When the brothers behind the Bar 44 Spanish restaurant group signed the lease on their newest tapas bar in Clifton village, Bristol, opening on 1 August, their first phone call was to their old friend Andi Rivas..Read more..
Mark Taylor, Food & Drink Critic at Bristol Live, questioned Owen Morgan of Bar 44, in anticipation of their launch in Bristol..Read more..
As you probably already know, our love of all things Spanish knows no bounds. This is why we’re always more than happy to go back to where our journey began all those years ago, taking regular trips to different areas of Spain to fully immerse ourselves in the heritage, culture and cuisine, always seeking new inspiration and innovative ideas to bring home.Read more..
January is the month where we’re all bombarded with marketing messages around diets, ‘healthy’ meal replacement shakes and the dreaded phrase, ‘weight gain’. All these words just make us feel guilty about our indulgences over the festive period, fuelling January blues, and for some; it can trigger negative attitudes towards food. Read more..
It is a fact widely acknowledged that Christmas is all about the ones we love – and boy, do we love a sherry! The toast of choice among the rich and famous back in the day, it’s position as a festive favourite has remained steadfast and strong for centuries, and it’s not difficult to see why. Read more..
Forget the 12 days of Christmas, New Year is all about the grapes (no bubbles). Well, according to the Spanish it is anyway. Let’s face it, if the Spaniards can bring food into it they will (world’s biggest tomato fight anyone?) So why should NYE be any different? Read more..
It’s official: Britain’s love affair with one of its oldest and most-loved imports has found new levels of lust. Sherry is the hot new addition to today’s cocktail cabinets of cool. Just a trifle too good for cooking with (see what we did there), let it be heard that the sherry selection of today is not just for Christmas (or your Nan, or indeed the big man himself). Read more..