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Networking at Stem & Glory

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What an amazing evening we had at Stem & Glory this May as part of Eat Cambridge where we indulged in the most delicious gourmet free-from menu. We knew it was going to be tasty as soon as we walked in, as we were greeted by the most amazing aromas. As ever, the attendees were a lovely mix of new faces and regular attendees, which always makes for great conversation and networking opportunities.

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World Gin Day – Gin Review

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We enjoyed a team celebration of gin for World Gin Day this year, as we were blessed with some lovely sunny weather, it seemed a wonderful reason for a BBQ and gin tasting. As World Gin Day celebrates its 10th-year, us consumers are certainly showing an increasing appetite for all things gin.  So, it comes as no suprise that the gin market is still growing and is now worth an astonishing £1.9 billion.

Pizza, Pots & Pints take over the Carpenters Arms

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A couple of weeks ago we headed to the Carpenters Arms in Cambridge, which is now a buzzing hub for Pizza, Pots and Pints! As soon as you walk through the doors you are struck with their fun, quirky interior. All their pubs are themed around the old pub names, and being the Carpenters Arms, we are hit visually with all things carpenter related, tools an’ all!

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A Wonderful night of Networking at Fabulous Fitzbillies

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Our first event of the year was set in the iconic, Fitzbillies on Trumpington Street in Cambridge. We knew we were in for a delicious evening as the chef, Jamie and his team had created a delicious menu incorporating Farrington’s Mellow Yellow rapeseed oil.

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Little Cook Box – Meal Kit Review

If your kids are anything like mine, meal times can be somewhat tricky and usually exhausting. What one child wants, the other child has suddenly just decided to dislike and vice-versa. And I’m also sure that every parent goes through it at some point during the week – the ongoing battle between a nutritious, homemade dinner or simply sticking something from the freezer into the oven.

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Book Review – Salad Days

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Salad Days from Amy Pennington is a beautifully presented cookbook, full of 75 simple and satisfying recipes for greens, grains, proteins and more. With healthy, vibrant greens at the base of each recipe, you can add seasonal flavours to create your perfect salad bowl. Ideal for that post Christmas health kick.

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Family Festive Menu at Jamie’s Italian Cambridge

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We were delighted to be invited to visit Jamie’s Italian, Cambridge to enjoy the festive menu and review it. It was a lovely family lunch at which we enjoyed, yummy food, lots of giggles and some great Christmas jumpers.

Don’t Just Network – Get Involved

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As you may be aware Grub Club Cambridge recently celebrated it’s 3rd birthday. The aim of Grub Club Cambridge was always to get foodies together, chat, network and collaborate to make amazing things happen. During our quarterly networking dinners we have visited a vast array of wonderful establishments, provided a host of inspiring speakers and not to mention, enjoyed the most amazing food and drink along the way.  But have you ever thought how could you get more exposure at the events?  Have you considered becoming more involved?

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6 Reasons to Check Out the Pint Shop’s New Menu

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Scotch egg lovers need no introduction to the Pint Shop. Check out TripAdvisor and there are literally hundreds of reviews from evangelical fans, praising its take on the crispy bar snack.

So thank the gods of perfectly runny eggs, they’ve now put them on the restaurant menu too. Now scotch egg lovers and soon-to-be scotch egg lovers, can indulge to their hearts content.

But there’s a whole lot more on offer, too. Not just a thrilling new menu, but a freshly spruced interior and reworked space—still with that semi-rustic, stroke hipster vibe we’ve come to know and love.

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Book Review – Moonshine Mixology

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Moonshine Mixology by Cory Straub is an essential guide on how to mix drinks with America’s most notorious liquor – moonshine (also known as hooch, mountain dew and white lightening.) Listing everything from the equipment you need to make the drinks, step by step on how to make the base moonshine and flavour combinations – this book really does have it all when it comes to the infamous liquor!

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