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Britain's love affair with beer grows

Britain's love affair with beer grows

Britons are a nation of beer lovers with almost half (48%) stating they love drinking beer with over two fifths (45%) preferring to drink beer to wine.

Alfresco dining at D&D London restaurants

Alfresco dining at D&D London restaurants

Revamped and ready for sunshine, D&D’s summer terraces are the perfect spots for outdoor dining in London. During the summer months, guests can drink in the views of the capital atop the roof terrace of South Place Hotel’s Angler restaurant and French bistro Orrery, dine riverside at Le Pont de la Tour and kick back with an outdoor barbeque at pop-up terraces from Old Bengal Bar and Fish Market.

No Corkage at Saltwood on the Green

Saltwood on the Green restaurant, which is just a few miles from the EuroTunnel terminal and Kent ferry ports, has introduced ‘No Corkage Wednesday’ to entice those of us looking to taking advantage of the current strength of sterling against the euro.

Baking bread: The nation’s favourite smell

Baking bread: The nation’s favourite smell

Bread that has just been baked, sizzling bacon and freshly cut grass are among the nation’s favourite smells, a study has revealed.

El Patron announces London's first Mexican brunch party

El Patron announces London's first Mexican brunch party

After a hugely successful opening earlier this year, the Latino-inspired bar & restaurant, El Patron, will again be shaking things up, with the launch of London’s first Mexican brunch parties.

The pizza capital of the UK revealed

The pizza capital of the UK revealed

The argument has finally been settled – residents of Oxford have been revealed as the nation’s biggest pizza lovers, according to a new study.

London workers are choosing to dine ‘al desko’ due to their heavy workload

London workers are choosing to dine ‘al desko’ due to their heavy workload

Over half (69%) of London workers feel the weight of their workload is too great to justify a full hour long lunch break, a new study has revealed.

Southbank gets a taste of Malaysia this spring

Southbank gets a taste of Malaysia this spring

Enjoy a taste of Malaysia this spring at the second annual Malaysia Kitchen Spring Market taking place this bank holiday weekend on the 2nd and 3rd May in London.

Experience real coastal culinary as St Ives Food and Drink Festival returns with a splash

Experience real coastal culinary as St Ives Food and Drink Festival returns with a splash

Now in its sixth year, the hotly anticipated St Ives Food and Drink Festival, sponsored by Carbis Bay Holidays and Tregenna Castle Resort, is returning with an even better programme.

Ideal snacks for each wine colour

Ideal snacks for each wine colour

Wine makers have created a new guide to help people choose the perfect drink to have with their favourite snacks, including pizza, Scotch eggs – and even salt and vinegar crisps.

Tea-obsessed Brits drink nearly 900 cuppas each every year

Living up to the stereotype of being obsessed with a cuppa, the average Brit enjoys 884 cups of tea each year – enough per person to fill more than two bathtubs with tea- according to a new survey commissioned by older people’s charity Contact the Elderly.

Healthy eating: It’s in the can! Celebrating Canned Food Week 2015

Healthy eating: It’s in the can! Celebrating Canned Food Week 2015

Eating healthily is one thing many of us aspire to do, whether it’s by following a diet, cutting out excess sugar or trying to eat a little less. However lots of us struggle to know where to start.

Parts & Labour now open in Whitechapel

Parts & Labour now open in Whitechapel

London’s East End welcomes a new resident for 2015, Parts & Labour, the restaurant located within the cool and contemporary Qbic London City Hotel.

British Pie Week with the Pierateers

British Pie Week with the Pierateers

Pie aficionados rejoice! British Pie Week is almost upon us. From 2nd – 8th March pubs and restaurants across the country will be looking to up their pie game and serve some of the best recipes and flavour combinations to ever be encased in pastry to their customers.

Chinese New Year: Over one in 10 Brits eat Chinese food at least once a week

Chinese New Year: Over one in 10 Brits eat Chinese food at least once a week

As the start of a new Chinese New Year begins, it seems a gastronomic celebration is in order as Chinese reigns as the nation’s favourite World cuisine in both Britain’s homes and ethnic restaurants.