WIN! A £200 Bottle Of The Macallan Rare Cask

With family festivities approaching, you’d be wise to bring some ammunition with you to impress the in-laws. Perfect timing because Lusso is offering you the chance to win a bottle of The Macallan Rare Cask, an appropriately complex whisky with a level of clout that will sway the most stiff necked of fathers-in-law. Just as the name implies, Rare Cask isn’t your everyday single malt. Crafted from…
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How Many Steps To Heaven? Why You Should Join Monaco’s First Ever Private Members Club

Members clubs across the world should take note, because when it opens its doors in 2016, Club Thirty-Nine will be the retreat to beat.   Set on Avenue Princess Grace, Monte Carlo’s Club Thirty-Nine launches in Spring 2016 <img width="110" height="110" src="https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=110%2C110" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail" alt="" aria-describedby="gallery-20-21902" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/lus check my reference.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=110%2C110 110w, https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=40%2C40 40w, https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?zoom=2&resize=110%2C110 220w,…
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Lusso 40 Out Now

‘Life Begins at 40’ said American psychologist Walter Pitkin in his 1932 self-help book of the same name. ‘This is the revolutionary outcome of our New Era. Today it is half a truth. Tomorrow it will be an axiom.’ Life expectancy in medieval England was around 25 years and only reached forty sometime around the…
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Back In Time For Prohibition Tea

Through the unassuming entrance and down the gilded stairway, the dark mezzanine bar at Quaglino’s is the perfect setting for its Prohibition-themed afternoon Tea. The black trays delicately balanced on a gold frame offer a selection on classic tea-time favourites hop over to here. Think mini sandwiches, scones, berry tarts and macaroons. All to be…
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Mr Fogg’s Tavern Opens In Covent Garden

Cosy tavern, gin parlour and salon styled in the period when Phileas Fogg set off around the world, the new cocktail bar from Inception Group brings their famously eccentric touch to London’s Covent Garden.   Sister venue to the award-winning Mr Fogg’s Residence in Mayfair, Mr Fogg’s Tavern is the latest quirky bar to come from Charlie Gilkes and…
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Masala Grill: Rooted To The Spot

In the immortal words of J.R.R Tolkien, deep roots are not reached by the frost, and the site of Chelsea’s very first Indian restaurant may well reap the benefits of its age-old heritage.   Where Chutney Mary once stood, down the gilded stairway, through the richly encrusted décor with the signature central tree remaining sprawls…
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None Too Chablis

Some things go off quicker than others. House guests, like fish, go off after three days (or so Benjamin Franklin advised), whilst an opened tin of yellow bean paste I have in my fridge has been prodigiously enhancing my Chinese stir-fries for the past year. Earlier in the summer a friendship with an Antipodean blogger…
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Gordon & MacPhail: World’s Most Exclusive Whisky Unveiled

Contrary to popular belief, my lunchtimes rarely involve strings of Martinis punctuated by amuse-bouches, but rather a more conventional sandwich or perhaps an impromptu reformulating of last night’s culinary experiment (dinner).  On Wednesday the 2nd of September however, I had the pleasure of being invited to a somewhat hush-hush unveiling at the Royal Opera House,…
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