Planet India Hove A little while ago, I lived near Lewes Road and had the wonderful experience of visiting Planet India Brighton. I was so happy to hear that they were opening in Hove. Planet India Hove describes themselves as ‘Authentic homemade Indian food made by authentic homemade Indians’ which I instantly loved. The same…

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Whether you are an expert cook who loves cooking, a complete beginner ready to learn or a functional cook wanting to take on new skills, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership is there for you. We know we aren’t the only ones who love them, but these are a few things…

Fine-dining at Rathfinny Tasting Room The rise of English wine has been phenomenal in recent years, and we’re lucky to have some of Britain’s best vineyards right here in Sussex. While several offer ‘cellar door’ wine tastings, Rathfinny Estate has gone one step further with a new fine-dining restaurant, the Rathfinny Tasting Room. Last Friday,…

Vegan Brighton Challenge If you don’t know, now you know. The great Moshimo vegan challenge brings together some of Brighton’s best chefs under one roof, all competing for the title of best Japanese inspired vegan dish. Eagerly anticipated by the veggies and vegans of our city, guests sample each chefs dish and score based on taste…

For the coffee geeks in your life Looking for a gift for an aspiring coffee aficionado? We get the lowdown from Brighton favourite, Small Batch Coffee, on the best beans and gadgets without gimmicks to have them brewing up barista style from boxing day. Remember people coffee is for life, not just for Christmas. Small Batch…

Brighton G&Tea at The Grand Let me grab my coat. Brighton’s stunning hotel, restaurant and spa, The Grand has a new afternoon tea in town: in collaboration with Brighton Gin, the G&Tea was born for those of us who simply refuse to choose between the two. Needless to say, I grabbed by camera (and my…

Café Malbec in Hove Café Malbec in Hove is an Argentinian wine bar and café situated in the heart of Hove’s buzzing Church Road. Visit from 11 am for delicious Illy coffee and delightful homemade Argentine pastries. Another clasic at Café Malbec are the Empanadas, flakey buttery pastry served piping hot filled with marinaded meats…

Cocktail Masterclass with GungHo Bar Seasonal, sustainable and sexy, the cocktails at GungHo give us all the feels. Julien challenges the cocktail norm with his drinks list, offering guests a unique experience with every visit. GungHo’s dark and moody interior lures you in and greets you with neon lighting, funky beats and warm, welcoming staff.…

AN ARGENTINE FEAST AT LATINOAMÉRICA As a self-confessed carnivore, the thought of heading to East Sussex’s first Argentine grill has me giddy with excitement. LatinoAmérica based in Hove is a sophisticated restaurant true to its Argentinian roots, with its culinary blend of Italian and Spanish influences. The elegant décor and dark wood wine cases adorning the…

Sushi Masterclass with Tropical Sushi Tropical Sushi opened up a permanent kitchen on Western Road in 2017 and quickly rose to the top of everyone’s ‘must try’ list. They source ethical and local ingredients and combine them with the flavours of Latin America and Japan to create a menu of traditional and not-so-traditional sushi rolls and…