NEW MENU REVIEW: REVOLUCIóN DE CUBA RUM BAR & CANTINA, NOTTINGHAM

I like summer. Isn’t glorious golden sunshine the best? This warmer season also means new offerings on restaurant menus as seasonal menus change to reflect lighter foods to complement the weather. I visited Revolución de Cuba Rum Bar & Cantina, Nottingham last week, for a catch up with my Derby Bestie. Nestled on Market Street slap ...

TURTLE BAY’S NEW MENU LOADED WITH FRESH TRINI WATERMELON CHOW, BAJAN BEEF CHEEKS & VEGETARIAN DELIGHTS

Turtle Bay Derby has launched a brand new menu - the first big menu enhancement it has undertaken since the restaurant came to the city. Just Jerk Platter The new menu has been inspired by feedback from guests, and devotion to the Caribbean culture that Turtle Bay is all about. It’s a vibrant celebration of Turtle Bay’s ...

PUB REVIEW: THE QUEENS HEAD OCKBROOK, DERBYSHIRE

I visited The Queens Head Ockbrook for a spot of lunch. I wasn’t meant to stay too long. Honest. This didn’t happen. Why did I stay longer than expected? What compelled me to remain glued to my seat in The Queens Head Ockbrook? What is so blooming great about this pub? (Honestly, this review raises more ...

INSPIRATION & SKILL ON MENU FROM THE SCHOOL OF ARTISAN FOOD, RHS CHATSWORTH FLOWER SHOW (7-11 JUNE 2017)

Artisan food production will be on the menu from The School of Artisan Food at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show where they will demonstrate how to grow, select and use tasty ingredients at very low cost. The award winning School of Artisan Food has designed an exciting programme for the Artisan Kitchen Theatre supported by Villa ...

Great Egg-scape: Brits shun traditional family get togethers to flock abroad this Easter

What have you got planned for Easter? Whether it's a staycation or Easter getaway, I hope you have a peaceful-splendiforous time. Just a few fun facts about people's travel habits: London sees 63% increase in residents looking to leave the capital Barcelona twice as popular as Newquay for sun seekers Flight searches up 25% ahead of holiday ...

MANCHESTER FAVOURITES, GRILL ON THE ALLEY & GRILL ON NEW YORK STREET CELEBRATE OVER 10 YEARS IN MANCHESTER WITH FRESH NEW MENU

Grill on the Alley and Grill on New York Street which are part of the Living Ventures owned Blackhouse restaurants, will celebrate over 10 years as two of Manchester’s favourite restaurants with an interior re-fresh and the launch of a great new food and drink menu. Grill on the Alley will close on Monday 3rd April ...

New chef Stephen Moore for Manchester’s relaxed fine dining restaurant Grafene

Grafene, the relaxed fine dining establishment at 55 King Street made its mark on the Manchester eating out scene with its launch last summer – and has now unveiled a new head chef Stephen Moore. Stephen makes the move across King Street from the nearby Gotham Hotel, with experience including working for 3 AA-rosette restaurants at ...

3rd birthday bash extravaganza as Manchester Fashion Industry returns to celebrate in style!

I love a good birthday party, and the mother of all parties is less than one month away. On Sunday 2 April Manchester Fashion Industry will be hosting a night of high fashion and food at Menagerie Bar and Restaurant followed by an after-show party at The Milton Club to celebrate their 3rd Birthday. With no stone left ...

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 ...