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Sandwich delivery to start next week

SANDWICH lovers in Gosport will be able to have their favourite lunches delivered to their home or work from next week.

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Brewery holding beer festival

A BEER festival will be taking place in Gosport today.

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The Fox and Hounds, Funtington

DISH DETECTIVE: Stand-out starter and dessert save pub’s lacklustre mains at The Fox and Hounds, Funtington

As autumn makes its presence felt by hammering at the door with gales and rain, and summer scuttles quickly off, what better way to settle into the new season than with a roaring log fire and some comfort food?

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Fresh figs with yoghurt parfait by Fat Olives' Lawrence Murphy

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Jammy figs for a simple dessert


(Serves 4)

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Alistair's choice - The Edge Pinot Noir 2016 Escarpment

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Full-bodied, succulent and fragrant Kiwi pinot noirs

In last week’s column I wrote about one of the finest New Zealand pinot noirs I’d tasted this year.

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Christian Mascia with his father, the legendary Giuseppe Mascia

Friends team up to launch new restaurant at Port Solent

A PAIR of good friends and seasoned restaurateurs are gearing up to swing open the doors of their joint venture.


LAWRENCE MURPHY: Spicing up the top of this summer's crops

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Spicing up the top of this summer's crops

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It broke the bank, but every fancy mouthful was worth it

It broke the bank, but every fancy mouthful was worth it

The thought of fine dining in Gunwharf Quays is one that makes me feel a little giddy. It has all the makings of a picturesque evening - the sun setting over the harbour, the fine dining restaurants… it really is a blissful way to spend an evening.
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Give your beefburger  or beetburger  a kick with grated horseradish

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Tickle your taste buds for cheap

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Australia's experimentation with grapes is paying off

Some years ago you would go to trade wine tasting events and there would be a hushed quote going round the room, ‘Please, please ABC’.
The Denmead Queen pub.

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Wetherspoons to slash prices in protest of pub VAT

A POPULAR pub chain will be cutting the prices of all food and booze later this month, as part of a national protest against pub VAT rates.

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Yalumba Organic Viognier 2016, South Australia

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Mellow autumnal wines to reflect the change of season

It was John Keats who wrote his evocative poem on the change of seasons, To Autumn.

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Patience isnt so essential for this risotto, which will take about half an hour to make

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A quick risotto dish? Surely not...


Serves 4

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College to hold young chef competition district final

HAVANT and South Downs College has announced that it will once again be playing host to the district finals of the Rotary Young Chef competition.

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Prepare to eat your Subway from comfort of sofa

SANDWICH lovers in Gosport will soon be able to enjoy a meatball marinara without having to leave their sofa.

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Eric Eisner, centre, visits Akash restaurant, Albert Road before match day.he is pictured with Forhad Ahmed, left, and Jaf Ahmed

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New Pompey director Eric Eisner tucks into a curry at The Akash

HOW does the son of a billionaire football club owner like his curry?

Lawrence uses Victoria plums, which were first cultivated in Sussex in the 1840s

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A sharp, sweet gift from the Romans

plum sponge WITH OLIVE OIL

Makes 8 small sponges

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The Brasserie Fish & Grill at Port Solent

FOOD REVIEW: ‘Anaemic chips but not completely awful’

For Dish Detective, few things beat a seafood supper eaten on the shoreline – especially at sunset.

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Pazo Senorans Albarino

ALISTAIR GIBSON: The perfect Spanish grape to pair with fruits of the sea

I’ve spent much of the summer working on events for this year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight.

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Trio bring the best in sourdough pizza, thanks to ‘Gerty’

THEY’VE worked for some of the biggest and most successful restaurant groups in the country.

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