Stephen Hargreaves Announced That He Will Be Launching Baha

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Stephen Hargreaves, a well-known hospitality entrepreneur in the North West has announced that he will be launching Baha, which is thought to be the the first music bar in Cumbria. The bar will be located on Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, and is expected to open at the end of July.

This new bar is highly anticipated following the successful opening of The Fizzy Tarté, which was opened by Stephen Hargreaves in 2016. Hargreaves has chosen to open a music bar, with the support of his Managing Director Kay Harrison-Mann, after noticing a  gap in the market in the area for a more upbeat and on trend establishment that could offer a cool vibe and will appeal to tourists that visit the area from all over the world.

Baha, the luxurious music bar will be spread out across three floors and will feature a lounge bar on the ground floor that will offer live music from a range of well known artistes such as Spencer Read, who has performed for a range of people including Richard Branson on Necker Island. Spencer, the pianist and singer has performed around the world, in New York and across Europe and will perform at Baha, tailoring his performance to the crowd on the night. Spencer will be performing in residence for the first seven weeks after the music bar opens. The lounge bar will have a contemporary menu on offer for guests to enjoy in a relaxed environment.

The first floor of the bar is expected to open in mid September and will offer a tasting house, grill and fish selection with a range of international-themed dishes and a comprehensive wine list on offer to compliment the menu.

The top floor of Baha will open later in the year and will offer an exclusive space that can be available for private hire. This space will be fitted with the most up to date music technology, AV and lighting, with cocktail created by expert mixologists on offer.

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Chinese Food Festival is Returning Again This Year

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The Chinese Food Festival is returning again this year. On the 8th, 9th and 10th of September the only festival solely focused on celebrating Chinese food in the UK will be held at Potters Fields Park. The Festival will be in its third year this year, and the event that is being held at the foot of Tower Bridge will cover three different areas in order to celebrate a wider selection of Chinese food.

At the Chinese Food Festival there will be a Food Fair that will consist of more than 20 different stalls that will offer authentic and traditional Chinese dishes such as Sheng Jian Bao, Chongqing Noodles and Taiwanese Fried Chicken. The food festival will also contain a Cooking Masterclass from Lee Kum Kee. These classes will be free and run by the School of Wok’s Jeremy Pang. During these cooking classes, attendees will learn how to cook Dumplings and Sichuan Chicken. The cooking classes are 45 minutes long and will take place on the Saturday and Sunday of the festival. The final aspect of the Chinese Food Festival is new this year. The Discover Journey is the opportunity to enjoy a 6-course meal that will take the guests on a journey through Chinese food that has been curated by Lillian Luk, from the Shanghai Supper Club and TongTong Ren and Peiran Gong of Chinese Laundry, a restaurant that is currently closed.

The Food Fair will be open from midday to 10pm from the 8th to the 10th of September. There are a number of confirmed participants including Kang Foo Noodles, Han Dian and Happy Lemon. It is thought that there will be more participants announced in the lead up to the festival. Lee Kum Kee 45 minute Masterclasses will be open to 20 people per session, with 2 people per workstation and 10 workstations per session. To attend the masterclasses advanced booking is required. For the Discovery Journey, advanced and pre-paid booking is required and the event will take place on the 9th of September. There will be one lunch sitting for the 6 course meal and 2 dinner sittings in order to accommodate as many people as possible at the event.

The festival will be free to and is thought to be suitable for people of all ages.

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Hai Cenato Announced That They Have Expanded Their Menu

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Hai Cenato, the New York-Italian restaurant have announced that they have expanded their menu. The restaurant, which was successfully launched earlier this year by co-founders Jason Atherton and Paul Hood, has released an expanded menu which includes a selection of indulgent brunch dishes. These family-friendly brunch dishes have been created with an Italian twist and will be available to order every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm.

Those wanting to try the new menu items can order them from the outside terrace as well as in the restaurant. In addition to the ew bruch range, Hai Cenato also has on offer a number of new Kids menu items including a mini Margherita sourdough pizza, pasta Bolognese and a cone of gelato for dessert on the house. This menu is only open to those who are aged 12 and under. The gelato on offer as part of this menu includes Crème Fraiche, Salted Caramel and Vanilla.

For the new brunch menu, guests can choose from a selection of delicious dishes including Italian French toast served with Amalfi lemon curd and blueberries. There will also be an option for a Breakfast Pizza, for those wanting to try the popular sourdough pizzas. This pizza is topped with San Marzano tomato, sausage, oregano, prosciutto, mushroom and egg.

Upstairs at Hai Cenato there is a bar called the Drunken Oyster. The staff here have managed to curate a seasonal elderflower and Peach Bellini which is perfect alongside the brunch menu and is available to order anywhere in the restaurant.

Hai Cenato is considered to be The Social Company’s most informal restaurant yet, ideal for families. Co-founder Jason Atherton has emphasised the importance of a family friendly menu and restaurant, ideal for allowing parents to relax a bit too while out enjoying a meal as a family.

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The Most Fashionable Ways to Decorate Your Bedroom in 2017

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Although we’re halfway through the year, there’s no reason why we all can’t give our bedrooms a little makeover to make them on-trend for 2017.

Whilst bedrooms can all too often turn into a mere sleeping space, there are plenty of great designs that include striking textures, bold colours and even luxurious furniture like super king size beds that can all give us a much more stylish place to rest.

Even the smallest bedroom can be turned into a bright and charming space with a few clever touches. This chic boho bedroom makes full use of on-trend fabrics like colourful kilim in the soft furnishings that are wonderfully offset by metallic lampshades and the always-fashionable clean white walls.

And although the bed in this blog post is relatively modest, it’s easy to see how even a super king size bed from a company like Bedstar could be implemented into this design scheme for the ultimate in comfort and style.

Many interior designers flock to Paris to hunt down the latest styles. And this charming Parisian apartment features a bedroom that achieves the perfect balance between refined grandeur and homely comfort.

With ample use of bright white soft furnishings in the bedspread and curtains, and with on-trend items like tiling and unusual colour tones like aquamarine and teal, it provides further evidence that even our bedrooms can provide some surprising style choices.

When it comes to finding inspiration for your on-trend bedroom, it seems that many home decor experts are taking cues from Morocco. With plenty of rustic terracotta touches, careworn metallic motifs and lots of bright and African-themed patterns, it’s a great way to add a touch of warmth and colour for the summer months.

In addition to this is the fact that every summer bedroom should introduce a touch of floral charm. Whether that means adding some succulent plants like aloe vera, or even just introducing some floral motifs in your soft furnishings, it’s a failsafe way to make your bedroom feel much more light and airy.

And if that sounds a little extreme, then take heart in the fact that Scandinavian interior trends are looking to be having another successful year. So whether that means using plenty of tealights to illuminate your room for the ultimate in ‘hygge’ style, or even introducing a few extra cushions to your super king size bed for added comfort, it shows that there are plenty of ways to achieve an on-trend bedroom this year.

 

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