REVIEW: THE SHED, DERBY

Discovering provenance has never been more popular, as an ever discerning public question where food on their plate has come from. This curiosity isn't a product of the horse-meat scandal of 2013 which pre-dates people's curiosity about the food source; it is more of wanting to connect with the products on the plate and feel an emotional attachment ...

TRIED & TESTED: THE SAUCY AFFAIR RAW SAUCES REVIEW

*The Saucy Affair Raw Sauces were supplied by Tried and Tested for review* I love cooking, and own a few hundred cookbooks. Often, I follow recipes down to the letter, usually when I'm not in a "thinking mood", so I can operate on auto-pilot and just crack on with the cooking. Sometimes I read cookery books to get ...

LONDON COFFEE FESTIVAL 12-15 April 2018

As a keen coffee drinker (extra hot, soya, flat white if you’re asking), news of the upcoming London Coffee Festival has me buzzing with the intensity of quadruple double shot espressos. The annual event celebrating the capital’s vibrant coffee scene takes up residence for a coffee-filled week at The Old Truman Brewery in London. I have always loved ...

BECOME TURTLE BAY VIP WITH THE BRAND-NEW TURTLE BAY LOYALTY APP

If you fancy a gift in a cool eaterie, and want to start earning some loyalty points, read on, for big news from Turtle Bay. Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar launches brand new loyalty app Comes pre-loaded with free gift Collect Turtles to spend on food and drink! Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar have ...

SUSHIMANIA ROLLS INTO NOTTINGHAM

*Note: featured image is not of Sushimania food, and is for illustration purpose only* Sushimania has moved into the stylish new venue at 6 Chapel Walk, bringing with it the promise of delicious freshly rolled sushi to the cosmopolitan city of Nottingham. Known across the country for expertly carved sushi, Sushimania is a modern Japanese restaurant adding ...

SUMMER FOODIE GETAWAY WITH THE SCHOOL OF ARTISAN FOOD & YE OLDE BELL HOTEL & SPA

Do you love ice-cream? Want to learn how to make ice-cream in stunning surroundings one balmy summery day? Read on. The award-winning School of Artisan Food and Ye Olde Bell, a beautiful 17th century hotel and spa, are offering the perfect foodie getaway this summer. The 'Make the Most of Summer' package includes the Introduction to Ice ...

JKS RESTAURANTS CONFIRM BRIGADIER LAUNCH FOR UNIQUE VENUE SERVING INDIAN BARBECUE – BEER – WHISKY – LIVE SPORT

London is one of my favourite spaces to be. I first fell in love with its heady nature - the bright lights in all its anti-social brashness - when I lived there during my formative years. This was back then when I wanted to be a fashion designer and had my sights set on Karen ...

20 STORIES MANCHESTER CELEBRATES LOCAL PRODUCE & SCRUMPTIOUS DISHES OVER STRIKING MANCUNIAN SKYLINE

Renowned chef Aiden Byrne has launched D&D London’s new Manchester restaurant, 20 Stories. Situated on the nineteenth-floor of No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories features a glamorous restaurant, relaxed grill, lively bar, and a beautiful roof garden with unparalleled views of the Manchester city skyline. Aiden Byrne’s modern British menus at 20 Stories celebrates local produce, with fresh vegetables coming ...

HOTEL CHOCOLAT READIES FOR DERBY LAUNCH

As a die-hard Hotel Chocolat fan (see previous post from four years ago), the following news has had me doing a jig of joy since last week. I am delighted to announce that luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower Hotel Chocolat, will be opening a brand-new store in Derby. This latest addition which opens in May forms part of ...