Eclectic Fylde Dining

(Guest Blog-Fylde) Eclectic – ‘A person who derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.’ That describes perfectly mine and the missuses’ taste for various cuisines. Well, that’s our excuse and we are sticking to it! The Fylde Coast in general and Blackpool in particular is well known for its cosmopolitan visitors and thankfully for us its range of restaurants is equally diverse. There are not many nation’s foods you can’t find here, some more than others, and here are three of our favourites. In addition to the food, we admire the owners of each for their restaurants and I will go on to explain why. Read full post


Three Edinburgh Restaurants Not To Miss

(Guest Blog-Edinburgh)
Wedgwood the Restaurant
It was my husband’s birthday and that means a visit to a fantastic restaurant – none other than Wedgwood the Restaurant on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. This is a fantastic place to go whether it is for a Sunday lunch or a special occasion. Read full post


Three Fylde Restaurants

(Guest Blog-Fylde) Fancy writing a guest blog on your three favourite local restaurants for Sugarvine? Just email your guest blog to along with your name. The best guest blog will win a meal for two at one of the venues on their list. Read full post


A Tynemouth Trio

(Guest Blog-Newcastle) Weekends often see us heading across to Tynemouth for a late lunch or early supper. It is usually Saturday, we have our dog with us, so we need somewhere easy to access (our dog is old). Parking can be a bit of a pain but it gives the old dear a chance to stretch her legs. Read full post


Three Not To Miss

(Guest Blog-Fylde) For a relatively small geographical area, the Fylde Coast has tons of restaurants to choose from. And if you’re not familiar with this part of the world, the Fylde has much more to offer thant big, brassy Blackpool. There’s plenty of money sloshing around with expensive property prices and some of the safest Tory seats in the country. Here are my favourite places to eat in the Fylde right now: Read full post


Food Festivals

The Great Dorset Chilli Festival; BBC Good Food Show; Clitheroe Food Festival; Banbury Food Fair; Norfolk Food and Drink Festival; Fishstock Brixham; Liverpool Food Festival; Taste London; Stroud Food Festival…. How does that make you feel? Excited, enthusiastic, tastebuds on full point? Or a bit weary as the list of ‘local’ food festivals around the country grows longer than the list of Gregg Wallace’s exes. Read full post


Restaurant Babylon

Shocking news everyone: Restaurants are out to get you. According to a new book by Imogen Edwards-Jones, best known for her series of ‘Babylon’ exposures (as in ‘Hotel’) the restaurant world cannot be trusted and is simply out to hook ‘em, catch ‘em and fry ‘em (in nobody’s parlance). Read full post


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