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 ...

Gastropub review: The Malt, Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire

There’s something so quaint about gastropubs. Usually out of the way, nestled in far flung countryside with lush rolling greenery to traverse, yup, my ideal luncheon spot would be a lovely gastropub. I visited The Malt in the historic village of Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire last week which of course took me through the prerequisite countryside drive. ...

Foodie News Alert: Stones named Derbyshire Life Restaurant of the Year

Hi all, how are my fellow foodies? I was pleased to hear that Stones Restaurant (located in the heart of Matlock) has been named Restaurant of the Year in the 2015 Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards. Consider it the Oscars’ of the foodie world, and I offer my hearty congratulations to the team at ...

Restaurant Review: Riva at Rose Cottage, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

What do you do when you’re craving hearty wholesome food, but the weather is so bad, you just can’t be bothered to venture out? I have a suggestion for you. Get your coat on, and head off to Riva at Rose Cottage in Matlock Bath. With Storm Abigail threatening to make an appearance this weekend in ...