‘We demand answers’ – pubs and restaurants react to news rule of six is returning in Wales

Hospitality bosses in Wales have met First Minister Mark Drakeford’s latest Covid announcement with frustration as they call for more financial security for their staff. Mr Drakeford announced “strengthened measures” aimed at keeping Wales safe on December, Wednesday 22 as the Omicron variant cases continue to rise. They will be introduced from 6am on Boxing… Continue reading ‘We demand answers’ – pubs and restaurants react to news rule of six is returning in Wales

Mark Drakeford indicates table service could return to pubs and restaurants in Wales

Table service could return to pubs and restaurants in Wales as part of measures to tackle the spread of the Covid Omicron variant. First Minister Mark Drakeford said the Welsh Government was considering the “full range of possibilities” for the hospitality industry, and would be making decisions in the coming week. Speaking on the BBC’s… Continue reading Mark Drakeford indicates table service could return to pubs and restaurants in Wales

Owner of three storey town centre building that’s ‘been left to fall to bits’ could face legal action

The owner of a burned-out eyesore at the heart of Bridgend could face legal action. The three-storey building at 53 Nolton Street — known locally as The Ranch — had been empty for years even before it was ravaged by a fire on April 16, 2020. Bridgend Council had issued an order for the owner… Continue reading Owner of three storey town centre building that’s ‘been left to fall to bits’ could face legal action

The delicious Christmas treats you can indulge in right now

We all love a festive pasty and turkey dinner roll, but in Wales, the Christmas treats you can eat aren’t just simply a take on that special roast enrobed in delicious carbs. There’s lots more to indulge in this December, including sweet treats, hot chocs and well, just drool-worthy snacks and lunches. Read more :… Continue reading The delicious Christmas treats you can indulge in right now

New mining-themed restaurant in Rhondda where your meal is cooked by chefs of the future

A new mining-themed restaurant has opened at a further education college in Tonypandy and every dish is prepared by the college’s students. Colliery 19 had its grand opening on Wednesday, November 24, and Bake Off: The Professionals winners Andrew Minto and Michael Coggan demonstrated their pastry work skills to the aspiring chefs. Based at Coleg… Continue reading New mining-themed restaurant in Rhondda where your meal is cooked by chefs of the future

Disabled man ‘humiliated’ by shopping experiences on Cardiff high street

A disabled man has spoken out about feeling humiliated by his shopping experiences in a Cardiff suburb. Liam Ware uses an electric wheelchair because of his disabilities. His nearest shops are on Llandaff High Street, but he is unable to go into most of them because of raised entrances. The 21-year-old said: “I feel humiliated… Continue reading Disabled man ‘humiliated’ by shopping experiences on Cardiff high street

The Welsh chef with one of the world’s 100 best restaurants

Tomos Parry initially came to Cardiff University with hopes of being a journalist, but while there found a job in a restaurant the other side of the city. Now he runs two successful London restaurants, has a fan in Jay Rayner and his first restaurant baby, Brat, has been named in the Top 100 Restaurants… Continue reading The Welsh chef with one of the world’s 100 best restaurants

Cardiff is getting its first Instagram cafe

Get your phone cameras at the ready because Cardiff is getting its first Instagram cafe. Kaya Kafe will open at the start of November on Roath’s City Road and promises hanging flowers, mood lighting and photo walls as well as a menu of edible flower-adorned Middle Eastern-British fusion food. The whole experience sounds like it… Continue reading Cardiff is getting its first Instagram cafe

The zero food hygiene rated restaurants, takeaways and other businesses in Wales

Twenty restaurants, takeaways, food stores and other businesses in Wales have been given a zero in their latest food hygiene inspections. Working on behalf of the Food Standards Agency, inspectors from local city and county councils regularly visit all the eateries and vendors selling food in their city, district or county and check that each… Continue reading The zero food hygiene rated restaurants, takeaways and other businesses in Wales

What happened when we took on Cardiff’s biggest breakfast challenge

I’m no stranger to a big breakfast. In fact, during my student days in Cardiff, a sizeable fry up was a standard part of recovery after maybe having one too many beers the night before. But nothing could have prepared me for what I faced at Ramon’s in Cathays this week, as I became the… Continue reading What happened when we took on Cardiff’s biggest breakfast challenge