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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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Chosen Bun – Delivering the Ultimate Burger to Cambridge

Opening this week, Chosen Bun is the new burger restaurant in Cambridge offering the ultimate burger experience. Not something new, we might hear you say, but Chosen Bun have (literally) been to space and back to ensure they deliver the ultimate burger to their customers.  Grub Club Cambridge were very excited to be invited along to the preview evening where Cat got a chance to experience just what they had to offer.

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The Power of Networking

Building a strong network of business contacts is extremely valuable within the food industry. Grub Club Cambridge is a Foodie networking group that can help you develop business relationships, share advice and strengthen your brand through collaborations.

As we approach our 3 year birthday bash we decided to ask our regular attendees what they enjoy about our networking events. Here’s what they said:

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World Gin Day – Lets Celebrate!

It probably comes as no surprise that it’s World Gin Day on Saturday 10th June. The gin scene in the UK has seen monumental growth over that past few years and in 2016 annual gin sales rose a staggering 16% to smash through the £1bn barrier for the first time in the UK.

This World Gin Day is expected to be bigger than ever with events taking place up and down the country. If you’re planning your own event or would like a little warm up before you venture out, why not try this recipe for a ‘Love 40’ Gin Cocktail. Let’s celebrate Gin in style!

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A Fond Farewell

As you know Grub Club Cambridge has been hugely successful and will continue to be so. However, it is with a heavy heart on both parts that co-founder Kelly Molson has decided to hang up her Grub Clubbing shoes.

A fond farewell from Co-founder Kelly.

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An Evening with Santander at the Three Horse Shoes, Madingley

 

We were delighted to visit the Three Horse Shoes at Madingley and enjoy a wonderful evening, for our April event. It was great to visit the newly taken over Three Horse Shoes as they are now part of the Old Bridge group.

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In today’s Britain is there a place for the independent food retailer?

Our guest blog this month is from Edward Berry from The Flying Fox and is a write up of the presentation from our event at Food Matters Live 2016.

The Flying Fork is an independent food consultancy providing a range of commercial advisory elements to food retailers and producers.

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Advertising: the legal rights at issue with advertising and marketing of products and services

Thanks to Grub Club for a great evening on 26 September to celebrate their 2nd birthday!  As part of the event I gave a short talk highlighting some of the advertising ‘watch outs’ that regularly come up in the food and drink sector from a legal perspective.

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