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…

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…

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…

Meeting Matt Ottley 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 cocktails. Sourcing local, seasonal…

By Lizzie Enfield,  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 and al fresco à…

Pancake Day in Brighton By Jodie Wallis Pancake day, or ‘Shrove Tuesday’ is the day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Below Pic, The Breakfast Club  Lent is the 40 days leading up to Easter where people abstain from ‘sinful’ treats such as fat or sugar. This is why traditionally ‘Shrove Tuesday’ was…

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…

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…

Guest post by Deliveroo, sponsors of the ‘Just As Good As Home’ category in the BRAVO awards. Hey Healthy! Hit up 2017 with a rainbow of delicious, fresh and nutritious foodie treats. Avoid boring brekkies of unspecified mush; hide your horrid lunchtime tupperware full of weird kale; and swap those soul-destorying salad-centric dinners for something delicious from our…

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…

Why haven’t we got one yet – and is it important? By Food Journalist, Tom Flint, January 2017 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…

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…

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…

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 do…

By Tom Flint, December 2016 With the coming of each new year we all allow ourselves a little time to speculate on what it may bring; or more likely to reflect on the past year’s mistakes. Many people decide on things that they want to stop doing and others that they would like to start.…

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…

Christmas Food Trivia The average Brit will gain up to half a stone over the festive period, because of the draw to never-ending chocolates, mince pies and savoury snacks. Unless your keen to step up your excercise plan over Christmas why not take ten minutes to give your noggin a workout instead with our Christmas food trivia!…

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…

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…

By Brighton Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper 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…

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…

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…

The Top Restaurants to Visit During OctoberBEST By Food Journalist, Tom Flint, Sept 2016 ** Octoberbest 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…

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…

Soundtracks and Sandwiches By Brighton Food Reviewer, Kitty Perrin, Aug 2016 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,…

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…

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…

Get Set for Autumn By Food Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, September 2016 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…

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…

The Great British Menu is back – featuring a Brighton favourite! By Tom Flint, Aug 2016 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…

Meeting Foodie Eshé 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, 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 plate right now… Which…

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…

How do you feel about dining out alone? Solo Dining, By Finola Robinson, July 2016 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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Flexitarianism Brighton Food Reviewer, Lizzie Enfield, June 2016 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 ‘veggie’…

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 favourite restaurant in Brighton, Hove or Sussex…

Brighton’s First Fully Gluten Free Restaurant Pete Bradford, May 2016 We are proud to say we are the first fully Gluten Free restaurant in Brighton. Many other restaurants offer specified items on their menus as gluten free but at The Creperie all of our food and drink is gluten free. With everyone thinking about living…

What’s behind the food labels? Brighton Food Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, May 2016 Does reading food labels on the back of a packet completely baffle you? Do they seem confusing? Managing the intake of certain nutrients can prevent diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Therefore by being able to calculate the nutritional information provided, will…

Vegetarian And Vegan Food Festival Fun! Brighton Food Reviewer, Ginny Sanderson, May 2016 Brighton and Hove heralded in the Foodies Festival with a gleeful blast of sunshine… for the most part. The lawns on the seafront were served up a delightful dish of food stalls, live music, entertainment and cooking talks from celebrity chefs like…

An expert insight into the art of Indian cooking by Emma Pryke, April 2016 Book a table at Indian Summer Book Close India. It’s always been on my destination bucket list but I haven’t made it there – yet. Picturing a bustling Indian city I imagine bright colours, heat and plenty of aromatic smells, all…

Plates VS Slates, What Do You Think? By Lizzie Enfield I have a few bits of crockery at home made by a company called ‘people will always need plates.’ They sell a range of architecture inspired homeware, based on the premise that people will always need plates. You’d think so wouldn’t you? But if you’ve…

Doggy Bags Brighton Food Reviewer, Lizzie Enfield 20th March 2016 Not so long ago we had a slightly awkward post meal encounter with a waitress. No, we weren’t querying the bill or pointing out that service was already included but my mother, who is both hard of hearing and plain of speaking (which means she…

Din With Your Dinner? Brighton Food Reviewer, Lizzie Enfield, January 2016 There’s a restaurant in central Brighton, which I used to go to a lot. The food’s great, the service is good and the atmosphere is convivial. What more could you ask for? Well, to be able to hear yourself speak and what others are…

