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…

A Brighton Institution! As an institution of Brighton which has been going for over 30 years, most Brightonians have at least heard of Gars but more would be a frequent diner there. Unfortunately, I am in the former category. I have always known of Gars having walked past there many times but I have never…

Fantastic food with a great atmosphere Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, October 2016 I’ve been wanting to try Libation for a while, since I went there for a drink whilst waiting for a seat to free up at Fatto a Mano. When I was there, I really liked the ambience and the food looked great! It’s situated…

How to fillet a plaice John Reed from Señor Buddha gives step-by-step instructions for filleting a plaice. Señor Buddha, located on Preston Road in the Preston Circus area of Brighton, offers an ever changing menu of tapas style dishes, crafted in the restaurant’s open kitchen with a heavy East Asian influence. East Asian cuisine has…

The Royal Oak is a large, gastro pub in the pretty village of Poynings, West Sussex, at the foot of the South Downs and a hop, skip and jump from both Brighton and Steyning and the surrounding villages.

A nostalgic evening at Fourth and Church Brighton Food Reviewer, Xavier D. Buendia, October 2016 Foodie Zen Friday evening sounded just perfect to be invited to write a review at Fourth and Church. While I waited for my friend to arrive, I was offered a beer… the perfect excuse to tell my senses that work was over…

Burgers delight! Lucky Beach is a restaurant on Brighton’s seafront inside what used to be a fisherman’s arch, just a 5 minute walk (if that) from Brighton Pier. There’s a strong essence of sustainability in the way Lucky Beach is run, from the furnishings (which are all up cycled from various sources), to the food (which…

A superb family friendly country pub Brighton Food Reviewer, Lyndsey Stoner, October 2016 Set in the heart of West Sussex, The Sportsman pub has been a focal point of the Cuckfield community since the 1800’s. Just a 10 minute drive up the A27 from Brighton you’ll find yourself immersed in countryside, and The Sportsman Pub ready to host.…

Our gut, in particular the large intestine, is densely populated with roughly 100 trillion bacteria. This is our gut microbiome, which is our body’s own unique ecosystem of gut flora (friendly bacteria). This gut flora is responsible for 70% of our immune system, therefore it is safe to say, if your gut flora is healthy,…

Sunday roast with sophistication My mum always said: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do, that way your life will be easier wherever you go”. Today we do as Brightonians do and we are out on a Sunday for a roast instead of our usual aperitivo. This time we are at Semolina on Baker street.…

All to MARKET! Brighton Food Blogger, Eshé, October 2016 What was once Graze on Western Road, has been transformed into the MARKET restaurant and bar. Just over a year ago the premises had a big refit, to the extent that it’s hardly recognisable as the same restaurant. Now, inside and out, it’s a bold Victorian green. You might…

How to Butcher a Chicken with Isaac Bartlett Copeland There’s something about Isaac Bartlett Copeland, Founder and Head Chef of Isaac At. Many comments have been made about his extensive knowledge and skill belying his young age, but he also exudes a drive and passion for cooking that has surely catapulted the restaurant into the limelight…

Sunday brunch at Curry Leaf Cafe Book a table at Curry Leaf Cafe Book Close As a Brit, Indian food isn’t the first thing I’d think of eating for Sunday brunch, I must confess. Meat Full Indian However, 2014 started on a high note for me with a glorious five-week stint travelling around southern India,…

A locally-sourced Sunday roast The Crabtree is a stunning family-run pub set in the beautiful Sussex countryside, just south of Horsham, serving locally-sourced, seasonal food, organic wines and real ales. It is open daily from 10am so you can pop in for coffee and treat yourself to a scrumptious cake made by Sian the pastry…

A Contemporary Setting For Some Street Food Dining Brighton Food Reviewer, Sarah Gathercole, October 2016 Street Thai is located in the heart of The Lanes, although a little hidden away, in Brighton Square – a location that historically has proven tricky for some. Seeing many shops and cafes come and go over the years, Street Thai…

