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London restaurant opens 'beach-hut'-style bar with snacking menu

26-Sep-2014 - Wandsworth-based fish restaurant Brady’s has opened a ‘beach hut’-style bar with its own separate menu.

Scotch Egg Challenge winner sees surge in demand

26-Sep-2014 - This year’s Scotch Egg Challenge champion says he is struggling to keep up with demand for the dish after taking first prize in the nationwide competition earlier this month.

Michelin Guide 2015: Tears of delight for pubs awarded new stars

26-Sep-2014 - The three pubs handed new Michelin stars last week have expressed a mixture of shock, delight and relief at winning the award.

Michelin Guide 2015: Editor praises ‘best generation’ of chefs

26-Sep-2014 - Michelin Guide editor Rebecca Burr has praised the pubs awarded stars in this year’s edition for embracing “a generation of the best chefs the UK has ever had”.

NEW PRODUCT

JJ Food Service meets gluten-free demand with new chips

25-Sep-2014 - JJ Food Service has introduced a range of gluten-free chips to meet the “significant increase in demand” for gluten-free products.

NEW PRODUCT

'Deli-pub' pioneers roll-out condiments range via new online shop

25-Sep-2014 - The pioneers of the ‘deli-pub’ concept have launched a range of handmade condiments.

Menu inspiration

British Sausage Week: It's time to fly the flag for the Great British Banger

25-Sep-2014 - British Sausage Week is approaching fast so Pub Food takes a look at how publicans can make the most of it — and that’s not a porky.

Opinion

Mark McCulloch: 'If I am going out, I expect to be entertained, wowed and inspired'

25-Sep-2014 - Mark McCulloch chief executive and founder of brand and marketing agency We Are Spectacular, talks through some of more innovative ways in which venues are promoting their food offer.

Trend Watch

Fish counters: An ocean of opportunity

25-Sep-2014 - For pubs eager to diversify and add vital revenue streams, fish counters can be an effective way of boosting sales and getting customers to stay for longer.

BUSINESS BOOSTER

Money Makers: Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

25-Sep-2014 - Pub Food's focus on event and promotional ideas for your pub.

Three new pubs awarded Michelin star

25-Sep-2014 - Three new pubs have gained a Michelin star in the latest edition of the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland, which hails the “enormous richness and variety of the UK’s restaurant scene”.

BrewDog unveils hotdog concept and reveals new sites

24-Sep-2014 - The new BrewDog bar opening in Islington will be called Dog Eat Dog and will focus on hotdogs and craft beer.

AA reveals its pubs of the year and honours Nathan Outlaw

23-Sep-2014 - The AA Hospitality Awards have revealed their pubs of the year and named Nathan Outlaw as Chefs' Chef of the Year.

Nestlé Professional urges pub caterers to refloat their gravy boats in Maggi campaign

22-Sep-2014 - A campaign to bring back the gravy boat in pubs has been launched by Nestlé Professional.

Great British Menu chef targets food after £500k Lincolnshire pub investment

19-Sep-2014 - A Great British Menu winner wants to “set a new standard” for pub food in north Lincolnshire after ploughing £500,000 of his own money into a pub devastated by last winter’s floods.

It’s different gravy: Lancashire pub stages seventh annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships

19-Sep-2014 - The Rose ‘n’ Bowl, in Stacksteads, Lancashire has staged its annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships to raise money for a local hospice.

Suffolk pub British Larder to launch Christmas snacking range in Selfridges

19-Sep-2014 - The owners of a Suffolk pub and food website are to launch a new range of seasonal Christmas products in Selfridges.

Kerridge urges caterers to see new allergen legislation as a positive

19-Sep-2014 - Top chef Tom Kerridge says caterers should view the forthcoming allergen legislation as a positive opportunity to improve customer experience.

Former hospital building turned gastropub set for November opening

19-Sep-2014 - A Northumberland gastropub converted from a former hospital administration building is set to open in early November.

BUSINESS BOOSTER

Money Makers: Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

18-Sep-2014 - Pub Food's focus on event and promotional ideas for your pub

TREND WATCH

Kimchi: South Korea’s national dish

18-Sep-2014 - To go by its traditional definition, kimchi is a fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables and seasonings. Hundreds of different versions of the dish are known throughout the world, but most commonly, it is made with Napa cabbage, radish, scallion or cucumber.

SHOW PREVIEW

Restaurant Show 2014: Why visiting can benefit your business

18-Sep-2014 - Organised by William Reed Business Media – publisher of the Publican's Morning Advertiser – the Restaurant Show will bring together restauranteurs, caterers and chefs over a three-day period from 6-8 October. Here's Pub Food's comprehensive guide to all you need to know about the show.

INDUSTRY INSIGHT

Profile: How Cambridge concept Pint Shop embraces all walks of life

18-Sep-2014 - Pint Shop, based in Peas Hill in Cambridge, opened in November 2013. Co-owner Richard Holmes talks to Pub Food about expansion plans, the importance of staff training and inspiring concepts.

Seabrooks launches 'peel front' sharing crisps for pubs

18-Sep-2014 - The days of ripping the back of crisp packets to be able to share the bag may well be over, as Seabrook crisps reveals its new “peel front” format.

NEW PRODUCT

‘World’s first’ pie-dedicated chutney awarded gold star at 2014 Great Taste Awards

18-Sep-2014 - A recently-launched chutney made specifically for pies has picked up a gold star at the 2014 Great Taste Awards.

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Spotlight

Q&A: New pub food allergy requirements

Q&A: New pub food allergy requirements

Whether or not you serve food in your pub, the balance between your culinary and administration skills...

Master and apprentice: Mike Clist & Tom Davies
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Master and apprentice: Mike Clist & Tom Davies

For two of the winners at the Publican Awards earlier this year, being recognised as the best...

Craft cider: the new craft beer?

Craft cider: the new craft beer?

As the craft-cider movement follows the craft-beer movement, we begin to see parallels in its development. Pete...

Legal guide: Staff tattoos

Legal guide: Staff tattoos

Employees who have tattoos cannot be treated differently or face disciplinary action just for having body markings....