The diet starts next week.
Disposable Cake Stand
What: Display finger sandwiches and fairy cakes on the new flat-packed, three-tiered vintagey stand from a quirky online party shop (£10).
Why: What’s a tea party without one?
When: Take some glamour to the park.
Where: Online at talkingtables.co.uk.
What: Invite yourself to an unusual art/dinner party where everything from the napkins to the food is designed by artists such as sculptor Robert Storey and concept chef Caroline Hobkinson.
Why: Imagine flying asparagus and numbered bread rolls suspended in midair.
When: 2-4 & 9-11 June, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Trolley Gallery, 73a Redchurch St., E2 7DJ (020 7729 6591). Tickets (£50) online at trolley.myshopify.com.
Graham and Green Warehouse Sale
What: Up to 50 per cent off Indian and Moroccan-inspired furniture, lighting and home accessories.
Why: Spruce up your house for spring.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mon., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Units 2b, Capital Interchange Way, Chiswick, TW8 0EX (020 8987 3700).
What: Authentic Taiwanese street food comes to West London courtesy of the foodie group behind Goldfish, Koi and Hi Sushi.
Why: We love the crab and pork soup dumplings.
When: Sun.-Wed., noon-11 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., noon-11:30 p.m.
Where: 82 Queensway, W2 3RL (020 7221 2280).
Sanctum on the Green
What: Take a break from the city at the recently opened sister hotel to Soho Sanctum; spend the day in the BBQ area, hot tub, pool or heated courtyard.
Why: Fresh country air only 40 minutes from Central London.
When: You have no time for the airport.
Where: The Old Cricket Comman, Cookham Dean, Berkshire, SL6 9NZ (01628 482638).
Photo: Courtesy of Talking Tables