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Tasting menu - Thompson's, Isle of Wight
England Food & Drink

Thompson’s, Isle of Wight

I was fortunate enough to visit this contemporary gem during a recent press trip to the Isle of Wight. I must admit, while familiar with the quality of island ingredients such as the garlic and tomatoes, it was my…

Chewton Glen Cookery School - The Kitchen
England Food & Drink

The Kitchen at Chewton Glen

The Kitchen at Chewton Glen, a new purpose-built cookery school and dining complex in The New Forest, is set to open in March 2017. I was lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the new venture this week –…

Rob Litchfield, creator of PIECARAMBA! Winchester
Food & Drink

10 minutes with PIECARAMBA!’s Rob Litchfield

Many comic book lovers and pie fans have already made the pilgrimage to PIECARAMBA! in Winchester – a contemporary pie and mash emporium and a new project for Rob Litchfield; formerly of Pie & Vinyl in Southsea. We had 10 minutes…

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Food & Drink Southsea Wanders

Southsea Brewing Co. opens

How many breweries can boast that they’re based in a Tudor Castle? One built by Henry VIII, no less? Welcome to Southsea Brewing Company, located inside an old ammunition storage room at Southsea Castle – the south coast’s hottest new…