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Our First Post-Lockdown Dinner at The Tiger Inn, Turnditch, Belper Our First Post-Lockdown Dinner at The Tiger Inn, Turnditch, Belper Everything happens for a reason so they say, and I do believe this. Our first post-covid dining out experience was a classic example of this; we'd booked to go somewhere Read Our Review

A Full English Breakfast Delivered By Somercotes Sunday Dinners A Full English Breakfast Delivered By Somercotes Sunday Dinners It's no secret that I love a full fry-up at the weekend, so imagine my sheer joy when the lovely folk at Somercotes Sunday Dinners (SSD) offered to cook and deliver Read Our Review

A Big Breakfast From The Shepherd's Rest, Lower Bagthorpe A Big Breakfast From The Shepherd's Rest, Lower Bagthorpe It's funny what you find out when you getting yapping to someone isn't it? You may recall that His Nibs and I had taken advantage of the 2 steaks and a bottle of wine Read Our Review

A Weekend Takeaway From Colombo by Ayubowan, Tansley A Weekend Takeaway From Colombo by Ayubowan, Tansley Continuing our takeaway trail, His Nibs and I fancied something a bit spicy so we decided to pay Colombo by Ayubowan at Tansley a visit. We placed our order via the online Read Our Review

A Tasty Delivery From Pizza Pan in Somercotes A Tasty Delivery From Pizza Pan in Somercotes Contrary to popular belief, I do actually cook sometimes (as little as possible though, granted!) but the weekends are generally not the time for it! On this particular Friday I did have a Read Our Review

Enjoying Breakfast En Bread From The Barge House in Hackney @AllDayBrunchers #breakfastenbread Enjoying Breakfast En Bread From The Barge House in Hackney @AllDayBrunchers #breakfastenbread Over the course of this blooming lockdown I have spent waaaaay too much time surfing the net and drooling over #foodporn Read Our Review

A Drive Thru Takeaway from Andwhynot in Mansfield A Drive Thru Takeaway from Andwhynot in Mansfield As you know, during lockdown The Man and I have been searching out venues doing takeaway offerings, and the one that popped up on our radar this week was andwhynot in Mansfield. Read Our Review

A Tasty Tapas & Paella Takeaway from Lorentes, Derby A Tasty Tapas & Paella Takeaway from Lorentes, Derby The Man Bird and I had a lovely surprise the other day - the offer to try, as a gift, Lorente's Meal Deal for Two - we've been to Lorentes before with Mummy Bird and Chickadee, and it was Read Our Review

Saturday Night Means Steak Night at The Shepherd's Rest, Lower Bagthorpe Saturday Night Means Steak Night at The Shepherd's Rest, Lower Bagthorpe The Man Bird and I have eaten at The Shepherd's Rest at Lower Bagthorpe before, a while back, and enjoyed ourselves there so when we Read Our Review

A Variety Box From Megan's Mini Muffins of Belper A Variety Box From Megan's Mini Muffins of Belper I'm the first to admit that His Nibs and I are very lucky peeps that folk send food and drink to (gifted), in order to garner our opinion. We love everyone that sends us their products Read Our Review

A Twist On A Classic From Mix n Mac, Derby A Twist On A Classic From Mix n Mac, Derby There are few better comfort foods than Mac n Cheese, in my humble opinion; it has the soft comfort factor of pasta (Macaroni) combined with the gooey cushion of yummy cheese - something I love Read Our Review

A Tasty Takeaway From Roosters At Morley Hayes A Tasty Takeaway From Roosters At Morley Hayes Not that we need an excuse, but nothing screams Bank Holiday like a takeaway for dinner does it? With all our jobs done (I know, it's not like us to be so efficient!) our attention began Read Our Review

A Hot Roast Dinner Delivered By Ring A Roast In Belper A Hot Roast Dinner Delivered By Ring A Roast In Belper The Man Bird and I normally go over to the Tribal Elders gaff for Sunday Lunch - my Mummy Bird does THE best roast in the world - but obviously since Covid-19 lockdown Read Our Review

A Date Night Takeaway From Angelo's Bistro in Duffield A Date Night Takeaway From Angelo's Bistro in Duffield You know how you sometimes just get a real hankering for certain foods, well I was on the market for some proper Italian food; not pizza, more pasta based dishes. It's been a fair while Read Our Review

