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FOOD - California Soul Bowl

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3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Steve Parsons first came to Brighton to work with his old band mate, Chris Spedding, from 1970s rock band, Sharks.

Why Shuffle’s own Paul Mason sees mixology as a dirty word

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12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

IN Paul Mason’s bar, mixology is a dirty word. “The skill of bar-tending is all about interacting with people,” he says in the decked garden he built himself behind his York Place bar and kitchen.

The Cyclist rides into Brighton Station

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12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE traditional view of a railway station pub is a place in a permanent twilight with plastic furniture and a clientele of loud stag nighters or luggage-strewn holidaymakers.

There are some exciting new eateries in Churchill Square

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12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

It’s not only the setting that’s changed with Churchill Square’s revamp. Three new food outlets have also opened in the popular city centre shopping centre.

Coggings And Co’s high end take on the burger

The Argus: Coggings And Co’s high end take on the burger

12:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

Coggings & Co is the new burger restaurant that has been generating a buzz ever since it opened in Seven Dials.

Where to watch the World Cup in Brighton and Hove

The Argus: Find the best places to watch the drama of the World Cup unfold

12:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

Following the first Brazilian World Cup 2014 kick-off last night, the quest is on for the perfect venue to watch the matches. Duncan Hall goes through some of the options in Brighton and Hove.

Crafty Chooks - “a completely new kind of dining experience for the city”

The Argus: Craft Ales and rotisserie chicken are on the menu at Crafty Chooks

5:23pm Friday 30th May 2014

INTRODUCING the eighth venue in the Golden Lion Group, Leo Day describes Crafty Chooks as “a completely new kind of dining experience for the city”.

Brighton embraces the speakeasy with new bar Dirty Blonde

The Argus: Dirty Blonde

9:52am Friday 9th May 2014

Walk around New York’s meatpacking district and you can’t help but stumble on a speakeasy.

New cafe brings southern Indian cuisine to The Lanes

The Argus: Curry LEaf Cafe. Photo by Sam Stephenson.

6:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

"Everything I have put on the menu has a story behind it. There are endless dishes still waiting to go on the menu.”

New cookery classes teach how to deal with digestive issues

The Argus: Workshop leaders Nathalie Sansonetti and Rani Louise. Photos by Tony Wood.

9:26am Friday 25th April 2014

People visit health nutritionist Nathalie Sansonetti when their lives have been made hell by food intolerances.

The Hare And Hounds is back in business after an extensive makeover

The Argus: The Hare And Hounds. Photo by Sam Stephenson

5:00am Friday 18th April 2014

The recently renovated Hare And Hounds in London Road, Brighton, has seen some dramatic changes since its days as The Hydrant.

Put a spring in your step with the Brighton And Hove Food And Drink Festival

The Argus: The Big Sussex Market in New Road. Photo by Julia Claxton

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Soon we’ll be looking across the South Downs and seeing nothing but grapevines for producing wine.

New bring-your-own cocktail bar aims to shake things up in Brighton

The Argus: Head bartender Joseph Tucker at B.Y.O.C. Photo by Liz Finlayson

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

The concept behind B.Y.O.C. is simple – bring a bottle of your favourite spirit and the four barmen in The Lanes speakeasy will make it taste like nothing else.

Brighton's Chocolate Festival moves to a new home at the Corn Exchange

The Argus: The Chocolate Festival

5:00am Friday 28th March 2014

During its four years in New Road, The Chocolate Festival survived rain, wind and even snow. But now it is set to move indoors for the first time with the launch of a new concept at Brighton Dome Corn Exchange.

Bang Bang Burrito offers up authentic Mexican fare at The Sidewinder pub in Kemp Town

The Argus: Some of the food on offer at Bang Bang Burrito @ The Sidewinder

5:00am Friday 21st March 2014

As cultural fusions go, battered cactus will take some beating. This unique Mexico meets Britain experiment is Matt Young’s latest trick as head chef at a new branch of Bang Bang Burrito at Kemp Town’s The Sidewinder pub.

Proud Cabaret presents an evening of sleuths and sauciness

The Argus: Proud Cabaret presents an evening of sleuths and sauciness

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Billed as Brighton’s “newest experimental dinner date”, this Thursday night entertainment invites audiences to ringside seats at a murder mystery.

Travel the world with Shoreham's exciting new culinary experience

The Argus: Tamar Carr-Martindale (left) with her fellow ‘flight attendants’

7:00am Friday 7th March 2014

It famously took Phileas Fogg 80 days to travel around the world. Head over to new Shoreham arts venue West Street Loft and you can do the whole thing in a night – no passport required.

Hunt & Darton create a cafe with culture

The Argus: Hunt & Darton, photo by Christa Holka

5:00am Friday 28th February 2014

Hunt & Darton call their cafe a slice of interactive performance art. Others, on arriving to see two fine art graduates from Central St Martins with broccoli and pineapple on their heads and serving teas and coffees, might see something different.

