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Trouble brews for the Great British Tea Time

Trouble brews for the Great British Tea Time

With the ovens warming in anticipation of the Great British Bake Off, new research from Mintel finds that Brits may be losing their thirst for the Great British Tea Time.

Langley Castle transforms Afternoon Tea Week into a profumo-filled affair

Langley Castle transforms Afternoon Tea Week into a profumo-filled affair

Luxurious Langley Castle, in Langley-on-Tyne, has started whispering about what it believes will be the most hedonistic afternoon tea experience in Britain for this year’s Afternoon Tea Week (August 10-16), as it wows with tastes and aromas and creates a truly profumo-filled affair.

Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley

Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley

The Great British Food Festival returns to Ragley on Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September. This year the festival is going to be even bigger and better featuring new additions such as adult cookery classes and forager guided walks.

UK votes on key ingredients for a perfect dinner party

UK votes on key ingredients for a perfect dinner party

Four alcoholic drinks, three couples, two choice pieces of gossip and a dash of Bublé - those are among the key ingredients for the perfect dinner party.

Five occasions to celebrate at Tyddyn Llan

Five occasions to celebrate at Tyddyn Llan

Michelin-starred Restaurant with Rooms Tyddyn Llan, on the edge of Snowdonia in north Wales, has planned five special wine dinners between September and November leaving aficionados of Bryan Webb’s unique cookery style spoilt for choice.

74% of consumers list animal welfare among the top factors which make a food brand ethical

74% of consumers list animal welfare among the top factors which make a food brand ethical

When it comes to ethical claims made by food and drink companies, new research from Mintel finds that concerns over animal welfare top the list, trumping environmental concerns and concerns over tax avoidance.

Pasta con Passione - Spaghetti House celebrates its 60th birthday

Pasta con Passione - Spaghetti House celebrates its 60th birthday

Celebrating 60 years of love for pasta and all things Italian, Spaghetti House marks its 60th birthday this September with some very special treats.

Dirty Bones to open in Soho

Dirty Bones to open in Soho

The team behind American comfort food restaurant, Dirty Bones, is excited to announce the opening of its second site in Soho’s Kingly Court this September.

Fathers are more alcohol conscious than mothers in front of their children

Parents unaware of the risk of copycat kids mimicking their alcohol habits on holiday, warns Drinkaware.

The craft effect: One in four beers launched globally in 2014 was high strength

The craft effect: One in four beers launched globally in 2014 was high strength

With rising health awareness and concern about binge drinking driving sales of low and non-ABV beers among consumers, it seems counter-intuitive that innovation in strongly alcoholic beers should be rising.

Papa John's smashes Guinness World Records title for most people tossing pizza dough

Papa John's smashes Guinness World Records title for most people tossing pizza dough

Central London was covered in flour and dough as Papa John’s staff broke a Guiness World Records title to celebrate the launch of the pizza chain’s 300th store in the UK.

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Despite the shrinkage in size of the pub industry over the past decade, the great British pub remains a quintessential part of the national identity.

Nam Long launches the Opium Den

Nam Long launches the Opium Den

A restaurant unlike any other, Nam Long Le Shaker has, for nearly three decades, been at the forefront of London’s night scene, making headlines all over the world with its Flaming Ferraris and celebrity diners.

Half of milk-drinking Brits are willing to pay more than £1 for 4 pints

Half of milk-drinking Brits are willing to pay more than £1 for 4 pints

Retailer price wars have seen the average price paid for milk fall in recent years and consumers can now pick up for a four pint bottle for as little as 89p.

Survey shows the wood-fired cooking revolution is underway

Survey shows the wood-fired cooking revolution is underway

Just one month before Britain’s first Wood-Fired Oven Sunday (July 5), it has been revealed that the wood-fired cooking revolution is well and truly underway in Britain.