An Interview with Alun Sperring Head Chef, The Chilli Pickle, Brighton Book a table at The Chilli PickleBook Close Alun Sperring has been a chef for 27 years and 15 of those he spent working in great restaurants and hotels overseas in places such as Dubai, Australia, Bermuda, America, Switzerland and on the famous now…

Giving the people what they want – steak. Which restaurant would you most like to eat at that you haven’t tried? A silly question really as I knew the answer, and of course my partner Tom replied as anticipated, “The Coal Shed”. Decidedly decadent A venue so decidedly decadent in both decor and menu, The…

The sleek & sexy Merkaba bar If there is one thing Brighton is not short on it’s places to have an adult beverage. In fact I’m sure you could frequent a new boozer every day for at least a year without doubling back on yourself. With all this choice, and perhaps being new to the…

Salmon Filleting Masterclass, Alan White – The Grand Hotel Brighton We meet Alan White, Executive Chef at the Grand Brighton and the GB1 restaurant as he demonstrates how to fillet a whole Scottish salmon. Here Alan explains the different techniques in filleting this huge fish as well as explaining all the different cuts and how…

Discover something special I had a distinct feeling of discovery when I wandered down Ship Street last week. Tucked in The Lanes, this historic street is busy with shops and cafes at one end but becomes narrower and more intriguing as at leads towards the sea. Here, between the houses, hairdressers and historic law firms is…

Friday night dinner The Old Bank Steak and Rib restaurant in quirky Kemptown has been open since 2011, almost a newby compared to some stalwarts of Brighton. However, it seems to have quickly picked up the reputation of being a classic. Being an ‘Old Bank’ virgin, I thought I’d go and see for myself what…

A summers evening at Chambers Bistro It was a warm balmy Wednesday evening. I don’t know about you, but summers are when I find myself venturing away from the lures of the ‘box’ and spending more evenings out and about with friends – even on a ‘school night!’ A visit to Shoreham-by-sea This Wednesday evening…

A superb Summer meal at The Rose & Crown Driving into the Downs on a sunny Thursday evening, I could feel the stress of my workday melting away. My friend Hanna and I were en route to Cuckfield – a quintessential English village with winding streets, pretty cottages and a reputation for good food. Here…

Family connection Brothers Chan and Dashal were both working full time when they decided to set up BeFries just 3 years ago. Generously, they decided to share their favourite family food with the public, extending their dinner table whilst retaining an intimate and personal feel. After only 11 months, this independent Belgian chip shop at…

Gin Cocktail at Hotel Du Vin, Brighton We meet Laurence from Hotel Du Vin in Brighton as he introduces us to one of his signature cocktails the Pama Club. Key ingredients include gin, Pama liquer (pomegranate liquer), lemon juice, sugar syrup and egg white. Here Laurence takes us through the art of cocktail preparation as…

Restaurant Quality Pub Fare As a Brighton resident, I’m never quite sure where my hometown ends and Hove (actually) begins. All I know is that on the stretch of high street between the two, starting on Western Road in Brighton and ending on Church Road in Hove, there are some great little venues popping up…

Wine and dine along Brighton’s promenade It’s the holy grail of summer holidays: finding that perfect place to eat –  a tucked away taverna or trattoria, with fresh sun-drenched ingredients, views across the sea and waves lapping at the edge of the table. New wave of restaurateurs Back home, there’s the weather to contend with…

A big fish in Brighton’s restaurant scene Duncan Ray is the head, and only, chef and owner of The Little Fish Market in Hove. He has been steadily establishing the restaurant over the past four years, often going unnoticed in the city, but making waves within the food scene. The Little Fish Market is the…

Head chef & director at Petit Pois – David Roy Here we meet David, ex Riddle and Finns Head Chef who has now partnered with his wife, Ivana to realise their dream of opening their own French restaurant in Brighton, Petit Pois. David comes from French town called Royan, which is located on the Atlantic coast,…

