ALCHEMILLA RESTAURANT LAUNCH DATE ANNOUNCED

Bookings are now being taken for Nottingham's hottest new restaurant, Alchemilla. Chef and proprietor Alex Bond has announced the opening date, which will be Tuesday 1st August 2017. News of Alex's restaurant has most certainly whet my appetite. As a vegetable lover who appreciates the variety and diversity of vegetables (it is the way forward I tell you!), ...

Pom Pom brings cheer to Nottingham

I love cute words. Teddy-bear, Flopsy, bunnikin, and pom poms are just a few to mention. The name of Nottingham's latest bar certainly made me sit up and take notice. Ladies and gents, let me to introduce you to Pom Pom. Based on Burton Street in The Cornerhouse, Pom Pom will be opening its doors on Saturday ...

Post event write-up: The Gin Festival, Nottingham

Last weekend, I was lucky to be invited to The Gin Festival, Nottingham. Held in the spacious Conference Centre on Burton Street, the UK’s largest Gin Festival kicked off a joyous weekend. I’ll be honest, gin isn’t my drink of choice, so I saw this is an opportunity to broaden my horizons, get experimental and ...

Fashion Evening with Jigsaw & Clarins: Thursday 28 April 2016

With summer peeking around the corner, it's safe to say you can ditch your cool transition-seasonal wardrobe and go full on for summer.  To find out what's hot or not, hot foot it over in your Balenciaga nude heels to Hart's Hotel, Nottingham next week. You'll enjoy a fashion show, make-up demos, drink on arrival ...

Have a chocolatey Easter at Oh, You Pretty Things

Easter is around the corner and I’m gearing up for a proper foodie weekend. What are you up to? It means a long weekend in snuggly jim-jams is within fingertip reach and a glorious four day weekend beckons. What will make your weekend even cooler, is that the kind bods at Oh, You Pretty Things have ...

Restaurant Review: Oaks, Nottingham

Spring has officially sprung. I love the beginning of a new season. Especially spring, which heralds warmer temperatures and seeing the sun isn’t such a rarity that you gaze at like a long lost friend. A new season also means a change in seasonal foods available with a knock on effect on menus (foodies across ...

900° ovens deliver fresh pizza in 180 seconds: Inferno, Nottingham

Who doesn’t like a good pizza? (If you despise those circular heavenly topped breads, what’s wrong with you?). The foodie in me did a little dance of joy at the news that Inferno has fired up its first UK restaurant in Nottingham city centre. Located at 37 Milton Street opposite the Intu Victoria Centre, the new ...

Restaurant Launch: Thaikhun, Intu, Nottingham

Hi all, how are you doing? There’s nothing like a good old restaurant launch to blow those mid-week blues away. I was expecting foodie treats galore and the soft launch of Thaikhun didn’t disappoint. I hopped along on the Red Arrow from Derby and was inside the Intu Victoria Centre, Nottingham within 30 minutes. This ...

The Great Christmas Show rocks into Wollaton Hall

Hey all, how are you doing? It’s been a lovely weekend, spent editing, frequenting the theatre (review coming soon) and cooking my first rice pudding (blog coming soon). What have you been up to? As you now, I frequent Nottingham a fair bit, because it’s one of my favourite spaces in the world. I didn’t really ...

Louis Louis cranks up pizza base (boom boom boom)!

Hey guys, how are you doing? I heard about the opening of a brand new (and downright cool) Pizza & Deli Emporium in Nottingham. Of course a pizza emporium had my interest piqued from the outset. It’s headed up by an ambitious Nottingham chef, who is turning up the heat on the city's already vibrant restaurant ...