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See inside 1000 Trades - the latest independent bar to open in Birmingham

1000 Trades sells craft beers, wines as well as boxed wine at £2.50 a glass

Giraffe at Grand Central is among the restaurants bought by Ranjit Boparan

Ranjit Boparan buys Tesco's restaurant chain Giraffe

Supermarket giant continues to offload under-performing assets as it sells 54-strong restaurant group to owner of Harry Ramsden's and 2 Sisters Food Group

See inside new Birmingham craft beer bar The Pig and Tail

One of Birmingham's oldest pubs has been transformed into one of the city's newest bars

A traditional signwriter at work on The Button Factory

See inside old Birmingham Button Factory before it is transformed into new bar

The Jewellery Quarter bar will make the most of the former factory's 192-year-old beams and bricks.

Sun setting on Spanish restaurant Comida after Harborne neighbours complain about the smell

Award winning Comida refused planning permission, but owners vow to fight on

The High Field's owner has secured a £9.5m funding package

High Field owner secures £9m funding to support hotel launch

NatWest backs Peach Pub Company with its expansion plans in Edgbaston

Gaucho's Manchester restaurant will soon have a sister site in Colmore Row

Steakhouse group Gaucho to open in Colmore Row

Birmingham city centre restaurant will be Argentine group's fourth venue as it bids to tap into growing food offering in the central business district

Apsley House could become the latest Waterloo Street building to house a new restaurant

Restaurant plans for Birmingham's historic Apsley House

Law firm Sydney Mitchell eyes potential new use for part of its HQ in the heart of the Colmore Business District

Viva Brazil! restaurant reveals opening date for Birmingham

Viva Brazil - which offers more than 15 kinds of meat - will open in Bennetts Hill

Irene Allen (second left) and Ann Tonks, directors of restaurant group Opus, with The Glamophones at the 2015 Colmore Food Festival

Colmore Food Festival signs up Opus

Restaurant group backs annual food festival - now in its sixth year - which will this year take place on July 8 and 9

Birmingham's first 'dry bar' part of £1m push to combat drug and alcohol abuse

Steven Dixon, who beat a 15-year addiction with alcohol and drugs to establish city charity Changes UK, has unveiled a new bar free from alcohol

CGI of the rebranded Central Square shopping complex in Erdington

Call to BAN new fried chicken takeaways from opening in Erdington

Coun Gareth Moore calls on Erdington developer to go for 'classier' restaurants

CGI of &More Coffee House which will open next month in The Colmore Building

New Birmingham café to launch backed by former Pizza Express chief

Contract caterer co-owned by Luke Johnson will open next month in the heart of the Colmore Business District

CGI shows 'B23 Square' - the new name and new look for Central Square

Four-screen cinema plan part of major Erdington town centre revamp

City planning chiefs expected to approve project to revitalise 'outdated and unattractive' 1960s shopping mall

Lasan's owner Jabbar Khan is keen to see more support for independent restaurants over chains

Restaurants being 'pushed out' of Birmingham city centre by big chains

Reputation as a food haven is on the line, claim city's independent restaurateurs

Marco Pierre White's restaurant on the 25th floor of The Cube.

Marco Pierre White to open fourth new restaurant in Birmingham

The Michelin starred chef turned restaurateur is to open Italian cafe

The Be At One in Camden, London

New late night cocktail bar opening in Birmingham

Be At One will be opening a branch in Birmingham's Piccadilly Arcade

Walsall's Waterfront scheme is set to welcome four more restaurant units

New restaurants coming to Walsall Waterfront project

Latest plans will see four new venues built at regeneration scheme which will finally complete 17-acre development

Bond Wolfe's managing director James Mattin

Little Dessert Shop to open new venue

Third site for dessert and ice cream outlet as deal agreed for former Pizza Hut site in West Bromwich

Brum Yum Yum's Duncan Stanley brings the magic of the Kings Heath monthly market to Southside every Saturday for Streetfood Speakeasy

Brum Yum Yum to set up permanent street food venue in city

Street food experts Brum Yum Yum will run the outdoor dining centre near Arcadian

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See inside 1000 Trades - the latest independent bar to open in Birmingham

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
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Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
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Local Government Correspondent
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Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
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Political Editor