HOTEL CHOCOLAT READIES FOR DERBY LAUNCH

As a die-hard Hotel Chocolat fan (see previous post from four years ago), the following news has had me doing a jig of joy since last week. I am delighted to announce that luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower Hotel Chocolat, will be opening a brand-new store in Derby. This latest addition which opens in May forms part of ...

REVIEW : THE HEAD OF STEAM LAUNCH NIGHT, NOTTINGHAM

It is important to celebrate the small victories in life. One of them is enduring “Hump Day” a term used in the context of climbing a proverbial hill to get through the week. Having a press launch on Hump Day is a stroke of genius, giving people the chance to celebrate with good food, good ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: NORTH OF ENGLAND HOSPITALITY POWER LIST 2018 RELEASED

For the seventh year, the NRB Top Fifty is an exciting power list of the North’s most significant and influential hospitality operators. Long established names and nine new entries make up the list covering  216 brands, 1194 sites and over 22,200 employees. The NRB Top Fifty 2018, in association with Kuits Solicitors, has been announced today ...

REVIEW: HELLOFRESH RECIPE BOX

*Review by invite* Have you ever been too busy to cook? You may be heartened to know that you’re not the only one. Millions of Brits are too busy to be healthy, with a whopping 75% skipping meals because of time constraints, and 60% struggling to find nutritious recipes*. Cooking at home has its merits. I cook ...

MANCHESTER FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 DATES

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018 will take place 27th September – 8th October  MFDF Awards are back – Gala Dinner and Awards on 8th October Manchester food and drink lovers invited to throw their ideas into the pot Food lovers are advised to clear their diaries from 27th September – 8th October, as Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced it will be ...

BOOK LAUNCH: TUCK INTO SECOND HELPINGS OF THE NOTTINGHAM COOKBOOK

After the huge success of The Nottingham CookBook, Meze Publishing are thrilled to announce that they are offering second helpings – set for release November 20 2018. The Nottingham CookBook published in 2014 sold over 9,000 copies and since the food scene has come on in leaps and bounds in the last few years, Meze Publishing have ...

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR FOOD PORN AWARDS 2018

The Food Porn Awards have now released this year's finalists, after extending its shortlist to the general public to vote for the first time.   The public votes have been counted and the finalists of this year's awards for the best-looking dish in the North are revealed. This year has seen a record number of entries, with ...

CHRISTMAS CHILLI FIESTA COMES TO DERBY

Derby Museums, in conjunction, with the Cathedral Quarter BID are delighted to announce the arrival of the very first Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta on Saturday 2 December 2017 at The Silk Mill Museum, Derby. The Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta, will be a day of chilli mayhem with some of the best chilli producers from around the ...

MANCHESTER COFFEE FESTIVAL 2017

If you love good coffee, you need to read on. As a self-confessed coffee lover, news of a coffee festival is music to my ears. Imagine spending a whole day, chatting to fellow coffee lovers, tasting coffee and stocking up on your own coffee supplies? Cut me open and I swear I'd have coffee running through my ...