This might be the quickest blog I’ve ever written as I’ve just realised it’s Small Business Saturday! Typical me, I’ve been thinking about this blog for weeks and left it to the last minute – that’s what December is all about really though isn’t it?! Well don’t leave your foodie gift shopping to the last minute – here’s my Eat Around Tonbridge foodie gift guide (and unlike the mags, no one has paid to be in this list!).
THE BAKEHOUSE AT 124
What Eat Around Tonbridge did next – the original – was all about The Cook Book Sevenoaks Tonbridge Tunbridge Wells which I loved helping to create (books still available from some contributors – others have sold out!). So what am I up to now?
I was a finalist in So magazine’s Lifestyle awards and it meant such a lot – it gave me a boost, made me feel valued by you all and also gave the blog and Tonbridge some extra exposure (thanks once again to everyone that nominated and voted for me). Awards are really important to all businesses – they are a pat on the back, a marketing opportunity and a chance for businesses, large and small, to really think about where they excel.
Last week was a busy one for Eat Around Tonbridge and it only involved a little bit of eating! We had the Food and Dink Networking Club and a charity event with foodie connections – what will you host?
We’re approaching Christmas and the end of another year – it’s flown by hasn’t it! It’s been a great year for Tonbridge and the Eat Around Tonbridge blog.
Name that tune and artist!
Awards really help to boost a business – it’s recognition from patrons and peers; it spreads the word which helps to generate revenue for, not only the winner, but other local businesses too; and it’s just a good old fashioned pat on the back, a gold star for everyone involved in making those doors open every day.
7 weeks to go until what I hear you ask? The start of the summer holidays? The end of the summer holidays? No, something very important for our High Street – the deadline for submission of your Kent Life and Kent on Sunday Food & Drink Award nomination!!!!
Last year Tonbridge eating establishments did so well at the Kent Life Food and Drink Awards and the awards just keep coming! This weekend The Black Rose Bakery received the bronze award at Cake International, Alexandra Palace, for a truly stunning cake. Eat Around Tonbridge would like to congratulate Nichola for achieving this accolade….and making and …
Evening all! I have only received one photo so far for Bring a Friend February (sob) so I’m hoping that in the last week you’ve been introducing your friends to new places but just forgetting to take photographic evidence! Please do try new places and while you’re there, take a pic and send it to …