Author: Sam Allcock

Sam Allcock, a seasoned entrepreneur with over two decades of expertise in Food & Drink Editorial.

Reservations are now open at Chef Adam Handling’s newest Cornish location, The Tartan Fox. The team have opened earlier than planned, so guests are able to get a table at the pub from this Friday, 7th June, as they welcome visitors with menus that have been created using the best Cornish produce and Adam’s signature zero-waste ethos, just a short distance from Adam’s stunning coastal restaurant, Ugly Butterfly. Located in the idyllic countryside between Newquay and Truro, the new pub benefits from an exceptionally spacious garden, which Adam and his team plan to use throughout the seasons to grow as much…

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The George Hathersage, a 500-year-old Peak District coaching inn, which was once frequented by Charlotte Brontë, will reopen this month, after being closed for eight months due to catastrophic flooding. There will be a grand reopening on Thursday 13th June 2024 from 12pm, with dinner service starting at 5pm. Food will be served from 12pm. A full refurbishment has taken place after Storm Babet, which wreaked havoc across the Peak District in October 2023, damaged the entire ground floor, including the ground floor bedrooms, restaurant, and kitchen. Concorde BGW, the design and build specialists that also transformed sister venue, The Ashford…

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European Championship finals COMING HOME to a London pub near you New Euros blog will update matches, results, food and drink specials, events, karaoke, late drinking licences, if bookings are required and even how to buy Father’s Day vouchers!. London’s leading premium pub and dining group Urban Pubs & Bars has launched the ultimate guide showing the best places to watch the Euros across the capital. The leisure group, which operates 42 pubs, bars and restaurants is the biggest independent pub group in London, aims to offer the best pub experience to watch this summer’s festival of football. The group…

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Cinelli, the iconic Italian bicycle manufacturer, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with La Dolce Velo, appointing them as the exclusive distributor of Cinelli bicycles, frames, components, apparel and accessories in Australia. La Dolce Velo will also handle the non-exclusive distribution of Columbus components, Cinelli’s sister company. Peter Barnes, the visionary founder of La Dolce Velo, expressed his enthusiasm for representing such a prestigious brand. “It is an honour to bring Cinelli back to the Australian cycling community. We are excited to foster a new era of growth and passion for cycling in Australia,” said Barnes. His impressive track record…

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STAY CALM AND GRAB A SLICE. COOKING A PIZZA REALLY CAN CALM YOUR NERVES BIOMETRIC STUDY FEATURING PITCHSIDE’S THEO BAKER, SCIENTIFICALLY PROVES THAT PIZZA REDUCES FOOTBALL- INDUCED NERVE LEVELS, EVEN BEFORE KICK OFF  THE EXPERIMENT, WAS CONDUCTED BY CHICAGO TOWN AFTER A POLL REVEALED 92% OF THOSE SURVEYED ADMITTED TO FINDING ASPECTS OF THE GAME STRESSFUL Great news for nervous footie fans – after scientists revealed the smell of a pizza cooking can lower nerves levels before watching a football game. Ahead of the summer tournament, Chicago Town has partnered with University of East Anglia’s Professor Oli Buckley to…

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Three superfans of Lidl can earn up to £2.5k – just by wearing the supermarket’s merch range at a festival this summer. The supermarket, which has seen its streetwear and accessories skyrocket in popularity in recent years, is taking to social media to find lovers of the attire to proudly wear it at some of the biggest festivals this year. Its ‘Merch Muses’ will be the nation’s trendiest partygoers, donning everything from statement bucket hats or boldly coloured wellies as they take in performances in fields and parks all over the UK. In exchange for wearing the merch range, they…

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·         Develop a new air fryer ready meal for MJ’s Diner ·         Your name on the packaging ·         Your meal on the shelves of thousands of household-name retailers ·         Win a Dual Basket Digital Air Fryer plus a month’s supply of MJ’s Air Fryer Meals   The search is on for Britain’s biggest up-and-coming ready-meal development chef!   MJ’s Diner has recently launched its first-to-market range of 16 frozen ready meals specifically developed for the air fryer. The range includes an array of ‘fakeaways’ such as Salt and Pepper Chicken, Katsu Chicken Curry, and Sweet and Sour Chicken, alongside chip-shop favourites such as Fish and…

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O’Neill’s, the UK’s favourite Irish-themed pub, is celebrating its 30th birthday this week by giving away over 10,000 complimentary drinks to anyone born in 1994 and turning 30 this year. The only catch is that this one-off offer is for one weekend only, and will be available from Friday 7th June – Sunday 9th June. O’Neill’s is offering one complimentary serve of Jamesons Irish whiskey in one of its best-loved cocktails — the Dublin Mule. To get your hands on a complimentary drink worth £8-£10.50, simply take this QR code to your local O’Neill’s during the 30th birthday weekender. When you get…

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Effie Vraka, Managing Director for UK and Europe at Wevo Energy, explains how property managers can electrify parking spaces without worrying about constrained electrical capacity. Electrifying parking spaces in high-density buildings – like apartments and offices – is one of the biggest challenges at the heart of our transition to electrical vehicles (EV). Most high-density buildings have hundreds of occupants, thus requiring significant numbers of chargers. Yet almost none of our existing building stock was designed and equipped to supply power to large numbers of electrical vehicles. As we move into the future, hundreds of millions of EVs must be…

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Brighton has been crowned the best city in the UK for outdoor cooking, with the least rainfall and the most sunshine hours London ranks second, with the highest average temperature in summer, at 21.3°C Tom Gozney shares top tips on how to host an outdoor party this summer As the sun starts to come out, people across the UK will be eager to cook and eat al fresco. While some might opt for a traditional barbecue, others are jumping on a new trend: the outdoor pizza oven.  Google searches for the term ‘pizza ovens’ have surged from 64,000 in April to 92,000 in…

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