Tag: Derby restaurants

Restaurant review: Carluccio’s, Intu, Derby

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 at Carluccio’s at the Intu…

Happy Birthday Yo! Sushi, Intu Derby

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 Yo!Nuts sound lush. Here is…

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

You know when you find a restaurant review from last year, which you wrote up, but somehow forgot to publish? That. Ladies and gentlemen, please find as follows a lovely restaurant review that I discovered during house-keeping. Please note, this was from last year. I will be reviewing Ibérico World Tapas Derby again imminently, so expect a brand new review very…

Restaurant Review: Cucina, Derby

I have a love for all things Mediterranean, from the cuddly Antonio Carluccio to itsy bitsy Spanish tapas. Which is why I was really looking forward to dining at Cucina, a quaint Italian restaurant on Green Lane, Derby. Based in the heart of St. Peter’s Quarter, Cucina has been on the Derby eating scene since 2010. Following a refurb and…