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Rubbish! High Street Chains’ Food Waste Revealed

As part of The Grocer’s Waste Not Want Not Campaign, a number of quick service restaurants (QSRs) have recently been found severely lacking in their attempts to deal with the mammoth issue of food waste. Out of ten high street names, only three food giants – Pret, KFC and Greggs – were found to be […]

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Foodie Fun at the National Restaurant Awards 2017

This week, a few of us were invited to the National Restaurant Awards where the UK’s 100 top restaurants (as decided by 180 chef, restauranteurs and food critics) were revealed. Many industry events can often seem a bit stiff but these never are. There were huge cheers all around the Hurlingham Club last night for […]

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Move Over Meat – It’s World Meat Free Day

Vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians rejoice! World Meat Free Day (12th June) is here again and it’s the perfect excuse to rope your carnivorous friends into tackling your diet for the day. Struggling to convince them of the benefits of a meat free lifestyle? By going meat free for just one day you can save the equivalent daily […]

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Roll over for British Sandwich Week

The humble sandwich has had a tough time in recent years. The average lifestyle blog would have you think it’s the weapon of mass destruction of lunch menu. Its carb-y, gluten-y composition laying waste to diets and good digestive health across the land. But a beautiful sourdough or crusty bloomer is not a thing to […]

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Telling it how it is for Harden’s

Over 25 years have passed since Richard and Peter Harden hit on the idea of an independent restaurant guide written by the very people that eat in them – the diners themselves. The Harden’s Restaurant Guide was born, and quickly gained a reputation as one of the most accessible and reliable restaurant guides around. The […]

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Chewing over democracy

As the UK embarks on the fourth major vote in as many years (from the Scottish Independence Referendum in 2014 to this year’s General Election on June 8th), spare a thought for the canvassing politicians who’ll be expected to show how ordinary they are in a bid to keep their heads below the parapet marked […]

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Building on a classic

With a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired Afternoon tea at One Aldwych to the Sanderson Hotel’s Mad Hatter’s Afternoon tea, several high end hotels have introduced themed teas catered to a younger audience due to an increasingly competitive market*. So when we saw these new patisserie designs by Dinara Kasko, architect turned patisserie chef, […]

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Festive Feats

This blogger catches a fair bit of flack in the office for being a Scrooge around this time of year – I’m not that bothered about the hoo-hah that lasts from early November to December 31st. Let me explain. Celebration is a good thing. Whatever you celebrate in the winter months, whether it’s a religious […]

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The wait is over…

…it’s here. Well, nearly. Yes, the greatly anticipated, long-awaited, much-hyped Box Park Croydon is set to open its doors tomorrow. But only for those who have tickets to the music festival that will kick off proceedings. And then on Sunday only for those who have been successful in the ticket ballot. But then – are you […]

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Winner roast dinners revealed

The best pub roasts in the UK have been revealed today as we hit the halfway mark in British Roast Dinner Week – sponsored by KNORR® and supported by Colman’s®. The regional winners are: South England: The Granville, Canterbury Midlands: The Narrow Boat at Weedon, Northampton North England: The Blue Pig, Manchester Wales: Bunch of […]

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