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Macknade Faversham to Host National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show

Macknade, Kent’s food & drink experts, are set to host the prestigious National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show at their Faversham store on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th July. The event, normally held at the Kent Show, attracts entries from…

FUN FAMILY DAY OUT AT FIRST KENT COFFEE FESTIVAL

If you’re looking for a fun day out for all the family this August bank holiday with a shot of coffee and culture thrown in then the new Kent coffee festival might just be for you! The Kent Coffee Festival…

PUMPROOM RESTAURANT OPENS at CHATHAM’s COPPER RIVET DISTILLERY

With the easing of restrictions and the reopening of outdoor eating spaces, the new Pumproom Restaurant at Copper Rivet Distillery looks like a really exciting new venue to add to your ‘must try’ list. This new fine-dining experience is planned…

Kent Crisps’ Owner Recognised in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Laura Bounds, owner of Kent Crisps, has been awarded an MBE for services to international trade in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, published on 31st December 2020. An MBE is awarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the…

Why We Love Local!

10 Reasons to Shop Locally Here in Kent we are spoilt for choice with some fantastic farm shops, independent shops, corner shops, boutique shops, handmade shops, roadside stalls, and markets all packed full of local, seasonal, speciality food as well…

Win a Gorgeous Christmas Hamper Bursting with Kentish Goodies

Local Shopping set to increase by 66% this year. THINK PINK! Produced in Kent (known as PINK), the organisation representing the food, drinks, and craft community of Kent, urges the people of Kent to THINK PINK when they’re shopping this…

The Gift of Good Food

Caraway & Rye offer gift vouchers in time for Christmas

Recipe: Sankey’s Spaghetti Vongole

Another fab recipes from Sankey’s, always worth a trip if you’re near Tunbridge Wells. Pop in for the relaxed, casual drinking and dining atmosphere, but stay for the exclusive Champagne and oyster bar. Serves 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking…

Recipe: Sankey’s Smokie

We love Sankey’s, the beautiful independent, family-run pub and restaurant group in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. From 1989, the Sankey family has owned and operated the flagship Seafood Kitchen & Bar on Mount Ephraim, adding a second sister site, The Old…

Bayked in Herne Bay

Sitting opposite a washed-up angling shop, Bayked has arrived in Herne Bay seemingly  as a fearless pioneer from its well heeled neighbour Whitstable. A simple black fronted store and an old-fashioned delivery bike in the window quietly announce its artisan…