The Life of a New Starter at Story PR

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I recently joined Story PR where I have been welcomed with open arms and a stomach full of food. Venturing from a medium-sized agency, I was a bit apprehensive about what a group of 12 would be like, but all anxious feelings have disappeared with the help of inspiring people, fun clients, original campaigns and… Read more »

Yoruba cuisine

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A few Thursdays ago we found ourselves in the chandelier-lit West London venue Bush Hall, captivated by the sounds of Ibeyi. If you haven’t heard of the French-Cuban twins yet, trust us, you will soon. Speaking fluent French, yet singing haunting electro tinged songs in English and Yoruba, Lisa and Naomi Diaz are a force… Read more »

A Feast from the Middle East

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During the dull, dark days of January, having salad for lunch needn’t be boring. Try experimenting with flavours from all over the world, to ensure your lunch is a fun, filling and fabulously healthy feast. Here are a few recipes for a Middle Eastern mezze, which we recently gobbled down at Story HQ. And, as… Read more »

Get your pudding on…

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Yes, Sainsbury’s Christmas aisle has been operational for weeks, we’ve all seen that penguin ad and sparkling wine’s on offer but don’t panic, IT IS STILL ONLY NOVEMBER. However, if you’re really going to steal a march on santa and embrace your own inner domestic goddess this year, one thing you do need to think… Read more »

Five Things

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Frances Quinn‘s World Porridge Day cinnamon porridge. The OFM Awards next week – we can’t wait to hear the results. James Ramsden’s new cookbook, Do-Ahead Christmas, which was published this week. It’s Chocolate Week! Check out Jude’s Mochagato pop-up with Noble Espresso. Spring, Skye Gyngell’s new restaurant at Somerset House. We’ve already booked our table.

A weekend at Abergavenny Food Festival

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Last weekend, we visited Abergavenny for the annual food festival in a pretty corner of Wales. Offering the best speakers from the world of food & drink, talented producers from across the UK, and special demonstrations and even more delicious samples, we enjoyed being veterans of one of the most well executed food events of… Read more »

‘Nothing’ biscuits

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Served at the end of a traditional Danish coffee & cake meet up. At these events, 7 kinds of soft and 7 kinds of hard (biscuit/cookie) cakes are served. You have to have some of everything. At the end, when asked what else you have room for, guests may reply ‘nothing’ (‘ingenting’ in Danish), and… Read more »

Five of August’s last things

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Looks like it won’t be quite the wash out that was last weekend.  With that in mind… 1.  We’re catching the last weekend of Riverside Feast at Battersea Power Station 2.  We’re visiting the delightful new Brompton Food Market for meat, fish, groceries and goodies galore. 3. We’re still reeling from Jared Brown’s momentous birthday… Read more »

Glorious Grouse

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So it’s technically a week or so after the Glorious Twelfth, but an absolutely delightful dish enjoyed at The Harwood Arms this week has inspired a quick post on this tasty, gamey and glorious bird. Jostling for airtime alongside his pheasant, partridge and mallard friends, Mr Grouse’s short season marks the start of a wonderful… Read more »

24 hours in Modena

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I recently returned from a whirlwind tour of Modena and the Acetaria where our lovely clients Belazu source their award-winning Balsamic Vinegar. It was only a short trip but it doesn’t take long to fully immerse yourself in the Emilio-Romagna way of life… Our generous hosts Marina and Alessandra showed us around their immaculate acetaria… Read more »

How to be a trendy foodie

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It’s a popular pastime of chefs, journalists, scientists and PRs alike to predict what’s going to be the next big thing in the food world. We’ve seen burgers grown in labs, insects hopping on to menus and fruit that looks like fruit but tastes like meat. Confused? Inspired by a recent article from William Sitwell… Read more »

5 things

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One of our number went to Brixton’s Backdoor Kitchen to enjoy the supperclub’s collaboration with Aperol Spritz   The auction based on emotions, via Protein   Breakfast at Chiltern Firehouse. Brunching made brilliant by Balazs.   The lineup at Feast this week, surely one of the best we’ve seen with cocktail confectionary from Smith &… Read more »

A Food Epiphany!

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For the past two weeks Olivia Cox has been interning with us at Story. Here she recounts her introduction to Borough Market and, more importantly, the emphasis on food provenance that each and every market trader relays. Story’s office is on Bermondsey Street, a part of London I don’t really know. So, I thought I’d… Read more »

Le jour de gloire est arivé! Tuck into Bastille Day.

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As if you needed an excuse to roll your sleeves up for some gastronomic excess, it’s Bastille Day (or should I say le quatorze juillet) on the 14th so if I were you I’d line up your agenda of fine French fare immediately. If you’ve ever spent this tremendous national holiday Day in France, you’ll… Read more »

National Restaurant Awards 2014

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We are excited to see some of our old favourites ranking on The National Restaurant Awards this year. Congratulations to The Clove Club (and their delicious Blood Orange, Sheep’s Milk Mousse and Wild Fennel), The Ethicurean (where a gleaming slab of Welsh Rarebit brightened up a cold December day), Merchants Tavern (our favourite dish, Hogget broth), Grain Store… Read more »

The SE1 dining scene

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This week has seen some big changes for Story PR, namely our move to Bermondsey Street from central London. We are incredibly excited to be in this part of town and look forward to meeting all the foodies in the area – I write this having just enjoyed an incredible lunch at Pizarro, one of… Read more »

5 things

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The Detox Kitchen bringing healthier summer eating to Kingly Street Street Feast is back at its Dalston Yard home for the next 20 weekends Liberty print Nike Air Max.. need we say more Enjoy a weekend dedicated to all things whisky at Whisky Weekender Delicious pulled pork, wild rice salad and coleslaw for lunches

Tasty Tagine

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      One of the Story PR team has recently got back from a weekend away in Marrakech.     Spending nights in the busy Medina, eating bowlfuls of olives and drinking (far too much) fresh orange juice has left us dreaming of the Moroccan sunshine. Inspired by the delicious food from the market… Read more »