TRAVEL: A long weekend in Las Vegas

Regarded as the most exciting city in the world, I made a stop-off at Sin City whilst touring California… Soak up the lights and sounds of the famous strip with endless shopping; dine out at celebrity chef restaurants; drop some serious coin in the casinos; and party with world famous DJs day and night. Fly…

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TRAVEL: Gear up for Derbyshire festival, Eroica Britannia

A three day festival of all things vintage, lifestyle and cycling returns to Bakewell this June! Now in its third year, Eroica Britannia – fast becoming known as the ‘The Most Handsome Family Festival in the World’ – takes everything from the heart of Great British traditions and dishes it out in spectacular style for…

FOOD: Steak for £10 in London, really?

Recommended to me by my foodie friends from London, I’d been told the venue is simplistic yet sophisticated, with attention to the detail that matters – the food! I always browse the online menu ahead of a visit if I can; but to my surprise, there’s just the address and a short notice on the…

HEALTH: Diet starts tomorrow?

“Diet starts tomorrow” – I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve said this on Sundays. Throughout January, I tried various techniques to detox my body and encourage weight loss following an over-indulgent Christmas. Conclusion: I cannot stick to a diet. My level of will-power is embarrassing so quick-fix diets are definitely not for me.…

FOOD: Cafe Naaz

Café Naaz isn’t your average Indian restaurant. Based in Wath-upon-Dearne, this purpose built venue offers a fresh, modern approach to South Asian dining. Walk through the doors of this stone built property in to a contemporary furnished restaurant and bar. We’re immediately greeted by the welcoming owner Naaz (hence the venue name) who takes us…

FOOD: Angelica’s tea and cake, Sheffield

Atkinsons Department Store Sheffield welcomes the opening of a new Tea House Brand, Angelica’s Tea & Cake. Formally Café Moda, the new Angelica’s Tea and Cake is a contemporary twist on the traditional tea room, it has cool and calming décor of neutral greys and creams with a splash of magenta pink and vintage inspires…

FOOD: Cocktail making and burrito building at Rev de Cuba

From burrito building to cocktail making and rum tasting – I was invited to try my hand at making Revolucion De Cuba’s customer favourites. Here’s how I got on in the Cuban cucina… THE FOOD Burrito building “On busy days, the amount of burritos I make is well in to the hundreds” Chef Toddy tells us, as…

FOOD: Craft and Dough = beer and pizza

A new addition to Kelham Island, Craft and Dough offers just two products – craft beer and pizza – hence the name. We arrived at 7.30pm on a Thursday evening and the venue was near to full. Taking advantage of the late evening sun, we grabbed the last remaining bench on the outside terrace overlooking…