A Taste of Nottingham bloggers’ tour

Mezze at Yamas

Next week sees the return of the annual Taste of Nottingham event which aims to showcase the very best food and drink that the city has to offer.

There’s a whole host of exciting events and offers running throughout the week, including £10 menus at some of the city’s favourite venues: World Service, Cape, Patisserie Valerie, Red Hot World Buffet, Rum House, Suede, The Stage and Wildwood.

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Italian wine cafe to open in Nottingham


A new cafe specialising in Italian food and wine is to open in Nottingham’s Lace Market.

Veeno will focus on the Italian tradition of apperitivo – a pre-dinner drink and light bite.

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Featured blog: Emily’s Recipes and Reviews


It’s been a while since we’ve had a featured blogger but who better to kick things off again than the wonderful Emily from Emily’s Recipes and Reviews?

Her blog is a mixture of fantastic reviews and beautiful baking – her cheeseburger macarons are a sight to behold! Check her out on Instagram and Twitter, but not before finding out more about her inspiration below..

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Review: Baresca, Nottingham

Chicken, chorizo and lentil stew

Walking into Baresca for the first time is a strange experience. Like one of those dreams in which you know where you are meant to be, but everything is a little bit brighter, shinier and somehow slightly more polished than normal. The new reincarnation of Dogma is reassuringly familiar.

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Louis hoping for slice of city pizza action

Louis prepares for a 'pizza' the action...

The departure of Oscar and Rosie’s from Nottingham’s Das Kino may have left a gaping pizza-shaped hole in the city’s bar scene but a young Nottingham chef is hoping to fill the void.

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Review: Red’s True Barbecue, Nottingham

Red's exterior

Let there be meat! So say the creators of Nottingham’s latest barbecue joint in their biblical-themed promotional activities.

If you live in Nottingham and you’re on Facebook or Twitter you will have been hard-pressed to miss their entreaties to come and ‘worship’ at their new Queen Street restaurant over the past few weeks, so it seemed only fitting that we decided to visit on our day of rest last Sunday.

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News Bites: 3 February 2015

Rub exterior

It’s the return of News Bites! Tasty snippets about all the latest food happenings across the East Midlands. Whether it’s restaurant openings, new menus or awards success, we’ll be featuring it here. Email sarah@eatmidlands.com if you’d like to be featured.

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Review: George’s Fish and Chip Kitchen, Nottingham

George's Fish and Chip Kitchen exterior

Of all the new restaurants that have opened in Nottingham in the last six months (and there are a lot!), George’s Fish and Chip Kitchen, must be the one I have been the most excited about. And it seems I am not the only one.

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Blog of the Month: The Nottingham Food Blog


It’s a new year and a new month, and that can mean only one thing – time for a new blogger! Marcus Darwent of The Nottingham Food Blog must be the most prolific food reviewer in the city. Continue reading