Tag: foodie Derby

Restaurant review: Turtle Bay, Derby

Restaurant review: Turtle Bay, Derby

Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? If you’re nodding in smug satisfaction – well done you. If my question drove an icy finger of dread through your heart as you think of braving the crowds for your last minute Christmas shopping, fear not. I can’t offer you magic potions, lotions, or condiments to have your shopping done for you.…

A warm Derby welcome to bb’s coffee shop, Intu Derby

A warm Derby welcome to bb’s coffee shop, Intu Derby

I’m a coffee fiend and was surprised, when walking to a part of the Intu Derby I don’t usually frequent, to see a new coffee shop open. The intriguingly titled bb’s looks like a nice place to hang out. We can never have enough of coffee shops. Of course I have my favourites. I prefer independents over franchises (Vapey Jacks and Café Lavanta do…

Food Review: Pitcher & Piano, Friargate, Derby

Food Review: Pitcher & Piano, Friargate, Derby

I’m generally a chirpy soul and have the energy levels to rival a bouncy Tigger. On the odd occasion when I can’t make sense of the world (Donald Trump, terrorism, black pudding, bad manners) a pick-me-up in the form of good food goes down really well. I found myself at Pitcher and Piano earlier this week to check out their…

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…