Tag Archives: London Evening Standard

Caravan’s Laura Harper-Hinton’s NZ Food Memories

Caravan’s Laura Harper-Hinton’s NZ Food Memories

Creative director and co-founder of London’s Caravan restaurants, New Zealand-born Laura Harper-Hinton, has together with her husband Chris Ammermann and their friend and chef Miles Kirby, published their first cookbook, entitled Caravan: Dining All…

Adam Andrews Adding Colour to London’s Bagels

Adam Andrews Adding Colour to London’s Bagels

“From beetroot bagels to green galettes, bread is brightening up ,” says the Evening Standard’s Phoebe Luckhurst, “and it all started started in Maltby Street Market – one of several open-air food hubs…

Monica Galetti’s Mere Gets Judged

Monica Galetti’s Mere Gets Judged

The judge becomes the judged as MasterChef: The Professionals star New Zealander Monica Galetti opens her own restaurant Mere in Fitzrovia, London. The Evening Standard books a table. “As if leaving behind a two Michelin-starred…

Britain’s Banking Watchdog Sam Woods Looks Ahead

Britain’s Banking Watchdog Sam Woods Looks Ahead

New Zealand-born Sam Woods, chief executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), is one of the new generation of City regulators who cut their teeth in the financial crisis. At just 43, with the…

Francis Upritchard’s Frieze Show a Tour de Force

Francis Upritchard’s Frieze Show a Tour de Force

New Zealand-born Francis Upritchard’s solo presentation at this year’s Art Frieze Fair in London at the booth of London dealer Kate MacGarry, was the “best and most absorbing” of the exhibits, according to the…

Spotlight on Chef Peter Gordon and NZ Wines

Spotlight on Chef Peter Gordon and NZ Wines

The “Godfather of Fusion” New Zealand chef Peter Gordon talks to the London Evening Standard about the dishes and wines he’s been enjoying this week. “Fusion food takes, as its starting point, the belief that…

Moody Electropoppers Broods Virtually Famous

Moody Electropoppers Broods Virtually Famous

As Broods, brother and sister Caleb and Georgia Nott were initially known for who they know, now they’re stepping out on their own with their music, London’s Evening Standard reports. “They share a producer, Joel…

Cecil Low’s Churchill Cartoon Rallied a Nation

Cecil Low’s Churchill Cartoon Rallied a Nation

Renowned political cartoonist and caricaturist New Zealander David Alexander Cecil Low, who worked for the Evening Standard from 1927 to 1950, rallied Britain behind the new leader Winston Churchill producing “an inspiring exhortation to…

The Modern Pantry Is a Pleasure to Be In

The Modern Pantry Is a Pleasure to Be In

“Anna Hansen first made her mark in London as one of the cooks and co-owners, along with fellow New Zealander Peter Gordon, of Providores in Marylebone, the restaurant that pioneered Pacific Rim ‘fusion’ food,”…

Joan Murphy of Frame Fitness collaborates with Whistles

Joan Murphy of Frame Fitness collaborates with Whistles

New Zealander Joan Murphy and her Frame fitness studio co-founder Pip Black know what women are looking for in sportswear, and are now collaborating with smart high street brand Whistles. “The whole collection is…

New Zealand Soccer Player Winston Reid Renews Contract

New Zealand Soccer Player Winston Reid Renews Contract

West Ham defender Winston Reid has ended speculation about his future by signing a new six and a half year deal worth up to £20 million with the Upton Park Club. “There was a lot…

Sir Harold Gillies the Man Who Mended Broken Soldiers

Sir Harold Gillies the Man Who Mended Broken Soldiers

In October, the handiwork of New Zealand-born otolaryngologist Sir Harold Gillies, widely considered the father of plastic surgery, can be seen at the Hunterian Museum in the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in…

Artisan Café to Open in Revitalised Central London Precinct

Artisan Café to Open in Revitalised Central London Precinct

New Zealander Jodie Whitelaw, 33, will open the first Antipodean artisan coffee shop in the “Government and God” quarter around Victoria station in London of which the first stage of the “extraordinary overhaul, has…

Shepherd’s Bush Gig a Trip down the Rabbit Hole

Shepherd’s Bush Gig a Trip down the Rabbit Hole

Eccentric Connan Mockasin may be, but it’s his wayward musicianship that has won over famous fans like Radiohead, Beck and rapper Tyler, according to the London Evening Standard, which reviews Mockasin’s London show at…

Middle Earth’s Man Contemplates Doctor Who Offer

Middle Earth’s Man Contemplates Doctor Who Offer

Peter Jackson has confirmed reports that he has offered to direct an episode of Doctor Who. “I’m a Doctor Who fan, certainly. I’m of the generation that hid behind the sofa, and Patrick Troughton…

Toasted Opens in South London

Toasted Opens in South London

New Zealand-born chef Michael Hazlewood, together with manager Alex Thorp, has opened Toasted in London’s East Dulwich, where “wine at the heart of a meal in an especially alluring manner”, according…

Minding the Gap at All London’s 270 Stations

Minding the Gap at All London’s 270 Stations

Auckland-born businessman Tim McCready has been to all 270 London Underground stations after spending seven days spread over five months travelling the entire 250 miles of the Tube network. “When I arrived…

Unforgettable sights

Unforgettable sights

“New Zealand is no single thing, stretched as it is across 1 miles in the Roaring Forties, from businesslike Auckland in the north to the uninhabited, penguin-covered Snares Islands in the remote and windy…

Memory in Bronze

Memory in Bronze

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, the New Zealander who led the Battle of Britain against Germany in 1940, deserves recognition from the city of London according to British politicians and senior…

Catch That Pigeon Now

Catch That Pigeon Now

New Zealander Kent Robertson adds his two cents worth on the Trafalger Square pigeons: “I’ve been coming to London for 30 years and feeding the pigeons has always been a great treat.”

New Zealanders’ Innovation Inspires Wedding on the Web

New Zealanders’ Innovation Inspires Wedding on the Web

The wedding of Mr and Mrs Ram in Brent County, UK will be broadcast live on the web. Inspired by a NZ couple efforts to share their wedding with friends and family: “this couple wanted their…

The Coolness of the Kiwi Wild

The Coolness of the Kiwi Wild

From the Evening Standard online edition: “Huka Lodge epitomised the essence of New Zealand: a seductive blend of wilderness and sophistication. The scenery is still jaw-droppingly beautiful … but since I visited five years ago it seems that boringly…