Cambridge

SmokeWorks, Cambridge

We recently had the pleasure of visiting SmokeWorks in Cambridge, as they had kindly invited us to come and check it out. So it was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a trip to Cambridge to combine food and culture, who doesn’t love a trip to the Fitzwilliam Museum?

As many parents will know, it is always hard to find a restaurant that caters for everyone’s tastes. On this occasion, it was two adults and five kids, ranging in age from 7 – 14, with one veggie.

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Networking why?

I am often asked why I started Grub Club Cambridge and the answer is simple. I was feed up of going to networking events that were full of life coaches and accountants (nothing against either of them). I wanted to go to networking events that served wonderful food and were specifically focused on the food industry. Having worked in the food industry for a number of years I felt that there was a gap in the market for our events.

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Post-Event Round Up – Love Food, Love Networking

What a fantastic start to our networking year, with our first event at Provenance Kitchen’s new Brix & Mortar restaurant in Whittlesford. They only opened their doors on the 22nd of January, and it is not hard to see why they are already the talk of the town!

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Putting Meal Boxes to the Test

With convenience on the rise, people have less time to spend in the kitchen cooking up nutritious meals. As a result, meal kits have grown dramatically over the last few years and are predicted to grow even further in 2019 as consumers become time poor, yet want to ensure they are eating well. Brands such as Hello Fresh have been in the market the longest, but we have recently seen the explosion of meal kits from other brands, with Waitrose launching their version in 2018. With this rising trend, we thought it was time to review some home delivery meal kits, ranging from meat, vegetable and vegan based meals. Read on to see which dishes really impressed.

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Veganuary in and around Cambridgeshire

Right guys, it is time to down the mince pies, and attempt to follow some kind of vaguely healthy eating pattern again.

For a while now the craze of Veganuary has flooded through the nation, starting in 2014.

Following a vegan diet has become increasingly more popular, due to new generations wanting to follow a more sustainable lifestyle.

With this new wave has come new food vendors and establishments, particularly in Cambridgeshire.

Below we wanted to give you a few little tips of some great places we love to go and eat tasty vegan treats in!

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September Event Round Up

What a fantastic evening we had at Bohemia in St Neots last Thursday, celebrating British Food Fortnight and our 4th Birthday. We devoured the 10-course British inspired tapas menu and sipped on a delightful Roundwood Gin as we networked with like-minded food-related businesses at our first ever standing event!!

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Grub Club Cambridge on Tour in Bedford

What a wonderful evening we had taking Grub Club Cambridge on tour to Bedford. This evening was a delightful combination of Bedfordshire producers coming together to showcase their product at the Pavilion.

Networking at Stem & Glory

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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The IVY comes to Cambridge

Grub Club Cambridge were delighted to be at the launch of the Ivy Brassiere earlier this month. It is always great to see new restaurants opening in Cambridge, offering a wonderful array for us to enjoy. The number of new openings in the city and surrounding area seems to have exploded in recent months all for the benefit of the consumers. But few have created as much anticipation as the launch of The Ivy.

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A Wonderful night of Networking at Fabulous Fitzbillies

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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