Monday, 16 September 2019


 Recognise the staff and coffee at Coco di Mama

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Scone with a Difference

Gail's Sour Cherry & Belgian Dark Chocolate Drop Scone

Monday, 9 September 2019


 Roald Dahl Museum's successful in-house cafe

Thursday, 5 September 2019


Chocolate milk and plain old milk in bottles at Benugo

Monday, 2 September 2019

Cans are In

For many years cans of soft drink were seen as rather cheap/common/price sensitive and bottles ruled.  Recyclable cans beat plastic anyday and are now back on trend ...... even at £2.25/£2.40 a time!

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Mollie's Diner

Several steps up from diners of old - Mollie's Diner & Motel from the wonderfully creative Nick Jones - off the A420 at Buckland, Oxfordshire.
 Dogs and humans well catered for

Monday, 26 August 2019

Theatre Goodies

Pumpkin and Cinnamon Muffins and Black Forest Opera Cakes at the National Theatre's Kitchen Cafe - good to see homemade items not generally seen elsewhere.

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Liquorice Latte

Variations on a theme hot drinks including liquorice latte, peanut butter hot chocolate and popcorn latte in London street market.

Monday, 19 August 2019

Brownies don't have to be Boring

 Sweet Tooth Factory's range of brownies including peanut butter and jelly

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Monday, 12 August 2019


Saudi Arabian owned Jolt has opened this smart cafe in Fitzrovia  with interesting savoury food items
Garlic & herb Babka and Zaatar & Labaneh Babka

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Jolt Difference

Roast pistachio and white chocolate cookies at Jolt cafe
Creme brulee danish
Aztec Brownies

Monday, 5 August 2019

Bar Gate

High Force Hotel in the Pennines has this bar counter 'gate' with public footpath sign and drystone wall bar counter - so appropriate in a great location for walkers.

Thursday, 1 August 2019

Coffee on the Go

Charge card enabled bean to cup coffee machines in France - Costa Express don't seem to have woken up to this as yet.

Monday, 29 July 2019

Lots of Lattes

10 versions of latte - hot and cold - at Saudi Arabian Jolt Coffee.

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Great Grilled Cheese

 Jolt Coffee's grilled cheese sandwich with manchego, monterey, gruyere, mild cheddar and brie plus appealing presentation.

Monday, 22 July 2019

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Monday, 15 July 2019

Collect a Cupcake

Lola's order online and collect a cupcake shopping centre kiosk

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Monday, 8 July 2019


M&S and its lettuce, guacamole, bacon & tomato sandwich.

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Monday, 1 July 2019

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Canadians are Coming

 Iced coffee at Tim Hortons @timhortonsuk
 plus Maple Moose doughnuts

Monday, 24 June 2019

Cash is so last Century

Urban Birmingham Church Street has gone cashless because:
- cash costs money counting it, taking it to the bank and staff time
- it's cleaner
- it's faster
- it's safer

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Farm Attraction Catering

 Odds Farm and doing simple snacks and food well.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Buckets of Chips

 Street Food can concentrate on the essentials - chips.

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Cool Coffee

Affogato - ice cream and espresso - and splendid presentation.

Monday, 10 June 2019

Plants & Packaging

 The Look Out cafe at Holkham and signs of the times.

Thursday, 6 June 2019

No charge?

ChargedUp App and one hour free phone charging at participating cafes (250 in London) - it worked well.