Category Archives: Eating & Drinking

EAT: Isaac At, Brighton

Always on the lookout for the best restaurants in Brighton, I’ve been itching to go to Isaac At for eons. The opportunity finally came last week when a friend celebrated her birthday there. With 20 of us tucked into the … Continue reading →

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EAT: Polpo

When I heard that Venetian eatery, Polpo, was coming to Brighton, I was pretty excited. London’s Beak Street branch has long been a favourite of mine and is always a welcome stop-off after a day in the big smoke. So I expected … Continue reading →

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EAT: Riddle & Finns on Brighton Beach

On an unexpectedly sunny day a couple of weeks ago (21 degrees in October?!) there was only one thing to do. Hop on the bike and head to Brighton Beach for a sneaky lunch. The husband was home, the kids … Continue reading →

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EAT: The Salt Room

REVIEW: The Salt Room

With its one year anniversary fast approaching, we were delighted to be asked to review The Salt Room restaurant. Since opening its doors in Brighton’s Metropole Hotel, it has enjoyed rave reviews from diners and has been on our radar … Continue reading →

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DO: Patterns makes shapes on Brighton seafront

Patterns makes shapes on Brighton seafront

The legendary Escape Club has a new name, new logo and new London owner. Patterns launched last month promising day to night entertainment, lazy lunches on the terrace, big name live acts and an innovative programme of club nights to rival top clubs … Continue reading →

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DRINK: Bison Beer comes to Brighton

Bison Beer

A cool little shop nestled at the bottom of East Street recently caught our eye. Being curious types, we popped in to take a look around and see what all the fuss was about. What greeted us was an epic … Continue reading →

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WIN: Tickets to Foodies Festival

Win Tickets to Foodies Festival

It’s nearly May Bank Holiday, which means it’s time for the return of the Foodies Festival. Taking up residence on Hove Lawns from 2nd-4th May, the festival celebrates its 10th birthday this year and is a gastronomic delight, featuring food and … Continue reading →

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EAT: The Gingerman at Norfolk Square

The Gingerman at Norfolk Square

The Gingerman on Brighton’s Norfolk Square has had a makeover, and we were lucky enough to be invited for lunch to see what all the fuss was about. Gone are the fabric-covered seats, drapes and cream walls, replaced instead with … Continue reading →

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DRINK: Presuming Ed Coffee House, London Road

Presuming Ed, London Road

Watch out Brighton, there’s a new coffee house on the block. Presuming Ed opened its doors in December and is quickly establishing itself as a London Road favourite. Sister cafe to The Marwood, there’s everything you’ve come to expect from … Continue reading →

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EAT: La Choza

Review- La Choza

Recreating the taco shacks of Mexico, La Choza is Brighton’s best and only authentic Mexican street food restaurant. Run by a small team of passionate staff, this atmospheric North Laine institution has earned itself something of a reputation with diners … Continue reading →

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D is For Detox

D is For Detox

It’s January, we’re all broke, our livers are groaning at the sight of alcohol, which means it’s time to get healthy. Here’s our guide to detoxing, Brighton-style. Best for Exercise Kit Thinking of taking up running or some form of … Continue reading →

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DO: An Apple a Day …

An Apple a Day ...

Apple (cider) lovers rejoice. It’s that time of year when we wrap up warm, gather together a group of good friends and head to the Applefest at Middle Farm, the annual celebration of English apples. Taking place on Saturday 19th and … Continue reading →

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EAT: Food For Friends

After visiting Food for Friends when we first moved to Brighton eight years ago, we decided it was time to pay another visit to this local institution that has been part of the Brighton dining scene since 1981. The surroundings … Continue reading →

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WIN: Tickets to Brighton’s Foodies Festival

Win - Tickets to Brighton’s Foodies Festival

We have three pairs of tickets to give away for Brighton’s Foodies Festival, taking place on Hove Lawns from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May. Visitors can enjoy demonstrations from top chefs including Gennaro Contaldo, Michelin-starred Stephen Crane from our … Continue reading →

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3 of the Best … Mother’s Day Eats

3 of the best … Mother’s Day Eats

Whether you fancy treating your Mum to a light lunch, afternoon tea or full-blown dining extravaganza, we’ve got three recommendations for special Mums everywhere. igigi General Store & Cafe With its huge windows overlooking Western Road, the café upstairs at … Continue reading →

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