Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Stag Do With Style - Amsterdam The Magnificent 7

'Dam- I love this City!

Almost Bullseye

Les Guerillas

La bon viveur
Les Amis De Chats Extrordinaire

Le Stag

Chilling like Jay Z .....

Last week-end I hosted a superior quality Stag do week-end in Amsterdam. I wasn't sure what the coo would be but was pleasantly surprised when my Client took me aside on the Private Jet ,as he handed me a glass of Champagne, and said,"Baba, we not going to Amsterdam to F*%k Prostitutes, we go for fun & action". Typical French: style and panache with no mincing of words...... what an hounour to be in this league of extra-ordinary kats. Humility and power
are a most infectious concoction !
That's how our adventure began: Freefall simulators in Wind Tunnels Milton Keynes then a Helicopter transfer to a Citation Excel Cessna Private Jet that whisked us off to Amsterdam (Funny how much of the traffic on the seas and land you see at 17,000 Ft) in 30 mins from Stanstead. Wow what a whistle stop week-end we had......Shooting MAGNUM .44s, Gloch 9s and long range rifles - I did pretty well for a lover not a fighter. Friday we stayed at the Art Deco Hotel Amrath then Dinner at BO5 onward bound to Jimmy Choo. Lucky I wasn't drinking as this was a fastrack affair moving at break neck speed. Late to bed and early to rise as our 1st excursion was Paintballing in the countryside of Netherlands which turned out to be their favourite adventure. With due haste we had lunch as they jumped into their Go-Karts and sped off on to trails befitting any F1 specialists. Phew - I was exhausted just watching as I made a conference call to the Nigerian High Commission. Agenda : Nigeria At 50 . No time to rest as sleeping is for cats we boosted back to the Hotel driven by Burt in the super luxury Merc for a massage & men's facial treatment. Mmmmm ....smelt divine although I only had time for a dip in the pool.

What a feeling making people happy ....wouldn't give it up for the world! After this we batted on to an early starting Supperclub which turned out to be enchanting. Could have done with more shows although the food was a culinary delight.
After the 4 bottles of Grand Cru Montrachets and a few cocktails these league of extraordinary kats were pooped:leaving moi & 2 of the last men standing to return at 5 am from a Club called "Escape"....couldn't wait! Big up to our man Michael in Amsterdam who helped set up this seemless campaign.
To my delight the next morning we went on a VIP Tour of this fine City guided by expert Evert who took us across town from Anne Frank's last abode, trhough the Red Light discritc ( not a pretty sight at 11 am) then culminating in a 2 hour tour of the the Van Gogh Museum: Genius as was his brother Theo!
Put your hands up for the 'Dam - we love this city !!!!!
Jum Jet Johnny


Wednesday, 7 April 2010

supperclub, London - Restaurant & Club Of The Month

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Come and join us on the 22nd April from 8pm to experience the phonomenon that is the supperclub !

“ The most fun I have in bed with my clothes on " Ben Grant, - a supperclub regular.

Opened at the beginning of December last year, supperclub London combines the many avant garde, risqué and occasionally provocative elements that have made the original site in Amsterdam world-famous and inspired so many other concepts across the globe. Whether it be the food and drink, unique eating style, music, performances, DJs or visual art, supperclub London is every bit as innovative, unique and daring as those who have visited the site in Holland, opened 17 years ago, would expect.

As owner Bert van der Leden explains: “Every night is different. Whether it's the food, music, performances, art, personnel or the guests themselves, a supperclub evening is only a success if all five senses are stimulated. You can be yourself here, and let yourself go.”

The original supperclub was started by a group of young creatives taking over an Amsterdam warehouse in the late 1980’s to view each other’s art. Lacking furniture, they brought in their own mattresses, the beginning of the eating concept. So inundated were the original group that Bert van der Leden decided to give everyone an opportunity to partake in the creativity and decadence of the space and opened to the public in 1992.

The UK supperclub opens on the site of another legendary institution, Subterranea – the nightclub that defined clubbing in London in the 90’s. Located under the Westway, at the more funky end of Portobello Road, supperclub’s edgy performances and sometimes challenging spirit recreate the air of urban chic Subterranea was famed for, an evening out that is as exciting as it is memorable. Leave your day to day life at the door and allow yourself to be swept away into the freedom of the night.

“London’s clubbing heritage and vibrant passion for art and fine dining, makes it a perfect supperclub city. Londoners have long subscribed to our mantra - If you just want to look you should go to the theatre, at supperclub, you make the experience,” added van der Leden.

Food and Drink
Renowned for eating on beds, with no a la carte menus or multiple ‘seatings’, the four-course tasting menu, priced at £45 can be enjoyed for the entire evening. As one would expect from such an innovative and creative organisation, the dishes served at supperclub London are as exciting as the club itself, with no compromise on quality, tried and tested flavour combinations.

Music, Performances, VJs and Art
Naturally, music plays an incredibly important role at supperclub, and with over 1 million compilation albums sold worldwide, the reputation of their djs is unsurpassed. The supperclub djs around the world continuously exchange ideas and tracks to create a recognised supperclub sound, and add their own, local flavour. Whilst video projection in nightclubs may now be commonplace, it was supperclub who originated this idea, aware that music with moving images makes a deeper impression than without. As well as music, the creative forces behind supperclub feel that performance is at least as important as the music and the food. The performances are varied and always novel, showcasing some individuals that are recent discoveries and rising stars and others that have already held exhibitions in all the great world cities or have performed in leading clubs.

supperclub has already established itself as one of West London’s leading hotspots, frequented by stars including Robbie Williams and his fiancée Ayda Field, Lily Allen, Jaime Winstone, Cat Deeley and James Corden at the EMI post-Brits after party. Other high profile clients who have recently visited include Jade Jagger, Rhys Ifans and Matthew Williamson.