Cambridge

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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Book Review – Salad Days

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

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.

Foodie Experience Christmas Gift Ideas

Are you looking for that last minute Christmas gift idea? Fear not, for those who have everything and would like to experience more, here are some great suggestions around Cambridgeshire.

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Foodie Christmas Gift Ideas

Foodie Gifts – As you will gather we love working in Food and drink and love to share foodie gift suggestions especially at this festive point of year. If you are struggling to find that special gift for a fellow foodie, look no further:

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Don’t Just Network – Get Involved

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

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

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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Book Review – Sugar Detox Me

With 100+ recipes in Sugar Detox Me, there are plenty of delicious looking and tasting recipes to try. This book states it will ‘curb cravings and take back your health’ and with the addition of a 10-step detox plan you have all you need to lead a sugar free lifestyle.

Written by Summer Raynes Oakes, she has created not only an easy to follow cookbook full of delicious sugar free recipes, but also provides information about how your mind and body are affected by sugar and why you should give it up.

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