Food News

Cake and Bake wonderland hits the capital this weekend

This weekend the Cake & Bake show arrives in London once more. Head down to ExCeL for the UK’s biggest baking show, packed full of deliciously sweet treats, celebrity appearances and more stalls and shops that you can shake your wooden spoon at.  Some of this
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Veggie food festival heaven VegfestUK returns to London

The VegfestUK London annual vegan food festival is hitting the capital on October 10th-11th bringing with it some seriously indulgent veggie delicacies. VegfestUK originally started in Bristol in 2003 and has since expanded to Brighton in 2009 and London in 2013. The London event
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Food News: Chuku’s – Nigerian Tapas is now a thing

Dan: What do you think about Nigerian food…? In a bid to change people’s perceptions of Nigeria, siblings Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick last month launched Chuku’s, a Nigerian-inspired tapas lounge at Clapton’s Palm2.   The pair has put their own spin on
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News – Watch out, here comes the Hakaroo!

Dom: If you’ve been following us recently, you’ll remember that we were documenting the progress of Wychwood Brewery while they create a beer for Nicholson’s Pubs Beer Festival happening later this month… Just to recap, each brewery had to select
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News – Dirty Martini Opens In Islington – Our Rick Goes For A Quick Drink…

Something’s stirring in Islington… Rick: Dirty Martini, the capital’s vibrant (and increasingly fashionable) bar group, has brought its brand of decadent nightlife zeal to locations such as Bishopsgate, Clapham, Covent Garden, Hanover Square and St Paul’s.
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The ultimate BBQ festival hits London 5th-6th Sept

Love BBQ? Love festivals? Well how about both together? Next weekend the biggest, baddest food festival hits the East End of London as Grillstock lands at Chestnuts Field in Walthamstow. There’s an insane line-up of world-class music, food, competitions and festival
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News – Wanna Raise Money For Disadvantaged Young People With Youngs & Wooden Spoon…?

Well, now you can! What’s This Then? A partnership between Young’s Pubs and Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby. In nutshell, Wooden Spoon help disadvantaged and disabled young people, and Youngs are raising money to help them do
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Food Challenge – Our Dom is making a beer with Wychwood Brewery!

Dom: Tasting Britain has been involved in some interesting concepts since its inception; many of which have normally ended with yours truly imbibing a healthy amount of alcohol (or unhealthy to be more accurate)…’professional glutton’ is a phrase I use often.
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Gorge on Swedish delights at the Fika London crayfish festival

Crayfish parties, or kräftskiva in Swedish, are a tradition not to be missed and for the next couple of weeks you can join your own party, right here in Brick Lane, London. With long sharing tables outdoors and indoors and bucket loads (literally) of crayfish and other Swedish
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Super-quick August round up: food in Cornwall

Somehow July slipped by in a whirlwind of amazing food, festivals and wordcounts and suddenly it’s almost Port Eliot, almost August, and there’s an awesome showdown of events to put in the diary. So sleepy in the winter, I had sort of forgotten the immense mayhem of
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