Food & Drink News

Information on the food and drink events in Birmingham, from wine to real ale, fine dining, food markets and more!

Itihaas restaurant expands with new Manchester venue

Birmingham restaurant group Itihaas has opened a new outlet in Manchester, extending its existing partnership with Selfridges to a new city. Shoppers at Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre… Read more »

Birmingham Independent Food Fair returns for 2015

Birmingham Independent Food Fair is back, with organisers adding an extra day to take the festival across the weekend of 12-13 September. The event is dedicated to… Read more »

Taste & Liquor Launch Food Bank To Help Aid Local Organisations

Taste & Liquor Group has launched a new charitable initiative this week,  #TLFB, is a charity that provides local organisations with a consistent flow of donations, helping… Read more »

Restaurant creates India pale ale inspired by spicy cuisine and retro Bollywood

Birmingham fine dining restaurant Itihaas has crafted a new beer to match its menu of authentic Indian cuisine. Created in partnership with Coventry microbrewery Lion Heart, Sambha… Read more »

The best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Birmingham

Alternative eating choices seem to be pretty much the in thing nowadays; even Beyonce had a (short) go at cutting out all animal products from her diet…. Read more »

English Wine Producers back first Midlands English Wine Takeover

A series of consumer events will be taking place across the city from 22nd May celebrating English Wine Week including food matching with a range of British… Read more »

Lab 11 Celebrates 3 Years Of Events Over May Bank Holiday

The first May bank holiday weekend sees one of Birmingham’s most iconic venues – Lab 11 celebrating 3 years and sees the launch of the brand new… Read more »

Bistro 1847 Vegetarian Restaurant Review

Bistro 1847 is a pretty trendy looking place, white painted wall panelling, grey chairs and white tables, and little corked flasks that you might last have seen… Read more »

Join The Aleventure & Hunt For A Hen This Easter!

Old Speckled Hen is celebrating Easter this year by bringing its much-loved ale to Birmingham in a characteristically cunning style, that’s set to test the grey matter… Read more »

Shamrocks Festival at The Custard Factory for Saint Patrick’s Day

Birmingham is famous for its St Patrick’s Day Parade festivities and every year the party just keeps getting bigger and better! This year Heineken, Brothers Cider, Alfie… Read more »

International whisky expert to headline Birmingham festival

An international whisky expert will make a headline appearance at the Whisky Birmingham festival on 7 March. Whisky author and connoisseur Ian Buxton will host the first… Read more »

Festival back and bigger as Birmingham whisky scene takes off

Birmingham’s major whisky festival will return for a third year in 2015, after a successful second year that saw visitor numbers double. Organisers have now released 600… Read more »

Purity Brewing Company re-launches Saddle Black

Purity Brewing Company’s cycling inspired seasonal beer, Saddle Black, is now available again in cask. Re-launched for the winter again at Birmingham’s Pure Bar and Kitchen, this… Read more »

Itihaas Indian Restaurant and Chivas Regal Whisky launch new tasting event (23rd October)

This month Birmingham’s foodies will get the chance to experience an exclusive pairing of whisky and Indian cuisine as part of a new partnership between deluxe Scottish… Read more »

Region’s foodies flock to first independent food fair

Held at Millennium Point, Birmingham Independent Food Fair attracted food and drink lovers from across the West Midlands, eager to investigate the local alternatives to chain-bought produce…. Read more »