Food & Drink News

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

Sneaks & Peaks Edition 8 02/04/16

Sneaks&peaks returns for its inner city lifestyle festival, moving to a new larger venue, 119 Floodgate street. More room means more sneakers and added apparel brands, along… Read more »

Swingamajig Festival Expands

Swingamajig is the UK’s first one-day urban festival dedicated to Electro Swing, Gypsy Folk, and vintage mayhem. Nowhere else offers such a harmonious culture clash of vintage… Read more »

English Wine Takes Over Birmingham Again This May

English Wine Takes Over Birmingham Again This May

The Food & Drink Events Company are once again teaming up with a number of exciting UK vineyards to put even more English Wine on the tables… Read more »

Night & Day Markets Review & Adam Regan Interview

Night & Day Markets Review & Adam Regan Interview

Last weekend, Seasonal Markets and Leftfoot joined forces to bring The Night & Day Markets to Digbeth. This two day festival witessed a bespoke banquet of music,… Read more »

The Lord Clifden Sunday Roast Review

The Lord Clifden Sunday Roast Review

I’ve been exceedingly aware of The Lord Clifden’s reputation for good food for many years, way before the onset of sharp-witted food bloggers and self proclaimed foodologists… Read more »

5 Fab Ideas to Treat your Mom this Mother’s Day

Try the Chi Kitchen Mother’s Day Menu Chi Kitchen is a Chinese and Pan-Asian restaurant located in Debenhams, The Bullring. Chi represents energy, health and balance in… Read more »

Celebrate Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival With Music, Food and Colour

Celebrate Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival With Music, Food and Colour

It’s nearly time Birmingham, Shaanti’s Holi Rave Festival returns back for the second year to celebrate Holi, the official Hindu celebration of friendship and love – is coming to our… Read more »

New Beers on Menu at The Botanist by Kieran Hartley

We always have our best-sellers, but each menu change is always a great opportunity to include some of the more niche beer & cider products and see… Read more »

Ping Coombes is set to bring a taste of Malaysia to the heart of Birmingham

It seems like only yesterday one of our favourite MasterChef contestants, Ping Coombes won the popular television series, after continuing to inspire the judges with food enthused… Read more »

Exclusive Joe ‘Independent Birmingham’ Interview

Exclusive Joe ‘Independent Birmingham’ Interview

In our last Q&A session we spoke with Adam Regan on his endeavours in dance music, and a successful interview it was too. With over 160 social… Read more »

El Borracho De Oro Tapas Restaurant Review by Ken Byng

El Borracho De Oro Tapas Restaurant Review by Ken Byng

You wait years for a decent Tapas restaurant and then several come along at once… Birmingham diners in search of some Hispanic cuisine in the city centre… Read more »

Seasonal Markets & LEFTFOOT present NIGHT & DAY MARKETS with Norman Jay, Don Letts & Danielle Moore (CRAZY P)

Seasonal Markets and Leftfoot are working together to bring you The Night & Day Markets on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March for a two day festival… Read more »

Bindi Beat-Box presented by Shaanti and Funkshaan launches tonight!

There is a Sound that Never Goes Out: 80/90’s Club Night launches. Have you lately taken to wearing ludicrously oversized denim jackets with bindi’s across you forehead?… Read more »

Chinese New Year Festival comes to Southside to celebrate Year of the Monkey

This February, Birmingham’s Southside will once again play host to the city’s Chinese New Year celebrations as thousands of festival-goers descend on the area to welcome in… Read more »

Chris Wiggin ‘Canoodle’ Street Food Interview

Chris Wiggin ‘Canoodle’ Street Food Interview

Welcome to our special Christmas edition of Grapevine Q&A. We are ending the year with a fab interview, Chris Wiggin from Canoodle Catering and a regular at… Read more »