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Chocolate isn't just tasty—it's got antioxidants and mood-boosting compounds that add an extra sweet touch to love and well-being.
A box of chocolates for Valentine's Day is a timeless favorite - and for good reason. Not only does it offer a delightful treat for the taste buds, but also a potential boost for our well-being. The science behind chocolate, particularly the cocoa it contains, reveals intriguing connections to both love and overall health.
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Whether you're all about grand gestures or prefer low-key love, London's got you covered. Here's a quick guide to making Valentine's Day 2024 unforgettable without resorting to cheesy clichés.
For him, enjoying the right wine starts with choosing the right glassware — a concept his family have been building an empire on for the last 265 years.
The term "mindful mixology" might sound like a buzzword, but its roots lie in a genuine desire to create sophisticated, complex, and enjoyable drinks without the use of alcohol. Departing from the traditional notions of imbibing for pure pleasure, this movement is revolutionising the way we approach socialising, raising a glass, and, most importantly, what goes into that glass. As Dry January gains traction each year, with individuals temporarily abstaining from alcohol to kickstart the year on a healthier note, the spotlight on mindful drinking has never been brighter. Mindful Mixology takes this concept to the next level, encouraging a thoughtful approach to cocktail creation that aligns with a conscious and balanced lifestyle.
Come February 14, it will be a full house in restaurants across London, meaning that organising your booking ahead of time is paramount. No matter the cuisine or location, there is no shortage of esteemed establishments ready to host you and your loved one. Prepare to sip and savour a delicious meal while soaking in one another’s company. Below, The Sybarite’s curation of London’s most romantic restaurants to celebrate this Valentine’s Day.
This year's Dry January is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet, with new research from Alcohol Change UK, the charity behind Dry January® hdiscovering that amongst UK adults (excluding non-drinkers), 30% of men and 26% of women would like to reduce the amount of alcohol they drink in 2024. The new figures come as one in six UK adults plan to take a break from alcohol this month. Of course, for people who enjoy the taste of their favourite drink, choosing to go alcohol-free can prove challenging. Luckily, the low and no alcohol market has been on the ascent for several years now, resulting in a slew of brands who have dreamt up and developed a wide range of options. Below, The Sybarite’s pick of alcohol free brands to see you through dry January and beyond.
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