‘I have the simplest tastes; I am always satisfied with the best.’ Oscar Wilde
How Floris Blossomed on Jermyn Street
One of the oldest merchants on Jermyn Street, Floris fragrances are synonymous with gentlemen of taste, from Winston Churchill to James Bond.
Christmas Gift Guide: The Smoker
Cigar paraphernalia makes a smoking experience indefinitely more pleasurable, and a wonderful gift for the tobacco aficionado.
London’s Top 5 Smoking Spots
Our Editor lists his best spots to enjoy a cigar in the big smoke, nominated for comfort, cigar selection and space.
Gastronomical Gluttony at Wiltons, London
Fill your stomach – and empty your pockets – at St. James’s institutional restaurant Wiltons.
10 of the Best Negronis & Where to Drink Them
Our travel correspondent and resident Negroni enthusiast Matt Hranek lists his top spots to enjoy the most perfect of Italian cocktails.
How Simpson’s in the Strand Carved A Niche
Simpson’s has long been a London institution, as British as the concept of a Sunday roast. Which, Max Olesker says, happens to be the house speciality.
Armand de Brignac: The Top Drop
The Cattier family has been growing grapes in the Champagne region of France since 1763, and this autumn they are celebrating their latest coup de grâce: Armand de Brignac.
Rao’s: Frank Pellegrino’s Harlem Hangout
Rao’s offers a glimpse of an earlier, somewhat grittier, cityscape in East Harlem, run by the late, great Frank Pellegrino.