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Welcome to the View blogs where you can read daily and weekly blogs from the View front line. Every opinion of our experts from the worlds of cinema and film, pubs and bars, restaurants and clubs will be etched here. From the groundbreaking to the insignificant, read it here first and then add your own comments.
Latest Clubs Blog
Video Interview: The Guillemots
The British music industry has never been better – you only have to take one look at such awards as the NME and the Brits to see the huge range of talent out there at the moment. And we’re not talking about poxy reality TV shows, either – um, Chanelle what were you thinking?
One of the hottest rated bands to come out of Britain to date is The Guillemots (sorry, I mean gUiLLeMoTs). A personal favourite of mine, they’ve gone from strength to strength since they formed in late 2004. With a plethora of hits, including Trains to Brazil, which was an Itunes Single of the Week, celebrity fans that include Sir Paul McCartney, and a Brit nomination under their belt the future looks very rosy indeed for this talented band.
We at View were lucky …
Latest Film Blog
Films seen so far this year: 385
Films seen this week: Legend of the Guardians – The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Blue Valentine, Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow, Vampires Suck, Burroughs, The Next Three Days, Never Let Me Go, Secretariat, Biutiful, Conviction, The Mosquito Net, Armadillo, Lemmy
After skimming over some other snippets of superhero news in favour of the Harry Potter 2D decision in …
Latest Pubs & Bars Blog
Confused by wine? There are quite a few of us who can’t tell their Chablis from their Chardonnays (no need to be ashamed!) and find ourselves stuttering when we’re amidst wine connoisseurs. Who knew just a little bottle of fermented grapes would be so tricky?
Now you have the chance to get all that knowledge sorted. Guy Henri Azam, head winemaker at Baron Philippe de Rothschild winery, and fellow wine expert Philip Goodband are hosting a webchat to demystify the concept. From good buys to ones best avoided, and how to recognise which wines are best whilst wandering the aisles of your local off licence.
Want to get your wine questions answered? Click here …
Latest Restaurants Blog
Jun Tanaka Talks Taste Festivals, Live
Hands up all of you who are gearing up for the Taste of London food festival this year – we said hands, not forks! You’re in luck because one of the chefs taking part in this year’s festival is online and ready to answer your questions about what goes on behind the scenes – and talk about food, too, of course.
Jun Tanaka will be taking part in a live web chat at 3.45pm on Tuesday 10th June, so get your questions ready.
Chef Jun Tanaka knows a thing or two about cooking, thanks to his fabulously successful Pearl restaurant and TV shows like Saturday Kitchen, …