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 ...

Q&A: Matt Scrivens, Bitters ‘n’ Twisted Venues, Bodega Cantina Derby

Derby’s food and drink scene continues to flourish, and one of the openings I am most excited about, is Bodega Cantina, set to open its doors next month. I caught up with founder of Bitters ‘n’ Twisted Matt Scriven. Bodega belongs to the Bitters ‘n’ Twisted stable’; here is what the trailblazing entrepreneur had to say ...

Uncovering the Exotic Mysteries of Grand Pacific

Opening on 17 March 2017, Grand Pacific by Living Ventures is a colonial styled bar and restaurant at the top of King Street, in the renowned Grade II listed Manchester Reform Club building.  Grand Pacific will lure Manchester with its enticing atmosphere and all day, until late into the night, offer. The 120 cover restaurant and bar at Grand Pacific offers informal dining at lunchtime through to the evening, blending flavours ...

UK Sports Champion directs Derby Shakespeare in ‘Allo ‘Allo

A delectable theatrical delight is headed your way in less than two weeks' time. When an international sportsman and UK Champion takes on the role of director in Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company's most unusual production, you know it's a blimming good sign.  Neil Scott has appeared on A Question of Sport and A League of Their Own and ...

Flying Childers at Chatsworth unveils new brunch menu

A delicious new brunch menu will be on offer at Flying Childers at Chatsworth featuring specially designed dishes to enjoy at the restaurant located at The Stables. Available from Friday 24 March 2017, the new menu has been designed to complement the well-received Wedgwood Afternoon Tea at Flying Childers. Since its opening in April last year, ...

Curry & Comedy @ Genting Club Riverlights, Derby

Love curry? Course you do. Want to tickle your chuckle muscles? Hell yes, do I really have to ask? Take a looksee at this, a cool event at Genting Club Riverlights Derby. They do blimming good food too (see my food review here). Tickets are £25 to include: Poppadum's & pickles to share Homemade chicken or vegetable curry ...

The Alchemist and Bundobust partner with UberEats for Manchester launch

Bundobust, the Koffee Pot, Barburrito, Northern Soul Grilled Cheese and the Alchemist have partnered with Uber as it launches its food delivery service UberEats in Manchester today. Following its UK launch in London last year, the company has chosen Manchester as its second city to launch the service, offering delivery of food and drink from more ...

Brewers & retailers unite to celebrate Nottingham Craft Beer Week 2017

I'm on a journey to explore the mad, rad world of craft beer (read my cool craft beer Q&A feature here). Which is why the following event ticked all my boxes. Craft beer? Check. Chance to get to know more about the 'behind the scenes' stuff? Check. Chance to chat to producers and suppliers? Check. Chance to sample some ...

Restaurant review: Fahrenheit Bar & Grill, Derby

Dining out doesn’t have to be just a straightforward sit-down meal at a restaurant. If you fancy mixing things up and have never eaten at a casino, head over to the Fahrenheit Bar & Grill Derby. Slap bang in the city centre and adjacent to Derby bus station, you have zero excuse not to visit ...

Food Porn Awards return bigger and better for 2017

Following a hugely successful 2016 launch, the Food Porn Awards has returned in its search to find the North West's most tantalising dishes. Restaurants, bars, pubs and eateries were encouraged to enter images of their best-looking food in order to win the coveted 2017 award. Twelve finalists, anonymously chosen by a select judging panel, will move through ...