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Tasting Sicily Enzo’s Kitchen – Review

Peter Morrell and his wife are transported to this beautiful island for the evening by the vibrant flavours of the food in this restaurant which …

Feya opens in Marylebone

Elegant and contemporary café Feya has opened its first site in the heart of London’s Marylebone, in the St Christopher’s Place area<p>Thoughtfully …

Everything’s coming up Violets

Peter Morrell reviews the innovative J.J. Whitley Violet Gin created by a distillery with a long and distinguished heritage<p>The popularity of gin …

Fever-Tree

Metcalfe’s skinny® popcorn launch new savoury Sweet Chilli flavour

Metcalfe’s skinny® popcorn are delighted to unveil their latest popcorn sensation, a Sweet Chilli flavour that will make your taste buds positively …

Spain – The Country of Tapas

Peter Morrell joins the celebrations to mark World Tapas Day<p>The Hispania restaurant in the City of London was the venue for an event that celebrated …

Top Chef

Festival 100 Returns To Soho!

100 Wardour St Presents an eclectic summer celebration featuring experiential brunches, West End talent, live music and more in the heart of Soho!<p>100 …

England

World Cup offer this Saturday at Smith & Wollensky

A sumptuous Wollensky Burger, with french fries and a pint (or soft drink) for £20<p>An exclusive World Cup offer from Smith & Wollensky, one of …

England

Jimmy’s Festival 2018

The Countdown is on! 21-22 July 2018<p>Confirmed are The Rats, The Bluetones, Marsicans, Longey & The Gospel Trash, Ashfields, MINT, Rory Hope, Bessie …

Festivals

Morganti Caffé Bar and Patisserie A. Tornatora open International Flagship in Central London

Two iconic Roman brands, Morganti Caffé Bar and patisserie A. Tornatora, have come together to offer Londoners a taste of the authentic Italian …

Le Tour de France for wine fans!

Combine your love of competitive sports with wine tasting and vineyards, here are some suggestions<p>Recommended stage: #2 – Mouilleron-Saint-Germain > …

Rum in the Sun with Young’s

Clear your social calendars this summer and be prepared to be whisked away to a Caribbean island with a series of rum-inspired events courtesy of …

England

Koffmann And White Launch New Restaurant

Two of the UK’s most influential chefs are launching a new restaurant<p>Pierre Koffmann and Marco Pierre White are working with The Abbey Hotel in Bath …

Rum is the Next Big Thing

ASDA shakes up rum offering with Dead Man’s Fingers<p>Rum is having its moment and it’s Millennials fuelling the boom with 80% of 25-34 year olds …

Addis – A Great British Icon Since 1780

New products from the actual inventor of the tooth brush!<p>I know, hard to believe that people didn’t use toothbrushes back in 1914, but Addis changed …

Great British Bake Off

Mariage Frères brings tea savoir faire to London

The world’s most exclusive purveyor of luxury teas and France’s oldest tea house, Mariage Frères, will open its first UK tea emporium in …

Tea

Ludlow Food Festival returns this September with a stellar line up

Friday 7 – Sunday 9 September – Ludlow Castle, Shropshire<p>Headliners include Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers, Saturday Kitchen regular Brad Carter and …

England

Welcome the Weekend with Frosé Friday at Trader Vic’s!

New events for the summer months!<p>Trader Vic’s offers an eclectic collection of global cuisines using Chinese Wood-fired Ovens, they serve tropical …

Cocktails

Essex to get new dining hotspot – Tom, Dick & Harry’s

There’s nothing ordinary about this new restaurant<p>There’s a new restaurant coming to Essex and its set to shake up the area’s dining and social …

Top Five Sicilian Places you have to visit

Sicilian celebrity chef, Enzo Oliveri has shared his favourite places on the island with us<p>Sicily, or Sicilia in Italian, is the largest Island in …

Italy

Devon’s The Ginger Peanut opens elegant private dining room

The Restaurant with rooms in Bampton adds a beautiful space for cosy and intimate dinners plus all new summer menu<p>Since its official opening in April …

Nanban X Honi Poké

Feel the heat with ‘ANGRY Poké’ this Summer<p>This July, Tim Anderson, MasterChef winner and chef patron of Japanese restaurant, Nanban, has teamed up …

Sushi

Chino Latino to host art inspired immersive dining experience

On Friday 6th July, for one night only, Group Executive Chef Werner Seebach and his team will create an exclusive 5 course tasting menu<p>This July, …

Art

Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival 2018

Raimes Vineyard, Hinton Ampner, Alresford, SO24 0JY – Sunday 22nd July, 12.00 to 4.30 pm (opposite National Trust Hinton Ampner House)<p>Come and taste …

Chivas 18 creates the World’s Most Complicated Whisky Pouring Machine

Rube Goldberg-inspired machine unveiled in London<p>In a world obsessed with speed, shortcuts and instant gratification, Chivas has found a unique way …

Whiskey

World Chocolate Day – Saturday July 7th

Celebrate in Style with Elizabeth Shaw and Pinkster Gin<p>The expert chocolatiers, Elizabeth Shaw have teamed up with Pinkster gin for a twist on their …

A Mrs Elswood Pickle-Tastic Picnic Week Collaboration at Max’s Sandwich Shop

National Picnic Week (15th-24th June) has begun and to celebrate, Mrs Elswood, the nations favourite pickle brand has teamed up with super cool Max …

How You’re BBQ-ing Wrong

Jonny Farrell, Head Butcher of Jimmy’s Farm www.jimmysfarm.com<p>Ever since being a toddler I’ve loved BBQs. The ritual of it all – Dad getting the …

BBQ

Foodie News from North Jutland

Stylish New Hotels, Delicious Foodie Experiences and an Incredible Surfers’ Paradise<p>The expansion of the region’s GastroNorth foodie programme, the …

National Parks

Scotland’s Contemporary Spirit encapsulated in Bottle and Tartan

Caorunn Collaborate With Scottish Designer Siobhan Mackenzie To Champion Craftsmanship<p>The premium Scottish gin Caorunn (pronounced “ka-roon”) is …

Whiskey