Delicious Food in A Fun Environment After a long day at work, I met my hubby for a drink and we decided we needed something fresh and fast. Sometimes date night doesn’t need a white table cloth and wine glasses, but just delicious food that will fill you up and a fun atmosphere; and that’s…

Fatto a Mano Hove – your new neighbourhood pizzeria Brighton Food Reviewer: Sarah Gathercole, October 2016 It’s the new kid on the block, and the residents of Hove are super excited about Fatto a Mano coming to Church Road if the queues outside tonight are anything to go by!  Granted, it is prime time on a Friday…

Fantastic atmosphere & food Brighton Reviewer, Emma Harrel, September 2016 The Talbot sits in the heart of the picturesque Cuckfield Village, just twenty minutes drive out of Brighton. It’s easy to find on the high street, and after 6pm has free parking on the road outside. It’s a large venue split into the pub and restaurant with…

A Classic Italian Experience Brighton Food Reviewer & Photographer, Xavier, October 2016 A Brighton Institution Al Duomo is an institution in Brighton’s ever growing Italian food scene. What I particularly like of them is the variety in their food offering; the menu is composed of a healthy mix of classic and modern dishes suitable for…

An introduction to organic wine By former Sommelier, Xavier D. Buendia, September 2016 Organic wine is a term we hear nowadays more and more often but truth is, organic techniques are ancient. Modern wine-makers are adopting these rustic cultivation and production techniques and in some cases they make it their own lifestyle. In this article we’ll cover…

A Truly Pan-Indian, Modern Dining Experience! Brighton Food Reviewer, Anna Pearce, September 2016 Offering authentic, Indian food to the city of Brighton since 2001, Indian Summer’s success has gone from strength to strength over the years. Founded by Minesh Agnihotri (who previously made medical prosthetics) and Byron Swales (whose family was forced to flee Burma in a…

Mexican dining to put a smile on your face! A Firm Favourite Carlito Burrito is one of my favourite places to eat in Brighton, and I’m certain I‘m not alone. From their £5 lunchtime burrito deal, to their authentic range of Mexican street food to share, not to mention their fabulous cocktails. It’s the most…

Wines for Christmas By former Sommelier, Xavier D. Buendia, September 2016 The most memorable thing about Christmas dinners is the food of course. But like in all great plays, secondary characters can make or break it. Such is the case of wine at these dinners. Maybe something overlooked and left aside to the last minute when planning…

Meet Trevor and Judith from Pacta Connect in Brighton Open Market Trevor Long and Judith Burns are wine importers specialising in the niche market of Central and Eastern Europe, including north-east Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. They find wines made with minimal intervention by small independent producers. Their first retail venture is their…

Let’s head to the beach to Ohso Social! Brighton Food Reviewer, Rachel Gregory, Jul 2016 Brighton attracts thousands of tourists every year with the pebbled beach being one of its biggest attractions. Ohso Social is situated on the beach next to the pier, it offers stunning views, a heated terrace and a great selection of…

How to make Béarnaise sauce We visit the talented Mickael at Grow 40 in Brighton’s North Laine as he introduces the technique of making an outstanding Béarnaise sauce. Ingredients included shallots, tarragon, white wine, vinegar, egg yolks and a bit of tlc in the preparation. Served with halibut. Delicious! What Next? Make a Reservation on 01273622519…

A true Brighton Pizzeria Lucy and I have been waiting for the refurb of Morelli Zorelli and finally tonight, we are heading back in to Hove to give it a try.  Recently, we have moved to the London Road end of Brighton but visiting Hove is always a treat and nice to be back in…

The Top Restaurants to Visit – OctoberBEST Brighton ** Octoberbest Brighton has now ended ** Unless you are partial to skulls and vampires, October is a month with very little to look forward to. Summer is well and truly over; the excitement of a new school year has eroded into resentment and annoyance; and Christmas…

Extremely Authentic Thai food! Walking into Hove from Brighton along Western road takes you past an endless row of appealing looking restaurants, cafes and bars of all varieties under the sun. Greek, Lebanese, Italian and Chinese eateries all make an appearance until, just as Western road turns into Church road, quietly sits our destination for…

