Themed Events Archive

New Simon Cowell show fails to attract viewers

The ‘Food Glorious Food’ cookery competition showing on ITV1, produced by Simon Cowell started on a disappointing note by recording some of the lowest viewing figures in the history of all Cowell shows. The show, fronted by Carol Vorderman, revolves around amateur cooks who come from all over the country to face-off in a cooking

Global flavour map gives foodies a unique chance to recommend their favourites

The Global flavour map is an interactive map that is going to allow people from all over the world to pin different flavours onto different areas. It has been launched by the company, Glorious! It lets people not only make flavour and taste recommendations but also recommend different things to eat. It is also completely interactive with

Chocolate heaven awaits you in Bournemouth hotel this Easter

Easter is all about chocolate, and for those chocoholics out there who want more than your usual fare, then you need to book yourself into Bournemouth’s unique and chic Chocolate Boutique hotel. Gerry Wilton is the chocopreneur who has created the first chocolate themed hotel in the world, and a night or two here is

Tree Hotel Cadmore End becomes foodie mecca

Cadmore End’s acclaimed Tree Hotel is currently celebrating its launch as a venue for  foodie events that will include rock and roll, jazz, live talks, cookery demonstrations and also an International Curry Night. The Tree Hotel’s original jazz night which was held monthly was so well received that they are now fast establishing themselves as

How to become a true BBQ ‘smoking’ master

Weber Grill Academy launches brand new cookery course for autumn There are many who are unaware that buried deep in Oxfordshire in the only cookery school in the UK that is completely dedicated to barbecues. The Weber Grill Academy has just launched a new course dedicated to ‘Smoking Methods’, which teaches students how to master

Burnley’s green revolution, cropshare veg

Burnley’s green revolution has had a fresh idea dreamed up by farmers. A cropshare veg box will be launched by growers, with the scheme set to bring in tasty, cheap locally produced vegetables to town to all the households. People, from June for as little as £6 will be able to order a weekly box

Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards

Scotland’s Young Chef of the Year award has its three young finalists that will be announced at the May 26 Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards. The three are; David Goold of Café St Honore in Edinburg, Scott Spink from Craigie’s Farm Deli and Café located in South Queensferry and from the Road Hole Restaurant

National Trust wants return of traditional picnic spots

A recent poll revealed that over 60% of parents do not enjoy picnics because worrying about insects and wasps. Over 65% of parents found it difficult to prepare varied and excitable meals to eat in the fresh air an incredible 25% feel restricted about the places in which they can eat outdoors. A top ten

Royal Wedding Commemorative Pie for sale at Sainbury’s

The humble pie is getting in on the act for the Kate & Wills’ Royal Wedding with a kate & wills Royal pie.  Whether you’ll be holding your own street party or plan a more low-key get together, the pieminister kate & wills commemorative pie, exclusive to Sainsbury’s, is the perfect ‘best of British’ treat.

Rhodes W1 Truffle fortnight

Following the success of the British Asparagus fortnight back in May, Gary Rhodes’ Michelin starred fine dining restaurant, Rhodes W1, is hosting an exclusive Truffle fortnight to celebrate the start of the new season. Launched on the 12th October 2010, Head Chef and Gary Rhodes’ protégé, Paul Welburn, is treating guests to a fabulous four

Iconic Bernard Matthews “Bootiful” TV ads return

In a return to the 1980s, Bernard Matthews reintroduces its famous strapline “bootiful”, which ran for more than 25 years from the early 1980s, with a bit of help from Joe Cocker’s famous track You Are So Beautiful.  Bernard Matthews and his thick Norfolk accent catapulted the “bootiful” slogan into the national consciousness fronting his

Southbank’s Easter Chocolate Festival returns

The Southbank’s Chocolate Festival returns this Easter with even more attractions and special activities, running from Friday 26 until Sunday 28 March. Included in the event will be an afternoon (Friday 26 March from 2-7pm) of demonstrations by top pastry chefs from some of the best five star hotels and renowned restaurants in the capital

2010 Superbowl XLIV Party at The Chicago Rib Shack – Tickets Available

The famous Chicago Rib Shack in Knightsbridge is the ideal venue in London to watch the climax of the American Football season, Superbowl XLIV on Sunday 7th February 2010. The American themed venue will be showing the action on multiple screens, including a large projector, or you can even book one of their semi-private booths