A Sunday Roast Delivered To The Door By Somercotes Sunday Dinners A Sunday Roast Delivered To The Door By Somercotes Sunday Dinners One of the things that we've always enjoyed as a Flock is Mummy Birds Sunday roast Lunch, but the social restrictions that came with Corona Virus Read Our Review

An African Takeaway From Mimi's Soul Food In Somercotes An African Takeaway From Mimi's Soul Food In Somercotes Man, it's been a really hard week this week! Cleaning, grocery shopping (ours and The Tribal Elders), baking and eating the results of said baking; Read Our Review

A Fish & Chip Supper From Mario's Fish Bar In Alfreton A Fish & Chip Supper From Mario's Fish Bar In Alfreton Despite the abundance of scrummy food that The Man and I have been consuming whilst in lockdown, there was one thing that we've both been craving: good old Fish n Chips from a Chippy! Read Our Review

A Pizza Night Takeaway From The Loaf In Crich A Pizza Night Takeaway From The Loaf In Crich One thing that has impressed me during this lock-down is the creativity and resilience of smaller food and drink businesses to keep themselves afloat. Local breweries have been doing Read Our Review

A Saturday Night Takeaway From The Schoolhouse In South Normanton A Saturday Night Takeaway From The Schoolhouse In South Normanton The Man Bird and I seem to have settled into some kind of lock-down routine now, involving a restaurant delivery/collect meal on Saturday night. Read Our Review

A Lockdown Takeaway Treat From The Istanbul BBQ In South Normanton A Lockdown Takeaway Treat From The Istanbul BBQ In South Normanton Those of you who have read last weeks blog (The Curry Lounge Takeaway) will be pleased to know that we didn't cock it up this week - we remembered to Read Our Review

The New Peanut Spread From The Team At Irish Black Butter The New Peanut Spread From The Team At Irish Black Butter You may recall that when I visited the Fine Food North Show in Harrogate last year, one of the food producers I got talking to was the lovely Alastair from Irish Black Butter. Read Our Review

A Lockdown Takeaway Treat From The Curry Lounge, Somercotes A Lockdown Takeaway Treat From The Curry Lounge, Somercotes Regular readers of this blog will soon spot the error, but for now I shall carry on regardless before filling you in on my ineptitude in a wee while. It's day gazillion Read Our Review

Trying The Steel City Blend From Frazer's Coffee Roasters Trying The Steel City Blend From Frazer's Coffee Roasters Thank goodness for Coffee! Especially at the moment when it seems as if the world has gone mad, and everyone’s lost their sense!! In common (I’m sure) with everyone else, this working Read Our Review

Delicious, Nutritious Meals From The Creative Kitchen Company Delicious, Nutritious Meals From The Creative Kitchen Company I make no secret of the fact that, whilst I am a champion at eating, I'm less than stellar at cooking. The Man Bird (bless him!) has had to put up with a lot in this lockdown period Read Our Review

Sweet Balsamic Dressings From Little Doone Sweet Balsamic Dressings From Little Doone What Colin doesn't know about Sweet Balsamic Dressings isn't worth knowing; he can tell you what foodstuffs each dressing goes with, and even makes some cracking suggestions for you to try. Read Our Review

Sampling A Range Of Cheeses From Cryer & Stott Cheesemongers Sampling A Range Of Cheeses From Cryer & Stott Cheesemongers Those that know me well will tell you that I always say I could live without anything - except cheese; and it's true, there's rarely a day goes by where I don't have a cheeky Read Our Review

Sampling The Rather Smooth, Lux Vodka Sampling The Rather Smooth, Lux Vodka I don't know about you all, but my head is spinning from this Coronavirus situation! When I visited The Fine Food North Show in Harrogate, it was just at the start of the outbreak Read Our Review

Trying Out The Tasting Menu At The Bulls Head, Holymoorside Trying Out The Tasting Menu At The Bulls Head, Holymoorside One of the great things about England (well, the whole UK actually) is the endless amount of villages and small towns dotted throughout its green acres. These little havens often have Read Our Review

Mezze And Tagines At Olive Moroccan Restaurant In Belper Mezze And Tagines At Olive Moroccan Restaurant In Belper Before I do anything else (or rather, before I forget!) I want to say ‘Thank You’ to Olive Moroccan restaurant for a really fab ‘date night’. The Man Bird and Read Our Review

