Food & Drink

I’m a passionate foodie who loves spreading the word about delicious food, great spaces and smiling faces. The majority of my reviews are forked out (pun intended) by myself. Due to an increasing amount of review requests, I am having to set down some guidelines (as I want to afford books, food and rent you see). Take a peek at these guidelines here:

Meals or lunches are usually for 2 people. It’s no fun dining solo and I love chatting to my dining partner about their dish. If there’s more food ordered, there is more to write about.
A budget is decided pre-dining, so I can enjoy my meal without the faff and potential ick-factor of unpleasant surprises post-meal.
I’m PR friendly too, so if you’re a cool agency bod who wants me to review your gorgeous eatery, drop me a note on ria@foodb.lewisadcock.co.uk.
I look forward to connecting with you fine foodie folk.

RAxxx

SUMMER FUN FOR HOTEL CHOCOLAT-HOLICS

SUMMER FUN FOR HOTEL CHOCOLAT-HOLICS

What is your favourite season? Summer wins hands down for me. I cannot get enough of glorious sunshine, and halcyon evenings filled with muted sunshine rays and fond memories. I’m trying to cling onto summer for another few weeks, because autumn is literally around the corner, I can feel its chilly fingers reaching out as the nights draw in.  The…

TEAM UK SECURE PLACE IN BOCUSE D’OR WORLD FINAL

TEAM UK SECURE PLACE IN BOCUSE D’OR WORLD FINAL

Congratulations Bocuse d’Or Team UK, who have secured a place in the world final, which will take place on 29-30 January 2019 in Lyon. The team led by candidate Tom Phillips from Restaurant Story in London, secured tenth position in the European heat of the competition, which was won by Christian André Pettersen from Norway. Sweden’s Sebastian Gibrand took the…

THE NOTTINGHAM RESTAURANT & BAR AWARDS 2018.19

THE NOTTINGHAM RESTAURANT & BAR AWARDS 2018.19

INDEPENDENTS LEAD THE WAY IN NOTTINGHAM Year two of the Nottingham Restaurant and Bar Awards is officially underway, with the voting now open until the 12th October 2018.   The public can vote for their favourite venues across thirteen individual categories ranging from Best Nottinghamshire Restaurant to Best Outdoor Space, simply by going to www.nrba.vote. There are two industry awards aimed…

CHOC ON CHOC CELEBRATES NATIONAL AFTERNOON TEA WEEK WITH THE MARRIOTT PARK LANE HOTEL

CHOC ON CHOC CELEBRATES NATIONAL AFTERNOON TEA WEEK WITH THE MARRIOTT PARK LANE HOTEL

A British chocolatier has created lifelike chocolate scones that ooze jam, cucumber sandwiches and biscuits for National Afternoon Tea Week. To celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week (13th-19th August), Choc on Choc is launching the UK’s first deliciously decadent ‘choc swap’ afternoon tea made entirely of chocolate at the London Marriott Park Lane Hotel in its Lanes of London restaurant. Guests…

REVEL IN STUNNING ‘SUNSET BY AUSTRALASIA’

REVEL IN STUNNING ‘SUNSET BY AUSTRALASIA’

The terrace bar at Australasia has relaunched as ‘Sunset by Australasia’ a brand-new haven in the heart of Spinningfields. Designed by award-winning interior designer Michelle Derbyshire, ‘Sunset by Australasia’ will offer a pleasure-seekers’ hideaway, with a décor that oozes Miami-cool and laid-back Ibizan vibes, located right in the heart of the city. Retaining the reputation for the best sushi and…

DON’T BE A #CHIPPYCHUCKER

DON’T BE A #CHIPPYCHUCKER

When you pop to the chippy on a Friday night, do you ever find that your portion of chips is too much? I get that ALL the time, not just at my favourite chippy (Sou’s in Bolton if you’re asking), but pretty much every chippy I’ve visited. So much so, that if there are two of us eating, we usually…