Pub Food

Global taste: pubs have taken note of a variety of cuisines to influence their menus (image credit: vadimguzhva/iStock/thinkstock.co.uk)

7 themed pubs with worldwide inspiration

By Nikkie Sutton

While the history of pubs traditionally started in England, some venues have branched into different cuisines to give their sites a twist on the classic boozer.

Decline: diners ate at the pub less during sunny May

Sunny May leaves pubs short on diners

By Nicholas Robinson

Food pubs did not feel the benefit of the unseasonably warm May, with budget-sensitive diners opting for home barbecues or picnics in the park, new data shows.

Healthy dessert: 'better-for-you' ice cream is a trend that it set to shine this summer according to Mintel

Hot food and drink trends for summer 2018

By Nikkie Sutton

This summer, operators need to keep their fingers on the pulse with the latest trends including meat-free barbecue, healthy ice cream, snacks and beer pairing, and bold flavoured sparkling water.

Local produce: Lynx Purchasing urges operators to use UK-caught fish and shellfish

Farm labour shortage could hit food prices

By Nikkie Sutton

The shortage of migrant labour facing UK farmers could hit supplies and prices of seasonal fruit and vegetables this summer, operators have been warned.

Proud of provenance: Local produce is crucial to the Parkers Arms menu

Top 50 Gastropubs

Inside the Parkers Arms, Clitheroe

By Nicholas Robinson

Over the past 11 years Stosie Madi, chef-patron of Lancashire gastropub the Parkers Arms, has grown the business to dizzying heights with her family and business partner. But what’s in store for this pub’s future and will this inspiring chef open more...

Food intolerance: charity Coeliac UK says one in 100 people have coeliac disease

Why you should have a free-from offer in your pub

By Nikkie Sutton

People with coeliac disease and those simply wishing to avoid gluten in their diet can often be the leaders when it comes to having a meal out. Make sure you are catering for this influential group.