The previous Prom I'd seen this summer was the Death Prom where we Londoners were assured that should we attempt to take a trip to a concert we would either be fried by the merciless rays of our nearest star or asphyxiated by the ferocious heat of our subterranean network.
Read more Resto 28 Coda, Royal Albert Hall
World class Rembrandt and a really intriguing collection of artists' postcards.
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A one line review of Sean Scully at the NG.
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Resto 24 #dearpizza, #Highbury An excellent awning makes al fresco dining in the heat tolerable. Good #pizza and friendly service are a hit. As is the #estorick show of #campari related material. A perfect one-two in #Islington. #food #london
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Maybe it's more of a lunchtime joint but it's a good post-exhibition option if you want straight up modern cooking at a good price.
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This was an excellent experience but not one that my credit card could handle too many times in a season. However, to have come into a womb of sophisticated Frenchness after having spent an evening watching the most turgid Europa League match since the last one in a noisy brauhaus was a most welcome thing. And this on the back of an excellent morning in Cologne's fine art museum where they had an extraordinary exhibition of Tintoretto. After that it was back to sausageland, the latex girls, Kölsch and a man with a very annoying drill in a terrible hotel bar.
Read more Resto 69 Le Moissonnier, Köln
I haven’t got round to my full Estorick post yet, in fact I’d like to go back before I tackle it, so in the meantime my art focus falls on the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park. This is my third art bunfight of the year after the RA’s Summer Exhibition and the Venice Biennale…
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A quick coffee in the excellent Estorick is never a bad thing.
Read more Resto 56 Estorick Café, Highbury
A quick post and for once not about food! A quick visit to see the Bram Bogart show at Vigo Gallery is a must if you're around Oxford Circus.
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