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What’s brewing in Soho: introducing Biju Bubble Tea Room

What’s brewing in Soho: introducing Biju Bubble Tea Room

On August 6th, Biju Bubble Tea Room will open in Soho, taking bubble tea to a level of quality the capital has yet to experience.

Tuck into Brighton's Autumn Harvest food and drink festival

Tuck into Brighton's Autumn Harvest food and drink festival

Brighton's famous food festival returns for its second outing of the year, showcasing great local and international food and drink over eleven days this September.

Brits abroad stock up the suitcase with ‘saucy’ treats

Brit’s heading abroad this summer are ensuring they don’t miss their home comfort food and drink by packing British Food brands alongside their sun cream.

Smartphone searches: A recipe for grocery sales success

All device grocery search volumes grew 22% in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same quarter a year earlier.

Fairtrade on the menu at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Fairtrade on the menu at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Small-scale farmers and workers in the developing world should be set to benefit from the upcoming 2014 Commonwealth Games, thanks to the decision to source all bananas, tea, coffee and sugar for athletes, officials, workers and visitors as Fairtrade - following the precedent set by the London 2012 Olympics.

Soho turns wine pairing on its head, with unique Champagne & Seafood bar

Soho turns wine pairing on its head, with unique Champagne & Seafood bar

Soho seafood institution Randall & Aubin will launch a new Champagne & Seafood bar with a unique twist this year. Turning the traditional format of ordering food and then having wines recommended to match, guests will order champagne and then be served seafood to perfectly complement their choice of fizz.

LIMA Floral opens in Covent Garden

LIMA Floral opens in Covent Garden

Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez and his partners, Gabriel and Jose Luis Gonzalez, have opened their second site on Garrick Street, Covent Garden.

The Great British Bake Off: An extra slice

The Great British Bake Off: An extra slice

Jo Brand serves up An Extra Slice of Bake Off magic, in this brand new sister show for BBC Two.

The UK’S most expensive tea available at Royal China Club

The UK’S most expensive tea available at Royal China Club

The UK’s most expensive pot of tea is available at the prestigious Royal China Club, on Baker Street in London. Like a fine wine, the tea leaves of Da Honh Pao (Imperial Red Robe) are left to mature and gain flavour for 80 years before being served.

Brighton restaurant claims Best in Britain Award

Brighton restaurant claims Best in Britain Award

Brighton’s Indian Summer has been named among the best Indian restaurants in the country, alongside London Michelin-starred eateries in this year’s Best in Britain Awards (BIBA), organised by the Federation of Specialist Restaurants and judged by Mood Food magazine.

Celebrate National Tequila Day at Peyote

Celebrate National Tequila Day at Peyote

On Thursday 24th July, contemporary Mexican restaurant Peyote, will celebrate National Tequila Day with a talk from Isis E. Ramirez, founder of Casa Ambar, an authentic Mexican family-owned company.

Giggling Squid creates 20 new jobs with Sevenoaks opening

Giggling Squid creates 20 new jobs with Sevenoaks opening

Giggling Squid, the fast growing restaurant chain which introduced the ‘Thai Tapas’ concept to Britain, is to open in Sevenoaks, Kent on 5th August, creating 20 new jobs.

Freeze, squeeze and enjoy a delicious summer drink

Freeze, squeeze and enjoy a delicious summer drink

Rumour has it that we’re set to have the hottest Summer on record – but come rain or shine British sun seekers will be looking for something new and refreshing to enjoy.

Foxcroft & Ginger adds biodynamic wines to the menu

Foxcroft & Ginger adds biodynamic wines to the menu

Want to feel less guilty about having a glass (or three) of wine? Artisan cafe-cum-bakery Foxcroft & Ginger has gone a step beyond organic, by offering biodynamic wines at their Soho and Whitechapel branches.

Game On at Hunter 486

Game On at Hunter 486

Hunter 486 will be celebrating game season, one of the most exciting events in the kitchen calender, with a different game dish each week from 1 September until 23 November 2014.