Xavier, Food Photographer Hello, I’m Xavier and I’m a food photographer. I spend most of my time taking pictures in restaurants. I shoot interiors and exteriors, I do action shots, portraits but one of the things that I enjoy the most is shooting food and dishes. 5 Basic Tips Shooting food at restaurants is the most…

Family dining in Brighton has never looked so good, and if you’re taking your mum out for Mother’s Day in Brighton she’ll surely be in for a treat. From the best Sunday Roasts to exciting vegetarian spots we can point you in the direction of the best restaurants in Brighton and Sussex for Mother’s Day 2017!…

The History of Valentine’s Day Post by Emma Pryke, Jan 2016 The glasses are polished, the candles lit and the champagne on ice – Valentine’s day in Brighton is big business with restaurants battling it out to provide the best menu and the most romantic setting in town. Before we dive into our top dining…

A Passion For Quality! Guest Post: Harry Dyer, V & H Cafe, January 2016 At V&H Café, there are a few very important criteria we look for when taking on a new supplier or product; provenance, quality, locality, customer service and price, and in most cases, in that order. We believe it’s a check list every…

How to Cook Scallops Book a table at GB1 Seafood and Oyster Bar Book Close Restaurants Brighton meets Alan White, the Executive Chef at GB1 Restaurant, Grand Hotel, Brighton. Alan introduces us to Sussex Scallops from the East Sussex headland, Beachy Head (Eastbourne). He gives us a few top tips on what to look for…

Indulgent Time Of Year Again! Brighton Food Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, January 2017 It’s that time of year when you have over indulged, yet again, over the Christmas and New Year period. Every year you say to yourself, OK, I will be good, but some people can stack on 7-14lb just at this time alone and then…

The Vegetarian Capital of the UK Lizzie Enfield, December 2015 Brighton has long been dubbed the “Vegetarian Capital of the UK” and, while other cities are catching up, we still like the think it has the best array of veggie bars, cafes and restaurants in the country. And, with newly opened 1847 joining the myriad of meat…

Living off the land I consider myself as someone with a very healthy attitude towards food. By ‘healthy’ what I mean is that I wholeheartedly appreciate, enjoy and recognise good quality food. I don’t take it for granted, and I get a great deal of pleasure from purchasing, cooking and eating it. A fresh and…

A Snapshot of Korean Cuisine Brighton Food Reviewer, Ami Kang-Thornton, December 2015  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…

How to Make Tarka Dal We meet Alun Sperring head chef and owner – as he introduces how to make Tarka Dal. Filmed at The Chilli Pickle Brighton. Tarka Dal Ingredients: Masoor dal – 500g, ghee – 100ml garlic crushed -1 heaped tspn cumin seeds -1 tspn dried chilli sliced – 1 tspn tomato diced…

Fermented Foods Workshop Octopus Alchemy By Finola Robinson, December  2015 There’s no doubt about it, fermented foods have become a bit of a buzzword recently. It’s a funny turn of events really, given that people have been using fermentation for thousands for years to preserve food and drinks naturally, without refrigeration. But why the sudden revival…

The New Food Trends For 2016 By Emma Pryke, January 2016 2015 was the year of gluten free, low-sugar, and coconut milk, yoghurt… everything! As a nation we pored over Instagram, devoured the books from social media ‘health gurus’ such as Deliciously Ella and the Hemsley sisters and cleared our schedules to watch Bake off and…

Brighton’s New Shoreditch? Lizzie Enfield, December 2015 Once one of the most run down areas of the city, London Road has been dubbed “the New Shoreditch” and, while you might want to take this with a pinch of salt, the salt is likely to be hand raked Sel de Carmargue, sourced form the new look Open…

The Profile of a Food Photographer – Xavier D. Buendia Hi, my name is Xavier and I’m a food & lifestyle photographer. I’ve been taking pictures all my life. What makes my story special is that I made the decision to leave a career as a sommelier, followed my instincts and became a full time professional…

How to Create Latte Art We meet Oli, Tom and Hal, baristas from Moksha Caffe on York Place. Here we enjoy a lesson in latte art at their Brighton premises as we are shown how to make the latte heart, a leaf and a tulip using their skilled techniques. Moksha Caffe is one of Brighton’s…

London’s Top Ten Restaurants in 2016 In London’s fast-paced restaurant scene not a week passes without somewhere closing and another opening. London is one of the most multicultural capitals in the world; a melting pot of numerous cultures and cuisines. As a result of such a vibrant, international foodie culture, culinary trends come and go. It can…