A great new discovery A few months ago, I came across The Better Half by accident when I was out on a jog through Hove. Having lived here for almost a decade, I was excited to stumble across a new pub that I never knew existed and, more recently, was thrilled to be invited for…

Enlightening visit to The Curry Leaf’s Kemptown Kitchen It is well known that Brighton is spoilt for choice when it comes to great Indian restaurants. Indian food in the city has evolved from the standard post pub curry house of the 1990’s, to modern and innovative takes on a cuisine that has been much misrepresented.…

More of a hero than a sidekick… On a sunny evening you cannot beat sitting outside at the Mash Tun, situated right in the heart of town. Lucy and I have been meaning to try the new menu here from the Sidekick Kitchen as we have heard great things already from our burger loving friends.…

Five Seasonal Summer Vegetables Buying local seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables are the best for your health and the welfare of the community. Whilst the produce has not had far to travel to arrive on your plate, you can enjoy your groceries at their freshest, cheapest, and at their best nutritional value. Buying British means…

Outstanding experience at Indian Summer! Indian Summer is my new favourite restaurant. I’ve always had a love for Indian food, and my trip to South India last year totally concreted it. Indian Summer just took me back to traveling around Mumbai and Kerala through an exquisite culinary experience. In the heart of The Lanes The restaurant…

Deliveroo Editions We’re excited to announce the launch of Deliveroo Editions – a concept that puts an end to postcode food envy. Deliveroo Editions are hubs where we host collections of hand-picked restaurants, all specially designed for delivery. They’re how we make good on the promise that got Deliveroo started: to connect you with great food from great restaurants,…

Latest addition to thriving city pub scene Located in a prime position on Western Road at the Brighton/Hove border is the latest addition to Brighton’s thriving pub scene. Being on the main drag and just a short walk from the sea front, The Revelator is dead convenient to get to on foot or by bus.…

Chef at Curry Leaf Cafe – Kanthi Kiran Thamma As Head Chef of the Curry Leaf Café, Kanthi Kiran Thamma has played a huge role in increasing the standard of Indian cuisine in Brighton and beyond. Along with business partner Euan Sey, the Curry Leaf Café currently has two permanent restaurants in the city in addition to…

What a great way to start the week… …a lovely sunny day at work followed by a delicious meal at Kemptown’s plant-based restaurant, Purezza! We were really excited about our visit to Purezza. We were familiar with it from ordering through Deliveroo and having eaten there before, and with there being so much to choose…

The quintessential English pastime The tradition of afternoon tea has, over recent years, managed to convert itself into one of the more civilised and very fashionable means of socialising with friends. Everywhere from trendy hotels to tiny cafes now offer their version of the service, and Brighton even hosts a couple of venues solely dedicated…

Location Location Location The Cherry Tree café has this in spades; set in the heart of Brighton Marina, with a sun trap of a terrace, and pricey yachts within touching distance. With two very hungry children in tow – they had been up since 6am, little darlings – we strolled through the Marina’s spacious piazza…

Traditional English Breakfast which won’t disappoint! Looking to satisfy that early-morning urge for a classic fry-up that doesn’t leave you feeling bloated and wanting to crawl back into bed? I think I’ve found the spot. You couldn’t call Little Miss Piggies, in Kemptown’s bustling St James’s Street, a greasy spoon. The phrase certainly doesn’t match…

Finally I am eating at Isaac At! My wife and I have been planning a visit to Isaac At for a long time, always with the excuse of having something to celebrate but for whatever reason we haven’t had the chance to book a table. It was an easy choice to accept this review, and celebrate…

Classic Italian Cuisine! It is a lovely evening and after a nice walk, Lucy and I head for a bite to eat at Al Duomo, situated right in the heart of Brighton, next to the Pavilion. Al Duomo is a wonderful family run business, spreading across three generations and this shows through their passion for…

The Caxton Arms Nestled away in the quiet back street of North Gardens opposite a row of gorgeous little cottages and gardens, this place feels like a real locals pub. Once inside amongst the wood panelling, busy book shelves and a vast array of games (for the young and old to enjoy), you really would…

