Category Archives: Lifestyle & Gastronomy

Dish of the Day – Londinium’s Grilled rib eye steak

For our first ever “Dish of the Day” we wanted to bring you a classic, so vegetarians look away now. Today we celebrate the humble steak, always a guaranteed  crowd pleaser and this grilled rib eye, isn’t just any grilled rib eye, … Continue reading

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Who’s cooking at Quarter Bar & Lounge?

Ever wanted to meet the man behind the platters? Well our next staff profile is for you… meet Head Chef Guy. Guy has always had a passion to cook, ever since he was a little boy – “I was always … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Whiskey Sour

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring you a classic that has been on the cocktail menu since 1870, the Whiskey Sour! To make this classic you will need: 50ml bourbon 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 3 drops of … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Valentine’s Day… this is you 7 day warning!

Did you know that well known romantic, who preferred the chopping block to the divorce court, Henry VIII declared in 1537 that by Royal Charter that all England would celebrate 14th February as St Valentine’s Day. Photo taken during the Lyon … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Kiwi Daiquiri

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring Quarter Bar & Lounge twist on the classic Cuban cocktail, made with fresh kiwi, white rum and freshly squeezed lemon juice. To make this fresh and fun cocktail you will need: 1 ripe … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Espresso Martini

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring you another a modern classic the espresso martini. This espresso martini is just one of many coffee-flavoured martini recipes being made today. We like this one because it uses chilled espresso that gives … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Perfectly Pink

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred, we bring you another Quarter Bar & Lounge original, made with a London native Edgerton Pink Gin. Edgerton is resolutely London-based and is London’s first Pink Gin. The botanicals come from halfway round the world. Coriander, … Continue reading

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In the Frame: David Enjalran

This is David Enjalran, the owner and chef of L’Esprint du Vin in Albi, just after he was asked if he would like a second Michelin Star.  The answer was this huge smile and “who wouldn’t”. David was awarded his first … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Escoffier

For the episode of our “Vintage Photo Series” we bring you an icon of gastronomy – Georges Auguste Escoffier. Escoffier worked at The Savoy, London from 1890 – 1898 where, alongside César Ritz, he made The Savoy an instant success, attracting a … Continue reading

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Magellan’s 2014 Travel Wishlist

Happy New Year to all! We have finally left 2013 after a year of exciting travel and stepped into 2014 and we at Magellan PR have created a travel wishlist for the places where we would like to create new memories this … Continue reading

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