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The Great Estate Festival celebrates Cornish arts and music

Great Estate celebrates Cornwall

  Cornwall’s newest festival, The Great Estate is now just one week away and our Laura is looking forward to kicking back in a field: something childhood in Cornwall has always consisted of. The Great Estate With local street food vendors and internationally
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News / Review – Slug & Lettuce Menu Update For Spring / Summer 2017

If you live a large city the UK (or have at any point in the last 10 years or so) you probably know a little about the Slug & Lettuce. ‘The Slug’…56% bar, 34% club, 10% pub . Not yet ubiquitous, but it gets around. Youthful, but not quite on the level of the 3:30 AM closing
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There’s more to Beerwolf than beer and books

Having been a regular at Beerwolf for some time, during spells where freelance work was thin on the ground, I was lucky enough to do some shifts behind ‘The UK’s coolest bar’. As such, I felt compelled to celebrate all the wonderful things about Beerwolf that can’t always be seen
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Port Eliot Food News

Take me to Port Eliot

It’s that time of year again. Evening sunlight scorches the tops of buildings and there’s a golden hue of daffodils illuminating the fields. Social media and my inbox are filled with reports of food and festivals and sunshine, and the days have just got longer. Springing
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Pizza Express Winter Menu For Early 2017

Food News – Pizza Express Autumn & Winter Menu, 2017

Winter Vs. Food Every 6 months or so the nice people at Pizza Express invite us to down and try some new things on the menu. It’s the new year, everyone’s cold, slightly SAD and possibly still hungover, so they’re going for indulgent (treat ‘yoself). ’Dry January’ is confronted
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Food News: Our friends @ Ceru just their first permanent London site

Followers of Tasting Britain may notice that we tend not to cover new restaurant openings – it is an impossible task in London, let alone the rest of the country. Still, we make an exception for our friends at Ceru, who just opened their first site in South Kensington, on
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Food News – Ancient Reserves redefines the London pop-up

Dom: When I hear the phrase ‘pop-up’, I always think of a tent-like gazebo thingy (that’s the technical term, I believe) – much like the food market outside Royal Festival Hall on weekends. It’s a bit DIY and makeshift, but slightly more high-brow
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Food News – Meat Tooley Street’s New Fast Food Carvery

Who are they? South east London has a new fast food eatery on the block, and they’re called Carve. This is the brainchild of entrepreneur, David Bear, and while you probably don’t recognise the name, you’ll more than likely know of his first venture –
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Food News – The Simpsons Winery Opens & Britain Gets A New Sparkling Wine Producer

Good news for the English sparkling wine industry (and all of us who enjoy its creations) – as of Wednesday 28th October, we have a new winery!  Yes indeed, Charles & Ruth Simpson (of Domaine Sainte Rose) and their staff have finally completed the many years
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Food News – The Mead Bar / ‘Mead Mondays’ launch @ Swan, Southbank, London

As far as British booze goes, mead is about as traditional as it comes (…no matter how unfashionable it may currently be).      You could describe it as a delicious, pre mixed cocktail, courtesy of our industrious little friends, the bees. The bee is,
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