An Impromptu Family Dinner At The Strutt Arms in Milford An Impromptu Family Dinner At The Strutt Arms in Milford It doesn't matter what we're up to, the thought of food is never far from mine and The Man Birds minds! Mummy Bird had come out for a few hours into Derby with us (as she'd got Read Our Review

Sausage and Pork Pie making at Coghlans Cookery School Sausage and Pork Pie making at Coghlans Cookery School As Mr Vinnie Jones would say 'S been emotional'; 'what has' I hear you say: flying solo at a cooking class, something that I was petrified and excited about in equal measure. Read Our Review

A Kings Breakfast At The Old Bell Hotel, Derby A Kings Breakfast At The Old Bell Hotel, Derby If you like your history and, more specifically, your historic buildings, then you will think you've died and gone to heaven (so to speak) when you come across The Old Bell on Derbys Read Our Review

Sunday Lunch At The Dining Room At 121, Derby Sunday Lunch At The Dining Room At 121, Derby You may recall that The Man and I were invited to check out The Dining Room at 121 when it first opened; we had a superb dinner there, so we were thrilled to be invited back Read Our Review

A Post Shopping Dinner At The Recently Opened Lonestar In Sheffield A Post Shopping Dinner At The Recently Opened Lonestar In Sheffield The Man has been hunting out the bargains on Groupon again, and I have to say he's come up trumps. We decided to grab one of the deals for four people Read Our Review

Out For Dinner At The Dog At Pentrich Out For Dinner At The Dog At Pentrich We've done our usual trick of having somewhere on the doorstep and not getting around to visiting, so when Mummy Bird rang up and said 'you fancy going out for dinner?' we knew just Read Our Review

Dinner At The Boat Inn, Pinxton Wharf, Pinxton Dinner At The Boat Inn, Pinxton Wharf, Pinxton The Man Bird and I have walked past The Boat Inn at Pinxton Wharf many times over summers gone by, always wondering when it was going to open. It slipped from our minds Read Our Review

A Visit To The Red Bar and Grill In Mansfield A Visit To The Red Bar and Grill In Mansfield Despite it being one of our closest towns, His Nibs and I haven't really eaten out in Mansfield; we've eaten out in villages around it, but not actually within the town itself. Read Our Review

Celebrating Chinese New Year at Cosmo World Kitchen, Nottingham Celebrating Chinese New Year at Cosmo World Kitchen, Nottingham When people ask me if I like Cosmo World Kitchen, I always reply 'what's not to like?'. There aren't many other places that spring to mind that you could have a group Read Our Review

Back At The Devonshire Arms Pilsley To Check Out The Refurb Back At The Devonshire Arms Pilsley To Check Out The Refurb Blimey, 2020 has begun at a blistering pace for The Man Bird and me! There hasn't been a week where we haven't been out at least once, and nothing makes this little Read Our Review

Lunch At The Anteaque Bee Cafe, Derwentside Shopping Mill, Belper Lunch At The Anteaque Bee Cafe, Derwentside Shopping Mill, Belper Well 2020 is certainly getting off to a lively start for The Man and me! Our latest invite came from a lovely lady called Karen North who took over ownership of Read Our Review

A Flock Sunday Lunch At The Peacock Inn, Cutthorpe A Flock Sunday Lunch At The Peacock Inn, Cutthorpe When an unexpected chance to go out for Sunday Lunch arose, you don't need to be a genius to figure out that we jumped at it! Daddy Bird was going out for the day and Mummy. Read Our Review

Cooking Steak On The Black Rock Stones At The Forge In Derby Cooking Steak On The Black Rock Stones At The Forge In Derby It's been a fair old while since The Man and I were last at The Forge in Derby; in fact, it was when they were a burger house! In keeping with the unique surroundings of Read Our Review

A Visit To Bohns Best Burgers In Nottingham A Visit To Bohns Best Burgers In Nottingham You would think that, given the amount of food I've managed to put away over the festive and New Year period, that I would be fooded out, but no, the appetite is still very much hale and hearty! Read Our Review

A New Years Day Lunch At The Barley Mow, Wingerworth A New Years Day Lunch At The Barley Mow, Wingerworth They say start as you mean to go on, don't they? So that's exactly what The Man and I did; we ate food! It's no secret that I'm a bit of a crap cook, so when given the chance Read Our Review