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Food and drink features

Tue, 11:48

The Vine Leaves in Harpenden shares its recipe for tamarind sea bream with jewelled couscous - a perfect summer dinner

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August 2017
Tue, 11:21

Whether you want ice cream, waffles, cake, pancakes, we have selected some of the best dessert and ice cream places in Hertfordshire to stave off those sweet cravings

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

When you feel peckish, what could be better than a juicy burger? We pick some of the best burger restaurants in Hertfordshire

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Laura finds a St Albans tea house scouring the world to create unique flavours

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July 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Hertfordshire Life Food and Drink Awards, one of the biggest events in the Herts food and drink industry annual calendar, took place in the Old Palace at Hatfield House on Monday July 24 where the winners of the 12 categories were revealed

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Chef Profiles

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Bain and Bridges head chef who runs the Welwyn and Datchworth restaurants on his Mediterranean heritage, supporting local producers, and changing diets

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The head chef of the St Albans restaurant and bar on unusual combinations, buying local and the power of the humble onion

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June 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017

The chef-proprietor at the St Albans restaurant and bar on sourcing locally, the importance of citrus, and beef dripping triple-cooked chips

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Chef-owner at the Braughing pub and restaurant discusses the rise of healthy dishes, the importance of experimentation, and not being a ‘cornflour cowboy’

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March 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017

Owner and head chef of the Great Amwell pub and restaurant discusses the versatility of game, seasoning with thyme and a shift from classic to modern techniques

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February 2017

Restaurant Reviews

Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne explores the world of Japanese food at a Hertford restaurant eager to help non-aficionados

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August 2017
Monday, July 24, 2017

Layth Yousif tried out the new rooms with dinner and breakfast at the village pub-restaurant in Willian

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Until recently lacking in many good places to eat and drink, the centre of Letchworth is having something of a mini-revolution. Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne samples a Turkish restaurant that’s part of the movement

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July 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017

St. Villa, just off the London Road in St. Albans, opened its doors in October 2016.

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There’s more than a touch of the Tudors at an unfussy and reliably good restaurant in Ware

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June 2017

Food & Drink Offers

Tue, 16:19

Join The Vine Leaves Restaurant for their Wagyu Beef Burger and Prosecco Evenings throughout August!

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Join The Vine Leaves for their Cocktails & Pimm’s Evening on the 13th July.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

A selection of starters and mains for 12.50, available Monday to Saturday 12-3pm.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Perfect for a pre-cinema bite to eat.

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