Meeting Patrick McGuigan Patrick is a well know figure in the Brighton food scene and was part of the powerhouse who launched the Brighton Best Restaurant Awards in early 2016 alongside fellow journalists, Andy Lynes and Euan Macdonald. We caught up with him to quiz him on all things edible… and made the faux pas of…

The best dining experience, you have to go! Isaac At is all about the ingredients and an interactive dining experience. The concept around it is: locally sourced, seasonal produce with big flavours using modern techniques. The seasonal set menu (which consists of around seven dishes) changes weekly depending on what’s readily available from local food…

A Wonderful Sharing Sunday Roast Right in the heart of Brighton just moments from the beachfront, tucked away on one of Brighton’s quaint lanes, The Coal Shed stands proud; it’s signature steely grey luring you in. I knew only of the Coal Shed by reputation prior to our family Sunday lunch, a reputation which had…

Soundtracks and Sandwiches My grandparents won’t set foot inside a restaurant or café if it plays music, saying they can’t hear themselves speak  – or think – above it. But I’m young, I work listening to music and sing and play guitar at various venues around the city.  For me, music is part of the atmosphere of…

A sensory feast! Lewes OctoberFeast, the annual festival of food and drink, soon returns for its seventh year with over 70 events in Lewes and nearby from 16th Sept to 10th Oct 2016. The community festival aims to promote the education and enjoyment of food and drink, particularly the high quality, sustainable produce available on our…

A Great Sharing Experience – Sharing The Love I love eating out, and I love eating out with friends. I’m a sharer – the type that will insist on you trying my dish and expecting the same in return (whether you like it or not). Why have one meal when you can try two (or…

European Dining in Brighton By Lizzie Enfield, September 2016 When I was growing up, in the seventies, the idea of European food was limited to the occasional slice of ‘French cheese,’ spaghetti bolognaise or tinned ravioli. The cheese, more often than not, was not even from France – ‘French’ was just a catchall for anything…

Meet Dave Mothersill Dave Mothersill is Head Chef at The Salt Room in Brighton.  Having worked in kitchens since he was 16, he was worked in some of Brighton’s best restaurants including The Coal Shed,  The Ginger Pig, Havana, Hotel du Vin and The Real Eating Company. Which is your favourite food and/ or ingredient to…

Get Set for Autumn Now that Autumn is here, your tan is fading, the flip flops and sun tan lotion have been put away, and jumpers are firmly in place. You can now look forward to longer nights with an excuse (if you need one) to cuddle up to your loved one with a warm…

Exciting things are afoot at Proud Country House! Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura, September 2016 Grand Surroundings Formerly Stanmer House, this stunning Grade 1 listed Georgian mansion stands in pride of place at the heart of Stanmer Park. It was built in 1722 for the ill-fated Pelham family who, crippled by inheritance tax, were forced to sell in…

Put Your Senses To The Test Brighton Food Reviewer & Photographer, Xavier, September 2016 Silo is the first zero waste restaurant in the U.K. led by chef and owner Doug McMaster who has an impressive curriculum behind his cheffing experience. His vision of reducing waste, improving food habits by using ancient and modern techniques and sourcing food that…

What Makes A Wine Natural? There is a lot to discover about natural wines as producers are constantly evolving and improving their methods. We understand that natural wines are those produced naturally from grapes without adding or removing anything during the wine making process. The result is a true reflection of the land where that…

An Outstanding Lunch Experience Tucked away just off West Street is one of Brighton’s best restaurants which has got an incredible reputation for unique ideas, exceptional service and sensational steaks, the Coal Shed. I have had the luck of frequenting The Coal Shed many a time, and in fact my first ever Restaurants Brighton review…

Calling all vegans, veggies & pizza lovers! Brighton Food Reviewer, Carissa Wyten, July 2016 Calling all vegans, vegetarians and Italian pizza lovers – Brighton welcomes a new addition to the Italian food scene; PUREZZA. As UK’s first plant-based pizza restaurant, Purezza (‘purity’ In Italian) offers an exciting array of vegan and vegetarian options to a beckoning audience. Formed…

