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Nominate Sticky Beak in The Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2017
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
The 2017 Derbyshire Life Food & Drink awards again have a category called Food & Drink Hero of the year where the criteria is “someone that has gone the extra mile to make a difference to our local food and drink in Derbyshire”
I wouldn’t call myself a hero but I do like to think I do my level best to promote food and drink in Derbyshire through my blog, ........... read more
Just Having A Cuppa For #NationalTeaDay Courtesy Of @TeaMerchant
Friday 21 Apr 2017
Just having a mid-afternoon brew here at Chez Beak and what better way to celebrate #NationalTeaDay than with a pot of Jasmine Pearl tea from our friend James Pogson at Northern Tea Merchants in Chesterfield?
Happy slurping everyone, and don’t forget a biscuit (or two!) to dunk in if you fancy :)
Win a family ticket worth £25 to the Great British Food Festival at Hardwick Hall
Monday 17 Apr 2017
Bodega Derby Opens This Week With Some Great Opening Offers @BodegaDerby
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
A taste of South America is coming to Derby this week when independent restaurant and bar operator, Bitters n’ Twisted Venues, opens its latest Bodega Cantina in Sadler Gate following a £150,000 investment.
Bodega opens it doors to on Thursday 13th April 2017 and for the first few days they are offering you the chance to get up to 50% off the cost of your food.
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The Birdcage Tea Rooms Takes 1st Place In The Hall of Fame
Sunday 2 Apr 2017
The Hall of Fame has seen a couple of big changes during March with a new leader for the first time in several months
March was another busy month and yet again the site has had over 6000 visitors. Thank you to all our readers for your support.
The new leader in the Hall of Fame is The BirdCage in Leabrooks, they have also been awa ........... read more
Treat Your Mum This Mothers Day At @TrueTasteMexico
Tuesday 14 Mar 2017
If you’re like me then your Mum means the absolute world to you, and it’s nice to be able to treat her AND look after your pennies at the same time. The clever peeps at MEXIco in Derbys Intu centre have got your back covered; take your Mum out for a superb meal and she can have a Margarita (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and a dessert free of charge.
You can be sure that ........... read more
Just The One New Entry In This Months Hall Of Fame
Sunday 5 Mar 2017
Another busy month on the blog with plenty of new reviews but only one change in the Hall of Fame
The only significant change in the Hall of Fame for Feburary is a new entry from the Junction, Sutton in Ashfield, in at number 19
The venues that have been awarded badges are The Birdcage (2000) ........... read more
Tribal Elders Enjoy The Chefs Kitchen Table @CavendishBaslow
Monday 6 Feb 2017
The Man Bird and I went to experience the Chefs Kitchen Table at The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow at the kind invitation of Head Chef, Alan Hill, in July 2016. So blown away were we by this amazing experience (which can accommodate up to 4 people per sitting) that I was determined my Mummy and Daddy Bird should have this as one of their Christmas surprise presents. Many emails flew back and forth be ........... read more
Huntley Green in Cromford Closes Its Doors
Monday 6 Feb 2017
Its always sad to see great places to eat close their doors and I was gutted to see the announcement on the Facebook page of Huntley Green in Cromford just a few days ago announcing their closure.
I'd only been the once but enjoyed my breakfast so much it was included in my roundup of 2016 so I'd just like to take this opportunity to wish the owners good luck in whatever ........... read more
The First Brew from Northern Tea Merchants @TeaMerchant
Saturday 4 Feb 2017
Well dear reader I have been a very busy little birdie this morning; done the food shop, cleaned our chickens out, done the ironing and emptied the dish washer. As you can imagine, after all this activity I’m a bit pooped and more than a bit parched. You can’t beat a good cuppa in my humble opinion and on our visit to the Northern Tea Merchants at Chesterfield last month James Pogso ........... read more