Located in prime position overlooking the picturesque marina is Malmaison Brighton, the latest addition to the thriving hotel chain. It has been completely re-styled and boasts a striking modern décor throughout. Afternoon tea is served in the Chez Mal lounge, which has a mellow, laid-back vibe and is funky and colourful with comfy seating and…

Chef at Señor Buddha – John Reed In a city where there are so many restaurants vying for your attention you need something special to make you stand out from the crowd.  One restaurant that has successfully, and tastefully, done this is Senor Buddha on London road.  The restaurant has taken influences from Asia and…

Asparagus comes into season in late spring and is a nutritional powerhouse. These delicious spears are a rich source of vitamin K which are important for strong bones and blood clotting. With 101% of your daily allowance of vitamin K in one cup, they are full of antioxidants which repair the damage done by free…

Moshimo Brighton Booking online at Moshimo Brighton Who says sushi can’t be vegan? Moshimo is Brighton’s first conveyor belt style Japanese restaurant, and is very popular with locals along with visitors from afar.  Having a reputation for its quality ingredients and a sustainable ethos, I was really excited about my visit to Moshimo to review…

Escape to the country Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, April 2017 It’s a sunny Sunday morning and what better way to enjoy the remainder of the weekend than a drive to the country for a relaxing meal in a beautiful village pub. This Sunday’s venue is The Crabtree, just south of Horsham and a half an hour…

Seafront dining at The Copper Clam I’ve lived in Brighton for a decade but the novelty of dining on the seafront still hasn’t worn off. Whether it’s eating alfresco on a summer evening or sitting inside and watching a winter storm, you really can’t beat it, yet only a handful of restaurants have the privilege of…

Authentic Venetian fare at Polpo I’ve never been to Italy before and, until recently, I thought that all Italian restaurants served pepperoni pizzas and big bowls of bolognaise. Last week, however, I realised how wrong I was when I visited Polpo. Polpo (which means octopus in Italian) is a bàcaro – a Venetian wine bar…

Homestyle American food at Smokeys Dining at Smokeys is like taking your very own road trip throughout the South West of the US. Think, cruising in a Californian Cadillac followed by Texan horseback riding – cowboy style – and then throw in a little New Orleans blues for good measure! And the heart and soul of U.S. cuisine…

Moshimo Brighton – Little Plates, Lots of Joy! Widely considered Brighton’s best loved place to grab some sushi, Moshimo Brighton is one of my favourite places to eat. Located in Bartholomew Square, in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, it is a prime location for a spot of lunch or after work dinner with friends. Booking online at…

Iconic lanes Situated near the seafront, The Cricketers stands right in the heart of Brighton’s iconic Lanes. If you were to just happen to go past and wander in off the street expecting your average pub fare you would be in for a pleasant surprise. The talented chefs at The Cricketers pride themselves on using…

Alfresco small plates, perfect for sharing! Hove Place is a friendly gastro pub tucked away on the leafy First Avenue in Hove. They have recently revamped their menu to completely change the concept and offer something new. They have always been known for their locally sourced gastro pub meals centred around pub classics, but now…

Cooking on a Josper Oven Hugely passionate and driven, uncompromising with standards, Matthew Price has been at the Coal Shed since 2016 and cooks the majority of their dishes on the famous Josper Oven which gives ingredients a delicious flame grilled flavour. The Josper Oven Here is a short video which showcases Matt in action…

A new found gem! Situated at the top end of Ship Street on the edge of the Lanes and right next door to the Steamer Trader Cook Shop this new coffee house offering could not be better situated for coffee lovers and foodies alike. With a large black canopy and an al fresco seating area,…

A Charming Sussex Pub Brighton Food Reviewer, Lucy Grewcock, March 2017 Driving down dark country roads on a Tuesday evening, a full moon shining in the night sky, my partner Tommy and I both let out an impromptu ‘oooo’ when we arrived at The Fountain Inn. Illuminated by a canopy of fairylights, the pub’s painted façade glowed…

