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Sheffield is a culinary area to watch, according to The Good Food Guide 2012.

The city has four new entries in the prestigious guide, due out on September 8 at £16.99.

Kitchen on Ecclesall Road scooped a coveted Editors Award to be named 2012’s Best Value for Money Restaurant of the Year.

Lokanta, Silversmiths and the Wig & Pen by The Milestone also made it into the tome.

Elizabeth Carter, consultant editor, said: ‘Sheffield is developing a reputation for food with some very good, affordable restaurants.

“I’m delighted that one of them has won an award from The Good Food Guide.

“Kitchen certainly is the pick, noted for its good portions of unfussy food at highly attractive prices.’

Chips with everything takes on a whole new meaning at Napoleon’s Casino and restaurant on Ecclesall Road.

Their latest fine dining deal gives you one ‘chip’ as a side dish...

Pay £28 and you get a glass of wine on arrival, three innovative courses and a £5 gambling chip for the casino.

Beats an after-dinner mint.

Real ale pub The University Arms helped out one of its regulars, Alan Henderson, who plans to climb Mount Everest for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

The pub staged a fund-raising music event and donated profits from the first nine gallons of their beer Thirst Degree.

Derbyshire’s finest restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and cafes are being urged to enter the tenth Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards 2011.

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