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September 2018

Slice steak like a pro and the importance of sharp knives

Someone asked the other day how they could slice a steak effortlessly like TV chefs do. They had tried and tried but couldn’t make it look as simple or as smooth as how they do it on TV. As steak is a subject obviously dear to our hearts, we showed them how to do it. [...]

Blackpool Illuminations and our new menu

Last weekend saw the big switch on of the world famous Blackpool Illuminations. Friday the 31st was an exceptionally busy night with people from all over the country coming to Blackpool to watch this annual event. To celebrate the return of the Illuminations, The Stone Grill has introduced a new Illuminations 2 course menu. The [...]

August 2018

Five rookie errors people make when cooking steak

The last post on The Stone Grill’s blog featured an unusual way to cook steak and then our way of cooking steak. This led to a discussion in the restaurant about common mistakes people make when cooking steak and what to do about them. That’s what prompted this post. I’m going to list five rookie [...]

Is this the most complicated way to cook a steak?

You can always depend on a scientist to take something simple and make it complicated. Cooking a steak is no different. What is a relatively straightforward process has been complicated to the nth degree in this nonetheless interesting process concocted by Materials scientist Professor Mark Miodownik. Hosted on the BBC’s iWonder website, Professor Miodownik describes [...]

July 2018

Zingy steak salad recipes fit for summer

With the weather being unusually amazing, dining outside has never been more attractive. If you don’t fancy a steak dinner delivered directly to your door by The Stone Grill, how about making this steak salad recipe? It’s light, easy to make and takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. That’s more time in the sunshine! [...]

Watch the World Cup while eating well with a delivery from The Stone Grill in Blackpool

So England has made it to the quarter finals and could go further if their current form is anything to go by. Even if the team doesn’t advance, the fact they have overcome our penalty problem is good enough for me! What better way to make the most of the most dynamic of football tournaments [...]

June 2018

Order a Stone Grill meal delivery from our very own app!

You know the Stone Grill is offering home delivery now right? Did you also know that you can order food to be delivered directly from our very own app? Available for both Apple and Android, the free app enables you to order delicious food and have it delivered directly to your door. Stone Grill home [...]

Announcing the Stone Grill summer set menu!

With summer finally here, it’s time to celebrate the good weather with a seasonal set menu that makes the most of fresh ingredients and our taste for great steak. The menu is available now from Sunday to Thursday. You get three tasty courses for only £18.99. That is unbeatable value considering the quality on offer! [...]

May 2018

Thai-style steak salad recipe

With the weather picking up a bit and the wind and rain having (mostly) subsided, it’s salad season in Britain. The time when ingredients are fresh and local and we are more in the mood for something light and healthy rather than calorie-laden to help keep us warm. One of my favourite salads is this [...]

What ingredients are in season for May?

Steak may be the main event in most meals but it needs a top quality supporting cast to make it really shine. Here at The Stone Grill, we try to use fresh local ingredients wherever possible. Much depends on what’s in season and what is not. For the firm favourites, if we can’t buy locally, [...]