Food reviewer, Laura Stevens, March 2017 Hub of the community Ladies Mile Pub, or The Mile to the locals, is a cavernous, portico-fronted, family-run, traditional local pub located in the heart of old Patcham village. It is popular, family and dog-friendly and prides itself on being a real hub of the community. Inside, there is enough space…

64 Degrees Brighton – Best Restaurant Award Winner! Is there anything better than having dinner at 64 Degrees on a Monday evening? I’m not sure there is. Voted by the people of Brighton and Hove as the Best Restaurant in the 2017 BRAVO awards and voted as number one by food critics in the Brighton’s…

Classic and small-scale Brighton can be quite a brash, loud and colourful city. It is a place where people express themselves without fear of judgement or prejudice, where they are proud to shout about who they are and what they represent. This is one of the many things that makes the city such a special…

The sort of meal I live for! Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura Stevens, March 2017 Located in the heart of Hove’s popular restaurant quarter is a shining new star called Latinoamérica. An enchanting restaurant with a high ceiling and simple classic décor of white paintwork, dark polished wood and the odd bare brick wall. The glass frontage and huge…

A proper pub in the center of the city! Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, March 2017 What is nicer after a long day at work than to chill out with my girlfriend, enjoy a drink and have some proper pub grub? Tonight, Lucy and I are excited to be going to The Black Lion right in the heart of…

Sunday’s at ChezMal After celebrating my husband’s 40th, there seemed no better hangover cure than a proper Sunday roast. Only just open this month, the brand new Malmaison in Brighton Marina was beckoning us to come and sooth our sore heads and bellies with a 4 course Sunday lunch. Malmaison, a sister hotel of the…

By seasoned beer drinker, Tom Flint I could be exposing a lack of class in saying that I really like a good pub crawl, but I am not ashamed in admitting it. I’m not talking about a pointless trawl through a series of characterless pubs that have little appeal apart from geographical proximity; that would…

A different kind of afternoon tea! Brighton Food Reviewer, Lyndsey Stoner, March 2017 It is a rare occasion that my husband and I leave the house as a couple, without our 2 little girls quite literally hanging from us. An occasion this rare is not to be wasted on an “it was ok” culinary moment. When we…

An Elegant Addition Brighton Food Reviewer, Ed Hamilton, March 2017 Anyone familiar with Brighton Marina will know there’s no shortage of restaurants to choose from. But the vast majority will need little or no introduction. They are, for the most part, exactly the same venues you’d expect to find on any busy high street, anywhere in the…

Restaurant Reviewer, Lucy, March 2017 Cold, dark and drizzly, it was one of those evenings when dragging yourself off the sofa feels like a real effort. But with a reservation at Market Restaurant to lure us out of the house, my partner Tommy and I zipped up our raincoats and set off in the wind and…

An Argentine experience Brighton Food Photographer, Xavier D. Buendia, March 2017 Argentina has so much more to offer than steaks, dark rich red wines and dulce de leché; proof of that is in the recently opened Café Malbec which is next door to Latinoamerica Grill. After spending 10 days at home in Barcelona, I wasn’t feeling ready to get…

The ResDiary guide to dining in Brighton in 2017 With the announcement of Brighton’s best restaurant imminent at the BRAVO Awards, we’re soon to find out what the public vote has decided. ResDiary (sponsors of the BRAVO Best Restaurant Category) have put their heads together and come up with ten of their favourite places to…

Lush roasts at Libation Located a stone’s throw from the sea, on Second Avenue in Hove is Libation, a modern, stylish new bar and eatery. Comfy outdoor seating There is super comfy outdoor seating for those warm summer months and inside is a clean-lined combination of warm wood floors and furniture, on-trend dark grey paintwork,…

