FOOD & BOOZE NEWS

EXQUISITE CHAMPAGNE FEAST AT THE LANGHAM HOTEL: TONIGHT
What are you doing ce soir? If you’ve got a bit of cash burning a hole in your pocket and you consider yourself a foodie (who likes champagne), you should be at the Langham Hotel’s “Evening with Roux” dinner at its fine dining restaurant, the Landau. Michel Roux Jnr and David Hesketh MW, the Managing Director of Laurent-Perrier UK, will host a seven course dinner featuring the likes of Orkney scallop with Aquitaine caviar sauce paired with the refreshingly dry Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut and Seared Landes foie gras paired with Laurent-Perrier Cuvee Alexandra 1998. Tickets are £225 per person, to book call 020 7965 0165; london.langhamhotels.co.uk.

SALAD IN A GLASS AT PEARL
The folks at Holborn’s most respectable bar and restaurant, Pearl, are trying to make your summer healthier with a range of salad-esque cocktails. The Waldorf is home-infused walnut vodka muddled with celery, pressed apple and grapes: celery on the side. The Greek involves tomato consommé and fresh tomato, cucumber ice cubes and feta salad on the side. Cocktails are £13.75 with side salads. 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, tel: 020 7829 7000.

BISHOPSGATE KITCHEN OPENS
The guys behind Benugo have just opened Bishopsgate Kitchen by Spitalfields, adding a range of tasty rustic dishes and sharing boards to your lunch options. Brushfield Street, E1 6AN.