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Shrewsbury Secret Supper
02 Feb 2017
Food-lovers are invited once again to our Shrewsbury Secret Supper on Tuesday 25th April 2017. Part of the 2017 Shrewsbury Food Festival, this special dining experience takes you to three secret restaurants where you’ll be treated to a fabulous starter, main course & dessert. The locations of the restaurants & the dishes you’ll be eating, will be revealed on the night! Tickets for the...
18 Nov 2016
       A glance Google Maps earlier in the week followed by a sharp right just a few minutes ago and I’m on what the map promised to be a gloriously sinuous Welsh B-road up and over Hergest Ridge, the place Mike Oldfield escaped to the avoid all the attention after recording Tubular Bells - easy to see why, even on a Saturday night there’s nobody here.  I’m pretty sure I’ve driven this road...
16 Sep 2016
Deliveroo, the on-demand delivery service for high-quality restaurant meals, is today launching in Shrewsbury. More than 30 jobs will be created for local people in Shrewsbury over the course of the first year, with the majority of these being Deliveroo riders, who aim to deliver food, which will be cooked, fresh to order and delivered from the restaurant kitchen to the customers’ door within 30...
Dine Around the World
02 Sep 2016
Three fabulous restaurants, three corners of the world… Food-lovers from Shropshire and beyond are once again invited to Dine Around the World with Self Help Africa. Join us on Tuesday 18th October for a global gastronomic adventure. Marking World Food Day, this special dining experience will take you to three restaurants - PorterHouse, CSONS and Havana Republic - where you’ll be treated to...
26 Aug 2016
Visitors to a Shropshire countryside hotel are set to be served up afternoon tea with a difference - as they will be eating from platters designed to replicate an English garden. The Wroxeter Hotel has just launched its Garden Tea which features chocolate soil, flowers and many other ingredients laid out to mimic the great outdoors. The menu was inspired by the location and thought up by new...
24 Aug 2016
A recruitment drive is under way at a new Telford restaurant which was taken over in a £400,000 deal. Four Corners World Buffet on Southwater has undergone a huge re-design in preparation for its grand opening night on Friday September 2. Sham Uddin and his wife Laura who have bought the restaurant and invested tens of thousands of pounds in the revamp are now recruiting four full time members of...
29 Jul 2016
The owners of a natural food production business in Shropshire are looking to grow their enterprise internationally by utilising the professional skills of part-time working mums. Forward thinking husband and wife team Edward and Louise Taylor, who co-founded Purition three years ago to manufacture a range of wholefood protein shakes, have recently taken on three new members of staff - all of...
25 Jul 2016
Get set for some alfresco family fun at Ludlow Food Centre, thanks to the opening of a brand new children's play area and picnic space.  The award-winning food and drink destination can now be happily added to the list of child-friendly places to visit now that schools have broken up for their long summer holiday. An official opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday 3rd August, which...
25 Jul 2016
Ludlow Food Centre has been shortlisted in both the Best Speciality Cheese Retailer and Best Artisan Cheese Producer categories of the inaugural Great British Cheese Awards. The awards, sponsored by Great British Chefs and artisan crispbread producer Peter’s Yard, celebrate the very best in cheese production and retail across the country. With ten categories – from Best Speciality Cheese Retailer...
20 Jul 2016
One of Shrewsbury’s longest-running Indian restaurants is celebrating a new creative young chef at the helm as it notches up 27 years in the town. Al-Amin Parvej, who embarked on his career in the kitchens of The Shalimar as a teenager, has returned as head chef after a number of years working in in other parts of the UK. Al-Amin, now 33, trained at The Shalimar and rose through the ranks to...
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