It’s not good for local obesity figures, but Capille’s sandwich and coffee bar at Sheffield Lane Top will certainly be satisfying big appetites with the latest addition to its menu. It’s Man Vs Food challenges diners to eat a stone of meat in a sandwich. On a jumbo bread cake you get four pure beef quarter-pounders, plus four eggs, four rashers of bacon, six sausages, cheese - and salad. Oh, and there are chips on the side. If you can eat the lot in 30 minutes, you pay nothing, If you can’t finish, it’s £7.95.
DINE down on the farm when charity-run Heeley City Community Farm holds a pop-up gourmet vegetarian and vegan evening at its cafe on Richards Road on Friday night. Chef Alison trained for a year in France and wants to showcase her skills. It’s £17.99 for three courses and a glass of Pimms. Book on 0114 2580244.
JUBILEE parties are behind us but you can still have a ‘right royal afternoon tea’ in celebration of the Queen’s 60th anniversary at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel. A champagne afternoon tea for two is £19.52 until September. The strange price is to correspond with the year of HRH’s ascension.
SILVERSMITHS have added Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley to their long list of local farm suppliers. Justin Rowntree, owner of the city restaurant made famous when Gordon Ramsey stepped in to pep up the place for his TV show, went on a ‘field visit’ and came back having placed orders for farm-reared lamb, beef and pork with the Nicholson family, who use traditional farming and butchery methods.