Foraging – Returning Back to our Roots Post by Brighton Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, October 2015 The latest craze to hit the streets and the trendy restaurants are foraged foods. Of course foraging has been around since man – so the concept of foraging isn’t that new, but now there is a definite trend towards going back to…

Fresh Seafood Since 1850 Guest Post: Submitted by English’s, October 2015 30 East Street, Brighton has played host to oyster and seafood lovers for centuries, with Edward Bestwick being the first fishmonger to set up shop in 1850. As the decades coasted by, George Webber, Thomas Beall, George Boother and a mysterious ‘J’ Humphreys each…

What Is Catchbox? Brighton Food Reviewer – Finola Robinson  If you enjoy eating fresh fish but struggle with the ethics of depleting fish stocks and the plight of hard-working but underpaid fishers, now’s the time to take a stand. By becoming a member of the sustainable fishing cooperative Catchbox, which fishes along the south coast…

Umami – What Is It? Post by Oki-Nami, Japanese Restaurant, New Road – September 2015 We’ve all heard it before. Or seen the face of a grinning celebrity chef tasting from a suitably trendy ethnic dish made by the natives and declaring; “Mmmm. Umami.” And we kind of think we know what they’re talking about, what…

Fish Filleting Masterclass  Chef Dave Mothersill from The Salt Room in Brighton introduces us to a line caught seabass and the principles involved in filleting a fish. From using a flexible sharp knife to the technique of pin boning, here Dave shows us how easy filleting is (when you know how) as he prepares a…

Piada masterclass Piada is an Italian style flat bread traditionally rolled or folded – at Eatalio in Brighton they serve the rolled version. The Eatalio menu gives you a choice of three different bases for your lunch or dinner: including their Angel Hair pasta bowl, Piada, or mixed salad leaves. Have a look at the Eatalio video which shows a Piada…

An Untapped Resource For Restaurants Guest post, by Caroline Oldham Biteappy are a food intolerances website and app helping people with food intolerances all over the world find safe places to eat. Below they have put together some facts and figures for us and a bit more information about why this is so important.  Nearly 11…

Award Winning Silo On Friday 4th September, Silo celebrated their first Brighton award at the prestigious Brighton and Hove Business Awards. The winners – The Brighton and Hove Business Awards 2015 What are the BAHBAS and which category were you nominated for? The BAHBA’s is a yearly event attended by hundreds of Brighton & Hove’s…

An Early Night Before An Exciting Early Start Harry Dyer – Co Owner V & H Cafe, Holland Road, Hove, August 2015 You know what it’s like when you have an early start the next day for something exciting… You tell yourself, “Get an early night”. This – as I’m sure you know – is a wasted effort.  One…

Introducing Ami Kang-Thornton, Food Photographer Food and photography were naturally a part of my life as I grew up in the States with an emotionally reserved Korean father that expressed all that needed to be said through cooking beautiful and often strange Korean-American concoctions for my sisters and me. And being a shy and pensive…

Dark Chocolate – A Nutritional Perspective Brighton Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper  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…

Wine Paring Masterclass In prepration for the launch of Market Restaurant & bar in September 2015, here is something to whet the appetite as we spend some time with their resident wine expert Kate. MARKET Restaurant and Bar is the latest creation from the experienced restaurateur and designer/chef duo Kate Alleston and Neil Mannifield that…

Touching the heart A long lazy lunch with loved ones is one of life’s greatest pleasures. That’s what Dim Sum is all about.  Literally translated, dim means “point” and sum means “heart.” Dumplings – Pork & Prawns When joined together, the meaning of dim sum becomes “to touch the heart” or “touching the heart.” The…

Asparagus Masterclass Restaurants Brighton meet Michael Bremner and his team at 64 Degrees where we learn about how to prepare one of their signature seasonal dishes – Asparagus with Grapefruit Hollandaise. Recently hailed by the Guardian as “Food-wise, the most exciting thing to hit Brighton for years, if not ever” 64degrees is the go to…

Barrafina wins National Restaurant of the Year Title In the very recent industry awards in London, 150 hospitality and restaurant industry experts voted Barrafina Tapas restaurant in Covent Garden as the National Restaurant of the year. Barrafina At an industry event drawn together by Big Hospitality and Restaurant Magazine – with headline sponsors Estrella Damm, this was the…

