MANCHESTER FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 DATES

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018 will take place 27th September – 8th October  MFDF Awards are back – Gala Dinner and Awards on 8th October Manchester food and drink lovers invited to throw their ideas into the pot Food lovers are advised to clear their diaries from 27th September – 8th October, as Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced it will be ...

NEW MENU REVIEW: THE FARMHOUSE AT MACKWORTH, DERBY

As a traditional Leo, I am somewhat resistant to change, unless it involves trying out new menus heralding a new season. Plus, I was in the mood for a pizza, and I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate National Pizza Day than to partake in cheesy goodness, so off I went to The Farmhouse at ...

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY CELEBRATES NOTTINGHAM RESTAURANT & BAR AWARDS 2018

The highlight of the regional hospitality industry calendar and the main event of the recently launched and newly branded Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards was held at Colwick Hall Hotel on Wednesday 31st January 2018. Hosted by television personality, Mark Durden-Smith, himself a staunch supporter of the industry in Nottinghamshire, the nominees and winners were celebrated ...

EATERY REVIEW: BEAR, DERBY

Have you ever fervently wished for something for aeons, then when said wish comes true, you don't quite know how to express your joy? This was me a few months ago, when I learnt of a new coffee shop that was to open and boasted late evening opening hours. I know of too many good, independent ...

COMPTOIR V SERVES FLIPPING STUNNING VEGAN PANCAKES

This Shrove Tuesday, Comptoir V is offering a delicious selection of multi-coloured sweet and savoury pancakes for you to flip out over, and what’s more, they’re all vegan. Vegans and non-vegans alike will love the unique and delicious flavours on offer, which include Moroccan Smoked Aubergine Zaalock and Sauteed Spinach on a bed of Beetroot Hummus, ...

FRED SIRIEX TO SPEAK AT BRUNTWOOD NRB DEBATE

Easily the most recognisable maître d’ in the country, Fred Sirieix will talk openly and honestly with NRB CEO Thom Hetherington about the importance of front of house at the Bruntwood NRB Debate at Northern Restaurant & Bar on Tuesday 20 March 2018 Northern Restaurant & Bar’s annual debate, taking place on Tuesday 21 March, will ...

PROSECCO HOUSE READY TO WOW

If you're a self-confessed proseccophile, then the following news will have you whooping for joy. 23 February 2018 will see Prosecco House, London’s first bar dedicated to prosecco open at One Tower Bridge. The bar will stock Prosecco DOCG, the premium prosecco from Veneto, the home of the drink and has been created by owner Kristina ...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: AUSTRALASIA, MANCHESTER

What is the one school subject that you wished you were better at? For me, it was geography (maths should also burn in the inner recesses of hell but more on that fond school memory some other time). I wish I was more ‘with-it’ on the geography front and actually knew what the heck was being ...

THE WINE ROOM TO LAUNCH AT FISCHER’S AT BASLOW HALL

Fischer's are delighted to announce the launch of The Wine Room at Baslow Hall in early March 2018. Previously The Study, a traditional private dining room in keeping with the Manor House style, The Wine Room will be transformed into a contemporary and sophisticated space where guests can indulge their passion for fine food and wine. Fischer's ...

NORTHERN RESTAURANT & BAR 2018 COCKTAIL COMPETITION: WIN A TRIP TO HOLLAND WITH DOUBLE DUTCH

Entries are open now for Northern Restaurant & Bar’s annual cocktail competition, sponsored by Double Dutch Drinks, with the chance to win a VIP visit to Holland. Competitors are being asked to submit two unique drinks, a ‘Summer Style’ and a ‘Winter Style’, containing any of the current Double Dutch Drinks range, and adding inspiration of ...