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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.

Millennials too posh to picnic?

Families are keeping the modern British picnic alive and kicking reveals a new survey, which shows two thirds of picnics are enjoyed with the family. However, millennials (18 – 24 year olds) are resisting the urge to follow tradition with only 29% picnicking annually compared to 41% of Brits aged over 25.

Social Wine & Tapas opens on James Street in Marylebone

Social Wine & Tapas opens on James Street in Marylebone

The Social Company and executive sommelier, Laure Patry, has opened Social Wine & Tapas on James Street in Marylebone, London.

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.