Traditional Indian with a difference

The Argus:

9:53am Monday 20th October 2014

River Spice, Brighton

The French connection: L'Eglise

The Argus:

10:52am Friday 17th October 2014

IT’S about being French but also local to Sussex,” is how Andy Tinker-Taylor sums up the new approach to much-loved Hove restaurant L’Eglise.

REVIEWED: The Gladstone, Brighton

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

LEWES Road in Brighton is not exactly renowned for its eateries and has lost at least a couple of pubs in recent years.

Bottoms Up as Breaky Bottom vineyard celebrates its 40th birthday

The Argus:

12:33pm Friday 10th October 2014

A PERSONAL knowledge of each individual vine makes for perfect, award-winning wine.

REVIEWED Blue Anchor, Portslade

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

The passer-by might be fooled by the Blue Anchor pub's exterior into dismissing the menu as a standard burgers-and-nachos affair.

Bean there, going back!

The Argus:

11:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Influences from Italy, Spain and Argentina have all played their part in Wheat & Beans’ unique take on lunch.

Reviewed: Spice Tandoori, Hove

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

Spice Tandoori is a fine Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant set on the Old Shoreham Road in Hove. Family run with many years experience in this industry creating the perfect place for a good curry evening!

The spirit of 50s America lives on

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Even someone living under the thickest of rocks cannot have failed to notice Brighton’s obsession with American cuisine.

best of the rest in Lewes OctoberFeast

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4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

More than 75 events celebrating food and drink are planned for Lewes’s fifth OctoberFeast.

Celebrating a culinary hero in Lewes OctoberFeast

The Argus:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A poet will celebrate one of Lewes’ culinary heroes in this year’s OctoberFeast.

Chambers Bistro, Shoreham: review

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Chambers Bistro, Shoreham: review

Community support breathes new life into The Park Crescent

The Argus:

11:50am Friday 12th September 2014

The Park Crescent, Park Crescent, Brighton

Duncan Hall profiles the nominees for Brighton And Hove Food And Drink Awards

The Argus:

10:42am Friday 5th September 2014

Best Burger -

Bake Off live blog, backing Brighton's Kate Henry

The Argus:

7:57pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Follow Brighton's Kate Henry and her progress on the Great British Bake Off

Brighton’s Bake Off Kate is crowned star baker and through to next week’s show - review

The Argus:

9:24pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Congratulations Kate on being crowned star baker this week for the first time!

Super tastes from Sicily arrive in Brighton as part of Brighton And Hove Food And Drink Festival

The Argus:

11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

There's been a new item on the Boho Gelato menu ever since founder Seb Cole returned from Brighton And Hove Food And Drink Festival’s International Chef Exchange in Sicily.

Harvest Feastivals

The Argus:

1:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

As the summer begins to wane it’s time to bring in the harvest. The next few weekends see a series of food celebrations across Sussex. Duncan Hall picks out some of the biggest events.

Pop in for a crafty pint

The Argus:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

BACK in 2012 The Argus reported on the rise of the £4 pint in the city. And last year the arrival of imported high-end craft beers saw some city centre pubs selling premium drinks for as much as £7 a pint.

Paul Hollywood: Congress Theatre

The Argus:

11:44am Friday 8th August 2014

Paul Hollywood: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, Monday, November 10 AS the cult BBC cooking show returns to television screens its unlikely sex symbol star, silver fox Paul Hollywood, is visiting Eastbourne to encourage fans to get their bake on.

West Dean Chilli Fiesta

The Argus:

11:30am Friday 8th August 2014

West Dean Chilli Fiesta

Putting the soul into smoothies

The Argus:

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

The Argus:

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

The Argus:

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

The Argus:

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.


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