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Hold off on the iceberg lettuce! Michel Roux Jr is taking Le Gavroche to sea

This summer, Michel Roux Jr will be feeding passengers onboard Queen Mary 2's seven-night transatlantic crossing. We spoke to the chef about this unique opportunity

Me and my London: Olly Barkley

Olly Barkley, former England rugby player and founder of M2M Presents, lets us into his life and his favourite London haunts

How Dan Bilzerian invaded London

Two years after we visited him in Las Vegas, Dan Bilzerian is bringing his cannabis brand Ignite to the UK. He talks to Max Williams about his public persona, bouts of anxiety, and why he would like to be reincarnated as a dolphin

Me and my London: Madeline Appiah

Madeline Appiah – star of Idris Elba's In The Long Run and Tina Turner: The Musical – shares a little bit of her life and her London

Me and my London: Wauve

The latest in our series of Me and my London – with prominent Londoners sharing a bit about their life and their capital. Meet the multi-talented Wauve

"I woke up the next morning and I was like, ‘why is my Twitter blowing up?'" An audience with Bret Easton Ellis

He published his debut novel while still in college and watched it become the literary sensation of the 1980s. His third novel is merely the most notorious fictional work of the 20th century. Max Williams meets the man who gave the world American Psycho

Me and my London: Elizabeth Morris

In the latest instalment of our Me and my London series, the brilliant writer and actor Elizabeth Morris gives us a tour of her capital, while sharing a few secrets on the way

Best of health: Love Yourself

New decade, new you? We're profiling some of the best healthy food delivery services. Next up, it's Love Yourself. Remember: health isn't just for January...

Ceviche is the most affordable way to dine in Peru

Peruvian restaurant Ceviche serves up delicious food for great value. Visit the seafood specialists in Soho

Brand Watch: Cody & Co

Founded by Phil Cody, an entrepreneur with 20 years in the industry, Cody & Co combines British craftsmanship with Italian design to create a selection of shoes that will serve you well on any occasion

Me and my London: Sam Way

Singer-songwriter Sam Way lets us into his life and his London. Oh, and he also gives Square Mile readers the chance to win tickets to his upcoming Shoreditch show...

The Bar Necessities: Beaufort Bar at the Savoy

Fancy an evening of escapism? Beaufort Bar at the Savoy is one of the finest in the world – a gorgeous drinking den in London's most famous hotel

Me and My London: Chris Jammer

A new series in which we invite Londoners to share a bit about themselves and their favourite spots in the capital. First up, it's the founder of Strawberries & Creem festival, occasional model and star of Shipwrecked 2019 – Chris Jammer

Ricky Gervais’s legacy goes far beyond his Golden Globes speeches

Ricky Gervais is one of the greatest comedians and writers of the 21st century. His legacy will not be his stints hosting the Golden Globes. It will be the humour and humanity of his finest work: The Office, Extras, and After Life

The Bar Necessities: The Green Room

Passing through Shoreditch? Grab at cocktail or two at The Green Room, the bar at the ultra-cool Curtain Hotel. Once you're done, there's always the members' club downstairs...

The Bar Necessities: Luigi's Bar

Spelzini Cafe by day before transforming into Luigi's Bar by night, this is a glorious little pocket of chill hidden in the least chill area in the country

"Nothing is off limits" | 3 Shots of Tequila is the podcast taking over Spotify

Speaking on anything and everything, hit podcast 3 Shots of Tequila has developed a devoted following over the past three and a half years. Now, following a national tour, Keith Dube, Marv Abbey and Tazer Black are putting on a huge one-off show at the Hammersmith Apollo. We spoke to Dube on what we can expect…

The Gallery at sketch serves up fine dining by way of Disneyland

Fancy escaping reality for an evening? The Gallery at sketch serves up fine dining by way of Disneyland

The Bar Necessities: Murder Inc

Don your fedora and pay a visit to Murder Inc, the Soho cocktail bar from the team behind Shoreditch's Cocktail Trading Company. Imbued with sin, sex and Sinatra, it's a subterranean trip back in time

Stay in the centre of the universe at the Time Hotel NYC

Times Square’s dazzling, technicolour surrounds of make it one of NYC’s most iconic attractions. Position yourself right in the heart of the action with a stay at the Time Hotel