Eat, Sleep, Drink
It’s a year on since my last visit to Brasserie Blanc in Oxford, and the welcome was just as warm as I remember.
Foodstuff was launched in Cambridge in 2020 as the lockdown baby of two foodie entrepreneurs Toby Savill and James Perry who hopped on their bikes to support their local indie restaurants. Indies rejoiced! Emission free delivery, fairly paid riders and no crippling commission on every order, what’s not to like?
What’s the festive season without a feast? We’ve gathered recipes and tips on how to elevate some standard classics from the very best chefs in the region…
Mr Hobbs Spiced Plum Gin Liqueur
Mr Hobbs Spiced Plum Gin Liqueur. A delicious warming tipple designed with winter nights in mind. Made with Winslow Plums and a blend of traditional Christmas spices including Ginger, Clove, Cinnamon, and Star Anise it’s just brimming full of fruit and spice. This really is the perfect drink to curl up with and enjoy in front of the fire.
Having lived on the edge of the Evenlode Valley for many years, I have driven through the village of Chadlington numerous times but never taken time to stop at The Tite Inn at Mill End before.
Following a £2.5m investment and over a year’s work Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel invited us to join them in finally celebrating the launch of their brand-new extension
New Bourbon Cask Single Malt Whisky Expression
Adding to their award-winning collection of single malt whiskies, The Cotswolds Distillery is delighted to announce the launch of Cotswolds Bourbon Cask Single Malt Whisky, the latest addition to the English whisky distillery’s Cask Collection, launching in time for the festive season.
Sam Edwards and Jak Doggett are to return to their home town for to open their latest bar and restaurant experience.
Pioneering Sri Lankan street food restaurant group The Coconut Tree will be giving the traditional Christmas Dinner a south Asian twist this winter. The independent boutique operators are front-runners in bringing fresh Sri Lankan dishes to the UK, coupled with a laid-back, convivial atmosphere.