RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE PALFREY RESTAURANT, DERBY

As I try to be more flexitarian (yes the term does exist, no I didn’t make it up), I am actively looking at incorporating more vegetables into my diet. What better way to boost my veggie intake, than to dine from a full on vegetarian menu? And so it was that I found myself at The ...

Restaurant review: Bodega Cantina & Bar, Sadler Gate, Derby

Spring has sprung, and summer seems aaaaaages away. Worry not, as there are quicker (and cheaper) ways to get your tropical fix. Head on over to Derby’s latest kid on the dining block, Bodega Cantina & Bar. Boasting a city centre location and nestled on Sadler Gate (one of my favourite spots in the city), Derby ...

Restaurant review: Fahrenheit Bar & Grill, Derby

Dining out doesn’t have to be just a straightforward sit-down meal at a restaurant. If you fancy mixing things up and have never eaten at a casino, head over to the Fahrenheit Bar & Grill Derby. Slap bang in the city centre and adjacent to Derby bus station, you have zero excuse not to visit ...

Restaurant review: Carluccio’s, Intu, Derby

When you visit a restaurant with celebrity backing, do you think of the chef-backer? When I patronise a celebrity owned restaurant, I’ll be honest, images bubble in my mind like a simmering pot of minestrone, of the chef in question. Of course, I didn’t expect Antonio Carluccio to leap out from behind the panettone when I dined ...

Happy Birthday Yo! Sushi, Intu Derby

Yo! Sushi in Intu Derby recently celebrated their first birthday. From clouds of balloons to members of staff dressing up for the occasion, it was a fun evening packed with good food, great company (gal pal N I’m looking at you) and a surprise sneak peek at Yo! Sushi’s festive offerings. Their apple and cinnamon ...