Daily Chef, 3 Angel Terrace, Tiverton – Special Dispatch

Tiverton is not known for its Chinese Restaurants.  The only descent Chinese Restaurant in Tiverton is the Golden Panda I have been told.  Then there is The Orient and China Xpress on Distribution Road, and really the choice stops there.  We were coming back from a tiring day, and the best thing you can eat on a Saturday night after any tiring day is Chinese, … Continue reading Daily Chef, 3 Angel Terrace, Tiverton – Special Dispatch

Darkhorse Espresso, 135 Magdalen Road, Exeter

This isn’t a rated review as I was passing this funky little cafe and thought I would pop in and say hi. Over the last ten years or so, St Leonards has become a desirable affluent part of Exeter that attracts money and prestige.  Where the borders of St Leonards end and the beginning of other bits of Exeter lie is a bit of a … Continue reading Darkhorse Espresso, 135 Magdalen Road, Exeter

External link to Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!

Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!

Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best pub award! “NOMINATIONS have now closed in the Echo’s first Pub of the Year competition – with an impressive 61 in the running for the contest. Voting from that list has now begun – below is the list of 61 that were nominated by our readers. To vote, simply type the number of the pub you wish to … Continue reading Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!

Castlewood Vineyard Festival 2013

This weekend saw 500 revellers descend on the sleepy  Devon village of Musbury to celebrate a one-day festival with music, good food and a party atmosphere.  We were lucky to get our hands on some of these exclusive tickets, only 500 were issued! Castlewood Vineyard is a ’boutique’ vineyard, planted on the sunny south facing slopes of Musbury Fort.  It produces sparkling wine, from grape … Continue reading Castlewood Vineyard Festival 2013

Ruby Modern Diner, 74 Queen St

Back in January, I was invited to attend the press night of a new restaurant in Queen St.  It was called Ruby Modern Diner and I was very excited.  I went away from the night with a great sense of anticipation at what I reckoned was going to be a fantastic restaurant.  So I jumped at the invitation to come down and sample some of … Continue reading Ruby Modern Diner, 74 Queen St