Friday, 30 June 2017

Look Out Sugar

Health food shop sign is a useful reminder that sugar, not fat, is the new enemy.  Cafe operators need to adjust to this new reality - see what Pret, Itsu, Pod, Bel-Air are up to (and reported on the Great Cafes Blog now in its 7th year).

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Power of Numbers

 Wetherspoons signage has the power of numbers for coffee and pints.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Avocado Everywhere

If you didn't have it for breakfast, enjoy Avocado Sorbet!

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Monday, 26 June 2017

The Du Matin A L'Anglaise

Fun breakfast tea, and other tea, presentation from Brioche Doree

Friday, 23 June 2017

Cafe of the Year 2017

 Nibble in Hull gets our 2017 Cafe of the Year award.  Simple, low cost design with great food, brilliantly expressed menus and a passionate owner's input.
 Not easy to find but worth a visit @nibblehull
For previous winners, see:
2013 - Yorks, Birmingham 

2014 - Dirty Apron, Vancouver 

2015 - Cafe Britannia, Norwich

2016 - Rising Cafe, Lincoln

Thursday, 22 June 2017

New Porridge

 Tossed did Coconut Porridge back in 2015 - see - and now new at Pret.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017


Simple, good value and high margin - sourdough and fruit toast at Cielo, Leeds

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Leeds' Laynes

 Open kitchen serving a version of all-day breakfasts

Monday, 19 June 2017


 Raw courgette snacks
 Freeze dried raspberries in chocolate
 Brazil nut butter & cocao nibs crunchy bites
 Mild korma popped crispy thins
and insects

Friday, 16 June 2017

Hull's Great Cafe

 Great menus at Nibble in Hull
 including offers for kids and pooches
 Burgers for breakfast
 Owner Anna is one of Hull's stars

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Toasted Tortillas

Pret's Egg, Bacon & Avo and Chipotle Chicken Toasted Tortillas

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

About the Soup

 Great soup and sandwich presentation, taste and menu write-up at Hull's Nibble Cafe
 Hand crafted sandwich and meaning it @nibblehull

Monday, 12 June 2017

Beard Friendly

 Hull's Fruit Market Furley & Co
 Humber Street Gallery and live music

Friday, 9 June 2017

Keep it Simple

 Ikea china (made in Turkey) in use at the wonderful Nibble cafe in Hull

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Soups of the Daze

 Soup, sandwich and great coffee from local roastery The Blending Room at Thieving Harry's, Hull

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Tea Bag Solution

 Tea cup presentation at Laynes cafe, Leeds with saucer to put your used teabag on.  Which caterer wants the washing up hassle of teapot and lid when everyone uses a mug at home and work.  Teapot R.I.P.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Warming Station

Baby food warming station at The Deep's Cafe, Hull

Monday, 5 June 2017

Love to Live

 Cielo cafe roastery in Leeds and the Baraka Foundation with their six sites - Bravo.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Thieving Harry's

 Breakfast is not breakfast without sourdough bread and smashed avocado - excellent example at Thieving Harry's in the newly restored Fruit Market quarter of Hull
 plus marina view
and retro signage
 and furniture