When you’ve seen pictures on social media of the young chefs out and about foraging during the week prior to heading out to your feast, you already know you are going to be eating some wonderful, local, fresh foraged ingredients and I was excited about the menu already. We do live in a wonderful county full of fantastic produce and eating at Gather will enable … Continue reading REVIEW: Gather Pop Up Restaurant at The Sea Shanty Beach Cafe, Branscombe by Sue Stoneman #Ad
If you’ve never been to Christow then I am hoping that I will give you a really good reason to visit; it isn’t a big place, it lies 12 miles from Exeter and the perfect place to visit as a base-camp for exploring the nearby countryside with Dartmoor being a stone’s throw away. I love pubs. Especially village pubs. And to see a pub open … Continue reading The Artichoke Inn, Christow by Chris Gower
There are two things in life that I could not live without. Food and mindfulness. In recent years organisations like Mind and individuals like Stephen Fry & Ruby Wax have popularized the notion of talking about mental health, something which is strangely taboo around some dinner tables. We got an invitation to attend a bloggers evening launching a partnership between Wagamama’s and MIND a couple … Continue reading Wagamama, Mindfulness and Positive Juices: Wagamama supports the charity Mind! Launch Event
Earlier in the year we changed the logo and the branding for Eating Exeter. It changed to Eating Exeter, Dining Devon and we’ve been really happy with things since. But there is one more tweak – I am sorry, I am a perfectionist. From today Eating Exeter, Dining Devon will just be Dining Devon. Our interest and passion in everything foodie and culinary spans across the … Continue reading A little tweak – new logo and name for the blog!
The plans have been brewing now since the beginning of the year and now we are nearly ready to unveil a brand new blog for Exeter & Devon. We’ve been mixing and concocting for a little while, testing, trialling and ruminating over the direction the blog might take. I can happily say we’re still going to go in the same direction, just with some go-faster … Continue reading Changes to Eating Exeter, Exeter’s much loved restaurant blog is getting a make-over.
Well April is already here, and so far I’ve been as busy as ever with blog stuff. Life and health has got in the way slightly more than last year, but the show continues as ever. April is the highlight of the foodie calendar in Exeter with the fantastic Exeter Food Festival which took place over the weekend. I wasn’t able to attend the festival, … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – April
Zizzi’s Restaurant, 21 GANDY STREET, EX4 3LS Tel: 01392 274737 Over Christmas time, we visited Zizzi in Bristol whilst away on a family mini break. For a chain, we were suitably impressed by the food considering its mass appeal. We also found it spacious and well decorated with a cool vibe. We decided to give the Exeter one a go for our date night this month and although … Continue reading Zizzi’s Restaurant, Gandy Street by Lauren Heath
This meal was provided for guests by Belle Assiette A quick scour across the lifestyle magazines and foody websites will inevitably show you that private dining is a thing. Its also a growing thing, with the trend for bringing in a private chef to cook for special meals being on the increase. Companies like La Belle Assiette make it easy for diners and chefs to … Continue reading An evening with Chef Nina Groves, courtesy of La Belle Assiette.