Monday, 24 January 2011

Brekkie updates from Portsmouth...

Check out this article from the Portsmouth News. The paper is linking up with Wave 105, a local radio station, and is encouraging readers and listeners to write or call in about their favourite breakfast haunts. Click here for full story.

Coffee shops in Northampton...

With the number of coffee shops in Northampton growing all the time, and a new drive-thru Starbucks planned for St James Retail Park, the Northampton Chronicle's Anna Brosnan decided to find out more about the current buzz surrounding all things caffeinated and explore what it is like behind the scenes of one of the country’s best known chains. Click here for full story. 

The different between teashops and coffee houses...

Check out an interesting article on about the differences between branded coffee
 houses and good old British tearooms. Should the latter be adapting to avoid extinction? Click here. 

Friday, 14 January 2011

Guardian readers' tips on where to find a big breakfast...

Photo credit: Alamy.
Let's make a new year's resolution and get out to more caffs in 2011. Check out this article based on recommendations from readers of the Guardian newspaper. Click here for caffs galore!

Trend towards art cafés in Birmingham

Photo credit: Graham Turner for The Guardian.
Temporary cafes are opening in empty shops in Birmingham with the aim of creating a social space where people can meet and enjoy art. Read more. 

Budget eats in Ludlow...courtesy of the Guardian...

If ever you find yourself looking for somewhere decent to eat that won't break the bank, The Guardian  published details recently of its top ten budget eats.

Ludlow's Castle Tea Rooms.
For more information, click here.