TUCK BOX: Cupcakes and more...

Anna Parsons, general manager at Fancie, with cocktail
Anna Parsons, general manager at Fancie, with cocktail

Cupcakes and cocktails

The new-look Fancie shop and bakery is up and running in Ecclesall Road – specialising in craft beers and cocktails along with the cupcakes.

Features of the business, which is now part of the Milestone and Wig & Pen group, include an open bakery on the first floor, serving freshly-baked breads, pastries… and cupcakes.

There is also a private function room with a variety of party packages including Afternoon Tea (£15 per person) and Cupcakes & Cocktails (£44) per person. Open daily, 9am - 11pm.

EAT SHEFFIELD AWARDS

Budding chefs have an extra week to submit their entries for Eat Sheffield’s Young Chef of the Year award after the deadline was put back until August 31.

Meanwhile entries are also invited for a new Community Food Project award, aimed at recognising the work of voluntary groups or individuals working on food-based schemes.

For more details of all awards, visit the website: Eat Sheffield Awards

EAST COAST TREAT

Anchorage Bar and East Coast Kitchen opens this weekend at the West One plaza. It aims to offer restaurant quality food in a bar setting. The kitchen will cure deli meats on site for sandwiches and sharing platters, while focal point of the first-floor restaurant will be a live lobster tank. Seafood including shrimp by the half-pint will also be a speciality.

SPORTING CHANCE

The Common Room in Devonshire Street has made it to the final of the Great British Pub Awards after being named Best Sports Pub for the North East region. The bar now goes head-to-head with four other regional winners for the national title and a chance to compete for overall champion.