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Stacey Barnfield, co-founder of Edwin Ellis Creative Media, and Colmore BID executive director Michele Wilby

Trio of new clients for Edwin Ellis Creative Media

Agency run by former Post editor is working with Colmore BID, Glynn Purnell and  ChaplaincyPlus

The Power 250

Birmingham Post Power 250: The West Midlands' most influential people

The Birmingham Post Power 250 identifies the senior figures in 25 sectors that are key to the future of the city

Glynn Purnell at his Friday Night Kitchen

Birmingham Post Power 250: Food and drink

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of food and drink

The newly refurbished Simpsons restaurant in Edgbaston.

Pictures: Simpsons restaurant extended in biggest refurb in a decade

The Edgbaston restaurant retained its Michelin star when the guide was published last week, along with newcomer Carters of Moseley

Plot 4, Asquith House on Portland Road in Edgbaston.

Former Michelin starred restaurant transformed into luxury apartments

The old home of Jessica's, one of Birmingham's first Michelin star restaurants, is nearing its launch as luxury apartments

The view at the entrance of the new Harvey Nichols store in the Mailbox, showing the concierge area and on to beauty

Birmingham Harvey Nichols: first look inside new Mailbox store

The revamped designer outlet is due to open this summer and will sport an 'immersive tunnel' and 'style concierges' among its new features at The Mailbox

Glynn Purnell

Three-day Birmingham food festival will be in very best taste

The three-day Foodies Festival will bring pop-up restaurants, a street food market and demonstrations from some of the city's top chefs to Cannon Hill Park in May.

Amy Seton of Birmingham Whisky Club

Food events you don't want to miss in Birmingham in 2015

From Whisky Birmingham to Good Food Show there is plenty for food lovers to enjoy in the city this year

Grant Associates' public realm plans for Paradise Circus

Review of 2014 - March: Paradise Circus takes shape, £3.3m for Stirchley baths and Super Prix on table

Spring is in the air in our annual review and March saw more details about the massive Paradise circus regeneration and the possibility of Birmingham's Super Prix returning reared its head again

The beetroot soup at Two Cats Roaming Kitchen

Review: Two Cats Roaming Kitchen pop-up restaurant, at Six Eight Kafé

Birmingham's Latvian pop-up brings raw menu to coffee shop basement

Purnell's, Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Seven Midland restaurants named among nation's best

Birmingham is one of the few British cities outside London to feature more than once in this weekend’s Sunday Times 100 Top Restaurants

Top chef Glynn Purnell is one of four in Birmingham city centre to hold a Michelin star

Reviews: How the region's Michelin-starred restaurants have fared with Post critics

As Michelin unveiles its 2015 list of the nation's finest restaurants, here is a look back at what the Post has said about the establishments over the past few years


Restaurant Review: Turners in Harborne

The first thing to say about this review is that it isn’t a review, not strictly speaking.

Birmingham's Michelin-starred restaurants: Purnell's, Turners, Adam's and Simpsons

Birmingham restaurants snubbed in Good Food Guide top 50

Despite Birmingham boasting four Michelin star restaurants none made it on to the prestigious list

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

As dozens of food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair next month Mary Griffin finds out what's in store and asks what sets the city's food scene apart.

Visitors enjoy live entertainment at Colmore Business District Food Festival 2014

Record numbers attend Colmore Business District Food Festival

Organisers say crowds flocked to city centre despite bad weather on second day

Cold poached salmon on Cos lettuce, green bean and radish salad, topped with sauce gribiche.

When chips are down, Opus steps up to plate

In her search for a top quality, reasonably priced lunch, Mary Griffin finds potato perfection in this Brindleyplace gem.

From left: Glynn Purnell, owner of Purnell's, Tahreen Kutub, CBD Food Festival event manager and David Colcombe, chef director at Opus at Cornwall Street, prepare for the 2014 festival

Colmore Food Festival confirms 2014 line-up

Twenty-four cafés, restaurants and bars are to take part in the fourth annual food festival next weekend

Ian Harvey and Amy Seton

Finally, an event for wine lovers to savour

Birmingham's first major wine festival takes place this weekend. Co-organiser Ian Harvey tells Mary Griffin he hopes the festival will educate drinkers and inspire the city's restaurateurs

Top chef Glynn Purnell pictured at his restaurant Purnells on Cornwall Street in Birmingham for the launch of his new book Cracking Yolks & Pig Tales.

The making of the Michelin man from the council estate

Birmingham's original Michelin-star chef, Glynn Purnell, has released his first cook book. The self-professed "Yummy Brummie" talks to Mary Griffin about his unswerving local pride, his continuing fascination with the food of his youth and his outright refusal to follow the fashion.


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