Teenage Eating in Brighton By Brighton Food Reviewer, Kitty Perrin, Aug 2016 Brighton is a fantastic place to live or spend time as a teenager. There’s always something going on, things to see, shops to browse and people to hang out with. Finding somewhere to hang out is harder if you’re at that in between age…

Traditional country pub with delicious food Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, August 2016 Just North of Brighton between Hurstpierpoint and Cuckfield, (around a 30 minute drive) there’s a traditional country pub called The Sportsman which is on Goddards Green. It’s a grade II listed building that boasts character with an abundance of outdoor space that surrounds the…

Tasty Indian & Relaxed Dining Experience Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, Aug 2016 Book a table at Curry Leaf Cafe Book Close A Warm Welcome I have the pleasure of meeting up with an old friend, Chris and after a couple of beers in town we head to grab some food. Chris is a massive fan…

Finding a good roast in Brighton – it’s a Breeze! The Breeze Brasserie is located right in the middle of Brighton’s North Laine area, at one end of Trafalgar Street.  It has an inviting exterior, with a scattering of tables under the awning to offer al fresco dining on those summer days. Inside, it has…

A Social Conscience & It Won’t Break The Bank Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, Aug 2016 Lots of Choice Too Good To Go is a social enterprise dedicated to reducing food waste. The idea is that through using their app you can order delicious food that would otherwise be thrown away from prices as little as £2 up…

The Great British Menu is back – featuring a Brighton favourite! Great British Menu is soon to return to our screens and, with Michael Bremner of 64 Degrees representing Scotland, viewers in Brighton will have someone to cheer on. The annual competition pitches the country’s top chefs against each other in a series of regional…

Foodie Eshé – Brighton Food Blogger Eshé is a Brighton-based blogger with a passion for good food. She shares her favourite food moments and stunning images on her popular blog, www.Foodie Eshe. After shamelessly stalking her on social media for some time we wanted to find out a bit more about Eshé and what she has on her…

Fine food in a stunning setting Picture this, we’re rolling through the Sussex countryside happily, looking forward to a lovely dinner out and pleased to have escaped the summer bustle of the city. Happy days! Then the sat-nav dies. Panic ensues, we’re going to be late! Where the hell is Lower Beeding? How many times…

Taking Brighton by Storm Brighton Food Reviewer, Sarah Gathercole, Aug 2016 Franco Manca is one of Brighton’s newest restaurants and already one of its most popular. Having already tested the water across London since 2008, Franco Manca has now arrived in Brighton. It’s safe to say our city has cemented itself as a hotspot for fantastic…

A Sunny Spot for a Different Kind of Brunch Brighton Food Review, Emma Harrel, Aug 2016 Stylish yet Comfortable No. 32 Duke Street is a restaurant, bar and late night club venue in the heart of The Lanes that serves a delicious variety of food. It’s quite a large venue with two floors and three…

Homemade Macaroons & Crème Pâtissière We meet Alex Savage-Boudot, Head Chef at 24 St Georges (now closed) as we go behind the scenes as he introduces how to make homemade macaroons. Learn about the ingredients required, how to make the crème pâtissière, then how to make the french meringue to complete the chocolate macaroons. All ingredients are featured…

Exceedingly Good Roasts Weather wise it’s a peach of a Sunday afternoon and along the way to the Hove Place bistro pub, at the top of First Avenue, I ask my accompanying friend Dave whether he’s ever eaten here before, having not myself. Turns out that he has, casually remarking that it was one of…

Living Up To Expectations! When I was asked to visit Semolina I was delighted to accept as it had been on my radar of a place to visit since I set eyes on it back in January. And boy did it live up to my expectations! Sleek Interior Situated just off the London Road, in…

Dark Chocolate – A Nutritional Perspective Chocolate originated from the seeds of the cacao tree, the cocoa bean. Cocoa beans are native to South America and were used to make a bitter drink by the Mayans and Aztecs. The Maya used to brew a spicy, bitter sweet drink by roasting and pounding the cocoa beans…

