THE BARLEY TWIST READIES FOR NOTTINGHAM RELAUNCH

Castle Rock Brewery's first micro-pub and wine cellar on Carrington Street, Nottingham will retain the name of the sweet shop that graced its location and will open before Christmas as the Barley Twist. For generations, the much-loved shop offered travellers and locals a multitude of choices of sweets in jars. On opening as Castle Rock's 25th in ...

LEICESTER CELEBRATES GELATO IN THE SQUARE

The UK's first celebration of artisan Italian gelato saw ten of the world's finest Maestri Gelatieri descend on Gelato Village in Leicester. As well as bringing incredible new tastes to the people of the city - including Chocolate & Tuscan Cigar - the event provided an opportunity for visitors to learn more about the craft behind traditional gelato ...

HART’S LAUNCHES ANNIVERSARY TASTING MENU FOR LIMITED TIME

Mouths are watering across the Midlands as Hart's, the Nottingham restaurant renowned for its fine dining experience, announces the launch of an exclusive new six-course tasting menu. Unveiled as part of the establishment's 20-year anniversary celebrations, the limited-edition menu showcases some of the most popular dishes to come out of the restaurant's kitchen over the past ...

HOFMEISTER HELLES LAGER Q&A: RICHARD LONGHURST & SPENCER CHAMBERS

As party season gets underway and we get into the spirit (sorry I couldn't help myself), we start to think of delicious drinks to imbibe. After reviewing Hofmeister earlier this year, it is one of the beers that has made my "To Drink" list when I'm out and about. (See my original review here.) I think it's important ...

GARDEN CENTRE LEAPS INTO FESTIVE SEASON WITH NEW CHRISTMAS OPEN HOURS

Did you know it's seven Friday's till Christmas? A local garden centre is leaping into the festive season by opening late. It is the go-to place for people looking for unique, hand-made gifts with a twist. Where is the magic place I hear you ask? It's a quaint place in Bolton - Heaton Fold Garden Centre, ...

BEAR SET TO TRANSFORM DERBY’S CAFÉ-BAR SCENE

BEAR have announced that their long-awaited Derby store is moving full-steam-ahead in preparation to open its doors on Friday 1st December 2017. Confidently branding itself as #notanothercoffeeshop, the store promises to redefine the café-bar experience in Derby. Until recently, coffee shops and bars have been strangers attracting different clientele. However, a developing trend to combine the ...

FOOD PORN AWARDS ANNOUNCE 2018 SHORTLIST

The Food Porn Awards are mixing it up this year and are calling on the general public to help crown the 2018 champion. For the first time, customers are being asked to cast their vote for the finest culinary creations from thirty carefully selected entries from fine and casual dining. The six entries with the highest number of votes will ...

MANCHESTER’S ICONIC AND GRADE II LISTED FORMER FREEMASONS HALL SET FOR VIP UNVEILING ON NOVEMBER 2

A spectacular showcase on November 2 will see the iconic Grade II listed Manchester Hall revealing its secrets to invited guests for the first time following a multi-million pound refurbishment. The former Freemasons Hall on Manchester’s Bridge Street was left untouched for decades and over two years has been spent sensitively transforming the building to bring ...

BAR SOBA READIES FOR DERBY LAUNCH 2017

Glasgow-born Cocktail and Street Food pioneers, Bar Soba, will be opening a multi-level bar, restaurant and late-night venue in Derby city centre before the end of the year. The brand, who are celebrating almost 20 years in business, will be transforming the iconic Old Post Office on Victoria Street. The space will be truly reinvigorated and ...

WE WISH YOU A VERY (POMMERY) CHRISTMAS

With just less than two months to go to the big day, now is the time to start thinking about festive gifts. This Christmas (but not just for Christmas!), Champagne Pommery is delighted to be featured in The Wolseley’s new hamper collection – the perfect gifts for the festive season. These two iconic luxury brands come together in hampers which are ...