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Archive for December, 2011

New Years Eve Cocktail Videos, from Peepo Restaurant and Bar, Bridgnorth

Phill Jeffreys who is the manager, of Peepo Pizzeria and Bar in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, is also an award winning mixologist. Phill shares his knowledge with some of his favourite cocktails, including the Elderflower Martini, classic Cosmopolitan, and his unique Peepo Belini, great for any party and New Years Eve celebrations. More Cocktail Mixing Videos and […]

Shropshire Thai Chef Awards

Chef Suree Coates of the King and Thai Restaurant, Shropshire

Shropshire’s favourite Thai Chef, Suree Coates is celebrating the end of a very successful 2011 Clutching a string of awards for her innovative, creative and authentic cooking – self taught Suree Coates (pictured) who presides in the King and Thai Restaurant, in Broseley, just outside Ironbridge in Shropshire this year won ‘Best Curry Chef of […]

Shropshire Hotelier Leaves Local Suppliers Unpaid

Howard Astbury leaves unpaid debts of The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury

Owner of the Lion Hotel in Shrewsbury, (Howard Astbury pictured left) who has left hundred’s of local suppliers unpaid, since he took over 5 yeas ago, has been forced to go into Voluntary Receivership, after building up debts of over £100,000. It was reported on Boxing Day on the font page of the local paper, […]

Marco Talks Turkey

Marco Pierre White Birmingham

Chef Marco Pierre White recently joined us for a chat about his new Restaurant in Birmingham, now open at the top of the Cube – While chatting with Marco, he gave us some tips on his perfect turkey. “It’s simple” says Marco “It’s all about good quality meats, cooked simply – you should not mess […]

New Restaurant launches in Walsall

Five Rivers Team

Walsall welcomes Five Rivers   Yesterday (10 December) a group of award-winning caterers launched Five Rivers à la Carte; a new fine-dining north Indian restaurant. The owners are also behind

Chef Q&A: Matt Osborne at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar and Grill Birmingham

Matt Osborne at MPW Steakhouse Bar and Grill Birmingham

Matt Osborne at MPW Steakhouse Bar and Grill Birmingham Birmingham boy Matt Osborne is the new executive head chef at Marco Pierre White’s new rooftop restaurant at The Cube which opened this week. We joined him in the bar for a quick (and of course exclusive to ETM)  chat before the opening night. Originally from […]

Midlands Chefs Battle it out on ITV’s Britain’s Best Dish

Chef Richard Turner of Turners Restaurant, Birmingham

Michelin-starred Birmingham chef Richard Turner will make his bid to create Britain’s Best Dish when he cooks for an audience of millions on Monday. (December 5) Richard Turner, who runs Turners Restaurant, in Harbourne, will battle it out in front of Ed Baines, Jilly Goolden and John Burton Race. He hopes to impress the three […]

New Birmingham Hotel, and Restaurant by Marco Pierre White.

Cube Restaurant view birmingham

New Birmingham Hotel, and Restaurant by Marco Pierre White. A major new hotel and restaurant development opens in Birmingham today promising to reshape the city’s leisure landscape. The £13m flagship site features a skyline Marco Pierre White eatery, upscale Hotel Indigo and Laurent Perrier champagne bar on the top three floors of The Cube, an […]