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VOTING FOR ASIAN CURRY AWARDS OPEN

VOTING FOR ASIAN CURRY AWARDS OPEN

Gala dinner VIP tickets worth £3000 to be won   Spice lovers can now nominate their favourite restaurants and takeaways in this year’s prestigious Asian Curry Awards, sponsored by Just Eat. Voters will be automatically entered in to a free prize draw, for a chance to win one of six pairs of VIP tickets each worth £600, to the spectacular…

BEER AND CURRY MATCHING

BEER AND CURRY MATCHING

Curry happens to be one of my favourite foods. You honestly cannot beat my mothers chicken curry, a heady mix of punchy garlic, fiery hot chillies and warming cinnamon in a tangy tomato base.     I grew up eating curry in a typical Gujarati household, where the kitchen would usually have a minimum of five curries merrily bubbling away…

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…