Q&A: ALEX BOND, HEAD CHEF & OWNER, ALCHEMILLA, NOTTINGHAM

In just over three weeks (yes I'm counting, bite me), one of the hottest restaurants opens in Nottingham. I have written about Alchemilla Nottingham a few times here, and I don't think it can ever be enough. I was lucky to catch up with Alex Bond, whose dishes make me want to weep with joy. Here ...

BREWHOUSE & KITCHEN UNVEILS NEW ‘COPPER FOREST BREWERY’

WEST Bridgford’s newest microbrewery was officially unveiled in front of an excited crowd of over 200 guests last night (29 June) during the VIP launch night of Brewhouse & Kitchen on Trent Bridge. The name ‘Copper Forest Brewery’ for the new microbrewery was chosen by the crowd on the night, from a shortlist of suggestions submitted ...

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH RED DOG SALOON, NOTTINGHAM

Just a real quick post - the 4th July is less than a week away, and one of my favourite spots in Nottingham has this neat dining offer. Enjoy a hot dog and Melania cocktail for just £10, or if you feel like making a night of it, you can enjoy a bottomless version of ...

BREWHOUSE & KITCHEN BRINGS NEW BREWPUB TO WEST BRIDGFORD

 West Bridgford is celebrating getting its own brewpub complete with on-site microbrewery – national brand Brewhouse & Kitchen has opened its newest site earlier this week. It officially opened for pre-bookings on Father’s Day. It will be the 17th site in Brewhouse & Kitchen’s rapidly expanding portfolio and the first to open in the East Midlands. The ...

ALCHEMILLA, NOTTINGHAM’S NEWEST RESTAURANT TAKES SHAPE

It is just two months to go until the planned launch of chef Alex Bond's first restaurant Alchemilla and the venue is already beginning to take shape. Alchemilla will be located at the top of Derby Road in Nottingham, occupying a former Victorian coach-house. The space has not been used for over 100 years, and is currently ...

TASTY TREATS AT WELBECK FOOD MARKET (23-25 JUNE)

The finest artisan food producers in the region have been brought together for the Welbeck Food Market taking place in The Courtyard on 23-25 June 2017. Curated by the award-winning Welbeck Farm Shop, this is the perfect opportunity to meet local food producers behind some of the region's favourite artisan produce ranging from cheeses, preserves and ...

Q&A: HEAD CHEF GUY EDWARDS, LITTLEOVER LODGE, DERBY

Derby’s dining scene continues to grow, much to my delight. As new restaurants set up in Derby, we must not forget already established eateries that have been going strong. Of course this new influx will keep the current guard on their toes; one such eatery that is embracing the challenge and stepping up to the ...

BEVERLEY KNIGHT TO PERFORM AT TIM BACON FOUNDATION DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE EVENT

Singing superstar Beverley Knight MBE has been announced as the headline act to perform on Thursday 21st September at the Tim Bacon Foundation Dream the Impossible charity event. Beverley, famous for hits such as ‘Get Up!’ and ‘Shoulda Woulda Coulda’ as well as taking the West End by storm in shows such as Memphis and The Bodyguard ...

HOPPED UP: PURECRAFT BEER TASTING, NOTTINGHAM

I am thoroughly enjoying exploring the craft beer scene. With the opening of various street-food and cazzh-dining experiences in Derby just this week alone, this local-ish event caught my eye. PureCraft, a bar/pub/restaurant is hosting a beer tasting session later this week (Wednesday 31 May 2017). Here is what the organisers have to say about this ...

Q&A: CHEF ADAM POOLE, WAIN-Y-CLARE

Good food excites me and getting to know talented chefs behind the scenes is the favourite part of my job. I am thrilled to chat to Chef Adam Poole, Head Chef at Wain-Y-Clare who is creating waves in the industry through his stunning classical dishes with a contemporary twist. Chef Adam Poole is one of ...