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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

Del Villaggio and Café Opus named among Best of Broad Street

Broad Street's finest businesses and staff have been celebrated at the tenth BOBs
Restaurants, bars and staff all recognised in tenth annual celebration of the businesses in and around famous city street

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

Tony Deep Wouhra MBE form East End Foods
In 2010 Tony Deep Wouhra was awarded the MBE for services to ethnic food

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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

Lina Higuita, Arcadian Centre manager; Alex Wong, chef at Kyoto Sushi and Grill; Johnny Wong, one of the Kyoto Sushi and Grill owners

Japanese restaurant Kyoto Sushi and Grill opens at the Arcadian Centre

The opening of Kyoto Sushi and Grill on Hurst Street will create 30 jobs and brings the fixed-price, all-you-can-eat Japanese buffet concept to the UK for the first time

The former Midland Bank headquarters at 33 Bennetts Hill exclusive

Midland Bank building to become first Cosy Club in Birmingham

Historic Bennetts Hill building, which was designed by Thomas Rickman and completed in 1835, set for new future

Stewart Buchanan (right), brand ambassador at The BenRiach Distillery Company, with visitors to the 2014 Whisky Birmingham festival

Whisky Birmingham festival to return next year

Third event for lovers of the famous drink will enjoy a larger festival in Digbeth with more than 150 whiskies on show

Laurent-Perrier Champagne Bar at The Cube which was refurbished earlier this year

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Hotel Indigo to undergo £200k refurb

New look for restaurant and hotel at The Cube as pair commence their fourth year of trading in Birmingham

Chris James has opened The Eight Foot Grocer in the Jewellery Quarter

New Jewellery Quarter grocer launches in eight-foot loading bay

Former restaurant manager has followed dream of opening own business by relocating from London to start an independent grocery

Outside the drive-thru Costa Coffee in Edgbaston are (from left) DBK director Michael Sutton, Redleaf director Paul Bishton and Paul Gillott, building services manager with Calthorpe Estates

Costa Coffee drive-thru opens in Edgbaston

Calthorpe Estates opens latest element of its The Village redevelopment project

If Birmingham's Christmas Market is a bit much for you, then why not try some of these alternatives?

Independent Birmingham: Seven alternative ways to enjoy Christmas in the city

As Small Business Saturday approaches, the Post, with website Independent Birmingham, takes a look at different ways shoppers and visitors can enjoy the city this festive period

63 St Paul's Square which could be converted into a restaurant and flats under newly submitted plans

New plans for Jewellery Quarter restaurant

Latest redevelopment project for historic city centre quarter is lodged with planners as property consultancy looks to convert St Paul's Square office building

Purity Saddle Black

Purity Brewing is back in the saddle

Brewery re-launches seasonal beer aimed at cyclists which celebrates the region's bike manufacturers such as Brooks England and Pashley

The Woodman which is set to unveil the next phase of its renovation after re-opening last year

Latest renovation at historic Woodman pub

City centre hostelry which re-opened after fours years is due to unveil new first floor space next weekend

(From left) Chefs Chris Bratt-Rose, Luke Tipping, Andy Waters and Adam Stokes whose restaurants are taking part in Streetsmart 2014

Lack of support by Birmingham restaurants 'embarrassing' says St Basils

Streetsmart scheme allows restaurants to add a voluntary £1 to each table's bill but Birmingham is failing to match other cities with levels of support

Keith Marsden landlord of the Prince of Wales, Moselely.

Birmingham pub has a hit with US barbecue

Keith Marsden, owner of popular Moseley pub The Prince of Wales, has taken part in the BBQ Boot Camp, which is set to be screened on America TV, to hone his skills for his new venture, The Dark Horse

Bar Opus at One Snowhill

Pictures: First look inside Bar Opus at One Snowhill

New bar to open in key business district to take advantage of the thousands who visit the district every day

Bar Room Bar at The Mailbox which has closed down

Mailbox venue Bar Room Bar closes

Move comes five years after parent group collapsed but Mailbox says plans are already afoot to fill the vacant unit

Bond Wolfe's managing director James Mattin

Taste of the Med coming to West Bromwich

Bond Wolfe agrees deal with restaurant operator for the final unit in the former Allied Carpets store

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John Madin's St James's House has been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage

John Madin building handed listed status

Land Rover Defender celebrations continue with the recreation of a 1948 production line at the Solihull plant

Defender visitor attraction opens at Land Rover's Solihull plant

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

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