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Winning team: (l-r) Crown Cellars director of customer service & third party brands Paul Waller, Unruly Pig owner Brendan Padfield, Waitrose Food magazine editor William Sitwell and Unruly Pig restaurant manager Amy Challis

Top service award for gastropub the Unruly Pig

By Nikkie Sutton

Suffolk gastropub the Unruly Pig struck gold this week after winning the Front of House Team of the Year Award sponsored by Crown Cellars at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs.

Action: Russell Hume originally recalled its products (image credit Wikipedia) (Russell Hume products not pictured)

JDW meat supplier has stopped all production

By Nikkie Sutton

The supplier of JD Wetherspoon’s meat, which was pulled from the pub chain’s menu, has had to stop all production and detain all of its products, as instructed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Off the table: JD Wetherspoon removed three types of steak from its menus after issues with its supplier Russell Hume

Steak back on the menu for JDW

By Nikkie Sutton

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is putting steak back on its menus across its 900-strong estate after it was removed following "issues" at a suppliers.

Not unwell: the Food Standards Agency said there is no indication that people have become ill from eating meat supplied by Russell Hume (steak not pictured)

Why JDW had no steak on Steak Night

By Nikkie Sutton

The supplier of JD Wetherspoon’s meat, which was pulled from the pub chain’s menu, is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for “serious non-compliance with food-hygiene regulations”.

Good egg: chefs will compete against each other to be Scotch egg champion

Scotch Egg Challenge returns for 2018

By Nikkie Sutton

The Scotch Egg Challenge will return at Young’s pub the Canonbury in Islington, north London, next month (21 February).