Liverpools Independent Scene - Penny Magazine
Propel Info Summer Conference - Oxford Belfry
This is the tenth year that we have been in business as GSG and the world has changed dramatically in all quarters over the last decade. Ten years ago the city was largely behind its Northern counterparts on the independent restaurant and bar scene, particularly Manchester and Leeds, yet in the years since Liverpool has risen up and become home to one of the most diverse independent food and drink social scenes in the country.
Meningitis - My Story
Propel - ‘Matt Farrell, founder of Graffiti Spirits and star of My Million Pound Menu, talks about his bar and restaurant concepts such as El Bandito, Salt Dog Slims and 81LTD, Santa Chupitos and being involved in the new Duke Street Food and Drink Market.’
I received the news this week that I have been accepted to run for the Meningitis Research Foundation in the NYC Marathon 19 in November. As a survivor of the illness this is something that I will take immense pride in being able to raise awareness for the MRF.
Ibiza - Hit the NORTH
Anyone who knows me would appreciate my appetite for the best cup in town and eggs at three in the afternoon. I am also now really excited to be part of the returning Bold Street Coffee. So I re-visited Berlin to get my caffeine appreciation hat on, visiting some of the best third wave coffee and brunch hangouts in the German capital.
Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen
Ibiza is known as an island of beauty, extremes and hedonistic tendencies. Yet, there is a tale to be told, specifically in the north of the island, of well-being, farm- to-table produce, quiet hidden beaches, charming villages and a growing artisanal culinary experience, as well as a magnetic energy that you could only find on this enchanted island.
Ahead of Graffiti Spirits opening their new food market on Duke Street, co-founder Matt Farrell draws inspiration from a food and drink fuelled trip to the Danish capital
Travel E.A.T.S - Copenhagen
The Spanish capital has always been famous for its grand couture, football, monarchy and being the economic centre of the country. Yet more recently it has become a strong European gastronomic destination for locals and visitors alike.
Travel E.A.T.S - Reykjavik (EJ)
Copenhagen is emerging as the go to spot for a relaxing gastronomic city break. The sincerity and positive local attitude to life means it’s no surprise that it is a place for modernisers, strong independents and regarded as one of the happiest cities in the world. The Danes have a word for the cosiness of the soul - ‘Hygge’ – and there are plenty of places to fulfil this in the Danish capital.
Travel E.A.T.S - Soho Farmhouse (EJ)
With a thriving nightlife and café culture Reykjavik, the world’s northern most capital, is seeing a surge in tourism, coupled with Iceland’s breath taking scenery and outdoor adventure it makes for an exciting unique escape.
Usually travel EATS guide has been reserved for towns and cities but Soho Farmhouse, a member’s club perched on the Northern tip of the Cotswolds, is a charming countryside settlement within its own right. Whether you are there to work or play tthis 100-acre rural getaway is the perfect escape from the daily grind.