Pub Food

US dish: jambalaya is from the south of America

In association with Bidfood

How to make: jambalaya

By MA editorial

A staple dish from the Deep South of the US, jambalaya is a great meal using a tasty mix of meat, seafood, vegetables and rice that can be used on any menu. It has a touch of spicy heat and is filling, and it could give you an offer no rival can match.

Standing out: creating your own events is a great way to show customers that a pub is different (image credit: Photography Firm/iStock/

Menu planning: made to measure

By Andrew Don

There is an abundance of opportunity throughout the year to create special dishes tailored to key calendar dates – but there is more to it than the obvious major occasions.

Coming together: the merger of Tesco and Booker was first announced in January 2017

Booker reports sales rise

By Nikkie Sutton

Food wholesaler Booker has announced that its total sales rose by 3.4% in the last quarter of 2017, with like-for-like sales up by 3.8%.

Cooking style: the Unruly Pig uses its Inka grill to blacken the beetroots

How to make: the Unruly Pig's grilled mackerel

By Nikkie Sutton

Brighten up a grey weekend with this recipe for grilled mackerel with hay-smoked beetroot and sunflower seeds courtesy of Top 50 Gastropub the Unruly Pig, in Woodbridge, Suffolk

Pub grub: according to Sargeant, 'at its best, a meal in a pub can compete with any restaurant'

Top chef Sargeant eyes pub rollout

By James Wallin

Michelin-starred chef Mark Sargeant has told MCA he is keen to secure a joint venture to increase his portfolio.

Who will win? Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs 2018 list to be revealed

Top 50 Gastropubs 2018 list to be revealed

By Nicholas Robinson

The greatest food pubs the country has to offer will be announced at the prestigious Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list reveal event in York on 29 January.