Surely, deep within us, there’s an unspoken embarrassment that fish ‘n’ chips – the greasy, unsophisticated, nutrient-poor dish that it is – is a national treasure when it comes to British food. That’s beside the fact that, given it’s an amalgam of foods from Jewish and Belgian backgrounds, it’s not even British. Ditto chicken tikka […]
There’s a palpable apathy slowly growing towards ultra-fine dining. The fullbore approach elegant plating and white-gloved service (rather than recyclable paper, sleeveless t-shirts, and a notepad) is not as relevant as it was 5 or 10 years ago. Certain expectations dictate as much – stilted criteria means lots of attention paid towards style, and little […]
Back in June, pub chain JD Wetherspoon announced the scrapping of their monthly newsletters. The reason? Worry that some considered the marketing approach too ‘intrusive’. Wetherspoon subsequently deleted their email database – customers were encouraged to keep up-to-date with Wetherspoon’s news updates via their social media feeds instead.
According to research by Sprout Social last year, 75% of respondents said they have made a purchase because they saw it on social media. Compare this with the rates of more traditional forms of online marketing – traditional forms which can eat into even the largest company kitty – and understanding why there’s a preference […]
When it comes to food, adapting to the seasons is straightforward enough. But do restaurants and bars put the same thought into their beer offering? There’s a whole host of beers which not only compliment the British summer, but pair well with certain foods too. Here’s a few of them.