Starmore Boss Tasting Sessions

Last night I went to a Starmore Boss sherry tasting night at The Rutland Arms. It was brilliant. A couple of months back I went to a Starmore Boss whisky tasting night at The Bath Hotel. It was brilliant. (And I dont even like whisky…) The upshot is that the Starmore Boss tasting nights are brilliant (good value, informative and fun). Follow them on twitter for more info and get yourself to the next one.   Continue reading Starmore Boss Tasting Sessions

Anchorage Bar and Kitchen, Sheffield

With all the doom and gloom about the state of independents in Sheffield (the sheer lack of them – especially in the city centre), I’m extraordinarily excited about West One’s newest addition – Anchorage Bar and Kitchen.Holding itself out as an East Coast kitchen (with a Jewish deli inspired menu for casual dining), Anchorage is like no other bar/restaurant in Sheffield. With fresh oysters, rack of pig and old bay buttermilk chicken on the main menu, Anchorage is ticking a few of my boxes. The added option to scoff meats and cheeses (in Friends of Ham style) from the Jewish … Continue reading Anchorage Bar and Kitchen, Sheffield

Langtons No 1 Gin

I’ll get my apologies out of the way nice and early. Yes, it’s been around a month since I last blogged, yes my last blogpost was a bit of a cop out and yes I have barely picked up any of my cookbooks in the last two months. All I can say is that I’ve had a LOT on my plate (ha) and the blog has ended up way down at the bottom of a long list of priorities. And I could bore you with the ins and outs, but it’s all pretty dull, so I’ll spare you… essentially I’m back … Continue reading Langtons No 1 Gin