Food local Retail

Shopping for Locally Sourced Produce is on the Rise

Locally sourced produce refers to goods or food which is grown, made, or processed within a specific area, then sold. The demand for locally sourced produce is on the rise. This is because there has been a significant increase in consumers wanting to know where the products they’re buying originate from. The distrust and demand […]


Welcome to Leicester’s Latest Cafe

Calling all coffee lovers! If you’re in Leicester then there’s a new independent cafe that you’re going to want to hear about. Based on Charles Street, the charming Cafe Conexion is looking to get famous for the fact that the coffee that they serve, is roasted right there on the premises. The coffee is all […]


Places to See Santa in Nottingham

All the Christmas adverts are playing on a loop on TV, the house is starting to get stocked up with things specifically for Christmas and lists to Santa are getting written. But when and where should your little ones give them to him? With festive cheer and a whole variety of events, Nottingham is a […]

Business Food

The Nottingham Street With 8 Cafes On It!

Despite rumours that the high street is struggling (thanks to the rise in online shopping etc), that could not be further from the truth on Front Street in Arnold, Nottingham. A thriving high street, it’s home to an impressive eight different cafes, ranging from the national chains to the small independents. If you’re in Arnold, […]


The Best Places for Cupcakes in the Midlands

With a perfectly baked base, a swirl of delicious frosting and topped with a smorgasbord of decorations and finishing touches, you really can’t beat a good cupcake can you? Superior to one big cake thanks to their individual portions, cupcakes make the perfect addition to a birthday party, leaving do, wedding or baby shower. And […]

Business Food

The Best Farm Shops in the Midlands

The return of Autumn sees an increase in typically ‘cute’ activities. Drive in cinemas, pumpkin picking and visiting farm shops. Buying produce from local farm shops not only ensures you get fresh, locally sourced ingredients and meat, but it also supports local farmers, sellers and businesses. There are some great ones all over the UK […]

Drink Food

Join Us For Beer and Pizza Day

Was there ever a better combination than beer and pizza? Whether it’s enjoyed on a boys night, sat outside on holiday or watching a film, there really is nothing else like it. Pizza is certainly an old tradition, with the first pizza believed to have been invented in 1522 when the people of Naples started […]


6 Great Places to Get a Cup of Coffee in Leicester

Whether you’re into mochas, cappucinos or lattes, coffee is something that we’re all loving right now. As we go in to the colder months, it’s nice to keep your hands warm and toasty with a steaming cup of hot coffee. Or to make them even colder with an iced brew if that’s your thing! And […]


Where to Get Great Coffee in Nottingham

Whether you’re more of a flat white or an iced frappé, coffee is something that we’re all loving right now. Especially as we go in to the colder months, where it gets increasingly hard to get out of bed in the dark mornings, coffee is the light that guides us. And while Costa and Starbucks […]


Leicesters very own chocolatier, Cocoa Amore

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 […]