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Hearty New Year from Whyte and Brown

January is the month for wholesome, hearty comfort food – to warm you up in the cold weather and brighten up the short days.  Join…

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Who Turned On First – Carnaby Street, Regent St, or Oxford St?

Answer: Regent Street. Regent Street began the tradition of lighting up for Christmas in 1954, followed by Oxford Street in 1959 (thanks Wikipedia). This year,…

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Halloween Which Came First … Frankenstein or Dracula?

Frankenstein featured in the novel written by Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a…

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Which Came First … Oktoberfest or the Harvest Festival?

Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival celebrating beer – which is held annually in Munich. Running from late September to the first weekend in October, it is one of…

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Answer: Trifle – by a long way. The earliest…

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Which Came First – Pina Colada or Tom Collins?

Not a lot of people know that ‘Piña Colada’ means ‘strained pineapple’, a reference to the juice used in the drink’s preparation. Three Puerto…

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Which Came First – The Burger or French Fries?

Whyte & Brown, a restaurant in central London offers some delicious meals, but where did they originate from? The hamburger, a ground meat patty…

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Which Came First – Carnaby St or Oxford St?

Both synonymous with London shopping, but which actually came first? Carnaby Street derives its name from Karnaby House, located to its east and originally erected in…

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Which Came First – Liberty or Selfridge’s?

           Answer: Liberty – which was opened in 1875 (Selfridge’s opened in 1909). Since 1875, Liberty has been synonymous…

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