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Three is the Lucky Number for Badger Ales

They take home a Trio of Beer Awards<p>The team at Badger ales are in high spirits, after the announcement that not one, not two, but three of their …

Festive Hampers & Christmas Treats from Partridges, the Queen’s grocer

For the 46th Christmas in a row Partridges, the world renowned grocer to the Queen, has launched a fascinating collection of luxury festive hampers …

Christmas Markets in Germany

Here are the highlights of Christmas markets in the cities and regions of Germany<p>Bavaria<p>Bavaria’s cities, towns and villages are filled with …

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Get in the Christmas spirit with these new drink gifts for 2017

Perfect for drinks enthusiasts, cocktail lovers and spirit sippers, these premium British gin and vodka and Irish whiskey gift packs are brand new …

Twice Michelin star chef Atul Kochhar adds more spice to the menu at Hawkyns

One of Buckinghamshire’s leading restaurants, Hawkyns at The Crown Inn, Amersham, unveils exciting new menu<p>Created under the expert supervision of …

Taste Guernsey for a ‘tenner’ at the 20th annual Tennerfest

From 1 October to 11 November, Guernsey celebrates the 20th anniversary of its annual Tennerfest, which sees over 150 restaurants across the Channel …

Celebrate Christmas and New Year in luxury

Brooks Country House, Herefordshire – Special Christmas and New Year’s Eve festive packages launched from £240 per person<p>Brooks Country House, the …

100 Wardour St presents…

Burlesque with The Girly Show – Tuesday 24th October<p>The Girly Show is a collaboration of London’s best dancers, singers and specialty acts who will …

Welcome to Carluccio’s Cucina Verde

Carluccio’s gets a green makeover this month with its first ever exclusively vegetarian pop-up, featuring over 20 Italian veggie and vegan dishes …

Raise a Stein! Celebrate Oktoberfest at The Sipping Room

Forget booking that flight to Munich; The Sipping Room is bringing Bavaria to West India Quay this Oktober<p>Head to The Sipping Room bar & restaurant …

Get a taste of Costa Rica on International Coffee Day 1st October

The country with the “best coffee in the world” according to Pope Francis<p>Coffee plays a pivotal role in the Central America country of Costa Rica. …

Mc & Sons reclaim their heritage following launch of Irish pub with an authentic Thai twist

This Autumn (16th October), well-known family owned Windmill Taverns Ltd will be expanding, announcing the launch of their fifth site in South East …

Visit Portugal has launched a new guide “From Farm to Table”

Here are a range of new tours that will appeal to the enthusiastic Culinary Traveller<p>“From Farm to Table” – Food & Wine itineraries new guide<p>For …

New vintage wines from Villa Maria released

Peter Morrell tries two of the latest wines from this multi-award winning New Zealand producer<p>Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2017<p><b>Tasting</b> …

Darbaar launches menu of regional curries to celebrate National Curry Week 9th-14th October

In October, Darbaar are bringing an authentic flavour of Hyderabad, Bengal and Goa to the City, with a menu of new curries created in celebration of …

Zerodegrees Restaurant Blackheath – Review

Peter Morrell enjoys the food, the atmosphere and, of course, the beer at this very popular South London micro-brewery<p>I have often written about the …

Oysters, Perrier-Jouët Champagne, Geronimo Inns A Terrific Trio

The months of the ‘R’ are upon us and that means one thing to the true foodies of London and the home counties – the native oyster season has …

Wines for Curry Week – 9th-15th October

Peter Morrell suggests a range of wines to complement your Balti, Bhuna and Tikki Masala<p><b>With Curry week is rapidly approaching (9th-15th October) I</b> …

Mezcal Amores – The Taste of the Mexican Desert

Peter Morrell is introduced to the more versatile brother of Tequila<p>The first questions in my mind were what is Mezcal and how does it differ from …

Galvin at Windows – The Pinnacle of Dining Pleasure

Peter Morrell and his wife enjoy the ultimate culinary experience on the 28th floor of the Hilton Hotel in London<p>Michelin starred Galvin at Windows …

The Greek Larder – Kings Cross

Peter Morrell samples the delicious food and wine at this authentic restaurant and meets the owner Theodore Kyriakou who is also organising the …

Sprinkle-licious

easyJet transports Londoners to Holland with new sprinkle café<p>Over 750,000 Dutch people eat sprinkles for breakfast every day<p>Approximately 14 million …

A Taste of Lebanon comes to St John’s Wood

Magnificently majestic. Invitingly opulent. Crocker’s Folly in St John’s Wood is reborn. Owners, Maroush Group, has gone back to its roots to what it …

The NEW Microplane Ginger Tool 3-in-1

Get the best flavour from one of the world’s healthiest foods<p>The NEW Microplane® Ginger Tool 3-in-1 has been expertly designed to peel, grate and …

Tel Aviv and Jerusalem – Two Cities, One Break

Petra Shepherd discovers a fascinating past and a vibrant present<p>With 4,000 years of history, Jerusalem is the holiest city of them all, a true …

Rudie’s Celebrates Their 2nd Birthday

What a difference two years make…<p>24 months ago a corner site in the heart of Dalston was transformed to bricks and mortar, opening its doors and …

Discover wines with a story at Carluccio’s

Peter Morrell meets the man who buys the wine for all the branches of this highly successful family of Italian eateries<p>As a Carluccio’s regular I’m a …

The Spice of India with a Modern British Twist Dinner with Vivek Singh and Mark Hix

Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Collection Vivek Singh will be joined by Mark Hix at The Cinnamon Club, on Monday 18th September at 6.30pm for a …

Atul Kochhar and his guest chef are pushing the boundaries of culinary excellence

Twice Michelin starred chef and restauranteur Atul Kochhar announces further guests for his Chef Season<p>Twice Michelin-starred chef and restauranteur …