Punk poet Attila The Stockbroker dedicates this year's Ropetackle Beer Festival to the memory of lifelong Albion supporter Roy Chuter

The Argus: Attila The Stockbroker. Photo by Tony Wood

5:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Shoreham-based punk poet Attila The Stockbroker’s seventh collection of poetry and song lyrics contains a poem he wrote for Roy Chuter after the lifelong Albion supporter took his own life in August.

Get stuck into seafood at Rye Bay Scallop Week

The Argus: Get stuck into seafood at Rye Bay Scallop Week

5:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Ancient Cinque Ports town Rye celebrates the Pecten Maximus in the 11th annual Rye Bay Scallop Week, which starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday, February 23. Below Duncan Hall checks out the various events going on, and finds out the truth about the mollusc’s reputed aphrodisiac properties...

In the mood for some Valentine's food?

The Argus: Ashdown Park And Country Hotel

9:08am Friday 7th February 2014

It may be something of a Hallmark holiday, but Valentine’s Day is always the first big date on the food calendar. Duncan Hall checks out some of the many foodie offerings across Sussex for next weekend's celebration of lurve

Two of Brighton's well-known pubs welcome new managers

The Argus: The Globe has a new menu. Photo by Tanay Sharma

6:00am Friday 31st January 2014

A pair of popular Brighton watering holes have been taken over by new managers. Duncan Hall spoke to the familiar new faces behind the bar

The Druid's Arms introduces smoked meats to its new menu

The Argus: The Druid's Arms introduces smoked meats to its new menu

6:30am Friday 24th January 2014

London Road is rapidly turning into a meat-lover’s paradise. There’s the much-loved barbecue shack at The World’s End and a few doors down is the Jamaican joint Cummin’ Up, whose exotic smells float across Preston Circus, making it feel like central Kingston.

Pizzaface brings a new branch to Hove

The Argus: Pizzaface co-owners Bertie van der Beek and Mavis Ang. Photo by Sam Stephenson.

6:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Walking into Pizzaface’s second independent site, in Hove, it is clear this is not just another pizza joint.

New cafe Velo creates a cyclist's paradise on The Level

The Argus: Velo cafe. Photo by Sam Stephenson.

6:00am Friday 10th January 2014

The name comes from the French word for bike. The TV at the cafe shows races and stunts from the world of cycling. There is a cycle workshop at the back run by a former manager and mechanic from Evans Cycles. And the seats are in Tour de France jersey colours. As such, Velo sounds like a cyclist’s heaven.

New bar Be At One opens its doors in Brighton's Castle Square

The Argus: Be At One Brighton

6:00am Friday 3rd January 2014

Be At One Brighton is only the second of the 20-strong chain to open outside London. But operations director Andrew Stone says interest has been high since it first welcomed customers on Monday, December 9.

Brighton's Tortilla has Mexican food all wrapped up

The Argus: The staff at Tortilla in Brighton. Photo by Sam Stephenson

5:00am Friday 20th December 2013

For Tortilla’s founder and chief burrito officer Brandon Stephens, not being able to find the food he grew up on in the UK was the inspiration for launching what has become a successful brand.

Enjoy pakoras with your pint thanks to a new venture at the Duke Of Norfolk

The Argus: Minesh Agnihotri and Byron Swales from Indian Summer with Ange from the Duke Of Norfolk (centre). Photo by Sam Stephenson

7:00am Friday 13th December 2013

For the past five years Thai cuisine has maintained something of a hold on pub food in Brighton and Hove.

Graze offers a taste of luxury

The Argus: Photo by Tony Wood

4:40am Friday 6th December 2013

BRIGHTON’S most celebrated resident was famed for his luxurious parties, gaining a reputation for excess and lavish spending.

Icelandic coffee shop opens in Brighton's York Place

The Argus: A selection of tasty treats on offer. Photo by Terry Applin.

5:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

A new coffee shop opening in Brighton is not big news. But when Edda Margrét Halldórsdóttir opened the Nordic Coffee Collective in York Place, the story made Iceland’s biggest newspaper, the left-leaning daily Frettabladid.

Winter warmers at the Pavilion Ice Rink - no skates necessary

The Argus: Photo by Liz Finlayson

5:40am Friday 15th November 2013

You don’t need to skate on ice to enjoy the bar and restaurant at the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink.

Hove restaurant and cocktail bar Alcove makes a move to Sevendials

The Argus: Alcove restaurant. Photo by Tony Wood

4:20am Friday 8th November 2013

Having made its name tucked away in Hove’s Brunswick Street East, restaurant and cocktail bar Alcove has moved to one of the city’s most prominent locations.

Join the dining revolution at Brighton's 64 Degrees

The Argus: 64 Degrees in Meeting House Lane, Brighton. Photo by Terry Applin

4:20am Friday 1st November 2013

With its open kitchen and small plate servings, 64 Degrees is designed to be a very different dining experience – just don’t mention tapas.

