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The Fiddle & Bone

Fiddle & Bone in Birmingham makes long-awaited return

One of the most popular bars for live music fans opens again this weekend after a 10-year wait

Lasan to open 'Nosh and Quaff' lobster and beer bar

130 Colmore Row will open as Nosh and Quaff in May
Award-winning restaurant group reveals details of its latest venture which will open in Colmore Row in May

Next and PizzaExpress sign up to Resorts World Birmingham

CGI of shopping area at Resorts World Birmingham
TGI Friday's also agrees to take space as roster of tenants mounts up at leisure and conference complex

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The Fiddle & Bone

Fiddle & Bone in Birmingham makes long-awaited return

One of the most popular bars for live music fans opens again this weekend after a 10-year wait

130 Colmore Row will open as Nosh and Quaff in May

Lasan to open 'Nosh and Quaff' lobster and beer bar

Award-winning restaurant group reveals details of its latest venture which will open in Colmore Row in May

CGI of shopping area at Resorts World Birmingham

Next and PizzaExpress sign up to Resorts World Birmingham

TGI Friday's also agrees to take space as roster of tenants mounts up at leisure and conference complex

University College Birmingham

UCB unveils new £2m food suite to foster chefs of the future

Food Innovation Suite at University College Birmingham will train the next generation of industry professionals, featuring food testing and diagnostic technology alongside state-of-the-art kitchen facilities

Carlo Distefano MD of San Carlo Restaurants

Retirement is not on the table for San Carlo founder

Carlo Distefano is the business brains behind the flourishing San Carlo stable of upmarket Italian diners, which has mushroomed to employ more than 1,000 people across the globe

WHSmith, on the ground floor of Alpha Tower, will be replaced by a coffee shop as part of new renovation plans

New café planned for Alpha Tower

New owner of Birmingham's tallest office building intends to remove ground floor retails units and install coffee shop and basement cycle hub

Eric Sawyer and partner Alex Zef plan to open a cat café

Cat café to come to Birmingham

New venture which has already proved popular in Austria and Japan could be coming to either Kings Heath or the city centre if crowdfunding bid is successful

Adam Bennett.

Midland chef Adam Bennett misses out at Bocuse D'Or

The head chef at The Cross in Kenilworth falls short in international competition held in France

Mechu in Summer Row is among the venues affected by the Paradise Circus redevelopment

Paradise project puts £2m facelift of Summer Row bars on ice

Businesses already feeling the pinch after just a month of major project to re-route city centre road system

The Burger King restaurant in the Bullring

Bullring Burger King forced to close following mouse infestation

Environmental health officers from Birmingham City Council discovered an infestation and the restaurant was forced to close

General manager Julian Rose-Gibbs is set to launch The Botanist in Temple Street

Upmarket bar-restaurant The Botanist to open in Birmingham

The high-end chain has become the latest of a series of bars and restaurants to set up in Birmingham's business district

Maisie Jenkinson (third on the right) with staff from Lloyds Bar in Stourbridge and her beer mats raising awareness about laddish behaviour

Birmingham pubs join scheme to tackle laddish behaviour

Charity Fixers targets a string of city centre bars to raise awareness sexual harrassment among drinkers

Marco Pierre White is back in Birmingham this week to promote his new menu at The Cube

Marco Pierre White to unveil menu and book

Celebrity chef will return to his restaurant at the top of The Cube to meet diners and promote the venue's new food

Peel's Restaurant at Hampton Manor. Sommelier Seamus Sharkey is pictured with diners

Third AA rosette for Peel's Restaurant at Hampton Manor

The first restaurant in Solihull to receive the coveted culinary accolade, it joins a handful of restaurants in the region which have made the jump form two to three rosettes, including Simpsons, Purnell’s, Adam’s, Turners and Loves

It's ladies thirst as Purity targets women beer drinkers

Warwickshire-based Purity has set itself a target of producing seven million pints a year so is targeting more female drinkers by making glasses aimed at more feminine hands

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

Broad Street's finest businesses and staff have been celebrated at the tenth BOBs

Del Villaggio and Café Opus named among Best of Broad Street

Restaurants, bars and staff all recognised in tenth annual celebration of the businesses in and around famous city street

Tony Deep Wouhra MBE form East End Foods

Rich List 2015: No.46 - Tony Deep Wouhra & family

In 2010 Tony Deep Wouhra was awarded the MBE for services to ethnic food

Customer Laura Clarke at Diplomats coffee shop at Two Snowhill in central Birmingham

Birmingham café Diplomats Barista combines art and coffee

A deal with the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists makes the new venue at Two Snowhill unique

Matt Carey and Charlene Field of The new 'Quinto Lounge' in Birmingham Road, Sutton Coldfield.

Quinto Lounge opens in Sutton Coldfield as flurry of new restaurants goes on

Quinto Lounge, opposite Cambaz in Birmingham Road, is the latest venue in the city for the Bristol-based Loungers group

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Aston Martin unveils growth plans at Geneva motor show

The Radisson Blu in Holloway Circus, Queensway.

Radisson Blu to open hotel at Birmingham Airport

Clay model of the proposed Jensen GT

Jensen marque set to hit the road again with all-new GT

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