Food

in2 Eating Out: Five of the best Thai Restaurants in London

With its aromatic flavours and rich spices, traditional Thai cuisine is a Londoner’s favourite. From the trendy street food of East London, to the authentic fine dining restaurants of the West End. Below we have separated the sweet from the sour to present you the very best of London’s Thai restaurants. Nipa Thai, Bayswater The […]

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in2 Wellbeing: Try Something New – Go Vegan

KARIN Ridgers – a Proud Essex woman, Founder of VeggieVision TV, vegan advisor to the Mail Online, Center Parcs, the MC for VegfestUK – the biggest vegan festivals in Europe who also coaches media and celebrities to go vegan! It must be nearly 20 years ago when I read a small book by The Supreme […]

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Food: Festive Foodie Tips

Festive cheer is not complete without a fantastic feast of food and drink on Christmas Day. So what better than some top tips from London’s most inspirational chefs to ensure yours goes down a treat! Perfect turkey by James Durrant “For me the breast and the legs cook at different times so when you cook […]

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Food Review: The King William IV, Chigwell

With the reopening of the King William IV I couldn’t wait to head on down to the traditional pub in the heart of Chigwell to try some of the tempting food on offer. The pubs revamp is a welcome treat with a huge bar area, rustic in style with stripped wood floors and cosy areas […]

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Food Review – The Galvin Green Man pub

TUCKED away, just outside Chelmsford lies the Galvin Green Man – the latest venture by the Michelin-starred Galvin brothers. Styled as ‘a Great British pub with the option to dine’, my wife and I popped in on a dark and cold Thursday evening. The pub dates back to 1314 and has recently undergone a £3 […]

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The Perfect Christmas Pud – LillyPuds

Alison Lilly founder of LillyPuds tells us about her award-winning handmade Christmas pudding brand. “I have always loved cooking and entertaining, I have made Christmas puddings for friends and family for years and thought it was the natural pudding to start the business with.” Alison started selling her light and tasty puds to the general […]

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On a Plate: The King WIlliam IV, Chigwell relaunch

“The King William IV provides a fantastic venue for friends and families to get together and enjoy a meal or night out, so we are excited to continue to do this with new improved surroundings,” says General Manager, Lucy Murphy. ‘A fresh new look’ is how the traditional pub in the heart of Chigwell’s revamp […]

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IN2 Food: Pizza Express, Southend Review

by Megan Reeves Being a well-established chain of restaurants, Pizza Express needs no introduction. With a newly renovated restaurant in Southend, myself and a friend went to test the goods. The restaurant is inviting and homely, and follows the style of the rest of their restaurants. Their revamp is beautiful and really cosy. We ordered […]

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IN2 Food: Byron Burger, Chelmsford

HAVING received an invitation to sample the delights of Byron at the new Bond Street development in Chelmsford, we were keen to see what all the fuss is about – we weren’t disappointed. Upon arrival we were met by manager Emma as we bypassed the not inconsiderable queue to be shown to our table. Our […]

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IN2 Tries: Guylian’s Belgian Chocolates

IT’S getting to that time of year where companies are bringing out their bigger, more celebratory packs of products, ready for the festive period. For chocoholics everywhere, you can rejoice – because Guylian have brought out a 50% bigger pack of their infamous praline chocolate seahorses. Guylian is one of those companies whose flavours are […]

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