Gin has really taken off again this year, with new flavours and botanicals being introduced and experimented with all the time. But one thing that tends to remain the same is the distillery process of a London Dry Gin (the base for most of the flavoured ones). However, there’s a new company, based in Leicestershire, [Read more…]

We all love a good takeaway right? Well if you’re not satisfied with ‘good’ and want only the best then you’ll need to head into Leicester as Doorstep Desserts has been crowned the best takeaway in the East Midlands. Housed on Madras Road, the award-winning takeaway picked up their new title at the British Takeaway [Read more…]

In recent years, escape rooms have become a highly popular activity, whereby a number of players are locked in a room and they must solve puzzles and work together in order to get out within the designated time allowance. Branches have been popping up all over the country and for lovers of all things haunted, [Read more…]

Mexican food is delicious, we all know that. But what’s the best thing on the Mexican food menu? Well, that debate is another. The margin for Mexican food is HUGE, and there are so many traditional and modernised dishes we all enjoy. But, the one Mexican dish that can never go wrong, or never taste [Read more…]

Leicester Beer Week – What’s On & Where!

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I hope you’re all as excited as I am about the upcoming Leicester Beer Week. Don’t fret, it’s only another few days to wait, and wow, are there some exciting events planned for it. So make sure you are in Leicester from 20th to 30th September, with cash in your pockets and wearing your drinking [Read more…]

Discover Leicesters History with Heritage Sundays

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On the last Sunday of every month, you can discover the in-depth and wonderful History of Leicester with Heritage Sundays. The exhibitions and tours feature a wide range of works from current and past students, including details of the medieval times in the East Midlands. The next running event is on 24th August and you [Read more…]

Last Friday was International Beer Day, and we Brits do love our Beer. You only need to look at the number of Beer Festivals held up and down the country, plus the increasing number of breweries popping up, to know how important beer is to us.     If Leicester isn’t already firmly on the [Read more…]

The school summer holidays are well underway and I bet all the families out there are looking for some adventures to have in this wonderful warm weather – well, the Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction, Wistow Maze, is waiting to be discovered! The Maze is only open for 8 to 10 weeks in the [Read more…]

Leicesters very own chocolatier, Cocoa Amore

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Smooth milk chocolate is one of the finest man-made pleasures. From the cocoa bean discovery to the introduction of drinking chocolate, from bars on corner shop shelves to the eggs at Easter. The sugary sweet confectionary has come a long way! Now, we have toffees and honeycomb, and truffles and caramels, along with all the [Read more…]

The idea of today’s humanity producing zero waste is the optimum ideal outcome, to say the least. It’d be nice not to have polluted our oceans with bottle tops and carrier bags, but unfortunately, a fair amount of the damage is already done, that’s not to say we can’t still protect our earth and learn [Read more…]