Tasting Notes

Bite 2013 food event

The UK food and drink event is to be held at the Cotswold House Hotel and the Noel Arms

The Cotswold House Hotel and The Noel Arms will be playing host to a number food and drink related events running from the 27 January to 2 February. The events will include numerous dinners, lunches, and demonstrations that cover a wealth of tastes. From curry to chocolate,Bite 2013caters for all palates and will celebrate some of the finest flavours available in the UK. Chefs, celebrities, and retailers will be on hand to discuss all...

December 12, 2012

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Wines for Winter

Paul Taylor A.I.W.S. writes exclusively for FOUR about getting the best wine for the Christmas season…

"Match the weight of the wine tothe food". Christmas is a special time of the year. It is a time for family, friends and celebrations. It is a time for good food and good wines and a time to forget about our worries and to enjoy the more sensual pleasures in our lives. Enjoy our tips for choosing the best wine.... Basics To plan your Christmas wines, consider the event itself. Is this a showcase for your culinary skills? Or is...

December 11, 2012

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The Rogan empire spreads to Manchester

Simon Rogan has joined QHotels to run two restaurants in their Midland Hotel in Manchester

Simon Rogan will be adding to his growing collection of establishments with the recent news that he will be managing two restaurants in Manchester. He will be in charge of two restaurants at the Midland Hotel, one being The French, the other is the unnamed, larger bar and dining room in the hotel. The French is steeped in history and was the first Michelin star restaurant in the UK when it received the award back in 1974. It does not...

December 10, 2012

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The stars of Hong Kong & Macau

The Michelin Guide for Hong Kong & Macau has just been released and boasts a great year for the two regions

The recent Hong Kong and Macau Michelin guide has graded the regions restaurants with an abundance of stars. 19 new restaurants have been awarded with Michelin star status, which has provided the regions with a formidable growing reputation. Six new restaurants were awarded with two Michelin stars,the Ah Yat Harbour View, Ryu Gin, Summer Palace, Sushi Yoshitake and Tin Lung Heen in Hong Kong and the Golden Flower in Macau. A further 13...

December 09, 2012

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