A slice of New York in Brighton

The Argus: Photos by Terry Applin

5:00am Friday 25th October 2013

As Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Dave Barry once put it, “Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. “Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.”

Arundel Food Festival kicks off this weekend

The Argus: Arundel Food Festival. Photo by Christian Doyle

5:30am Friday 18th October 2013

Arundel's fourth annual community celebration of food and drink returns this weekend, launched by the monthly Farmers’ Market tomorrow.

Trio of Spanish restaurants up for national award

The Argus: Casa Don Carlos. Photo by Tony Wood.

6:00am Friday 11th October 2013

Walk around Brighton and you’ll often hear Spanish spoken.

The owner of The Troll's Pantry on making the perfect burger

The Argus: The owner of The Troll's Pantry on making the perfect burger

11:00am Friday 4th October 2013

"With a good burger, you want to hold it in your hand and ram it in your mouth – it’s very primal. It’s an experience that has the ‘mmm’ factor to it.”

MEATliquor bring their brand of 'controlled anarchy' to Brighton

The Argus: MEATliquor. Photo by Sam Stephenson

5:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

Asked to describe the vibe at their hip food joints, MEATliqour’s bosses Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins go for “loud and raucous: controlled anarchy”.

Eat out on the cheap with The Argus's Dine For Less promotion

The Argus: Dine For Less is back

4:30pm Friday 20th September 2013

Whether looking to impress a date, scoping out venues for a family celebration or simply looking for a cheap meal, The Argus is here to help with the return of our annual Dine For Less promotion next Friday.

A taste of Korea at new Brighton cafe

The Argus: Photos by Sam Stephenson

9:47am Monday 16th September 2013

International specialities such as curries, kebabs, burritos and pizzas are now so ubiquitous it is hard to imagine a time when they weren’t available in Brighton.

Authentic Portuguese cuisine comes to Hove

The Argus: Photos by Terry Applin

5:00pm Friday 6th September 2013

Carlos Domingues left a small Portuguese fishing village to come to the UK when he was 17.

Brighton And Hove Food And Drink Festival returns bigger and better than ever

The Argus: The Live Food Show on Hove Lawns. Photo by Julia Claxton

4:30pm Friday 30th August 2013

Interactive historical food experiences, a new beer and cider festival, cocktail competitions, international chef exchanges, children’s workshops, tastebud challenges and food-inspired arts are on the bill for a culinary festival in its 12th year.

New cafe brings a touch of 1920s class to Brighton

The Argus: Katie Baker outside Bertie's Of Brighton in Bond Street. Photo by Sam Stephenson.

6:00pm Friday 23rd August 2013

When Bertie’s Of Brighton opened its doors in the former Yummies in Bond Street last month, it saw the return of the Baker family name to the city’s most-loved shopping streets.

New beachfront burger bar opens its doors

The Argus: Lucky Beach. Photo by Terry Applin.

5:30pm Friday 16th August 2013

When restaurants want to know the next food trend, Mike Palmer is the man they go to.

Countryside spots, perfect for summer dining

The Argus: The Shepherd & Dog in Fulking

9:40am Friday 9th August 2013

The weather may have cooled after July’s heatwave but the forecast is for another good run through August. So for the final edition of our al fresco series, Dominic Smith picks the best terraces, gardens and hide-outs to dine and drink in the Sussex countryside

Escaping the tourist traps

The Argus: The Pavilion Gardens Cafe is just one of the spots to enjoy some al fresco dining

11:36am Friday 2nd August 2013

We pick out the spots in Brighton and Hove away from the seafront, where the terraces and tables are primed for summer...

The best of American food comes together at The New Club, Brighton

The Argus: Photo by Tony Wood

6:00pm Friday 19th July 2013

Its name may have come from the old Brighton private members club which used to be located on its site.

Brighton favourite Iydea opens second branch in city centre

The Argus: Lulu McQueen and Steve Billam. Photo by Sam Stephenson

5:00pm Friday 12th July 2013

"I once overheard someone standing on the corner saying, ‘There’s the light shop that never closes and this is the cafe that never opens’.”

Adur And Worthing Food And Drink Festival has something for everyone

The Argus: Jean-Christophe Novelli makes an appearance on Sunday

8:00pm Friday 5th July 2013

Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli and the Worthing Symphony Orchestra are among the special guests at the second Adur And Worthing Food And Drink Festival.

Home cooking is at the heart of new cafe Marmalade

The Argus: Louise Carter and Tania Webb. Photo by Terry Applin.

12:00pm Saturday 29th June 2013

Donna Hay meets Willy Wonka is how the bosses at Marmalade describe its style. Hay is the Australian chef and author who makes simple, healthy recipes, and combines them with beautiful photography. Willy Wonka, despite Tim Burton’s attempts to suggest otherwise, is a chocolate-loving sugar freak.



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