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Italian Aperitivo at Aurelia

Aurelia has opened its doors to the first real 'Italian Aperitivo' of the summer every day from 6pm - 9pm. The experience of the aperitivo is a decades old Italian ritual and now Aurelia's patrons can partake in this tradition by sampling the complimentary canapes and appetizers on offer to enjoy with their pre-dinner drink...

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Eat London 2:Ultimate foodie guide for this Olympic season

In the lead-up to the Olympic Games in London this summer, a superlatively comprehensive guide to the best of the city's food has just landed. Eat London 2 revamps the original 2007 edition with a new and updated array, taking the reader through the most toothsome digs in 15 London neighborhoods. The mouthwatering arrangement is the product of restaurateurs Peter Prescott and Terence Conran, who present the book as their personal guide to restaurants of the British capital...

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New App Will Revolutionize Hand Picked Crop Harvesting

The advances in smartphone technology have made a big impact on the retail sales and inventory markets. Stores like Apple have moved to total iPhone control of all retail transactions. Predictions now hold that 30% of all retail transactions will be originated from start phone Point-of-sale (POS) technology in 2012.

Now that same technology is available for farm berry, citrus and vegetable harvest tracking. Developed by Big Sea Development and LEECO, Inc. in central Florida, BucketLoad  is now ready for use in field harvesting and tracking operations...

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Wonka Ice Cream!

The infamous Mr Wonka introduces his ice creams thus….

’ A good day to you, connoisseurs of creamy concoctions. I Willy Wonks, am proud to announce my latest invention, Wonka Ice Cream. Seven delightfully decadent flavour so good, they’ve flipped their lids so you won’t’

Packaged upside down in true whacky Wonka-style, the Oompa-Loompas have designed flamboyant names and psychedelic packaging to make you want to stock your freezer with the lot. Sadly though, at the moment, they can only be found at retail locations in northern California, and Reno, NV...

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Cafe Anglais hosts collaborative diners with real foodies

Six of Britain’s most prominent chefs and food writers will be joining Rowley Leigh in his kitchen at Le Café Anglais for ‘Cooking with Rowley’ - a series of one-off, collaborative dinners.

Taking part in Cooking with Rowley over the coming months will be: Tom Parker Bowles (food writer, broadcaster and columnist with the Mail on Sunday); James Ramsden (food writer and author), Florence Knight (head chef of Polpetto), Lucas Hollweg (food writer, author and columnist with Sunday Times Style), Rose Prince (food writer, author and columnist with the Daily Telegraph) and Gizzi Erskine (chef, broadcaster and author). Every menu will be unique, with Rowley and each guest chef working together to design a dinner that reflects both their cooking styles, backgrounds and particular passions...

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