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…

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…

MASTERFUL SUSHI WITH LATIN AMERICAN SPIRIT Let’s start by getting you to forget everything you know about sushi. Yes, all of it. It makes me want to weep when people say they hate sushi because it was never meant to be this way. Not limp, refrigerator-tasting, chewy, or devoid of flavour. Not crammed into a box at 5am…

Wingrove House Review The drive from Brighton to Alfriston is an ideal start to an evening at Wingrove House. Leaving the city behind, you lose the A27 and wind your way down East Sussex lanes into this picturesque village in the district of Wealden. Country with a contemporary feel. The gratifyingly crunchy sound of tyres…

Step-up your Sunday Roast at the Independent Autumn is underway and, with the weekends getting darker and damper, we all need that little bit more incentive to get out and about. A lunch review at The Independent gave me the motivation I needed to brave the drizzle last Sunday. Walking from Hove to Hanover, I worked up an…

Shiraz Restaurant Review Shiraz, an authentic Persian restaurant in the heart of Hove. Shiraz restaurant is one of the oldest cities in Ancient Persia and is known for it’s wonderful food culture and social gathering experiences. When we first walked into the restaurant, it felt warm and cosy. Exposed brick covered the interior and antique…

The Walrus Supper Club, Vegan Review. The Walrus pub is a sprawling beast of a venue, extending grandly in height and depth, boasting a night club in its belly and a garden on its head. The main bar and restaurant is decorated in Victorian gloom whilst a closer inspection reveals little quirks of humour here…