Impressive building The Plough dates back to the 1840s but was rebuilt at the turn of the last century and refaced in 1937. It is an impressive brick building standing next to the duck pond and village green, at the heart of picturesque Rottingdean, surrounded by beautiful old houses steeped in history. The evening we…

Meeting Matt Ottley from the Salt Room Matt Ottley is the bar manager at The Salt Room on Brighton’s seafront, a modern restaurant located underneath the Hilton hotel offering tasty seafood and delicious cocktails. Find out what makes Matt tick… What do you do and how do you describe your job? My passion is service and…

Meet Lerato Umah-Shaylor, founder & chef at Lerato’s WILD AFRICA Lerato is a British-Nigerian food writer, TV chef and journalist living in Sussex. She writes a food column for The Guardian in Nigeria and creates private dining experiences, cookery classes and supper clubs in London and Sussex. Anyone who comes across Lerato either in person or…

Very Independent Food Tours Food reviewer and photographer, Xavi, February 2017 It’s been nearly a week since I took the VIB Food Tours and I’m still very excited about it. Everyone should take this tour, foodie or not, locals and visitors alike, it even should be taught in schools and universities…. that’s how good it is! I’m at the…

Guest post by Fleurets, sponsors of the ‘Best Brunch’ category in the BRAVO awards. In the restaurant industry there are many operators and agents who refer to an ‘area of high footfall’, ‘prime location’ or ‘city centre’ etc. and of course there are many brands that require this style of site. However, in Brighton there are many operators…

Meet Sam Ireland, Head Chef at The Independent Pub When The Independent Pub were seeking a chef to take over the reins of their relatively new, but fast establishing pub restaurant they knew it was never going to easy but, when they met with Sam Ireland, previously of The Basketmakers, they knew they had their man! He…

Venetian Tapas Food reviewer and photographer, Xavi, February 2017 What’s not to like about Venice? The Mask Festival, Vivaldi, or a perhaps a Bellini, carpaccio and Soave if you want to get foodie. Well, Polpo is just that; a tribute to all good things from Venice, especially food! Relaxed atmosphere The humble décor and quiet ambiance…

Fascinating facts about beer Almost from the time mankind first learned to plant crops, we’ve been coming up with ways to turn them into tasty alcoholic beverages. Beer is usually credited as being the oldest of all these, and every major population group on the planet has developed their own version of beer at some time. It’s…

Celebrating the Sussex food and drink industry On Wednesday the 1st February, the 2017 Sussex Food Awards took place at Brighton’s AMEX stadium. Now in their 11th year, the awards have been going from strength to strength with this year’s awards seeing record breaking numbers of public votes received. The awards have been championing food…

I love your roast Nan, but The Salt Room’s is better… It has been a while since Lucy and I have had the chance to enjoy a nice walk with the thought of a great roast at the end of our journey.  It is wet and cold and I’m looking forward to being inside in…

Fish Thursday Buzz You may have heard a little buzz around Fish Thursday by some Brighton foodies recently. It is a relatively new evening hosted by Senor Buddha on Preston Circus in Brighton and occurs on the last Thursday of the month. The menu consists of four fish dishes, planned by head chef John Reed the…

Restaurants Brighton Reviewer, Lyndsey Stoner, February 2017 Jamie Oliver’s famous Italian restaurant chain has always been a firm date night favourite for my husband and I. I have treasured pre-kid dinner and Mojito’s-at-the-bar memories from a time long forgotten. We hadn’t ever thought to take our kids to our go-to haunt until last weekend, when…

Strongly recommend going here! Brighton Photographer & Reviewer, Emma Harrel, January 2017 Situated 20 minutes outside of Brighton in the scenic countryside of the South Downs, Wingrove House can be found in a small village called Alfriston. It’s a 19th century colonial-style Country House serving light lunches, dinner & traditional Sunday lunches. We were booked in for…

Good karma and great food at Moksha Caffé! Brighton Food Reviewer, Kitty Perrin, January 2017 Moksha is a Hindu term referring to the idea of liberation. This weekend I took my best friend to the London road Café Moksha for brunch, to liberate her from the mountain of A-level coursework neither of us has completed. A quirky,…

