Interview on Sustainability with The Coal Shed Australian born Jess Archer is assistant manager at the highly successful Coal Shed and the driving force behind the restaurant’s sustainability programme, which has earned it recognition by the Sustainable Restaurants Association (SRA). We talked to Jess about her passion for the environment and her work behind the…

Trenchmore Farm Sussex Trenchmore Farm Sussex is run by husband and wife Andrew and Joanne and their children Oscar and Rachel. They bring us meat from beautiful happy cows, nutritious heritage wheat and wonderfully nostalgic Sussex apple cider. Supplying some of our favourite restaurants in Brighton and Sussex including L’Atelier du Vin, Etch and The Sussex…

Jo Glazebrook, Community Kitchen Coordinator Can you tell us a bit about your role? I’ve been at the Food Partnership for 6 years now supporting community food growing projects and coordinating volunteers. Coordinating the kitchen is a new role for me and super exciting! My days are so varied Today I’ve been checking artwork for…

Alison Nightingale – Albourne Estate Brighton restaurant goers will be familiar with Alison Nightingale and her wine, identifiable by its wildlife labelling and produced just eight miles out of the city on the Albourne Estate boutique vineyard, close to Hurstpierpoint. This spring her range of award winning still and sparkling wines are being joined by a…

Award Winning Cafe Plenty Cafe Plenty Brighton is a cafe just off Brighton’s buzzing London Road. By day it serves up delicious cafe food and drinks, and by night it is a tap house. Cafe Plenty were winners in our Brighton Restaurant Awards Best Family Friendly category. They also placed in the top 20 for Best Tea…

Julien Billet interview – The Salt Room Brighton Julien has been living and working In Brighton for three years, traveling to the UK to initially improve his English and expand on his passion for mixology from his native France. On arriving to the UK the draw of ‘London by the Sea’- Brighton with its electric…

Mouth-watering summer events across the UK The UK’s biggest food festival, Foodies Festival, is returning to Brighton’s Hove lawns 5th – 7th May 2018, over the bank holiday weekend. This year we will see a brand new stage in collaboration with the Musicians Against Homelessness charity, hosting huge music names including Toploader and The Hoosiers.…

Taking the bakery game to a new level In Brighton’s highly competitive café market, one name that stands out from the crowd is The Flour Pot bakery. From their first café on Sydney Street, it was clear that their dedication to producing quality artisanal products was going to win over Brighton’s discerning café dwellers. Building…

Meet Laura Petersen – Executive Pastry Chef Laura Petersen is the Executive Pastry Chef for The Salt room and Coal Shed restaurants in both Brighton and London 1. Describe your self in three words – busy, ambitious, and loyal! 2. Who was the last person you went for dinner – one of my best friends…