Samantha Priestley

Samantha Priestley

Samantha Priestley has written online and in print on various subjects, including travel, fashion, music, relationships and lifestyle, and of course, food.

She regularly writes in print for Women Together and This England, and has written for Sasse Magazine and Underwired. She wrote the content for the Staysure Travel site, including food tours of European cities and focussing on the top restaurants in travel destinations and cookery classes for tourists. She also writes novels, short stories, and scripts.

Recent articles by Samantha Priestley

Food Trends For 2017

Get ahead of the game for 2017 and prepare your business for the ever changing face of customer expectations with our top food trends for 2017.

Going Gluten Free

A need for greater choice from diners can fuel upward trends and create opportunities for your business. These four gluten free restaurants show how it's done.

How In-Restaurant Events Conquer New Customers

In-restaurant events can grow your business and deliver new diners. So what are they and how does it work? We take a look at some brilliant in-restaurant experiences.

Can You Use UGC For Your Restaurant’s Marketing?

User generated content, or UGC, works on many levels and is pretty much vital to your business today. So, what is UGC, does it work for restaurants, and how can you make the most of it?

5 Crazy Restaurants in the UK

Weird settings, strange locations, and bizarre entertainment - restaurants in the UK are getting crazier by the week and we're loving it! Here's our pick of 5 crazy restaurants to try now.

How Pop-ups and Supper Clubs can grow your Business

Pop-up restaurants and supper clubs are more than just a gimmick, they are creative and successful ways to expand your business and diversify.

The Pizza Express Success

Pizza Express is now the highest rated Italian concept restaurant in the UK. We take a look at why this is and how they've achieved it.

The Fast Casual Restaurant

What is the fast casual restaurant and why do we love it so much? We take a closer look at what makes this concept so popular.

The Latest London Buzz Restaurants

Dine in the dark, on a tube train, or totally naked! We look at the latest London restaurants creating a buzz.

The Single Product Concept

With single product concept restaurants soaring in popularity, we look at what makes them successful and why we love them.

Can you Crowdfund your Restaurant?

Is crowdfunding the best option for building or launching your restaurant? We look a little deeper at how and why, including those who've done it successfully.

Keeping your Restaurant Connected in a Rural Landscape

We found out how Overwater Hall keeps its restaurant connected in its remote location, and reaches out to new diners, when we interviewed co-owner Angela Hyde.

Inamo, the most high-tech restaurant in the UK?

Not only does it serve great Asian fusion cuisine, but Inamo features an interactive ordering system that allows diners to choose food, request the bill, and even order a taxi!

The Evolution of Street Food

We take a look at the evolution of street food in the UK and how vendors are using social media to reach new customers and create a food based buzz.

The Upward Trend of Online Booking for Restaurants

Can you afford to live without online booking sites this year? We take a look at the major players in the service that’s gathering speed fast.

3 Food Trends you should bet on in 2016

Stay up to date with what your customers will be looking for in the year ahead, by keeping up with the latest food trends for 2016.

3 Trade Shows You Should Not Miss in 2016!

Get the New Year off to a positive start by planning your trade show visits. Educational, informative, inspirational and fun, discover new technology, network, and build relationships.

The 10 unavoidable online directories where you should refer your restaurant

10 online directories you should refer your restaurant in to optimize your visibility.