Tag: food writer Derby

REVIEW: KUSHI-YA, NOTTINGHAM

REVIEW: KUSHI-YA, NOTTINGHAM

It is a brand new year with brand new resolutions and this year I have just the one aspirational goal. I am therefore obliged to embrace wholeheartedly the notion of not being at my desk all the time. It is one of the joys (not) of being a writer, where you spend every gold-dust minute plotting Book Three and increasing…

Coffee + Cruffin @Muffin Break, Derby (Intu) = heaven

Coffee + Cruffin @Muffin Break, Derby (Intu) = heaven

Hi all,  I hope you’re enjoying the positively scrumptious weather. OK you know what I’m like about good coffee, right? (Elixir, it’s ELIXIR I tell you!). I have the innate desire to shout out about good coffee, which is why I just had to hop on to tell y0u about a good coffee place in town. It’s no secret that I prefer independent coffee shops and quirky cafés which ooze…

Restaurant Review: Walkabout, Derby

Restaurant Review: Walkabout, Derby

I’ve always been a curious soul. From Boris Johnson (does he ever comb his hair?) to chocolate (it MUST have some magical quality), various topics pepper my conscience on a daily basis. One such topic on my mind was Walkabout – was the food actually any good..? I had to find out and thought the invite from Team Walkabout was…

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

You know when you find a restaurant review from last year, which you wrote up, but somehow forgot to publish? That. Ladies and gentlemen, please find as follows a lovely restaurant review that I discovered during house-keeping. Please note, this was from last year. I will be reviewing Ibérico World Tapas Derby again imminently, so expect a brand new review very…

Chef Q&A: Team Cosy Club Derby!

Chef Q&A: Team Cosy Club Derby!

Hi all, as you know, I’m on a mission to get to know more about the people in the food industry, both front of house and behind the scenes. This week’s turn is the fabulous Cosy Club Derby, where I caught up with Tony Curry. Here is what he had to say about the Cosy Club menu, and sneak peeks…