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Italian restaurant closes down after landlord hikes rent

A FAMILY-RUN Italian restaurant has announced its closure after five years due to rent demand.

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George Egg: DIY Chef

Things get messy when cookery meets comedy

George Egg, the comic who brought us Anarchist Cook, is back with a new show – DIY Chef.
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The Shoe, Exton

DISH DETECTIVE: Pub grub that's as alluring on winter days as it is in summer

The Dish Detective first went to The Shoe, in Exton, about 18 months ago, maybe a touch over. We had cause to be in the area one Saturday and fancied a treat for lunch; and The Shoe’s reputation drew us.
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Rita Serano

Food and Drink: Top blogger Rita Serano wants you to realise vegan food is so exciting

A veteran of vegan cooking who has never had a taste for meat, Rita Serano can rattle off a long list of misconceptions she’s heard about vegan food: "That it’s boring, that it doesn’t taste good, that I only eat salads and that it’s hard to do" – to name just a few.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: New Antipodean vintages are heading to these shores

ALISTAIR GIBSON: New Antipodean vintages are heading to these shores

Christmas may have come and gone but in the wine trade, a new year brings the next round of tastings as the trade prepares for the coming year.
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Lawrence picked up this lovely piece of pork belly at theStansted Park Farm Shop

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Spice up your farm shop produce

CHINESE PORK BELLY WITH HONEY AND STAR ANISE Serves 2
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Pub refit marks a bright new future

Gosport pub poised to become community hub after £250k refit

Gosport pub bucks closure trend in £250,000 refit designed to place it at the centre of the community.

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DISH DETECTIVE: Hearty, homely food befitting of one Greedy Italian's legacy

DISH DETECTIVE: Hearty, homely food befitting of one Greedy Italian's legacy

Carluccio's, Chichester.
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The 'tooth' in the McDonald's chip Picture: Danielle Bailey

‘It was disgusting’ - Diner finds ‘human tooth’ inside McDonald’s chip

A CUSTOMER found an unexpected addition to their burger and fries during a visit to a chain restaurant.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: There's so much more to Greek wine than retsina

ALISTAIR GIBSON: There's so much more to Greek wine than retsina

Here we are with the first wine column of the new year, a time to look back as well as to look forward.
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DISH DETECTIVE: The cafe turning the way we think of vegan food on its head

DISH DETECTIVE: The cafe turning the way we think of vegan food on its head

The Dish Detective is a great admirer of vegans but would struggle being one because, you know, cheese. And eggs. And sometimes a sausage sandwich or big juicy beefburger.
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LAWRENCE MURPHY: Applying old skills with fresh ingredients

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Applying old skills with fresh ingredients

PARSNIP GALETTE Serves 2
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The Fisherman's Rest

in Titchfield. Picture by Keith Woodland

A ‘disastrous’ dinner leaves customers’ Christmas Day ‘ruined’

WHAT was hoped to be a joyous Christmas dinner at a local pub turned out to be a ‘festive day from hell’.

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New York-style cornbread muffins & parmesan

Food and drink: How to make New York-style cornbread muffins & parmesan

These are far more exciting than a plain bread roll.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Go red, white and fizzy to please everyone on New Year's Eve

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Go red, white and fizzy to please everyone on New Year's Eve

New year is one of those strange celebrations in that there are very few traditions. Unlike Christmas with turkey, or Easter with lamb and lots of chocolate, there is no guide to what you should be eating.
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Discounted drinks in January at Wetherspoon pubs

Discounted drinks in January at Wetherspoon pubs

DRINKS at Wetherspoon pubs are being reduced in price on a selection of beverages for the first two weeks of January.

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LAWRENCE MURPHY: Cater for those daunting dietary demands

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Cater for those daunting dietary demands

CELERIAC AND POTATO GATEAU WITH RED PEPPER SAUCE Serves 4
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This is what police say detainees can expect to eat this Christmas. Credit: Hants Response Cops on Twitter

Police warn – don’t get arrested today... or this could be your Christmas dinner

DOES this look like your idea of the perfect Christmas dinner?

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‘People are being helped – that’s what we’re all about here’

‘People are being helped – that’s what we’re all about here’

KINDHEARTED people helped to wrap Christmas presents that are set to be donated to those in need.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Put some sparkle into your Christmas with quality fizz

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Put some sparkle into your Christmas with quality fizz

We drink so much sparkling wine in this country now, I’m not sure there is really any need for a special occasion to pop a cork. But Christmas is one of those times when it does seem de rigueur to be pouring the fizzy stuff.
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