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#GorkanaFoodMedia

We recently attended the #GorkanaFoodMedia event and gained some invaluable insight into the current and future food media landscape. An extremely palatable panel featuring Sunday Times food editor Laurel Ives, food blogger Helen Best-Shaw and Tony Turnbull, assistant food & drink editor at The Times, discussed what their readers want, changes to both traditional and […]

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Barcelona bites: something old, something new…

Following her recent trip to Barcelona, here is another tale of culinary gallivanting by our joint CEO Karen Browne. This time, she visits Niño Viejo… Niño Viejo Avenida Mistral, nº54-56 08015 Barcelona (Spain) Follow your feet only a little way out of the city centre, along the tree-lined Avenida Mistral, and you will find Niño […]

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Barcelona bites: dinner and a show

Our joint CEO Karen Browne recently took a trip to Barcelona and returned with tales of her envy inducing foodie adventures. Here she tells us about her evening at Tickets restaurant. Tickets Avinguda del Paral·lel, 164 – 08015 Barcelona (Spain) For some people, the mere mention of a themed restaurant, or ‘concept-led dining’ will have […]

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Extra, extra – read (or swipe) all about it!

The way we source and receive our news has evolved radically since the rise of social media. Once upon a time, newspaper and television journalists decided what news we would receive. Now, the internet allows us to self-curate and tailor the content we want to see. A recent study by Harris Interactive has revealed some […]

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Boxpark Croydon, come on down

It’s been tempting our taste buds for months now but finally, we have an official vendor line-up and launch date for Boxpark Croydon. A hop, skip and jump away from the William Murray office, the site’s shipping container traders will open their doors from September. With confirmed tenants including The Breakfast Club, Chilango and Meatliquor, […]

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2016 British Street Food Awards

Street food is one of the most significant food trends to have influenced the UK eating out market over the last decade. It’s increased in popularity and variety so much in recent years that in 2010, Richard Johnson – The King of British Street Food – created the first ever British Street Food Awards to […]

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William Murray Avocado Breakfast Club

This morning saw another meeting of the William Murray Avocado Breakfast Club. The idea was born late one Thursday when a number of us realised we all had perfectly ripe avocados sitting at home, and thought what better way to celebrate that #FridayFeeling than with the most Instagrammed food of 2015 – avocado toast. One […]

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It’s as though every week is UK coffee week!

News emerged this week that Brits are drinking more coffee than tea out of home, with a staggering 2.098 billion cups of coffee sold in the year ending December 2015[1]. Despite being a nation famous for our tea drinking, we only drank 874 million cups last year, down 19% from 2010[2]. It would seem we’re […]

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#SupportProjectWaterfall

Are you a coffee lover? Do you use #Twitter? Do you like to get behind a good cause? If you answered yes to all of the above, get on board with BRITA and Lyons’ Thunderclap campaign! Water filtration experts BRITA, and popular coffee brand Lyons, have joined forces to raise awareness of charitable initiative Project […]

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Are you dining in a ‘food desert’?

Next time you snap a picture of your ‘double-smoked-artisan-mexic-asian-fusion-street food’ to post on Instagram, you could be sharing more than you think. Scientists in America recently conducted a study that used geo-tagged Instagram posts to identify ‘food deserts’, or geographical areas where users are faced with fewer food options, and as a result tend to […]

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