern delights – is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. And where better to celebrate than in Singapore, in the very bar… Read More

Stairway to Heaven

A new club that brings memories of a famous old one – but with rather more elegance Are we going upstairs?” That was the question, quivering with tempting delight, that might be the prelude to an afternoon of riotous excess in the seedy confines of… Read More

The SQUARE

Joseph Connolly reviews this double-starred Mayfair haunt I eat out a lot – maybe rather more often than is good for me – but I really have come to see restaurants as London’s most highly civilising influence. There is nothing so fine as a morning’s… Read More