Is Naked Dining A Gimmick Too Far? By Food Journalist, Tom Flin Many of you will already be aware that the country’s first, and let’s hope last, naked restaurant opened its doors in London on the 11th of June. Bunyadi is a three month pop up restaurant where diners are invited to eat naked as a…

A top sustainable brunch spot! Brunch, in my opinion is something that one cannot have enough of, especially when it is done well. It certainly sets the day up to be a good one, and generally keeps you going until tea time too. Up there in my favourite pastimes is finding the best brunch spots…

Meet Apostolos Tanakas, Sous Chef, Browns Brighton Originating from Greece I am extremely passionate about food. There are some many different flavours and textures that I enjoy collaborating with and I find my job very exciting. Being a chef has its difficulties, i.e. long hours, however the rewards exceed all effects and I am lucky…

A taste of Italy Drawing from vast Italian culinary traditions, Edendum is the latest independent venture to join the Brighton eating out scene. Set up by northern Italian natives Diago and Lorenza, their background story is by definition ‘authenticity’ at its finest. Despite there being a wealth of Italian restaurants in Brighton, Edendum promises to…

Reaping The Rewards. Head chef Murrali’s philosophy is: “if you do your job perfectly and honestly, you will reap the rewards”, and the perfect, honest food at Eastern Eye reflects just that. Looking out to London Road Located at the Preston Park end of the up and coming London Road, Eastern Eye is what I…

Open Dining Book a table at 64 Degrees Book Close The term ‘open dining’ conjures up images of group therapy sessions – a kind of Foodies Anonymous, where earnest ingredient hunters fess up to the fact it’s been three days since they last tasted baobab or freekeh. In fact, it’s the term coined for the…

Delightful, new independent cafe! Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura Stevens, July 2016 In the middle of the Marina Square shopping precinct, just off the Waterfront and a short walk from the harbour and the cinema, is a delightful new independent café. Impossible to miss with its striking red blossom motif, The Cherry Tree brings you a…

Sussex Free Range Lamb – Lancing College Farm We meet Jon Hutcheon from Lancing College Estate Produce as he introduces to Sussex Free Range Lamb, as they are one of the suppliers to the reputable Schooner pub in Southwick. Sustainable Farming All of the livestock at Lancing College is grazed in a free range and sustainable…

Fresh Flavours, Fresh Decor Brighton Food Reviewer, Isabella Cipirska, July 2016 Local Customers You would never guess that Café Plenty is only three months old. Confidently decked out in a distinctive décor and with an impressively wide menu, it already has a strong personality and- as immediately apparent from its bustling atmosphere- a loyal customer following.…

How do you feel about dining out alone? Is that an activity you enjoy, or does the idea make you so uneasy you want to run towards your nearest and dearest? Chances are, if you don’t do it very often you’re not alone! For most people, solo dining is as an occasional necessity rather than…

A Showcase of Vegetarian Flavours – Terre à Terre Brighton A Kid In A Candy Shop The prospect of reviewing the latest Terre à Terre menu is, to a vegetarian, like a being kid in a candy shop. Even for Brighton-based veggies, lucky enough to have a plethora of good quality vegetarian restaurants on the door…

Fun for all the family! Brighton Food Reviewer, Lyndsey Stoner, July 2016 The Bucket & Spade Café is set just below King’s Street, nestled into the Victorian arches just a stones throw from the Beach and the new British Airways i360. As child friendly locations go you would be hard pressed to find one better…

Simple Pleasures The Cricketers is Brighton’s oldest pub. Since 1547 it has been on this very spot in the old Brighton lanes, and with its cobbled stone floors and thick luxurious carpets – not to mention the Victorian splendour of the tiled walls in the toilets, it really is a charming traditional pub, full of…

Vintage Eating in Brighton By Brighton Food Reviewer, Lizzie Enfield The year is 1978. We’re out for a meal in Brighton, to celebrate my sister getting into university – at restaurant we’ve never been to before but have heard a lot about. The food is great, the décor contemporary and the staff, well, let’s just…

