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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas 1: Hipchips

Deck the halls! Hipchips is fully embracing the Yule season with their delicious crisps and a variety of seasonal dips. Hipchips is a bit of a fixture on the Soho scene. SEEN can only imagine the hungry revellers who fall upon the restaurant with a howling attack of the munchies, particularly on the weekend.

So, if you don’t take Christmas THAT seriously, their interpretation of traditional Christmas fare is great fun. Amongst their usual inventive and tasty dips, you can now have turkey and cranberry sauce, salmon and cucumber. Both lovely, but my money was on the salmon and cucumber! The Christmas pudding dip was also very good and an excellent pairing with the sweet crisps. The great thing about the dips is that they taste as authentic as the real thing (if you know what I mean) and they don’t stint on spiciness either. Of course, SEEN and her guest couldn’t finish the delicious crisps so we staggered off into the Soho night to snaffle the rest the next day…

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Faune: a free new typeface from France

SEEN has always been fascinated by typefaces, so was very interested to hear that the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (Cnap), a public establishment of the French Ministry of Culture, in partnership with the Groupe Imprimerie Nationale, has commissioned the creation of a type family. Alice Savoie was chosen by a panel of experts following …

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Prep release new single and play Islington Assembly Hall this Sunday

Well, if this isn’t the sound of the summer, SEEN doesn’t know what is – PREP have aired the new video for ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’, the first single to arrive from their forthcoming EP ‘Cold Fire’, due out in April 2018. Directed by Tuixen Benet (also behind the choreography for Tame Impala’s ‘The Less …

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Enjoy the Feast of St. Patrick with with a Midleton Very Rare Champagne Cocktail at Corrigan’s of Mayfair

Londoners will know how enthusiastically the city enjoys St. Patrick’s Day. For a different and very luxurious experience of this auspicious day, you might want to try a trip to one of (Irishman born and bred), Richard Corrigan’s restaurants, particularly Corrigan’s Mayfair who will be hosting a full-day celebration for St. Patrick’s Day with Irish …

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Art on a Postcard Presents their Secret Auction at The Other Art Fair

Regular readers of SEEN will know that we just love the charitable initiatives set up by Art on a Postcard. They bring art lovers (and it must be said, auction-lovers) together for the support of the Hepatitis C Trust, which is dedicated to raising awareness, ending discrimination and being a hub for information and representation …

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Unflinching: Jenny Wilson releases Lo’ Hi’

SEEN is fascinated by the discomfiting yet necessary vision of Jenny Wilson who has released a new single LO’ HI’, the latest track to emerge from her forthcoming album 
‘EXORCISM’, due for UK release on April 20, 2018 via Gold Medal Recordings. Having previously collaborated with contemporaries including Robyn and The Knife (to whose Rabid …