Event Preview: Menabrea Maestro classes in Edinburgh and London

Menabrea launches Maestro Classes with incredible speakers Premium Italian beer brand, Menabrea, has announced a series of Maestro Classes, where masters of their crafts will entertain  audiences across the country discussing their expertise, passion and career highlights, whilst you can enjoy a few ice-cold beers and various aperitivo. The first two events for 2017 have now

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Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Edinburgh and Glasgow pre-opening recon! One of the best bits of the blog is getting to visit restaurants as they move into an area. Vapiano are opening up in Edinburgh (Just off St Andrews Sq) and Glasgow (Buchanan Street) later this year so they wanted to introduce us to the Vapiano experience, in advance, by sending

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Event Preview: Vegfest UK, London 21st and 22nd Oct 2017

Advance tickets now on sale for one of UK's biggest vegan consumer shows VegfestUK A grand total of around 13,500 visitors came to last year's  VegfestUK London, and with the growth of the vegan market right now, even more visitors are expected at this year's annual vegan blockbuster event. Around 250 stalls, 23 globally inspired

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Drinks news: Great British Beer Festival Preview

Great British Beer Festival The Great British Beer Festival is returning to Olympia London this week . This year the Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary, so here are some things to look out for. 40th birthday promotion ­­– To celebrate the Festival’s 40th birthday CAMRA are offering free entry to anyone who shares their

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Event: Syrian pop-up Conflict Café puts peace on the table

Pop-up restaurant returning to London Pop-up restaurant, Conflict Café, is returning to London. Running from 21-23 September, it will explore the Syrian crisis through the country’s cuisine and celebrate the power of food to break down barriers and get people talking. Now in its fourth year, Conflict Café, created by  charity International Alert, has highlighted

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Food review: Plaistow Cafe, 163 Plaistow Road, Plaistow, London

Eat like an Eastender It's not all fancy food here at Foodie Towers, we like to find a good local cafe on our travels and here is one. Thanks to AirBnB and the rise of rented home accommodation we were staying in a house in Plaistow (pronounced Plas-toe) for the simple reason that we could

Food review: The World’s End market, London

You don't have to travel to the end of the world for great steak Located on King's Rd in Chelsea, this grade II building stands out like an architectural gem, this old tavern once stood on the edge of London and has so much history that it even has its own Wikipedia page! But today, inside, it's

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MEATliquor to open 11th location

MEATliquor add Kings Cross to their outlets Since opening in 2011, gourmet burger masters MEATliquor have grown from being a street van to 11 (inc this new site) locations across the UK with 8 of them in London.  Their latest opening will see MEATliquor take a 1,800 sq ft former tram shed at No.6 St

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Food review: Farmstand, 42 Drury Ln, London

Midwest Philosophy takes root in London Talk about spirituality and you inevitably talk about eastern philosophy. Talk about food philosophy, and you'll typically think of Farm to Table or perhaps Slow Food, both of which are big on the other side of the world. Farmstand in London's Covent Garden takes its inspiration from road-side sellers in

Food review: BurgerFi, 40 Woburn Place, London

Dream of BurgerFication Like taking coals to Newcastle, a couple of Glaswegians who lived through the city's burger-fication of St.Vincent Street were invited to try some burger-fication of a different sort whilst in London. We'd read that BurgerFi (short for BurgerFication), one of the fastest-growing burger chains in the USA had moved into the UK