Award-winning patisserie and Brazilian restaurant join Colmore Food Festival’s mouth-watering line-up

More than 30,000 foodies will descend on Birmingham’s Victoria Square this weekend for the annual Colmore Food Festival. An award-winning community enterprise and recently-opened Brazilian restaurant are the latest venues to join this year’s mouth-watering line-up of food outlets taking part. Miss Macaroon, a social enterprise founded by entrepreneur-of-the-year Rosie Ginday, will be serving its tempting treats at the Festival, which is now in its sixth year, and takes place on Friday, July 8th and Saturday, July 9th. The patisserie…

Midlands most sustainable restaurant leads the hive on saving Birmingham’s bees

A city centre restaurant is set to create a buzz this month with a lively conversation on how to save one of Europe’s most endangered species - bees. Opus at Cornwall Street will be bringing together some of The Midland’s leading bee specialists as part of its ‘Opus In Conversation’ series - a collection of talks discussing matters important to the city -  to debate how the demise of these small but mighty insects would have a detrimental effect on…

Mouth-watering mixture of food, music and art at this year’s Colmore Food Festival

With more than 30 food stalls, cookery demonstrations and live performances this year’s Colmore Food Festival will be serving a mouth-watering mixture of food, music, paintings and theatre. Some of the city’s leading restaurants, bars and hotels will be offering an array of delicious dishes and drinks at the sixth annual Festival, which takes place in Victoria Square on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th July. Java Lounge Coffee House, Philpotts, Jake’s Coffee Box and The Royal Angus Hotel will be making their debut Food Festival appearances alongside Colmore Business District favourites Nosh…

Discover Birmingham’s independent retail scene with Found

Visitors can now uncover Birmingham’s hidden gems with the launch of a unique guide, designed by the city’s homegrown talent. The new Found guide features over 100 independent businesses including restaurants, cafés, bars and hairdressers, captured through beautiful illustrations and stunning photography by local artists and creatives. Alongside unique artwork, inspired by the individuality of Birmingham’s retailers, the guide includes details of each store and a map. Produced by Retail Birmingham and supported by Independent Birmingham and Colmore Business District,…