Paws for thought.
What: London-based photographer Tim Flach pays tribute to our furry friends with stunning portraits of Crufts champions, rescue dogs, racing dogs and more (£19).
Why: The adorable mop on the cover is reason enough.
When: Things get ruff.
Where: Online at amazon.co.uk.
Opera Tavern Opens
What: Sanja and Simon Mullins (Salt Yard, Dehesa) open their third restaurant. This one’s in a former 19th-century pub in Covent Garden and serves Italian- and Spanish-style tapas.
Why: DailyCandy readers get 50 per cent off food until the end of January.
When: Mon.-Sat., noon-11:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: 23 Catherine St., WC2B 5JS (020 7836 3680).
The Restaurant at Royal Academy of Arts Opens
What: Oliver Peyton serves British produce in his new restaurant and bar inside London’s oldest cultural site.
Why: Take advantage of all-day dining while perched at the handmade brick-and-lava-stone bar surrounded by sculptures.
When: Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 6 Burlington Gds., at Burlington House, W1J OBD (020 7300 5608).
Who’s the Man?
What: Artist Rudy De Belgeonne reproduces all the fantastic and unusual names he’s been called on 1,000 hand-painted enamel tiles.
Why: He’ll take the words right out of your mouth.
When: Today-28 Jan. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Exposure Gallery, 22-23 Little Portland St., W1W 8BU.
Retro Pencil Stylus
What: The easy-to-hold faux writing apparatus (£7.50) works on all touch-screen devices.
Why: No more smudgy fingerprints.
When: It’s too cold to take your gloves off.
Where: Online at suck.uk.com.
Photo: Tim Flach