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
Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat their patients, a new study from the British University of Exeter revealed, according to the Daily Mail. The experts at the University of Exeter studied texts of ancient Greek doctors and found that they believed rich flavors could improve the food’s … Continue reading Ancient Greeks invented the Mediterranean Diet, University of Exeter reveals…
Las Iguanas has been open just over a year now since it took over its prime spot on Queen St. after Pitcher & Piano abandoned it. After extensive works, which included stripping back the years of ‘super quick renovations’ to reveal the original flooring, the restaurant opened to a fanfare of Mexican goodness. Initially the first few months were a little shaky, and Trip Advisor was … Continue reading Las Iguanas, Queen St. Exeter
Eating Exeter on Tumblr Eating Exeter believes wholeheartedly in using every avenue of communication available including Social Media. To add to the Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Foursquare presence, we now have a Tumblr tumblog. Mostly photos and randoms that come our way will be put on. Continue reading Eating Exeter on Tumblr
Set in the magnificent surroundings of the old Dean Clarke Hospital’s Halford Wing in Southernhay, The Cosy Club opened last year (April 2013) to what seemed to be a quiet fanfare. Ever since it opened, I have heard rumours of the amazing interior, walls adorned and festooned with bits and pieces, and some absolute killer cocktails. Unfortunately, it being a school night and all, I wasn’t able … Continue reading The Cosy Club, 1 Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, EX1 1SG
Sometimes knowing exactly what wine goes with what sort of food can be an inexact art, depending on how you look at it. I stumbled across this handy guide which I thought I would share. Continue reading Food and wine matching ‘cheat sheet’.