New Exhibitors queuing to be part of the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink!

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is celebrating an exciting increase in the number of new exhibitors it will be welcoming to its 12th festival. Taking place this April from its city centre location at Exeter Castle and Northernhay Gardens, the Exeter Food Festival is a multi-award winning annual event that celebrates the very best of south west produce and producers as a … Continue reading New Exhibitors queuing to be part of the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink!

Rob Dawe’s Pop-Up Restaurant at The Heart of Oak, Pinhoe

In writing this blog, I have met some people and eaten some food that I might not have been able to even consider.  I’ve been given some ‘awesome food moments’ for me to write about and remember for years to come, and certainly the Pop-up restaurants that I have reviewed have given me plenty of material to digest and photograph.  They are special, one-time menus … Continue reading Rob Dawe’s Pop-Up Restaurant at The Heart of Oak, Pinhoe

Restaurants line up for Exeter’s £12m Guildhall development (via Express and Echo)

Quite a large article on the new Dining Quarter in The Express and Echo.  So far all that has been revealed is that Artigiano is in talks to create a flagship venue (sounds expensive) and the developers are trying to get a balance between National and Regional chains.  But alas no mention of independent establishments… http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Restaurants-line-Exeter-8217-s-12m-Guildhall/story-26029935-detail/story.html Continue reading Restaurants line up for Exeter’s £12m Guildhall development (via Express and Echo)

EXETER FOOD FESTIVAL TRIUMPHED WITH SILVER WIN AT SOUTH WEST TOURISM AWARDS 2015

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is celebrating another win after the South West Tourism Awards on Thursday 12th February 2015. Exeter’s only city centre festival scooped Silver in the Tourism Event of the Year category sponsored by Bristol Airport for its 11thannual event which took place in April 2014. Michael Caines MBE, Festival champion and co-founder said of the win: ‘I am … Continue reading EXETER FOOD FESTIVAL TRIUMPHED WITH SILVER WIN AT SOUTH WEST TOURISM AWARDS 2015

Trill Spring Seasons Box

A special seasonal treat for nature & earth lovers is the Trill Spring Seasons Box, the latest of the quarterly lifestyle subscription boxes offered from Trill organic farm in Devon, the brain child of Dr Romy Fraser OBE, founder of Neal’s Yard Remedies. The exact contents of the Spring box is a surprise, but each seasonal box of delights includes a selection of high quality, … Continue reading Trill Spring Seasons Box

Jamie’s Italian, Bedford Street, Princesshay, Exeter, EX1 1GJ

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Strada closed its doors and soon after Jamie’s Italian announced that it was going to open in its place.  In those five months, the Jamie’s Italian fans I know and love, whipped themselves up in to a frenzy at the fact that Mr Oliver had said he was opening another shining beacon of Italian-ness in Exeter.  And given … Continue reading Jamie’s Italian, Bedford Street, Princesshay, Exeter, EX1 1GJ