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CHEFS SERVE UP FREE FEAST AT BOLTON FOOD FEST

CHEFS SERVE UP FREE FEAST AT BOLTON FOOD FEST

Some of the country’s best-loved chefs will be showing off their culinary skills for free over the four days of this year’s amazing Bolton Food and Drink Festival.     The festival organised in association in Aldi takes place from August 23 to 26.   Demonstrations will take place on Friday and Saturday in Lifestyle Hall, Bolton Market on Ashburner…

REVIEW: THAI BORAN, DERBY

REVIEW: THAI BORAN, DERBY

Despite it being the middle of August, the weather seems to have taken a turn for the worse. It is grey, dark and the non-stop rain makes the day feel heavier. This sort of weather makes me crave spicy food and hearty curries, which is why I found myself right at home at Thai Boran, Derby one chilly Friday evening.…

SIX LAUNCHES ULTIMATE SUNDAY ROAST, NOTTINGHAM

SIX LAUNCHES ULTIMATE SUNDAY ROAST, NOTTINGHAM

*Food news*   Six, the rooftop restaurant and bar at Trent Bridge, has launched a new take on Sunday lunch inspired by Michelin-Star Chef Tom Sellers.     The new selection includes a salt-aged sirloin of beef accompanied by lemon and horseradish bone marrow, heritage carrots, summer greens, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding.     “We wanted to take a…

REVIEW: THE WHITE HART DUFFIELD, DERBYSHIRE

REVIEW: THE WHITE HART DUFFIELD, DERBYSHIRE

As The White Hart Duffield gears up to celebrate a very special birthday, I visit to review the new summer menu. Does the new menu deliver in the flavour stakes?   Have you ever watched the 1985 TV adaptation of Anne of Green Gables? Bonus points for reading Lucy Maud Montgomery most excellent series. If you haven’t watched it, you…

SEED & CHERRY COFFEE BLOOMS IN MANCHESTER

SEED & CHERRY COFFEE BLOOMS IN MANCHESTER

*NEWS*   Experiential Coffee Shop First Of Its Kind To Open In Manchester’s Northern Quarter   Seed & Cherry, a new artisanal coffee shop offering a range of carefully sourced, speciality grade coffee beans from across the world, is now open on Manchester’s Church Street.   Seed & Cherry is the first coffee shop of its kind in Manchester, with…

REVIEW: THE TAILORS ARMS, NOTTINGHAM

REVIEW: THE TAILORS ARMS, NOTTINGHAM

Do you have a local pub, one where it feels you’re home from home? One where everybody knows your name? I haven’t felt as if I had a proper local for ages. Historically, I have preferred the quiet when dining, and being busy with work has so far filled the need to slip down to the pub for meetup and…

GRAND PACIFIC INTRODUCES A SPECIAL HIGH TEA FOR THE MANCHESTER PRIDE CHARITY

GRAND PACIFIC INTRODUCES A SPECIAL HIGH TEA FOR THE MANCHESTER PRIDE CHARITY

*Food news*   Grand Pacific have created a high tea especially for Manchester Pride.  It is available from the 19 until 27 August priced at £23 per person.  £2.50 from each High Tea and £1 from each Pacific Pride cocktail sold will be donated to the Manchester Pride Charity to support, enrich and empower LGBT+ community groups, organisations, events and initiatives throughout Greater Manchester.     Details of scrumptious food are…

REVIEW: JÖRO RESTAURANT SHEFFIELD

REVIEW: JÖRO RESTAURANT SHEFFIELD

***5 minute read***   If you’d have told me that I’d be spending my birthday in a shipping container, I would have laughed in your face.   I have a birthday bucket list, which consists of a list of places that I need to visit on the 25 of July each year. (Yes I am gratuitously telling you my birth…