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Eat, Sleep, Drink

Thu 23 May 2019

There are around 2,500 breweries in the UK. Given the sheer quantity of beer out there, how do you set yourself apart? While some plumb the depths of Willy Wonka flavours (avocado stout anyone?), others look to flashy branding and catchy names. Stroud Brewery, in contrast, looks to the environment and its community, making beer that doesn’t cost the earth...

Tue 21 May 2019

This is the kind of place where dishes are tried by all staff and meticulously learned to be paired with a litany of new and frequently fascinating wines. The sommelier in charge of our wine flight had a refreshing irreverence to him and his choices. It felt like the goal was to explore the world of wine and, by extension, his passion for it...

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Educated Brewing

Oxford Beer Week 2019

Oxford’s Local Breweries produce a very wide range of beers from the traditional to highly innovative modern beers that compare with any in Britain today.  The primary aim of Oxford

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Dinner by Mum

Nothing Beats It

If you interview a chef about what got them into cooking, I would put good money on there being a maternal influence. Ask anyone, from any walk of life, who does the best roast potatoes,

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Say You'll Be 'Wine'

This Valentine's Day

Whether you're starting the day with a Champagne breakfast in bed, ending it with a candlelit meal for two or just looking for the perfect gift to give to a loved one, celebrate Valentine's Day the right way with Aldi's award-winning wines, available in stores and online.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

It's back! Cornbury Music Festival returns this year, celebrating its Sweet 16th. Are you ready to party?

Tue 5 Feb 2019

The American Dream:

Coming soon to a Motorway near You

The quality of ingredients matched with the brand's personality at such reasonable prices is a triple threat that is to provide a welcome alternative to your standard gut-destroying fast food options. In all, Mollie's does exactly what it needs to for the one-time customer and is full of enough quirks and comforts to have travellers reroute to include it. I'm told that other sites are already in the pipeline, so watch out — the American dream is coming soon to a motorway near you.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

By definition a kitchen garden or potager is where vegetables, fruit and herbs are grown. I often include a cutting garden (cut flowers for the house) as well in my designs if space allows. When designing, there are two key things to bear in mind: practicality and beauty. The space needs to be able to produce an abundant crop and if the layout and structure can also be beautiful then it can be closer to the house and good to look at.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

January 25th is traditionally Burns Night,  commemorating the life of poet and lyricist Robert Burns and his contribution to Scottish culture. If this appeals to you, and you want to experience a taste of Scottish culture - you're in luck! The following Oxfordshire venues are celebrating Burns Night in various different ways.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Valentine's Day:

Going Out?

This Valentine's Day, one question will remain for a foodie couple: to eat in, or out? OXmag has you covered. If venturing out, newly-grownup foodie, Toby Hambly, has starry-eyed dispatches from an Oxford mainstay and a favourite haunt.