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The Ledbury

A review of the world-renowned restaurant

South Africa To Sussex

Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine Estate has a unique link to South Africa’s renowned Hermanus Wine Route

Small Bites

The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival is coming soon

And So To Food

The latest food experiences, including trips to Hague and Sweden

Walking And Wine

Fizz on Foot has successfully captured the fast-growing English wine industry, showcasing, in particular, the best of English sparkling wine.

And so to food

Amanda Menahem records her latest month of food experiences

And so to food

The latest month of the food blog, including a London daytrip…

Small Bites

A round up of the counties latest food news, including a Masterchef winner opening his own restaurant!

Review – Isaac@

Amanda and Luca Bercelli pick apart what they experienced at Isaac’s… which gives a very constructive, interesting read

And So To Food

A refreshing update about Amanda’s most recent food and beverage experiences

Review – Hotel Du Vin

The Hotel Du Vin, with the new bistro with a new out-look, offers memorable service, but how did Amanda Menahem review the food?

My Food Diary

Wondering where to eat? Find out where Amanda’s been this month and her personal recommendations.

My Food Diary

Amanda Menahem documents her recent dining experiences in the local Brighton & Hove area.

Table Talk - The Gingerman

Table Talk – The Gingerman

The Gingerman has been quietly and confidently producing excellent food in comfortable, elegant surroundings for years.

Table Talk - A Month Of Food

Table Talk – A Month Of Food

Amanda Menahem details her recent experiences with some of innovative and fantastic dining experiences around Brighton and Hove.

Review - 1907 Restaurant

Review – 1907 Restaurant

The Brooklands Hotel is a striking example of modern architecture and has received an accolade for being in the Top-100 ‘best small companies to work for’.

Review - The Horse Guards Inn

Review – The Horse Guards Inn

Nestled within the South Downs National Park near the Petworth Estate, the Horse Guards Inn certainly provides a splendid countryside fix

Chef Profile - Ben McKellar

Chef Profile – Ben McKellar

Ben McKellar is not one for the limelight. You may not even have heard of him, but you will almost certainly have heard of his restaurants – the Ginger group

Review - Bagatti's

Review – Bagatti’s

The ever-popular Bagatti’s Italian restaurant can be found in South End, at the heart of Croydon’s restaurant quarter.

Review The Leconfield

Review – The Leconfield

Located in the picture-perfect Sussex town of Petworth, The Leconfield is definitely a restaurant rather than a ‘pub with food’.

Be In The Kitchen

Be In The Kitchen

When Be Kassapian picked up the Leatherhead Business Person of the Year award, it was a popular choice.

Events - Croydon Food Festival

Events – Croydon Food Festival

With an ever-growing reputation for dining out, the South End area of Croydon has been officially recognised as Croydon’s Restaurant Quarter.

Review - The Kensington

Review – The Kensington

I decided to broaden my horizons when invited to dinner at The Kensington – by the new GM Simon Maguire.

Spring Harvest

Spring Harvest

The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival hosts this year’s Spring Harvest from 19-30th May

Review - The Curry Leaf Cafe

Review – The Curry Leaf Cafe

There’s nothing like a curry and a few drinks on a Friday night to mark the end of a week and get your weekend off to a fitting start.

Bar Fly - Wine School

Bar Fly – Wine School

The first thing to say about food and wine pairing is that there is a lot of stuff and nonsense written about it. If something works well for you, then stick with it.

Chef Profile - Steven Edwards

Chef Profile – Steven Edwards

Fans of Masterchef may recall how Steven Edwards, a Sussex-based chef, won the sixth ‘professionals’ series at the age of just 26, making him one of the youngest winners.

New York Savvy at the Met

New York Savvy at the Met

Richard Hopton, the new Director of Operations at Hilton Brighton Metropole, tells Ian Trevett about the updated food and drink offerings at the hotel

Iberica, Victoria

Iberica, Victoria

Now, I could be accused of being a bit London centric at the moment since this will be my third London review in a row but let’s face it – so many of us Sussex and Surrey dwellers find ourselves there either because of Londoner friends or for work.