Eating Wimborne: Culinary Adventures in Dorset

Back in August we went to visit our good friends & Eating Exeter co-founder, Polly and her lovely other half Rob.  I wrote this post and then got distracted by the arrival of the new academic year, but now I have managed to muster enough energy to finish it!  Last year Polly and Rob moved to Wimborne in Dorset, which I have grown quite attached … Continue reading Eating Wimborne: Culinary Adventures in Dorset

Eating Exeter Update – October

Well, summer has long gone. As I write this, there is water falling from the sky. I think its called ‘rain’, but I hear people call it ‘catzndogs’ too, so I might rename it something ‘autumnishere’ or ‘sodoff’. Surrealism aside.  Keep your peepers peeled for some bits coming up on the blog over the next few weeks. Riviera FM with Steve Price – Tonight I’ll … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – October

A magical meatstery tour…

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65 day, dry aged steaks. 65 days. 65. Sirloin.?Dirty hanger steaks… It’s fair to say that Marcus Bawdon?of?Country Wood Smoke?fame, is a meaty genius. He cooked me one of the most memorable steaks of my life, I’ll?repeat “65 day old, dry aged steaks. 65 days. 65. Sirloin. Dirty hanger steaks…” If seeing is believing, then you must taste this… Continue reading A magical meatstery tour…

Exeter Golf and Country Club: The Wear Park Restaurant

Exeter Golf and Country Club, Topsham Rd, Exeter, EX2 7AE 01392 874139 Lunch menu: One course (£9.95), two courses (£12.00) or three courses (£15.00) To a lot of Exonians (excluding the 4,500 members who currently pay money to use their lovely facilities) the Exeter Golf and Country Club is a little bit of a mystery.  Like me, most residents of Exeter have been here for … Continue reading Exeter Golf and Country Club: The Wear Park Restaurant

Dartmouth Food Festival is nearly here! Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015 Dartmouth’s annual food festival is back from Friday 23rd October for three days and two evenings of exceptional regional produce, exciting foodie talks, workshops, tasting events, family friendly activities and much more. Festival Advocate, restauranteur, food writer and chef Mitch Tonks says: “I can’t wait for the Dartmouth Food Festival to open again this year. The event is … Continue reading Dartmouth Food Festival is nearly here! Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015

Exeter Cookery School: Day course on the 14th November at Sapphire Spaces

The first session from The Exeter Cookery School looks absolutely amazing! Saturday 14th November 2015 A hands-on cooking course with an autumnal flavour packed with cheffy tips, tricks and ideas designed to make cooking at home for family and friends easy and stress free. When: 9am-4pm on Saturday 14th November 2015 Where: Sapphire Spaces, Unit 3, Dart Business Park, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH Cost: £149 … Continue reading Exeter Cookery School: Day course on the 14th November at Sapphire Spaces

Introducing: The Complete Dining Club

For a limited time Eating Exeter is selling cards at half price (£10 opposed to £20!), just click the link at the top right of the page and it will take you through to our link page.  If you go through the main site instead, just remember to mention that it was Eating Exeter that referred you over! Click here to buy a card An … Continue reading Introducing: The Complete Dining Club

Getting All Fired Up for National Curry Week

Although it was not used in Indian cooking before the Columbian Exchange of the 15th and 16th centuries, it is difficult to imagine the nation’s favourite dish without the chilli pepper in at least one of its almost 2,000 varieties. Today, having swiftly taken this fiery fruit to its culinary heart, India is now the world’s largest producer, consumer and exporter of chilli peppers. Guntur … Continue reading Getting All Fired Up for National Curry Week

Exeter Cookery School to host exclusive day courses at Sapphire Spaces

In anticipation of opening up their exciting new foodie venture down on the city’s historic Quayside, Jim and Lucy Fisher of Exeter Cookery School have announced a series of enticing cookery days on the 14th November and 12th December. We covered the Exeter Cookery School’s launch at Sapphire Spaces in August, its an amazing atmosphere with some high-end cooking equipment in their sumptuous surroundings. Held … Continue reading Exeter Cookery School to host exclusive day courses at Sapphire Spaces

A feast for the eyes and the taste buds at Dartmouth Food Festival

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015 This year, Dartmouth Food Festival joins forces with Dartmouth Galleries Festival – previously Galleries Week – to offer visitors to the town a sumptuous feast for the eyes and the taste buds.  During the food festival weekend, the galleries are putting on a series of events in the town that complement the many foodie activities. The two festivals … Continue reading A feast for the eyes and the taste buds at Dartmouth Food Festival

Kräftskiva – That’s a Crayfish Party to You and I!

So you are probably thinking – what is the connection between a 1920s, prohibition-inspired, restaurant and bar, and the humble crayfish? Well, the answer is Circa 1924’s head chef Lauri Hilli, whose Swedish roots have inspired the team to celebrate the tradition of Kräftskiva on Thursday 29th October, a feast of crayfish and schnapps, and its inviting Exeter residents to join them. Following the threat … Continue reading Kräftskiva – That’s a Crayfish Party to You and I!