Often I like to leave the car at home and travel by bus instead, and one such option available for traveling between Derby and Nottingham is Trent Barton’s Red Arrow coach service. Here I explain why I think this frequent service is a better alternative to driving by car.
Last year myself and several other local bloggers were invited to a pre-opening event at Bodega Cantina in Derby where we sampled some of the South American chain’s food and drink offerings. Fast forward 1 year and we were once again invited to the Sadler Gate venue, this time to try out some of the dishes being offered on Bodega’s new menu.
After what turned out to be a disappointing result in the football (Derby drew 1-1 with Norwich) and then enjoying the obligatory post-match beers it was time for food. We could have had a Chinese takeaway but in the end we decided to call in at Japanese restaurant chain Yo Sushi at Derby’s Intu Centre.
After a long New Years Day 2018 watching the football and consuming post-match pints we headed off to find a restaurant open that evening for dinner. Several restaurants were closed but thankfully a few were open including Japanese chain Wagamama.
Back in December 2017 myself along with a few family members went along to Zizzi at Derby’s Intu Centre for a family members post-birthday meal. Zizzi was chosen thanks to an excellent previous visit here, particularly due to their vegan options for certain members of our party.
On Monday 27th November 2017 Bear Coffee held a special preview event for their new Derby shop where specially invited guests including bloggers were given the opportunity to sample some brunch items from this new establishment. The aim of the event was to allow the shop a trail run of a busy daytime service in preparation for opening to the general public (which has since taken place).