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Archive for February, 2010

No Palm Oil ~ The support a Midlands chocolatier is giving the rainforests

Louis Barnett of Chokolit

Louis Barnett of Chokolit, who recently returned from a trip to sauce ethical chocolate from Mexcio, explains the impact of Palm Oil on our endangered species and what he is doing to help reduce the impact. “The impact of the palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia is dominating the global palm oil market much […]

Midlands Mexican Chocolate Success

Louis Barnett stands next to the giant 40ft poster of him with the other top international chefs and chocolatiers

Louis Barnett stands next to the giant 40ft poster of him with the other top international chefs and chocolatiers Watch Louis Barnett’s video introducing the Mexican Chocolate Experience Mexican Chok-Quest, a great success for the Midlands and the UK chocolate industry Louis Barnett, the youngest qualified chocolatier in the UK, based in Shropshire,  is celebrating […]

Top Award for Birmingham’s Saffron Restaurant Chef

Left to right; winner Mr Sudha Shankar Saha, Group Executive Chef, Saffron Restaurant with Andrew Brown, Alaska Seafood

One of Birmingham’s top chefs has beaten off competition from Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant at Claridge’s to win a prestigious seafood recipe award. Sudha Shankar Saha, Executive Chef at the leading Indian restaurant Saffron on Wolverhampton Road, triumphed in the Alaska Seafood Recipe Challenge, organised in association with The Craft Guild of Chefs, and held at […]

Birmingham ~ Best Broad Street Awards Pushkar

BOBS Award Winners ~ Pushka

The BOBS Awards saw the biggest celebration to date of the talents behind the scenes of Birmingham’s Golden Mile. The Best of Broad Street Awards (BOBS) 2010 honored the best bars, nightclubs, hotels and restaurants in a glittering presentation ceremony at the ICC attended by 350 local businessmen, VIP guests and local dignitaries. Undoubtedly the […]

Paul’s Salisbury & Hales’ Ratings & Reviews

Lyttleton Arms, Hagley

Some of the best venues in the region, are created by or in association with Messers Paul Hales, and Paul Salisbury – Those elusive creators and purveyors of perfectly located, presented and operated venues offering superb value, in opulent surroundings for the great and the good of Solihull, The Greater West Midlands, (not to mention […]