Gars Brighton The Chinese. A coveted part of the British menu, it’s as treasured as fish & chips, as cult as buttered crumpets and as comfortingly familiar as a steaming hot cup of milk-&-two-sugars-style builders’ tea. You’ll be hard pressed to find a UK resident who hasn’t at some point indulged in the Friday night…

Friends, football and new flavours at Café Malbec I’ve been intrigued by Café Malbec since it opened last year. I’d eaten at its sister restaurant (Latino America) before but, until now, had never ventured next door to this Argentinian wine bar. Specialising in South American wines and Argentine food, it offers everything from coffees and…

Oh my Cod, what a lovely meal After a month of enjoying the Brighton Fringe, it is nice to be heading out for a relaxing meal. Lucy and I are very excited tonight as we are heading to try the new menu at the Hotel du Vin. Warm Welcome We are warmly greeted at the…

START SPREADING THE NEWS ABOUT LOST BOYS CHICKEN Lost Boys Chicken Brighton probably knew licking sticky sauce from your fingers is part of any New York chicken shack experience. They must have known they were sitting on a tasty secret when they they took over the restaurant deep inside The Joker pub in Brighton. The…

Introducing the Kari Club recipe box Who is Minesh Agnothori? Well, Minesh’s story is simple, he was lucky enough to be raised on great Indian food, cooked at home by his mother, and received quite a culture shock when he first discovered what most restaurants were serving up, and by extension therefore what most people…

Dinner with the best view in Brighton and Hove Those with a good head for heights can enjoy dinner at 138m on Brighton’s British Airways i360 Sky Dining experience. Tickets have gone on sale for an “elegant evening dining amongst the stars” on various dates over the summer, which includes a three-course meal, half a…

The Wardroom Brighton Evening Review The days lengthen, the clouds lift and summer beckons like a long lost friend; there is perhaps no better city to be in right now than Brighton. As the sun dances across the English channel and the pull of the water becomes undeniable, locals and tourists alike flock down to the…

The Salt Room: substance and style by the boatload Turn up without a plan at a tourist hotspot in any given city and you’re exposing yourself to the world of overpriced, overhyped and overcrowded restaurants. If you’re unfortunate enough to end up in such a place, you’ll find no shortage of stressed out families, exhausted couples…

COSMIC PIZZA: COSMIC BY NAME… Whilst pizza seems like quite a straightforward dish – essentially a dough base smeared with tomato paste and topped with a combination of cheese, meat and veg – I can’t be the only person who is regularly underwhelmed when I dine out on this Italian staple. Surely delivering up a…