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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 […]

Calling Midlands Food Writers!

Midlands Foodies Wanted! Welcome to your new blog-site. We aim to help you celebrate the best the Midlands has to offer hungry diners, discerning food shoppers, farm shop and food festival attendees. “EAT-the Midlands” will include: Foodie news Reviews Chef Profiles Recipes – posted by chefs, and readers Wine tips – posted by our […]

Buying, Serving & Storing Wine

Eat-the-midlands guest wine writer, Philippe Boucheron, suggestions on Buying, Serving & Storing Wine Storage is no problem for most of us buying a couple of bottles at the supermarket or high street multiple wine shop.  After all these are going to be drunk within the next day or two. Nevertheless, when you get them home […]

Braised Belly Pork – Chef Tim Wesley

Hadley Park House Hotel is hidden away in the heart of Telford’s business district, this is a real escape for many a weary business traveller, executive and shopper. Original parkland walls enclose the Georgian grandeur and its attentive hospitality. Conservatory restaurant serving classic British cooking, influenced with the flavours of Antipodean cooking created by Australian […]

‘Chokolit wonder kid’ factory tour – video

See Midlands based teenage Chocolatier,Louis Barnett take us round his artisan factory in Shropshire. See more of Louis achievements at

Midlands Foodies Wanted! Feed us your thoughts & experiences…

Are you a ‘mad’ Midlands foodie, and want to contribute to our new eat-the-midlands website? Blogger, reviewer, photographer, or just a subscriber with an idea? Drop us a line here, with a few lines about you, and we will be in contact soon…Contributors receive a FREE trial membership of the Midland’s premier discounted dining club […]

Birmingham Michelin Maitre de serving in Bridgnorth

Alfonso Ruiz of Casa Ruiz, Bridgnorth (Previously Simpsons, Birmingham)

Casa Ruiz Bridgnorth Tapas Restaurant is run by Alfonso Ruiz, previously front of House at Simpsons, Birmingham. Passionate chef, serving authentic Spanish ingredients, relaxing setting. Opened in May 2009 by Alfonso Yufera-Ruiz, and his partner Emma. The name derives from ‘House of Alfonso‘ and you certainly get that feeling the moment you arrive. A welcoming […]

Philippe Boucheron

Our eat-the-midlands guest writer Philippe Boucheron discover a country inn with a touch of the exotic The New Inn at Stonehall There can only be one reason to go to the Inn at Stonehall and that is to experience Chef/Patron Harshad Chavda’s sensitive interpretation of fusion cooking.  His delicate style is so subtle that many […]

Young Ludlow Winners put Shropshire back on the Gourmet Map

Today it was announced that two of the region’s top restaurateurs achieved one of the industry’s highest accolades by winning an ‘Acorn’ Award each – regarded as the ‘Top 30 under 30’s in the UK’ as recognised by catering industry leaders. The awards which are in their 23 year in the past have spotted Marco […]


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