A Day Out At Sheff Food Fest 2018

"What a difference a day makes" Or so goes the song. How about a year then? Well, a year ago I wrote about Sheffield Food Festival 2017 . Then there was indeed a lot of good, some bad and some ugly. This year it's vaunted to be bigger, better.... the best yet. The run up … Continue reading A Day Out At Sheff Food Fest 2018

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Review: Na Pedra, Sheffield – Like a Night in Sao Raphael

As the second, large macieira (Portuguese brandy) slipped effortlessly down, I really did think I was back in the Algarve on a balmy summer's night. And why not? After all, we were here at Na Pedra, Sheffield's very own Portuguese restaurant, in the trendy antiques quarter. With us, my brother who now spends most of … Continue reading Review: Na Pedra, Sheffield – Like a Night in Sao Raphael

Review: Magpie Cafe – The Basillica Beckons

"Are you regular?" our jovial waitress politely enquired of me. "Yes thanks" replied I. "It's all down to the prune juice you know!" Next thing I felt was the wince of pain as Lemmy grabbed the flesh of the inside of my thigh under the table and nipped...HARD. It's her subtle, loving way of telling … Continue reading Review: Magpie Cafe – The Basillica Beckons