FOOD & DRINK

The April Drinks Column

Our new columnist Tristan Darby talks about the perfect wine for springtime sipping My wine choices for April celebrate the change of season into warmer days...

The eggs factor: New Macdonalds Farm

Melissa Blease meets the eggscellent food heroes Matthew and Louise of New Macdonalds Farm There can’t be many people unaware that Old Macdonald had a farm...

Cookery Courses at Lucknam Park

Learn a new style of cuisine at Lucknam Park Lucknam Park’s renowned Cookery School, run by Ben Taylor, offers guests a diversity of interesting cookery co...

Acorn: Plants step up to the plate

Melissa Blease goes behind the menu of Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen to hear how owner Richard Buckley and chef Steven Yates put vegetables at the centre of their de...

Restaurant review: The Olive Tree

Georgette McCready discovers a springtime menu crafted by a chef at the top of his game at The Olive Tree A head chef on fine form in the kitchen is like a P...

Restaurant review: Absurd Bird

Georgette McCready heads to downtown New Orleans to discover a new take on American fried chicken The new restaurants in Southgate have been lucky when it co...

Special midweek treat at Gidleigh Park

Gidleigh Park is offering a delicious three course lunch with coffee for £50 per person. To celebrate Michael Wignall’s first year at Gidleigh Park, guest...