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Interior photo of Desi Old India Cafe in Southsea
Food & Drink Southsea Wanders UK

Dinner at Desi Old India Cafe

One of Elm Grove’s newest offerings, Desi Old India Cafe was due to open on 1 February 2021. But, like many things, the in-person launch was hampered by the pandemic. I got straight onto the online ordering service and…

Sisters Cafe, interior, Marmion Road, Southsea
Food & Drink Southsea Wanders

Sisters Cafe, Southsea

A new family-run cafe can be found in Southsea’s Marmion Road having opened it’s doors today – 31 October 2020. Formerly Grace & Ivy, opposite Waitrose, Sisters is run by… funnily enough… sisters Sarah and Abby and has the…

Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market. Photo courtesy of Andrea Burolla Photography for PHLCVB.
Food & Drink USA

The treats of Philadelphia

The World Heritage City of Philadelphia is a melting pot of global cuisines and with over 80 outlets, the 125-year old Reading Terminal Market is diverse enough to suit any craving. Housed in a National Historic Landmark building since 1893, the market offers…

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…