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Lancashire pub named in Good Food Guide’s top 50 UK restaurants

A Lancashire gastropub has been named as one of the top restaurants in the country by the Good Food Guide.

Freemasons at Wiswell: chef patron proud to represent home county
Food trends

More than just a gourmet burger? The proliferation of 'premium'...

22-Aug-2016 - Trends have ruled the hospitality industry’s decade with an iron fist. “Serve more quinoa” and “fish and chips” was so last year, the commentators scribbled. 

Food Safety

Mitchells & Butlers pub fined £100,000 for mouse infestation

22-Aug-2016 - Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) was slapped with a £100,000 fine after environmental health officers uncovered an infestation of mice at one of its Birmingham pubs.

NEW OPENING

Chez Bruce chef to lead kitchen at new London gastropub

19-Aug-2016 - A chef who cooked at some of London’s top eateries will take up residence at a new pub in Deptford later this month.

Beer

Craft beer and vegetarian food pairing

19-Aug-2016 - Vegetarian food and craft beer pairings have been thrust into the limelight by the US Brewers Association’s executive chef Adam Dulye, who showcased the diversity of the nation’s brews and...

NEW OPENING

Michelin star pub chef launches new ‘curious tavern’

16-Aug-2016 - The chef patron of one of the Top 50 Gastropubs in the UK has launch his third site. 

HEALTH & SAFETY

Neil Morrissey warns pub trade of ‘spontaneously exploding laundry’

16-Aug-2016 - Men Behaving Badly star and licensee Neil Morrissey has issued a warning to the trade following a surreal incident that saw his Staffordshire pub dramatically evacuated this week. 

Health & safety

Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey’s pub evacuated due to ‘strange burning smell’

15-Aug-2016 - Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey’s Staffordshire pub had to be evacuated after reports of a ‘strange’ smell coming from its cellar. 

DISH DECONSTRUCTED

How to make: chef James Mackenzie's venison tartare

15-Aug-2016 - This take on a classic tartare by James Mackenzie, chef-patron of Michelin-starred pub the Pipe & Glass Inn, South Dalton, Yorkshire, combines succulent venison with rich, fruity flavours and a...

New ETM gastropub to feature sports lounge and hairdressers

15-Aug-2016 - London-based gastropub group ETM has announced the opening of a new pub featuring a restaurant, sports lounge and barbers. 

Technology

Snapchat your food and drink for better sales

15-Aug-2016 - Operators must embrace newer social media outlets such as Snapchat and Instagram, and ditch older forms like Twitter to maximise food and drink pairings, a research organisation has said.

Burger and craft beer pairing with Pub Love

12-Aug-2016 - London-based pub group Pub Love and its Burger Craft pop-up brand have launched a new beer and burger pairing menu that focuses on twinning burgers with beer styles rather than...

What's the future of curry in the pub?

11-Aug-2016 - While pub giant JD Wetherspoon is now the biggest seller of ‘classic’ curries in the UK, the rise of street food has led to a new interest in pairing craft...

Pub changes 'all about meat' sign after vegetarians complain

08-Aug-2016 - A County Durham pub has changed a sign that read “it’s all about meat” to please vegetarians who found it distasteful.

CONSUMER TRENDS

Salads now 'more popular than fish and chips'

03-Aug-2016 - An onslaught of healthy options has transformed pub and restaurant menus to the extent that salads now outsell pub classic fish and chips across the eating-out sector, research has revealed.

‘Drunk’ pub chef ‘lunged at car with 12-inch knife’

03-Aug-2016 - A drunk pub chef brandished a knife at a car and was tasered by firearms police, a court was told. 

ONLINE REVIEWS

'Bragging or moaning' online reviews slammed by academics

01-Aug-2016 - Online ratings should in no way be considered an accurate way of assessing a pub or restaurant, according to leading academics. 

Fire ravages kitchen of CAMRA award-winning pub

01-Aug-2016 - Firefighters rescued a man from a Kent pub after its kitchen burst into flames early on Sunday morning (30 July).

Christmas

Bidvest Foodservice launches new Christmas range

29-Jul-2016 - Consumers eat out across all dining occasions more at Christmas than any other time of the year and demand more free-from options, giving operators the opportunity to make more money...

Create a healthy food menu for kids

28-Jul-2016 - Creating a children’s menu that satisfies young appetites, while keeping mum and dad happy that their cherubs are eating a balanced diet, can be tough. But the experts have a...

Harvester diner fuming over 'disgraceful' lack of options

28-Jul-2016 - A couple on a dinner date at a local Harvester were stunned when they were told there was essentially nothing available from the menu apart from chicken. 

Star Pubs & Bars launches specialist food workshops

26-Jul-2016 - Star Pub & Bars has announced the launch of a series of specialist food workshops designed to enhance the skills of its licensees who want to improve their food offer.

EU REFERENDUM

Post-Brexit pessimism: hospitality bosses' confidence crashes

25-Jul-2016 - Optimism for the eating and drinking out sector has crashed since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June, exclusive research claims.

new opening

Hedonist's Guide founder opens new gastropub with acclaimed chef

25-Jul-2016 - The founder of A Hedonist's Guide To... has opened a new pub in Cornwall with a menu co-created by one of the top gastropub chefs in the country.

Kitchen Confession

Kitchen confession: my unhealthy frying problem

25-Jul-2016 - "Don't put that tomato in the deep fryer," I urge myself. "You know exactly what will happen."