Source: @flooziecookie on Instagram“If the pandemic hadn’t happened, I would never be here. Like many chefs I always had a fantasy project in my head; to offer a simple treat within a luxury art deco store design. I chose the cookie because it has always struck me as underrated and overlooked but to me it expresses care, skill and creativity,” said Lin.Formerly a pastry chef at Claridge’s, she has also worked at Corinthia, The Savoy, and most recently as development pastry chef at hospitality firm TGP for brands such as Dominque Ansel Bakery.“I’ve always loved the joyous rebellion of the 1920s that came after the wartime economy; the flappers and the floozies, I love it all, and where I drew inspiration for the name Floozie Cookie.” Source: Floozie CookieFloozie Cookie founder Kimberly LinFormer Claridge’s pastry chef Kimberly Lin is to launch a pop-up store in Covent Garden on 5 December.Called Floozie Cookie, the three-month pop up will serve Lin’s signature stuffed cookies – all of which are vegan.The menu includes Cinnamon Crunch and a Celebration Cookie, as well as a seasonal cookie, which will change every month. Plant-based milks and hot chocolates will also be available.Its line-up comprises:Cinnamon Crunch – a handmade vanilla cookie, coated with crispy cinnamon cereal, stuffed with speculoos cream and topped with an icing drizzleChocolate Chunk – a blonde cookie packed with milk and dark chocolate pieces, filled with a soft dark chocolate ganache and topped with a dark and milk chocolate meltCelebration Cookie – a pink vanilla cookie coated in rainbow sprinkles and filled with raspberry jamPecan Pie – a butterscotch cookie stuffed with toasted pecans and soft date caramelPB&J – a gluten-free peanut butter cookie with raspberry jam, topped with an icing drizzle and toasted peanuts.The cookies, with prices from £3.50, will be available from 10am to 7pm for collection from the Covent Garden site, as well as additional delivery points via Deliveroo, from Tower Bridge, Victoria, Clapham and Oxford Circus. Floozie Cookie will also provide UK-wide delivery.The site, which is situated on James Street, provides fifteen covers. Complete with art deco accents, its blue, purple and red interiors were designed by Lin.
It hit the market in November. The property hit the market in November with the owners, who sold to downsize, seeking more than $3.49 million. It last sold for $2.775 million in September 2017 and was renovated soon after. Mr Massey said it was a turnkey property. “There was nothing to do, it was fully renovated throughout and you can walk to cafes and restaurants,” he said. “In Palm Beach, beachfront real estate is still powering on and securing some massive sales — there are still records being broken.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59 A local businessman purchased the four-bedroom home. Harcourts Coastal Robina principal James Massey, who sold the property alongside Shez Fraser and Vicki Barr, said the buyer plans to move into the fully-renovated home with his family. “He wanted to secure prime beachfront land and this home was exactly what he had been looking for,” Mr Massey said. “When he saw it he said “that’s the one”. “They aren’t building any more beachfront properties — it was all about position, location and owning that premium piece of real estate.” MORE NEWS: Dated house fetches more than $1m at auctionMORE NEWS: The Coast’s funniest street names 171 Jefferson Lane is the biggest sale for Palm Beach so far this year. It sold for $3.7 million in February. A luxury apartment at 2/1491 Gold Coast Highway also fetched an eye-watering figure, selling for $3.35 million in January. The sales of No. 160 and No. 138 Tallebudgera Drive were Palm Beach’s other two multimillion-dollar sales, they sold for $2.785 million and $2.025 million, respectively. The suburb has a median house price of $800,000 which has jumped 48.1 per cent in the past five years, according to CoreLogic. The median unit price sits at $425,000 and has increased 23.2 per cent across the same time period. Despite the hefty price it achieved, it is still not the highest price fetched for a house in Palm Beach this year. Leading the pack is the $3.7 million sale of a Cap Cod-inspired, six-bedroom beachfront house at 171 Jefferson Lane, which was notched in February. The house was fully renovated. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago This beachfront house at 440 The Esplanade, Palm Beach, sold for $3.3 million last week. A local businessman has splashed more than $3 million on a beachfront house in Palm Beach. The eye-watering $3.3 million sale of the four-bedroom house at 440 The Esplanade was penned last week. It is one of five multimillion-dollar deals inked in the suburb so far this year.