Food

No.Twelve – Plant Based – Nottingham

Starting on Hounds Gate in 2017 the No.Twelve team have quietly been making a name for themselves over the last few years. I went some years ago but it was early in their evolution and before their menus changed significantly. No.Twelve now offers an evening tasting menu and lunch time small plates alongside some special […]

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NWC – 3rd April – SW France

The South West of France is obviously a large, diverse region for wine making. Our presenter this week wanted to look more at the local grapes than the more international varieties that often crop up. Cajolle, Parlange & Illouz, 2021. You couldn’t wish for a more rustic start. You could wish for a more enjoyable […]

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Nan Tei – Japanese – Nottingham

I rarely write about restaurants more than once, but felt compelled to after a recent visit to Nan Tei. My review in 2019 was positive though I summed up with; ‘why wouldn’t you just go to Kushi-Ya instead’. Well, 5 years on getting a table there isn’t as easy as it once was! In visiting […]

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NWC – 27th March – Rías Baixas

Keen observers may note I missed a week. The 21st March saw me present on Bourgogne Blanc wine, this undertaking meant I couldn’t keep up with writing notes and hosting the evening. In short there was much of interest in this level of wine in the £20-£30 region though few that really shone above their […]