Sophie Farrah

Due to open last summer, Jan has faced a series of setbacks - but as the saying goes, some things are worth waiting for. Sophie Farrah eats like a (Caspian) King in Clapham… more

2 Feb 2017 11:16 Food

Sophie Farrah goes in search of our best local chocolatiers... it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it more

25 Jan 2017 16:15 Food

Sophie Farrah chews the fat with chef Adam Byatt, who has won his first Michelin star for Trinity in Clapham more

4 Jan 2017 12:39

Sophie Farrah goes foraging for tempting, locally made foodie gifts as well as exploring all the latest foodie news in Surrey & SW London for December more

18 Nov 2016 16:29 Food

Sophie Farrah on the trend for dishes made entirely from uncooked ingredients more

26 Oct 2016 15:20 Food

It’s never too late to sharpen up your kitchen skills. Sophie Farrah goes in search of the best local cookery schools to help her find her inner chef more

30 Sep 2016 15:21 Food

Sophie Farrah meets the boys behind Balham’s brand new brunch hotspot, Brother Marcus more

18 Aug 2016 10:56 Food

Popcorn at the ready! The first Barnes Film Festival launches this month. Sophie Farrah meets film fanatic and festival founder Sam Cullis more

15 Aug 2016 15:39 Theatre/Arts

Forget Nordic noir. In Putney it’s the Nordic nosh that currently has them all flocking in. Sophie Farrah visits a brand new Scandinavian shop and cafe more

4 Jul 2016 15:00 Food

Gordon Ramsay’s Battersea brasserie has a new look and a new menu this month. Sophie Farrah talks to George Lyon, Head Chef of London House, about monkfish, mussels and his infamous boss more

19 May 2016 16:30 Food

Judith Kerr and Michale Morpurgo lead an incredible line up of literary figures at the Barnes Children's Literature Festival May 14 – 15 more

10 May 2016 16:28 Kids/Schools

Sophie Farrah looks at some sweet treats fit for a queen; from royal standard baking, biscuits and cupcakes to regal hot tub comedy tea bags, Sophie gives you the inside scoop (pun absolutely intended). more

18 Apr 2016 16:32 Food

Do you often find yourself wishing for a mid cycle macchiato? Well rejoice, cycle cafés are now a thing. Sophie Farrah pedals through three appetizing reasons to get on your bike this month, in the Wandsworth area. more

17 Mar 2016 17:26 Cycling

As 2016 marks the 65th anniversary of radio drama The Archers, Sophie Farrah meets Barnes actress Buffy Davis, who plays Jolene, landlady of The Bull more

25 Feb 2016 14:34 Interviews

Over the course of a lengthy career; critic, writer and broadcaster Edwin Mullins has encountered some of the world's greatest artists. Sophie Farrah meets him at home in Barnes to hear a handful of tales. more

25 Feb 2016 14:28 Interviews

Eating out was never like this. Sophie Farrah on two local supper clubs with a fresh take on the experience more

23 Feb 2016 09:53 Food

Sophie Farrah enjoys the Japanese comfort food on offer at the Fowl Mouths pop up in Clapham more

22 Feb 2016 12:30 Food

Opera Foundry brings informal, affordable, top-class concerts to Surrey. Sophie Farrah sounds out pianist and acting chair Sarah Quantrell ahead of the companies upcoming Italian opera tour, stopping at Richmond May 7 and Guildford June 4 more

2 Feb 2016 14:23 Theatre/Arts

The number of basement developments across the capital has become a rising concern in recent years. Following the dramatic collapse of a six-bedroom house in Barnes last month, Sophie Farrah talks to musician Brian May about a local campaign more

11 Dec 2015 17:17 Home Style

Howard Webster knows all about failure. Now the Kew writer is turning it into film success with Meet Pursuit Delange, a musical comedy set entirely in his hometown. Sophie Farrah enters his wacky world more

7 Dec 2015 12:23 Interviews

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