A Must Try! The Urchin in Hove is one of those places that has been on my list of “must try” eateries for some time but one that I had yet to get round to. Having heard lots of good things about the classy pub that serves excellent shellfish and craft beer, my time finally…

Katie Groves and Felix Alexander, Co Owners of Wildcat Whiskies, July 2016 Wildcat Whiskies was formed in 2014 after Katie and Felix’s first holiday to Scotland. They decided almost by chance to visit a whisky distillery – and became instantly fascinated by the people, the process and the spirit. After many more visits to distilleries, extensive…

Brighton Food Reviewer, Brittany Hart, June 2016 Book a table at Curry Leaf Cafe Book Close Happy Summer Everyone! My favourite time of year in Brighton, sundresses, sunshine, and sexy food everywhere! Lunch date anyone? Yes please! So on a particularly sunny lunchtime I found myself strolling through the lanes towards the seafront and popped…

A ‘Zero Waste’ Brunch Review: Silo Restaurant, Brighton Brighton Food Reviewer, Natalie, September 2016 Silo opened as I moved to Brighton, almost two years ago, and it couldn’t have been better timing for an eco-conscious food lover like me. In the last couple of years it has gained a reputation for being the most ethically minded joint…

Meet Lee Redman, Head Chef, The Jetty, Brighton Harbour Hotel I’ve been in kitchens since the age of 13! Being moved from pot wash to learning how to prepare and cook (starting with endless amounts of peeling and picking parsley!) yet I still found it interesting… it must’ve been the £3.15p per hour! I completed a three…

Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, June 2016 Traditional English Fayre The Oak Barn is a traditional style restaurant with English fayre, just a fifteen minute drive out of Brighton in the countryside of Burgess Hill. It’s situated next to a nine hole golf course if you fancy a game after eating here. The building is a…

A Sophisticated Seaside Choice! Going alfresco on Brighton seafront As concepts go, a seafood restaurant located 300 metres from the crest of a wave is a pretty good one. And while Brighton might lack the glitz (and weather) of Miami Beach it more than makes up for it with individual style and quirky food scene.…

The most anticipated Industry Awards in the business… On Monday 27th June the Restaurant Industry gathered at the The Hurlingham Club in London to hear who had made it into the top 100 restaurants in the UK. The Michelin-starred pub restaurant in Kent, The Sportsman was named the UK’s best restaurant in the 2016 National Restaurant Awards,…

Going ‘out out’ at Hotel du Vin Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Pryke, June 2016 There’s certain Brighton venues that will always strike a chord in me after living in this city for over a decade. One of these is Hotel Du Vin, which stands in all it’s gothic glory at the end of Ship Street…

Wow… Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, June 2016 Isaac At have started serving a lunch menu on Saturdays and Lucy and I are lucky enough to be attending the first sitting; is there a better way to begin a day than going for a luxurious lunch? It is Kemptown Carnival and there is real buzz…

An Easy Ten Out Of Ten! Brighton Food Reviewer, Jodie Wallis, June 2016 As we approached Kiki’s for our impromptu lunch ‘somewhere new’, my best friend Kerri and I both commented on how cheerful it looked from the outside. With bright sunshine yellow canopies hanging over the outside tables, and beautiful flowers littering the front…

A Triumphant Visit! Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, June 2016 Limes of Lindfield is an elegant, small restaurant in the heart of the picturesque village of Lindfield, situated in West Sussex – forty minutes north of Brighton. It has a relaxed and stylish feel about it and very friendly staff. I was welcomed with a…

The Creperie are now completely gluten free! Brighton Food Reviewer, Ginny Sanderson, June 2016 Crème de la crème of all things crepe, The Creperie has just made its entire menu gluten free. The owner, Pete, told me why they decided to take the gluten free road: We had been receiving really positive reviews of our savoury…

