Food & Drink

Food Drink Devon opens entries for 2021 Awards

Entries are now open for the prestigious 2021 Food Drink Devon Awards. The gold standard industry awards, which celebrate Devon’s finest food and drink, recognise the county’s most respected, influential and passionate artisan producers and establishments. The esteemed awards are open for entry...

Azu Spirit

Devon spirit tasting company launches with local twist

A new whisky and gin tasting company has launched in Devon, shining the spotlight on the region’s finest drinks and distilleries.

Based in Exeter, Azu Spirits is a premium spirits tasting brand, delivering a blind tasting experience straight to customers’ doors.

The company’s local gin tasting box features selected gins from Atlantic Distillery, Conker, Curio, Papillon,...

Delmonte

British Trifle is making a comeback

New YouGov research commissioned by Del Monte®, the UK’s number one canned fruit brand*, has revealed we’re craving the comforts of ‘retro’ Christmas food, after nearly nine months of Covid-19 restrictions and with millions in other regions facing Christmas in Tier-4.

More than half (56%) would consider making, eating or serving ‘retro’ dishes from their childhood this festive period...

Call for Plymouth foodies to Eat Out to Help Out those in need 

A Plymouth-based restaurant is raising money to help relieve financial hardship of those working in the UK hospitality sector by asking guests to add a voluntary one pound to their bill.

The initiative has been put in place by the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, which is located on the top floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Armada Way, and will run through December...

Dartmoor Farmers

Dartmoor farmers launch new range of pies

A new pie range which showcases local ingredients has been launched by Dartmoor Farmers Association - and it comes just in time for those seeking an alternative Christmas dinner. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales assisted with the establishment of Dartmoor Farmers Association (DFA) and together with the Duchy of Cornwall, continues to support the Association. Dartmoor National Park...

Marco Pierre White’s Plymouth Restaurant Now Open For Christmas

While there remains a lot of uncertainty across the hospitality sector, the government’s announcement that restaurants in tiers one and two will be allowed to continue to trade has been received as a positive by many within the sector, including the team at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill in Plymouth.

They are now calling on guests who are looking to dine out in the...

Coffee and cheese are the perfect pairing say two award winning Devon companies

Coffee and cheese are proving the perfect match for two Devon companies that have combined to bring a whole world of alternate pairings to the table following their two star accolades at the Great Taste Awards.

Blue Goose Coffee and South West Dairy Sharpham Cheese have teamed up with their award winning products to show that a cup of coffee and a well-curated cheese board are as...

The Riverford Field Kitchen restaurant has used lockdown two to cook 250 meals a week for local community food charities

Organic restaurant The Riverford Field Kitchen has turned its kitchen into a community resource to serve 250 meals a week from surplus organic produce for local people in need.

Buckfastleigh-based organic veg box company Riverford has been supplying surplus veg to their long-term charity partners FoodCycle and Food in Community for years, both of which have seen demand surge since...

Good game

Good Game Wins Gold Award and Best in Category in Taste of the West Awards

Taste of the West, the South West’s prestigious food, drink and hospitality awards, announced earlier this year their winners for 2020. Good Game was awarded five gold awards for their Organic Culatello, Organic Lomo, Organic Coppa, Salami and Pepperoni. They have also now been awarded Champion Product winners for their Game Salami, after first winning this in 2019 for their Tuscan style...

Marco Pierre White reveals Secrets of the Stove

The UK’s best known chef, who has one of his restaurants in Plymouth, is one of the main draws of a brand new BBC e-learning service that offers never before access to the minds of some of the world’s greatest creative talents.

Fans of Marco Pierre White, whose restaurant is located at the Crown Plaza Hotel on Armada Way, can now enjoy over 30 online lessons where he reveals some of...

Michael Caines

Michael Caines to open beach bar and restaurant in Exmouth

Michael Caines has unveiled plans to open Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant alongside Sylvain Peltier and Michael’s Café Patisserie Glacerie as part of the Exmouth seafront regeneration project. With sweeping views across the coastline, the launch will be a landmark opening for the Michael Caines Collection as they open a casual bar complete with resident weekend DJs, first floor destination...