Category: Leicester

Leicester Beer Week logo 2018

Leicester Beer Week

If you’ve been living under a rock all summer then you may not have realised that the very first Leicester Beer Week is just around the corner! YES! From 20th...

Tiny Rebel Dutty gin

Community Spirit

You all know that I go on endlessly about how much I love Leicester. I was struck by the wave of comments I received after my analysis of beer festivals...

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Star Quality?

This week my working lunches reached a new height at John’s House. I enjoyed the seven course tasting menu at the Michelin-starred restaurant in Mountsorrel.   Welcome Home   True...

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Mocktails and Alcohol Free Beer

Boycotting the booze?   I recently wrote about the rise of mocktails. This was looking at the relative dearth of high quality, alcohol free cocktails. I was commenting on the...

The Olive Leicester

The Olive, Leicester

Finally, there’s a new Greek in town! We’ve suffered a dearth of Greek food in Leicester city centre for many years now, sadly. It is one of the few cuisines...

Gallows High, Western Park Festival

Gallows High at Western Park Festival

Check out my video of Gallows High performing The Clock is Ticking at this weekend’s Western Park Festival. Scroll down a little to get the best view and click anywhere...