Foodie Features

Chris Cleghorn:
Cooking on a star

Chris Cleghorn, head chef at the Olive Tree Restaurant, has recently been awarded a Michelin star, the most revered accolade in the restaurant world. Melissa Bl...

Dinner Parties
dos and don’ts

One person’s chilled, home-cooked meal with friends is another’s exhausting chore as they tease the lumps from the béchamel sauce and wish they were watching St...

Student food:
burgers or bourguignon?

We all know that students live on burgers, kebabs, take-outs and baked beans when not in the student bar, right? Think again, as Melissa Blease questions some s...

Beer in Bath

The days of sipping warm beer on the village green are well gone – nowadays it’s a more sophisticated picture. Melissa Blease investigates how the craft beer re...

Chef talk: Dan Moon

After just two years as head chef at the Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel’s restaurant, Dan Moon has become the face of fine dining in Bath. Melissa Blease talks to ...

Silver Swift: Summer Drinks

Summer brings a new atmosphere to the drinks cabinet – with an emphasis on cool and refreshing. Rose Unwin of Silver Swift assesses the options for summer drin...

Food events:
Summer on a plate

The days are lengthening and that means there’s more time for getting out and about. Melissa Blease takes a look at some summer foodie events in July – from eat...