Who. What. Where? No. 59

Welcome to HUNGER’s Who. What. Where? Your one-stop shop for all the latest and greatest upcoming events and releases. Whether you’re looking for your next injection of culture or just something to freshen up your wardrobe, you’ll only find the best of it here.

Kicking off this week’s WWW is menswear label John Lawrence Sullivan, who launched their suave AW24 look book for their “STACK” collection earlier this week. The range itself is heavily inspired by the architecture and furniture of German architect Ludwig Mikes van der Rohe, alongside Donald Judd’s STACKS sculpture, creating an unlikely marriage of fashion and furniture. The collection features designs such as double-layered bomber jackets, collared jackets, hoodies, and shirts with double collars and ties, highlighting the idea of “stacking” that is essential to the garments. “The tranquil, melancholy and robust look of sensational historical furniture is reborn in wearable form,” designer Arashi Yangawa explains in the collection notes. See highlights from John Lawrence Sullivan’s Fall/Winter 2024 collection in the gallery below.

Still haven’t figured out your Valentine’s Day plans? Well, The Westin London City Hotel, Hithe + Seek, have got you covered with their collaboration with Dalston Wine Club Founder Hannah Crosbie. Head chef Fabio De Paolis and Crosbie have partnered up for a six-course wine-pairing menu that combines elegance and taste, and aphrodisiac-imbued dishes sure to impress your Valentine’s date. The menu acts as the epitome of romance, with playful takes on the dish’s names such as “The Booty Call” and “The My-Type-on-Paper”. Ingredients such as scallops and chilli mango mousse with a dark chocolate sphere are sure to get hearts racing. Guests can expect meticulous attention to detail with contemporary dishes, alongside stunning views of the River Thames. The six-course tasting menu is priced at £99 per person, which includes a cocktail, six plates with five matching wines and one dessert wine. The menu will run alongside Hithe + Seek’s usual menu from the 8th February – 2nd March. supper club tickets and February bookings for the tasting menu can be found here.

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Next up, if you’re on the lookout for some fine dining this week and beyond, the sensory Japanese CLAP Restaurant has just opened its doors in Knightsbridge. At the helm of the kitchen is Culinary Director Chef Renald Epie, a highly accomplished French culinary expert boasting an impressive career spanning over 25 years. Renald has curated a menu that showcases his unique take on modern Japanese cuisine, including Zensai (Bites) of Hokkaido Scallops and Foie Gras, and Wagyu Beef Tartare and Biwa Caviar, which are followed by Hajimera (Starters) of Roasted Tamara King Crab Leg. Diners can choose from the finest selection of Nigiri and Sashimi as well as signature rolls and Nama (Raw) dishes, including ceviche, tataki and tiradito. For more information and to make a booking, click here.

Diverting back to the fashion world, Aries, the London-based streetwear label, has revealed that it will be launching No Problemo as its own independent label. The new No Problemo brand, which will run in tandem alongside Aries, will offer contemporary uniform looks across denim, workwear, shirting, knits, and accessories, all realised in recognisable Aries fits and a genderless aesthetic. Aries cemented itself as a streetwear staple last year in part thanks to a strong collaborative output (including releases with the likes of Crocs, fellow British label Clarks, and a recently announced Reebok trainer) helping to grow the brand to a point where it has a permanent Soho outpost and is now launching its second label. No Problemo is available to shop now via the brand’s new website.


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If dinner with a view is on the agenda, then let us introduce you to JOIA – the Iberian restaurant set across the 15th floor of art’otel Battersea – where two Michelin-starred Portuguese chef Henrique Sá Pessoa has just launched a duo of set lunch menus available every Friday and Sunday. Featuring a selection of Sá Pessoa’s favourite dishes, guests can start with a warming Wild Mushroom and Onion Soup or Octopus Salad with potato, paprika and red peppers. Options for mains include Arroz de Marisco – Bomba rice with prawns, mussels and razor clams; alongside a Feijoada – with white beans, wild mushrooms and coriander. And to round things off for those with a sweet tooth, there’s an indulgent Basque Cheesecake with quince compote or a refreshing dish of Poached Rhubarb with red pepper, lime and white port sorbet. Those visiting JOIA on Sunday can also enjoy a set menu featuring family-style sharing plates. If you’d like to experience the new set menu for yourself, visit JOIA’s website and make a booking here.

WriterChris Saunders