Finger licking courtyard fun! Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura Stevens, June 2016 Over the course of the last year the fabulous Old Bank restaurant has become one of our firm favourites. Sitting in Kemp Town, near the sea front, in a lovingly converted old-fashioned bank, this fantastic cheery restaurant unashamedly caters to dedicated devourers of meat.…

A sustainable Sussex burger triumph! Book a table at Coggings & Co Book Close Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, June 2016 I was delighted to be asked to attend Coggings & Co for a burger review. Being one of Brighton’s leading burger establishments, I am ashamed to say this is my first visit. In a…

Vegetarian and vegan options that compete with the striking menu! Brighton Food Reviewer, Ginny Sanderson, June 2016 Powered by solar energy and a love for organic beers, The Earth and Stars pub offers highly sophisticated pub grub, including a rapturously creative vegan menu. As the name suggests, it has kind of a pagan feel with…

Sussex Free Range Pork – Lancing College Farm We meet Jon Hutcheon from Lancing College Estate Produce as he introduces to Sussex Free Range Pork, as they are one of the suppliers to the reputable Schooner pub in Southwick. Situated in the heart of the South Downs National Park, all of the livestock at Lancing…

So where did the term ‘Flexitarianism’ come from? Some of my ‘vegetarian’ friends have eating habits that appear to defy their principles. They accept dinner invitations with the prerequisite “you know I don’t eat meat,” then appear to have no issues with fish or chicken or sometimes even meat, as long as it’s organic. Their…

Brighton Drink Reviewer, Xavi, May 2016  Oki-Bar is bound to become a hotspot for those who like to venture into new flavours in their drinks. Located in central Brighton on top of Oki-Nami they describe the bar as: our little intimate drinking den above the main restaurant. Under the stewardship of manager Sean DeRosa and his…

An Interview with David Deaves. “La Cave” is celebrating its 3rd birthday this summer.  David has been at the shop for two years and, working with his small team, offers the city something different – Specialising in a wide selection of artisan and farmhouse cheeses, charcuterie from across Europe and wines from France. Which is…

Brighton Food Reviewer, Ross Byatt, May 2016 Lunching in the North Laine… I finally have a week off work and cannot wait to relax and enjoy the great food that Brighton has to offer. Having visited the Foodies Festival at the weekend it has reconfirmed how great local and freshly cooked produce can taste. The sun…

Classic Pub Grub! Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura Stevens, May 2016 Next door to the fabulous Hotel Du Vin, at the sea front end of Ship Street in the Lanes, is its more laid-back younger sibling, the Pub Du Vin. The Pub Du Vin aims to combine good old-fashioned pub atmosphere with contemporary British food and…

A Personal Look At The London Coffee Festival 2016 By Ania Marchwiak, Moksha Caffe, 7-10 April Old Truman Brewery We arrived at the Festival on a lovely Friday afternoon and were greeted at the VIP gates by a rather confused but nevertheless charming doorman who let us in. Getting our wristbands and goodie bags we were…

Tom Flint – Food Booze and Reviews Tom is a freelance food writer who lives in Worthing and writes a regular food column for the popular Brighton Independent newspaper. After spotting him out and about we decided to find out a little more about Tom Flint and what makes him tick… Tell us about your…

Pho-nomenal! Brighton Food Reviewer, Emma Harrel, May 2016 The Big Bowl is a family run Vietnamese restaurant in the centre of Brighton on Preston Street. It’s the perfect place to meet for lunch or an inexpensive dinner, and at the quality and prices I will definitely be going back! Small and friendly Even though it’s…

Brighton Food Reviewer, Laura Stevens, June 2016 Old Meets New The Dyke Pub & Kitchen is a vast mock Tudor style pub on Dyke Road just a stone’s throw from Dyke Road Park and the recently installed Brighton Open Air Theatre. Built in 1895, but recently updated with a fresh, trendy new look, it is now…

Warm Happy Bellies! Brighton Food Reviewer, Ginny Sanderson, April 2016 There is a place somewhere between Preston Road and Dyke Road in Brighton where you could have been transported to a North London street. Nestled somewhat out of town in a residential area, Joe’s Cafe gives you the feeling of being involved in a local…