Bill’s Cafe, Restaurant and Store Opens
What: Sussex-based green grocer and cafe backed by Richard Caring (The Ivy, J. Sheeky) serves fresh, seasonal food all day.
Why: Don’t miss fish finger sandwiches, homemade jam or Bailey’s tiramisu.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Where: 28 St. Martin’s Courtyard, WC2E 9AB (020 7240 8183).
Partners for Dance
What: With a professional teacher as a partner, you’ll learn everything from the waltz to the quickstep, foxtrot, tango, swing, rumba, samba, cha-cha, and salsa.
Why: You’re having Strictly Come Dancing withdrawal.
When: Class schedule online at partnersfordance.com.
Where: Fulham Town Hall, Fulham Broadway, SW6 1ET; Bloomsbury Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Ave., WC2H 8EP. Info at 020 7692 8302.
Løv Organic Tea
What: Colorful tins of the French organic tea range (£8-£9) available in London for the first time, in the new Food Market Taste Lab.
Why: Thirty-eight whole leaf flavours, including red fruits, liquorice Earl Grey or classic rose and sencha.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RJ (020 7201 8632).
Zara Martin & BodyAmr Collection
What: Envision yourself in a tight, sparkly party dress (£550-£795) from the model and TV presenter’s capsule collection before it hits stores.
Why: You can’t afford one on your salary, but dreams are free.
When: You need a little pick-me-up.
Where: Online at zaramartin.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Bill’s Cafe, Restaurant and Store