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Food

Friday, February 8, 2019

For her latest review of Essex’s top dining pubs Stephanie Mackentyre drops into Channels Bar & Brasserie near Little Waltham

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As an enduring British institution, it’s incredibly important to get your Sunday lunch right. Here are 12 pubs in Essex that know how to deliver precisely what you require.

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A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick 15 places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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In Stephanie Mackentyre’s latest review of Essex’s best eateries, she drops into renowned Indian Grand Trunk Road in South Woodford

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Restaurants

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick 15 places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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Friday, January 11, 2019

In Stephanie Mackentyre’s latest review of Essex’s best eateries, she drops into renowned Indian Grand Trunk Road in South Woodford

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

If you’re looking for somewhere with the county’s best chefs and finest local produce then you’ll want to book a table at one of these top eateries. Here are 8 great fine dining venues in Essex

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

What makes a local, independent restaurant preferable to a generic chain restaurant? We spoke to Rob Ely of The Chophouse, Braintree to find out what makes his eating house different and why local food is better…

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Local Producers

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Our county’s fabulous seafood produce is recognised both nationally and internationally, but there is a lot of hard work behind the scenes | Words: Stephanie Mackentyre

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Stephanie Mackentyre speaks to three local producers of alcoholic beverages who are helping to put some fizz and pop into the joys of summer in the county

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Drink

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Find shelter in colder weather in one of Essex’s wonderful cosy pubs. Warm up fireside with a pint of ale and a home-cooked meal and the dog curled up at your feet. Here are 10 places to do just that…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The festival will take place on Saturday September 29 in Chelmsford’s Admirals Park in what promises to be a fantastic combination of prosecco, fine gins, cocktails, Italian street food and celebrity guests

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Finding the perfect pub that happens to be dog friendly is no easy feat. So with that in mind we’ve found 13 places you can enjoy lagers with your lab, Pims with the pug or beers with your Bichon Frise…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

We all love a good old pub. Full of character and history there is no better place to sit back and enjoy a drink. Here are 10 of our favourite historical pubs

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