Guest post by Harvey’s Brewery, sponsors of the ‘Best Sussex Venue’ category in the BRAVO awards. Harvey’s Brewery is a family business, with a member of the eighth generation currently working here. Origins The name of Harvey has long been associated with the supply of beers, wines and spirits in Sussex. The family originated from London, but records…

Perfect pockets of food! – Doughbo The Hobgoblin pub in Brighton has undergone some exciting changes recently. An escape room has opened upstairs and a new kitchen has moved into the garden. Keeping with the street food vibe, ‘Doughbo’ has taken up residency. Doughbo is the brain child of two friends – David and James…

Plaice Recipe with Senor Buddha John Reed from Señor Buddha gives us an introduction to one of their fusion dishes ‘Plaice served with seaweed butter.’ Requiring the simplest of ingredients, John takes us through the different stages involved in preparing the dish at home. All you need are the ingredients, a blender and a frying pan.…

The missing Brighton Michelin Star, by Tom Flint By Tom Flint,  The Michelin Guide has been around for more than a century, representing the gold standard in culinary excellence. It started as a means to boost car sales, and thus tire sales, in France but quickly grew in popularity due to its extensive restaurant listings and…

Say hello to Simon… Simon Broad is co-owner of Ten Green Bottles, which was founded originally as a specialist Italian wine importer back in 2007, and opened the doors of its central Brighton wine bar and shop in 2010. He oversees operations and buying, and particularly enjoys hosting wine tastings for customers.   What do…

Giving wine as a gift By Xavier D. Buendia Wine can be a great gift to take to a party or to give to someone as a present. Just think that you’re not only giving a bottle of wine but a fantastic experience that can be shared with friends and family. If you’re in charge of buying…

Sparkling wine at Ridgeview As an ex-Sommelier and great fan of English wines, I was thrilled to be invited to local vineyard, Ridgeview to find out more about the estate, the vineyards, the wine and it’s range. Ridgeview has been making wine since their first vintage released back in 1996. Since then they have won several…

Wine facts you may not know Wine has been a popular drink for a very long time. Jesus is said to have been a wine maker, albeit only once, and not using any of the traditional ingredients. But even thousands of years before that famous party trick, people were drinking wine throughout the ancient world. People…

The Bull is a traditional style pub with log fires for the winter and a large garden with children’s play area for the Summer. We are well known for our home made pizzas but also serve pasta, chicken and fish as well as daily specials.

A very Happy New Year to you all! There were certainly some ups and downs throughout 2016, but one thing remained constant – the calibre of restaurants in our city! Introducing the BRAVOs We’re thrilled to be part of the vibrant food scene and have a busy year ahead with the launch of the BRAVOs…

Meet Founders of Brighton Food Tours – Catriona Lane & Angela Brightwell Catriona Lane and Angela Brightwell set up Brighton Food Tours to tell the amazing story of Brighton’s independent food scene. They offer their signature V.I.B (Very Independent Brighton) Tour – taking foodies to off-the-beaten-track vendors and producers. What do you do and how…

Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Pryke, December 2016 Just the tonic for two weary pals There are certain times in life when you seriously deserve a bit of RnR. Having a baby is most certainly one of those times, and whilst it wasn’t me getting to grips with the highs and lows of motherhood, one of…

A Snapshot of Korean Cuisine Brighton Food Reviewer, Ami Kang-Thornton Korean food may have well hit its stride in the States (where I was born and raised) most likely for the fact that there is a relatively large population of Koreans (The United States has the second largest population of Koreans outside of Korea, according…

A formidable feast from the comfort of home Deliveroo has taken Brighton by storm and I for one have jumped on the band wagon. These days, it’s impossible to venture onto the streets of Brighton without spotting a Deliveroo cyclist on a mission to deliver food from our favourite restaurants right to our doors. Now…

By Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma, December 2016 Travel back in time I’ve got a confession – I’m a picky pub patron. There are many pubs that I feel just don’t cut the mustard but get it right and I’ll be loyal for life. Lucky for me I can probably count on two hands my favourite…

Keeping healthy over Winter By Food Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, December 2016 In my last article, get set for autumn, I mentioned about eating a rainbow of coloured vegetables and eating seasonal foods to encourage a good immune system for the upcoming winter. Well, it’s finally here, and brrrrr, I hope you are all fighting fit against the…

Choosing wine for your Christmas dinner With a sleigh load of different foods being consumed on the big day and possibly a few days either side of it, choosing the right Christmas wine or selection of wines might seem like a minefield. By sticking to some straightforward guidelines it not need be. By all means treat…

Meet Gary, founder of popular wine blog, The Wine Ninjas Magazine journalist and Brighton resident Gary Rose gets paid for writing about TV and films, but it’s wine, food and travel that get him excited these days. After completing a diploma in wine during the summer of 2016, he decided to make efficient use of…

Writing about food isn’t as easy as it looks. Cult Following – Terre à Terre, Brighton It’s especially challenging when one’s called on to write about the kind of food on offer at Terre à Terre, which is a complex panoply of ingredients, flavours and textures unlike anything you’ve probably eaten before. It’s the sort…

A fantastic wine tasting evening! I don’t think I know anyone that doesn’t like a wine tasting. They usually start off civilised, quiet and attentive, and as the third wine goes down they usually start to get a little wild and fun. Some are informative, some are more just ‘wine drinking’ and there are some…

A new reason to make your way to Lewes… Having lived in Brighton for nearly 5 years I am embarrassed to say that tonight is going to be my first time in Lewes.  Just a 20 minute drive down the road, we are visiting the recently opened Aqua restaurant.   From taking a quick look…

Zero Waste Brighton Food Reviewer, Anna Pearce, Nov 2016 It’s little surprise that the UK’s first ‘zero waste’ restaurant found its home in eco-friendly Brighton. Silo, which opened in 2014 on one of the North Laine’s more residential roads, is ‘designed from back to front, always with the bin in mind.’ by using local ingredients and dealing…

A Cosy Café for Colourful Thai Cuisine Previously the chef of the Sunday Thai Menu at The Office pub on Sydney Street, there is a good chance some of you may already be familiar with Tookta’s Thai cooking. You may also like.. Thai restaurants in Brighton and Hove  Foodie Things to Try in Brighton The…

We’ve picked our favourite places to indulge in wine and food in Brighton and have created a walking wine tour for you to follow. This route takes you around and along Brighton and Hove’s most iconic scenes and gives you the opportunity to do a bit of sightseeing and shopping while you walk in between…

Celebrate the Weekend There’s nothing like going for Brunch on a Saturday morning to celebrate the arrival of the weekend. Like most people, my weekends are so precious I always feel the urge to mark it in some way, and usually this involves food in one way or another. When I ask my Mum if…

Brighton’s ‘Best New Bar’ Brighton Food Blogger, Eshé, Nov 2016 It had been a long week (although it was only Tuesday) and I couldn’t think of a better way to unwind from it than dressing up and heading out for after work cocktails. HarBAR, my destination that evening, is one of the newest cocktail bars to hit Brighton’s…

We meet chefs Andy and Alex from The Restaurant at Drakes who take us through curing and smoking of a duck breast – a great tip to use with any meat or fish at home! The Restaurant at Drakes, Brighton The Restaurant at Drakes is an award winning restaurant providing sumptuous cuisine and fine dining…

The Joy of a Gut Busting Breakfast Brighton Food Reviewer, Kitty Perrin, November 2016 “Everything was better in the 70s,” my 62 year-old father frequently reminds me, reminiscing about this time of better music, fashion, nightlife, politics and apparently even food! Being a Northerner, my dad has always loved a full English breakfast.  Any meal  is…