Restaurant Reviews

REVIEW: VIDA BY LORENTES, NOTTINGHAM

REVIEW: VIDA BY LORENTES, NOTTINGHAM

*Gifted – ad* It has been over a year since I sauntered down the streets in Nottingham, one of my favourite spaces in the world. So when I returned for my first review in the great city, it was with a smile on my face.   The venue was ViDa by Lorentes Tapas Nottingham, and the reason why this may…

REVIEW RICK STEIN: STEIN’S  AT HOME MENU BOX

REVIEW RICK STEIN: STEIN’S AT HOME MENU BOX

  With the end in sight for an easing of restrictions, we can all look forward to dining at a restaurant for a spot of al fresco dining. The decision to lift lockdown measures is however dependent upon data. This is why dine-at-home boxes will continue to be a main source of revenue for restaurateurs pivoting to a takeaway-delivery option,…

REVIEW: SAM’S CHOP SHOP MANCHESTER (DELIVERY NATIONWIDE)

REVIEW: SAM’S CHOP SHOP MANCHESTER (DELIVERY NATIONWIDE)

To say “I went to a chop shop” sure sounds naughty doesn’t it? Sorry to alarm you. It’s not that sort of chop shop, more of ‘Sam’s Chop Shop’, the delivery arm of Sam’s Chop House Restaurant in Manchester.   I have previously visited Sam’s brother Albert (as in Albert’s Chophouse) when I was reviewing for Manchester Confidentials and I…

REVIEW: THE TAP, DERBY

REVIEW: THE TAP, DERBY

*Ad-Gifted   What compels you to venture dining out? For me, it is the prospect of a new environment. Don’t get me wrong, I love the four walls of my very pretty flat, but it is the idea of a fresh voice, a new face that is one of the main drivers for me at the moment.   The far-reaching,…