Review: Purecraft Bar & Kitchen, Nottingham

Nottingham is now loud and proud as one of the UK’s leading cities on the craft beer scene. Unabashed in its approach – I can name five bars off the top of my head which specialise in craft beer – there is even a week dedicated to craft beer (more on that later). I remain keen to ...

Gastropub review: The Herbert Kilpin, Nottingham (Hop PopUp Week)

What draws you to an eatery? For me, it’s like choosing a book. If I like the look and sound of a place, chances are I’ll probably make a booking sharpish. The Herbert Kilpin, Nottingham boasts a quaint name, which is why within seconds, I had decided I wanted to write about it. I love educating ...

Bolton Food Fest 2017 chefs revealed

The award-winning Bolton Food and Drink Festival is back with news to make even the staunchest of foodies faint in a glorious amalgam of glee and excitement. But first a little foodie teaser. What do you get when you take a dash of Ainsley Harriott, a pinch of Simon Rimmer, a sprinkling of James Martin, then stir together ...

Gaslight Friargate, Derby: Q&A with Katie Goslin, Deputy Manager

Gaslight wine and cocktail bar is one of the newest additions to Derby’s drinking scene. Nestled in Friargate Derby, this is a cocktail bar with a difference. It feels super luxe and is a stunning space in which to hang out. I caught up with Katie Goslin, deputy manager at Gaslight Derby. Her travels took ...

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

There is something so very quaint about the word ‘farmhouse’. It evokes country living, and hearty, wholesome fayre. Which is why I was really looking forward to reviewing The Farmhouse at Mackworth. A 15 minute drive from the city centre makes it an excellent, central location with ample parking too. If a building could give you ...

Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop Announced as Finalist in Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2017

The Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop has been announced as a finalist for Farm Shop of the Year in the prestigious Farm Shop & Deli awards celebrating the best in class in the specialist independent retail sector. Up for the national title of 'farm shop of the year, large retailer finalist', the Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop has ...

New Mediterranean restaurant Suri Manchester unveils menu

Eagerly anticipated Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant Suri has revealed its new menu ahead of its official opening to the public on Friday 10 March 2017. Located on Manchester's illustrious King Street, Suri will offer premium casual dining with food that draws on the rich flavours and culinary traditions of the Med, the Middle East and beyond. Featuring a ...

New chef Stephen Moore for Manchester’s relaxed fine dining restaurant Grafene

Grafene, the relaxed fine dining establishment at 55 King Street made its mark on the Manchester eating out scene with its launch last summer – and has now unveiled a new head chef Stephen Moore. Stephen makes the move across King Street from the nearby Gotham Hotel, with experience including working for 3 AA-rosette restaurants at ...

3rd birthday bash extravaganza as Manchester Fashion Industry returns to celebrate in style!

I love a good birthday party, and the mother of all parties is less than one month away. On Sunday 2 April Manchester Fashion Industry will be hosting a night of high fashion and food at Menagerie Bar and Restaurant followed by an after-show party at The Milton Club to celebrate their 3rd Birthday. With no stone left ...

Mother’s Day Thaikhun Competition: win your mum free Thai food for 1 year

2 epic competitions, 2 highly scrumptious treats up for grabs: Free Thai food for 1 year Free family meal for 5 diners With Mother’s Day just over a month away, you’re probably wondering what to get your mum. Candles? Sooo last season. Chocolates? Gave them last year (besides we both really know who scarfed them). If your ...