I’m never drinking again… …so goes the drinker’s reproach. You’ve woken up with a marching band playing in your head, and a mouth like sandpaper. Somehow you’ve got to get back to a semblance of normality, you need the right food, or drink, but decision making is tough. Every morning after is as unique as…

Breakfast at Grow 40 ‘Early morning Saturday’ in almost any other town or city is probably around 8am, the North Laine however has it’s own opinion on that, a slow start at 10am seems the standard, with 11am feeling a little over zealous on weekdays. So it was that at an ‘early by Brighton standards’…

Plateau restaurant Brighton on natural wine Everyones favourite spot in Brighton for delicious wine and sharing small plates, Plateau restaurant Brighton is the place to go when you are in need of a laid back drink and a friendly face. Thierry and Vincent, co-owners of Plateau and sister restaurant Mange Tout, are essentially ambassadors for…

HarBAR Cocktail Masterclass The conversation goes something like this: RB: Would you like to review cocktail making at the Brighton Harbour Hotel, HarBar? We’re doing a photo shoot too. Me: Yes, but I don’t want to be photographed, a camera lens in my face has the same effect as nerve gas. RB: Really? Me: Really.…

Savouring Sussex Tucked away in the North Laines, Issac At is an unassuming restaurant, which has been making waves since it opened in 2015. It’s owned by 24-year-old Isaac, who runs the kitchen with his team of young chefs. I’ve been hankering for an excuse to visit for a while, so I readily agreed to…

Food For Friends Brighton – Maria Salud Hellin Rico Maria’s journey developing as a Chef has been an incredible one. Having been a chef for over 12 years, starting out in Spain, Maria came to Brighton 5 years ago and started her working journey here as a waitress. After impressing with her extensive cookery knowledge, Maria…

Kooks Restaurant Brighton Situated in the heart of the North Laine, Kooks restaurant Brighton is a great place to begin, end, or punctuate your day in Brighton. In summer the outdoor seating is perfect for taking a break in the midst of the lively and colourful Gardner Street, or escape into the arty and chilled…

Polpo Brighton – Chef interview During another beautiful day in Brighton we had the pleasure of catching up with executive chef James Brown at Polpo Brighton on New Road. We spoke about everything from his favourite cookbook to his dream celeb dinner date. Here are some of the highlights from our chat.  Traditional cooking…

UNAPOLOGETIC FLAVOURS AT FOURTH AND CHURCH It actually feels like summer as we head off to sample small plates at Fourth & Church. The restaurant’s modest, tasteful wooden tables and glass shopfront is drenched in warm light. The lucky ones have already settled in to enjoy a bottle at sunset with their nearest and dearest.…