Q and A at The Salt Room – Chef Lawrence McCarthy Interview Creating a huge buzz in Brighton with diners of all ages is The Salt Room. Located opposite the west pier, The Salt Room is the perfect place to enjoy the finest local produce from the land and sea. We meet Lawrence McCarthy, head…

Chard Restaurant in Hove – Q and A with co-owner Mae The history of Chard restaurant is the sort of story all of Brighton can get behind, beginning as a weekend pop-up before finding its permanent home on top of i-Gigi general store in Hove. Family run, the team of three operate a tightly run…

BRAVOs 2020 The BRAVOs (Brighton Restaurant Awards Vote Online) are an opportunity to celebrate your favourite cafes, pubs, and restaurants in Brighton and Hove*. Any venue can enter and the public vote for their favourites. For a local business, winning a BRAVO or even featuring in the top 20 can mean a lot. So join…

Seasonal sustainability – Kindling Brighton Experience With gentle light flickering from an open grill and a low-waste ethos at its heart, there are a few places across Brighton and Hove quite as accommodating as East Street’s newest fine food opening, and none more deserving of its name: Kindling. Nature at work The 45 cover restaurant’s…

The Sunday Roast experience at The Dorset The Dorset Bar and Kitchen, located in the heart of Brighton’s bustling North Laine has cemented itself as a firm favourite amongst Brighton’s pub regulars after standing strong for almost 200 years. An all-rounder In true classic pub style, The Dorset embodies all that you’d want from a…

Q&A with Starfish & Coffee – Tony Marks Interview We meet Tony Marks, owner of Starfish & Coffee on Egremont Place right by Queens Park. The venue opened in July 2017 and since then Starfish & Coffee have come 1st and 2nd in the Brighton Restaurant Awards ‘Best Brunch’ category as well as also winning…

Smorl’s Brighton – Vegan Pitta Masterclass Not only do Smorl’s Brighton make, in our opinion, the best houmous you will ever taste, but they also serve hungry tummies, delicious and nourishing vegan lunches in Brighton’s Open Market. On the menu, a falafel bolognese, loaded salads, houmous pies, mezze cakes and their famous falafels pitta pockets, otherwise…

Food trends 2020 This year’s biggest food trends hone-in on health and sustainability. We’re becoming ever-conscious of the impact our food choices have on both the planet and our bodies.   In response, we’re seeing a host of new plant-based products and innovative ideas that are helping us to eat well, and eat responsibly. Here’s…

How to succeed at Veganuary 2020 Now in its seventh official year, Veganuary has inspired more than half a million people to go vegan for January. From animal welfare and personal health to sheer curiosity, there’s a whole host of reasons to get involved. If you’re tempted to sign up for Veganuary 2020 but are…