Laura Foster

Laura Foster


People & Places

Cottonopolis reveals new drinks menu & new venue

The team at Manchester's Cottonopolis have unveiled a brand-new menu and their plans for a new venue in Ancoats.

People & Places

How to nail hospitality with NoMad’s Pietro Collina

Pietro Collina of NoMad and Eleven Madison Park gave us his top tips on crafting a standout hospitality experience for guests.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Jeffrey Morgenthaler wants you to stay behind the bar

Once you've had success as a bartender, what's the best way to contribute to the industry? According to Jeffrey Morgenthaler, it's staying behind the stick.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bubble trouble: Rethinking the champagne cocktail

How can bartenders go beyond the French 75 and up their champagne cocktail game? Laura Foster investigates.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: How slavery infiltrates the on-trade

You might be surprised to discover that many products used in bars have strong links to slavery. Here's how you can take action.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Can the bar industry avoid the fate of celebrity chefs?

Food critic Lisa Abend warns drinks professionals against falling into the same trap as the restaurant industry.

Spirits & Cocktails

Latest Scarfes Bar menu celebrates music through highballs & milk punches

The new list at Scarfes Bar translates the world of music to cocktails, from an Aretha Franklin milk punch to a Tupac Shakur highball.

Spirits & Cocktails

Birmingham crowned Shakes & the City 2019 champion

The team from Birmingham triumphed at yesterday's Shakes & the City final after impressive cocktail presentations from all four of the competing cities.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: How slavery infiltrates the on-trade

You might be surprised to discover that many products used in bars have strong links to slavery. Here's how you can take action.

People & Places

P(our) Symposium 2019: Can the bar industry avoid the fate of celebrity chefs?

Food critic Lisa Abend warns drinks professionals against falling into the same trap as the restaurant industry.

Spirits & Cocktails

Latest Scarfes Bar menu celebrates music through highballs & milk punches

The new list at Scarfes Bar translates the world of music to cocktails, from an Aretha Franklin milk punch to a Tupac Shakur highball.

Spirits & Cocktails

Birmingham crowned Shakes & the City 2019 champion

The team from Birmingham triumphed at yesterday's Shakes & the City final after impressive cocktail presentations from all four of the competing cities.

Spirits & Cocktails

Chivas Brothers launches its largest single malt collection to date

Chivas Brothers has unveiled a collection of 15 different single-malt whiskies from Speyside.

Imbibe Live

Ambassador Tom Oliver reveals the cider trends on show at Imbibe Live

Ahead of Imbibe Live, we chatted with cider ambassador Tom Oliver about high-value sparkling cider, the perry market and what to check out at the show.

Spirits & Cocktails

Chivas Brothers launches its largest single malt collection to date

Chivas Brothers has unveiled a collection of 15 different single-malt whiskies from Speyside.

Imbibe Live

Ambassador Tom Oliver reveals the cider trends on show at Imbibe Live

Ahead of Imbibe Live, we chatted with cider ambassador Tom Oliver about high-value sparkling cider, the perry market and what to check out at the show.