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Breakfast at The Ivy in the Lanes

Breakfast at The Ivy in the Lanes

After a hotly anticipated arrival, The Ivy in the Lanes finally opened its doors to the Brighton public last month. To kick off the new restaurant opening, the modish brasserie held a host of celebratory events across the week including a champagne and canapé launch […]

44 Poets | Speciality Coffee

44 Poets | Speciality Coffee

Tucked along a quiet street just off of Portland Road is 44 Poets, Hove’s newest independent coffee shop. Unlike some of its neighbours, 44 Poets is the real speciality coffee deal and brings with it the vibes of a Melbourne coffee house, coupled with Scandi […]

The Kari Club | Indian recipe box

The Kari Club | Indian recipe box

Chef Minesh Agnihtori, founder of Brighton’s Indian Summer, has launched the UK’s first Indian recipe box, The Kari Club, giving foodies an opportunity to explore the cuisine at home. Indian food has long been a favourite of mine, ever since I was lucky enough to […]

Community Kitchen crowdfunder smashes £20,000 target

Community Kitchen crowdfunder smashes £20,000 target

But the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership still needs your help. Earlier this month, the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership launched Kit Out The Kitchen, a crowdfunding campaign to raise £20,000 to transform a disused office space into a community kitchen where local people can […]

The Coal Shed | One Tower Bridge

The Coal Shed | One Tower Bridge

The Coal Shed is probably my most recommended restaurant to those looking for a special dining experience. Loved not just by Brightonians, they’ve received accolades from the Observer Monthly Food Awards, Brighton’s Best Restaurants and praise across national publications. In the last year, I’ve booked […]

A Copper Christmas | The Copper Clam

A Copper Christmas | The Copper Clam

Nesting within the Regency Arches of Brighton seafront, you’ll find relative restaurant newcomer, The Copper Clam. The family owners opened their doors in the summer of 2016, offering freshly caught seafood, as well as local meat and vegetables. Having heard great things so far, I […]

Semola | A new fresh pasta restaurant

Semola | A new fresh pasta restaurant

There is often a slight sense of apprehension when a new Italian restaurant opens in Brighton & Hove. Once a city not so blessed with an authentic offering, the food scene has expanded dramatically and we now have gems such as Cin Cin, Fatto a […]

Introducing The Coffee Break, by Edendum

Introducing The Coffee Break, by Edendum

Hang on, Edendum… I’ve heard that name before, right? You have indeed, and the very same people have been working on something new – Introducing The Coffee Break, by Edendum. From their vision of creating more of a community hub within East Street, owners Diego and […]

Isaac At | South Coast Tasting menu

Isaac At | South Coast Tasting menu

Continuing a short series on Sussex produce, I discover some of Sussex’s best secrets with Isaac At. In September, Isaac At celebrated one year as a permanent restaurant in Brighton. Founded by four friends, seasonally changing menus are based on the fresh ingredients that are […]

October Best x The Chilli Pickle

October Best x The Chilli Pickle

As part of Brighton’s October Best restaurant festival, The Chilli Pickle have created Al and D’s Toddy Shop. Based on the roadside drinking shacks in Kerala, the dish reflects some of South India’s best street food and nods to the popular palm wine. Enormous platters […]

The Sussex Gin & Fizz Festival is coming

The Sussex Gin & Fizz Festival is coming

Yes, you heard right – the first ever Sussex Gin and Fizz Festival is coming to Lewes! This Saturday, 30th September, an entire festival for local gin and sparkling wine is being held at Southover Grange Gardens – which gives me the perfect opportunity to […]

LOST IN THE LANES | Nile St, Brighton

LOST IN THE LANES | Nile St, Brighton

After two and a half years, I still manage to take a wrong turn and get lost in Brighton’s twisting Lanes. Of course there are worse places to wander into, but I’ll often find myself passing through to get somewhere else. So I was pleased to […]

Curry Leaf Cafe

Curry Leaf Cafe

The majority of my friends and family will know that I grew up an incredibly fussy eater. The chicken nuggets kind of kid, that was me. But as I entered my mid-teens, I realised how much I was missing out. I was quite lucky then, when my […]

Mojo independent coffee | Lunch review

Mojo independent coffee | Lunch review

An independent coffee house on Queens Road, Brighton It’s been a while since I ventured out to review a coffee shop. Generally, now that I work out of town I tend to spend free time at my favourites – when time is short, it just ain’t […]

Pascere opens in Duke Street, Brighton

Pascere opens in Duke Street, Brighton

The Brighton food community has been all of a flutter once more with the anticipation of new restaurant, Pascere. In my short experience as a food blogger, it’s a funny thing being part of a food community. News explodes seemingly from out of nowhere, and […]

Pizza workshops at Franco Manca Brighton Marina

Pizza workshops at Franco Manca Brighton Marina

Master the art of sourdough pizza at Franco Manca! Franco Manca started life as a neighbourhood pizzeria in Brixton, London. You may remember, from my first review of Franco Manca when they opened in central Brighton last spring, that the establishment has undergone a swift upscale, growing […]

V and H Cafe | Breakfast Review

V and H Cafe | Breakfast Review

V and H has long been a local favourite. After enjoying solid reviews over the last couple of years, they’ve earned a stellar reputation as a top spot for breakfast in Brighton. Although a little way out from us, I’d been getting a little itchy to […]

Amsterdam: Four days of food

Amsterdam: Four days of food

A few weeks ago, I went to Amsterdam for a long weekend. Having already been before, we took this trip as an opportunity to relax a little, rather than traipsing to and from tourist attractions. Although we did visit a cat museum, which was every […]

Hash House | A Troll’s Pantry Venture

Hash House | A Troll’s Pantry Venture

If you go to one place for lunch in Brighton this week/end, go to Hash House. No, I’m not trying to push anything dodgy, this is a new venture from Brighton’s The Troll’s Pantry. And it’s just brilliant. Located next to Trollburger within the Trafalgar Street […]


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