VALENTINE’S BURLESQUE AT PROUD
Proud Cabaret, known for its evenings of seductive glamour, is pulling out the stops for Valentine’s Day. Expect a star line up of performers, with the BBC’s “Queen of Swing” Kai Hoffman as compere and hot young dancers in situ to bewitch with their own 1930s take on the genre. A “Lovers Menu” will throughout the show, and then guests are invited to dance. What’s not to luuuurve? 1 Mark Lane, EC3R 7AH. www.proudcabaret.com.
JASON ATHERTON CHOCCIES FOR VDAY
If the object of your affection has a sweet spot for chocolate, don’t miss the limited edition box of pralines that culinary genius Jason Atherton has created for Harvey Nichols’ Fifth Floor. The Love Heart Box contains pecan, macadamia, mango and saffron, hazlenut and coffee fillings. Atherton will be in the shop on 12 February to talk and sign his books.
300 boxes available from 1 Feb at £39.95a t the fifth floor of Harvey Nichols. www.harveynichols.com
ULTIMATE CITY BOY BREAKFAST
Clerkenwell’s cosiest of cosy old pubs has this week launched what must be the biggest breakfast around, the City Boy Breakfast aimed specifically at Square Mile blokes needing extra fuel for the day ahead. This behemoth of a brekker involves bacon, pork and leak sausage, hash browns, fried bread, liver, kidneys, steak, eggs, black pudding, white pudding and more, plus a pewter tankard of stout. Oh, and toast. £16.95, available from 7am. www.foxandanchor.com.