Our Blog

Here at PamLloyd we are lucky to have an energetic, forward-looking team who embrace social media and use it to power our clients' food and drink PR and marketing.

This blog features contributions from our multi-talented team, and covers a range of topics and issues that we hope give you an insight into what makes PamLloyd tick.

Tracking the trends at IFE 2017

Posted by Rosie Godwin
12Apr2017

At the end of March, I headed to IFE (The international food & drink event), the UK’s biggest and most important food and drink trade show. It’s a fantastic four day event with plenty of opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and network with the industry’s finest food businesses.  

#OiConf – Three things that made me sit up and listen

Posted by Polly Akielan
6Apr2017

It was my first OiConf (that’s online influence to you and me). I’m trepidatious writing this blog, as one of the things that raised a chuckle from me was in fact this cartoon.

 

Mother’s Day Recipes

Posted by Heather Munro
23Mar2017

Show your mum how much you love her this Mother's Day by making her something delicious. Treat mum to breakfast in bed, a special Sunday lunch and a sweet treat in the afternoon and a delicious dinner with these recipes, guaranteed to put a smile on mum’s face.

Breakfast in Bed

Mother's Day Gifts

Posted by Rosie Godwin
17Mar2017

With Mother's Day just around the corner, you may be stumped for what to get that special lady in your life. We’ve come up with a suggestion to cater for every mum out there, whether she likes a drink of an evening, or always looks forward to something sweet after a meal, we’ve chosen the perfect gifts to show mum how much you care.

For the sweet tooth: M'Hencha

7 Top Tips for Taking Food Photos

Posted by Heather Munro
7Mar2017

Here at PamLloyd we love taking photos of food and drink and working with talented photographers. Whether we’re with our restaurant clients, on set with a pro team, or here in our in house studio; on our phones or with a professional camera, we’re always looking to make food and drink look its best. Just check out our social media feeds on Twitter, 

Buzzing to be working with HUBBOX

Posted by Pam Lloyd
2Mar2017

We're all super excited to be working on the launch of HUBBOX, arriving in Bristol this spring.

HUBBOX runs restaurants specialising in burgers, dogs and beers and is hurtling towards Whiteladies Road, work starts on site next week.

The old Las Iguanas unit, opposite Clifton Down shopping centre, will be home to the sixth site for the brand. HUBBOX is already thriving in Truro, Exeter and Plymouth; it has a beach bar on Pentewan Sands and also has its mothership, ‘Hub’ in St Ives.

Unleashing our Instagram potential with the help of Bristol Media and @PorthJess

Posted by Rosie Godwin
24Feb2017

At the end of January, half of the PLPR team attended a fantastic one hour masterclass with Instagram Influencer/Consultant & Head of Igers Bristol, Jess Siggers (@PorthJess). Organised by Bristol Media, the ‘Unleash your Instagram potential!’ course promised to give an insight into everything from finding your Instagram niche to using the best apps for editing your photos.

Swooniversary

Posted by Olivia Bennett
16Feb2017

Just over a year ago, we started working with the team at Swoon Gelato on their launch into Bristol. Run by brother and sister duo Bruno Forte and Pat Powell, they are the latest generation of a family of gelato makers going back 120 years.

Our favourite lunch spot…

Posted by Olivia Bennett
3Feb2017

Our favourite lunch spot…

We had the pleasure of working with Eatchu on their launch into St Nicks market in September last year. Eatchu serve up delicious handmade Japanese gyoza to the lucky people of Bristol and after a short closure to refurb and extend their offering they re-opened last week. Lucky us!

Sneak Peek: The L’Osteria Party

Posted by Polly Akielan
25Jan2017

On Thursday night L’Osteria invited local businesses, suppliers, press and bloggers to officially welcome L’Osteria to Bristol. Among beautiful cocktails, twinkly lights and some raucous live music, L’Osteria landed. Here are a few snaps from our brilliant photographer for the evening Paolo Ferla showing you just some of the action.