Smokehouse here to stay

April 29, 2014

Sorry about the radio silence all – hope to get my blogging mojo back soon. One quick piece of good news today  – the Smokehouse at the O Bar (which  I’ve written about enthusiastically a couple of times now) is to become a permanent fixture. “Customers have really voted with their feet, so we’ve opted to keep the Smokehouse open,” said Orange Tree Group director Ben Hings.

Congratulations then to chef Liam Watson who has developed the American barbecue concept over two periods as a pop-up. He and his new sous will also be taking their smoker out to a number of events this summer, starting with the Westival street music festival around Braunstone gate this coming weekend and the Summer Food and Drink Festival at the Leicester market on  25 may.

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2 Responses to “Smokehouse here to stay”

  1. Chris said

    Wondered where you’d been for the past few weeks, will you be eating cheese in Melton this weekend ?

    http://www.artisancheesefair.co.uk/

  2. riponia said

    No – this weekend I shall be mainly celebrating winning the Football League Championship!

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