Restaurant Review: Joe’s Kitchen, Victoria Centre, Intu Nottingham

Joe’s Kitchen is the latest addition to the burgeoning eatery selection in Nottingham’s Intu. Situated on the first floor, it was easy to find after a spot of shopping in the nearby John Lewis. We had to brave the crowds (oh Christmas, you beautiful inconvenience), but it was worth it. Why? The warm welcome from ...

Restaurant Review: Zizzi, Friargate, Derby

Italian food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world, frequently appearing on top ten lists over the years. It also happens to be one of my favourite types of food, which is why this Derby foodie couldn’t wait to check out Zizzi on Friargate, Derby. We had a booking for Saturday lunch-time and ...

Restaurant Review: The Wonky Table

I’ve been flirting with the idea of “going veggie” for a while, so imagine my surprise when I heard about the Wonky Table’s Vegetarian Night. What better way to see if I can embrace vegetarianism than a little taster? And so I found myself making a booking and strolling through Derby city centre one fine Wednesday ...

Restaurant Review: Curryholics Derby

Hello All, Hope you’re all having a cracking weekend, how have you been? In between cool household shopping in Derby which included electric salt and pepper mills, fluted pastry tin and baking beans (domestic foodie goddess alert) and writing, the weekend has just flown by. As I mentioned last week, I discovered a new Indian restaurant down ...

New Year + New Website Launch = Smashing Year Ahead!

Hello All, How are you? With my brand spanking new website hot off the press literally a few hours ago, I'd like to extend a warm welcome to my first post of the year. Sorry I've been away for so long, I hope 2015 is treating you well. Is it too late to ask about your ...

Restaurant Review: The Albert Square Chop House. (And THE best sommelier in town.)

It’s a rare thing indeed when you’re leaving a restaurant and feel as if you’re bidding a close friend goodbye. That’s how I felt upon visiting The Albert Square Chop House in The Memorial Hall, Manchester after dining there a few weeks ago courtesy of Manchester Confidential. The whole experience was brilliant, from start to ...