Product Review: 28 Day Aged Rump Steak – GT Orsman, Shaldon

Please note the following blog post is not Vegetarian/Vegan friendly. May contain pictures of succulent meat that might offend some. You’ll notice that my previous product review was Shaldon Bakery and their divine artisan bread. Sticking with the Shaldon theme, the next product review is going to be 28 Day Aged Rump Steak from Phil Beatty and his team at GT Orsman, the butchers who just … Continue reading Product Review: 28 Day Aged Rump Steak – GT Orsman, Shaldon

Chef Rob Dawe – Still tickets left for 8th June Pop-up at The Salty Pigeon

There are still tickets available for Rob’s next Pop-up at the Salty Pigeon restaurant in Magdalen Road on Monday the 8th June. Starting at 7.15pm with canapes and then a new summer six course tasting menu using the best of the local and seasonal produce. It’s £35 a ticket and you may bring your own drinks to this venue. If you would like to book a table please text … Continue reading Chef Rob Dawe – Still tickets left for 8th June Pop-up at The Salty Pigeon

HUBBOX wins The National Burger Awards with The Big Kahuna

This is a little out of date in terms of ‘latest news’ but via a new #burgerlove website that I have discovered called AbsoluteBurgers, I found out that HUBBOX Exeter won a national award back in February. You can see how we found The HUBBOX in Exeter here.  Thanks to Kathryn Lewis for the images! Did this just completely miss my meat radar? Or did … Continue reading HUBBOX wins The National Burger Awards with The Big Kahuna

Las Iguanas, Abbey Sands, Torquay

I am genuinely happy to report that Las Iguanas has landed in Torquay; you can read the review for the Exeter branch here. We were invited down to see the latest addition to the Las Iguanas family which is housed in the new Abbey Sands building that has appeared on the seafront. This new build is the resort’s latest move to gentrify itself, smarten up … Continue reading Las Iguanas, Abbey Sands, Torquay

ORGANIC FARM LUNCHES OPEN FOR ALL AT TRILL FARM (AXMINSTER)

Trill Farm, the 300 acre organic farm and education centre in Axminster, is now hosting delicious weekly organic lunches for local residents and visiting guests, prepared in the Old Dairy Kitchen by Chef-in-residence, Chris Onions and his team. Since the beginning of May these informal lunches take place every Wednesday at 1pm. Each meal is a seasonal celebration of the freshest produce from Trill’s wild … Continue reading ORGANIC FARM LUNCHES OPEN FOR ALL AT TRILL FARM (AXMINSTER)

Product Review: Shaldon Bakery Artisan Bread

Shaldon Bakery (The Surfing Bakers) lies at the heart of the sleepy village/town of Shaldon. Shaldon is like the poor relative of Teignmouth, which it overlooks from across the Teign estuary.  But despite being much smaller than its big brother, it has a charm and quaint-ness all to itself that lends it a ‘St Ives’ like atmosphere.  Come summer, its tiny little streets are chocked … Continue reading Product Review: Shaldon Bakery Artisan Bread

Spring Launch Party: The Gatehouse Bar and Restaurant at The Southgate Hotel

The part of the invitation that led me to believe that I should have dressed in something other than a shirt and my combat trousers was ‘Drinks Reception’ and ‘Southgate Hotel’.  The part of my brain that led me to think that this would be appropriate should really be scooped out, as this was definitely an event for a suit & tie. Thankfully I wasn’t … Continue reading Spring Launch Party: The Gatehouse Bar and Restaurant at The Southgate Hotel

Product Review: Morrison’s ‘Signature’ Pork and Chorizo Burgers 4/5

From one end of the meat spectrum (Piper’s Farm Unsmoked Back Bacon) to the supermarket end. Like most foodies I don’t have the luxury of a food budget that stretches to being able to shop at Deli’s and Organic food shops constantly, and for the basic average ‘day-to-day’ stuff myself and my able assistant, who I am luckily enough to be married to, swap between … Continue reading Product Review: Morrison’s ‘Signature’ Pork and Chorizo Burgers 4/5

Whistle Wines in Queen St. to become Fat Pig Tabac Bar

Its always a nice suprise when you get wind of change.  It appears that Whistle Wines is going to become the Tabac Bar, run by The Rusty Bike/Fat Pig/Pig & Pickle owner Hamish Lothian. None of this is confirmed so I might be completely wrong but take a look for yourself and see the Facebook page. There will be craft beers, they might be cheaper … Continue reading Whistle Wines in Queen St. to become Fat Pig Tabac Bar

Waffles at The Glorious Art House Cafe

You might remember a few months ago, I reviewed a new cafe that had opened in Fore Street. That cafe was called The Glorious Art House Cafe, a bohemian paradise that brought together fantastic coffee and art via their 2nd floor gallery which has regular exhibitions of local artist’s work. They’ve had a tweak and a shuffle of their menu.  Printed on recycled material, I … Continue reading Waffles at The Glorious Art House Cafe

Upcoming dates for Rob Dawe’s Pop-up Restaurants

Just to let you know there are still tickets available for Rob’s next Pop-up on Tues 12th May starting at 7.15pm at the newly refurbished Heart of Oak pub in Pinhoe. It’s £35 a ticket for a six course tasting menu, plus canapés on arrival and coffee with Petit Fours to finish. Please buy your drinks from the bar at this venue. If you would like to book … Continue reading Upcoming dates for Rob Dawe’s Pop-up Restaurants

Ruby Modern Diner: The new menu

Ruby Modern Diner has been open for nearly as long as Eating Exeter has been running.  We hadn’t been writing the blog long (our 2nd attempt…) when we were invited to the press night, our first ever.  The great and the good of Exeter gathered to drink the nice beer & wine and eat samples of sliders that were coming from the kitchen. The consensus … Continue reading Ruby Modern Diner: The new menu