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Derby Food and Drink Awards 2016 celebration at Roundhouse

Derby Food and Drink Awards 2016 celebration at Roundhouse

Derby’s food and drink industry descended on The Roundhouse yesterday to celebrate the Eighth Annual Derby Food and Drink Awards. The evening highlighted Derby’s finest restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes, in categories including Best Newcomer, Best Out of Town, and the highly prestigious Restaurant of the Year. The award ceremony, organised by Marketing Derby in conjunction with the Derby Telegraph,…

Recipe: Butter chicken (murgh makhani)

Recipe: Butter chicken (murgh makhani)

Hi all, I hope you’re enjoying the positively autumnal weather. As the nights draw in, I find myself craving hearty wholesome fayre. Curries usually feature in my top ten dishes of all time, but the rankings are higher for thick, creamy curries during the cooler months. A book which I’m finding chock-full of simple, delicious recipes (every single one tried…

Cosmo’s alternative Christmas menu impresses

Cosmo’s alternative Christmas menu impresses

It may feel a little jarring thinking about Christmas when it feels positively tropical outside. Christmas Day is actually less than 86 days away (sorry to freak you out), which is why I have zero qualms of bringing up the C word on a balmy Friday afternoon. I was lucky to check out the alternative Christmas menu at Cosmo Derby.…

Fresh, new Perkins Bar & Bistro opens doors

Fresh, new Perkins Bar & Bistro opens doors

Nottingham is one of my favourite places in the UK. I am always excited to see its dining scene expand, which is why I am so very pleased to hear about Perkins. One of Nottingham’s most established eating destinations has joined the Perkins Family’s other eateries in reflecting ‘a new, fresh outlook’ after Perkins Bar & Bistro opened its doors.…

Restaurant Review: MEXIco Restaurant, Intu Derby

Restaurant Review: MEXIco Restaurant, Intu Derby

From Frida Kahlo to Guillermo del Toro, I have an innate appreciation for all things Mexican. The opening of MEXIco Restaurant, a new Mexican restaurant in Derby simply added fuel to el fuego (sorry I’ve come over all Mexican). The launch party last month was a massive success (see my original article here), which is why I couldn’t wait to return…

Restaurant Review: The Kedleston Country House, Derby

Restaurant Review: The Kedleston Country House, Derby

The sun was shining and I was in high spirits when I popped in to review The Kedleston Country House in Derby. Set in an impressive estate, the boutique hotel and restaurant replete with stunning Georgian architecture is a short drive from the city centre. Understated elegance is the order of the day, as you take in the brushed sandstone,…