Flat White Masterclass with taylor st baristas We meet Andrew Tolley (co-founder, head of coffee) and Rob (head barista) from the award winning taylor st baristas in Brighton. Here we enjoy a flat white masterclass as Rob executes the delivery of a perfect flat white coffee, while Andrew gives us the low down on what makes…

Video Masterclass – The Salt Room Restaurant, Brighton Restaurants Brighton meet Dave Mothersill from The Salt Room where we learn about how to fillet a fish and serve one of their signature seabass dishes. The Salt Room is already creating a buzz around Brighton and Sussex and it has been one of the hottest openings in…

Video Masterclass – Silo Restaurant, Brighton We meet Doug from Silo and learn about one of their most popular and signature dishes, the cauliflower steak. At Silo they choose to provide quality through purity, adopting a more primitive diet with techniques both modern and ancient. Silo choose food sources that respect the natural order, allowing ingredients…

Children’s Big Day Out and Sussex & The World Weekend Friday 28 May – Sunday 30 May This weekend sees the culmination of the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival’s ‘Spring Harvest’ with three spectacular days of free entry events on Hove Lawns. The Children’s Food Festival’s Big Day Out – the largest free entry children’s…

Local Shellfish with Fresh Grey Mullet GB1’s philosophy is quality with simplicity. The 2 AA Rosette restaurant offers a fantastic choice of the finest and freshly caught seafood from Brighton’s shores. Executive Chef Alan White’s brigade of passionate and inventive chefs add a contemporary touch to classic British cuisine and seafood favourites. RBTV meets Alan White as…

Spring Has Sprung It’s finally that wonderful time of year, when the clocks have sprang forward and so do we. Although winter has it’s magic, it is a relief when we leave the cold, dark days of winter behind and emerge into the warmer, brighter days of spring. It feels that bit easier to get…

Are you a ‘foodie’? Brighton Food Reviewer, Jodie Wallis, April 2015 Jodie Well, the fact that you’re reading a blog about being a foodie, on a website about restaurants suggests to me that you are. Just in case I’m wrong and you just happened to stumble across this blog and you don’t even know the…

Our Asian Favourites All Under One Roof Brighton Food Reviewer, Sarah, March 2015 Rickshaw is Ship Street’s, new and very own Asian Fusion Restaurant. Rickshaw Oriental – Asian Fusion With a menu that spans Korean, Indian, Japanese, Chinese and Thai cuisine – with a view to introducing Vietnamese as well – you might be forgiven for…

Maximise your energy and get that spring in your step. Nutrition Advice For Spring Brighton Nutritionist, Jayne Hopper, March 2015 We derive energy from food, which is often measured as calories (or kilocalories). Sugars (from different types of carbohydrates), fats and amino acids from proteins are converted by chemical processes in the cells into energy. Glucose is…

Meet Peter and Hilary Smith Little Miss Piggies is a small independent café run by a husband and wife, Peter and Hilary Smith, and assisted by the wonderful Vicky and Laura. Little Miss Piggies Café Our food is plain English home cooking which presents good value for money. Most of our food is cooked to…

Meet Kris Wydnski Shepherd and Dog Pub, Fulking Head Chef at the Shepherd and Dog Kris joined the Shepherd and Dog team in late 2013, taking over as head chef  from owner David Pearse, who moved into a general manager’s role. Kris brings nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of casual and fine…

Meet The Chef: Douglas McMaster, Silo Head Chef and owner of Silo, Douglas spent 6 years cooking in some of the U.K. and Europe’s best restaurants including St. John and Noma. Silo, owner, head chef, Doug McMaster The food he and his team create benefits from Douglas’ experience and is praised for its deliciousness as…

How to: Cook The Perfect Steak Delivering a perfect steak relies on sourcing the best quality cuts of meat and preparing the ingredients perfectly. In this video we meet Andy MacKenzie, the head chef at the Restaurant at Drakes who talks about where he sources his beef, how it is aged and the techniques used in…

Eating Out Gluten Free – Top Tips Brighton Food Reviewer, Chloe McKellar, March 2015 When I stopped eating wheat and gluten around 5 years ago, I remember going to some restaurants where the wait staff hardly knew what gluten orthe intolerance was. It wasn’t taken seriously unless you had celiac disease, (which was still unheard of…