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Lockdown takeaways

This second Lockdown, rather than met with despair, seems to have been greeted with a shrug of the shoulders and resignation. However, creativity has flourished and restaurants, cafes and bars that have been forced to close are doing what they do and offering sustenance to the locals by way of takeaways. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths sampled some of the goodies on offer. 

Posted 20:08 Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 In: Food & Drink Tags: frontpage Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Liban Coast lockdown Maker+Baker St Clements St Leonards Sugarpie Honeybuns The Royal Three Faces of Parc

Beer bike would add to Hastings’ sea front attractions

New ideas are needed as we slowly work our way out of Covid. Local design consultant Ken Davis thinks the beer bike, a concept already put into practice on the Continent, could be adapted to Hastings requirements with positive effects.

Posted 09:48 Monday, Jul 13, 2020 In: Food & Drink Tags: beer bike Ken Davis

Sussex Street Food Festival returns to The Stade!

Get your knives and forks at the ready as the Sussex Street Food Festival returns to The Stade for a second consecutive year, this May 25-27. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Posted 16:55 Monday, May 13, 2019 In: Food & Drink Tags: CaPhe Republic food and drink Majula May Bank Holiday Weekend Polentista Street Food Warehouse Sussex Street Food Festival the Stade Tispy Texan

Artisan and Craft Beer Festival at St Marys

St Mary in the Castle are hosting their first ever Artisan and Craft Beer Festival, alongside a Christmas market in the Crypt on 22 December. There will be live music from Suspect (Hastings Beer Festival headliners) and projections of winter sports, as well as a selection of some of the best craft beer in East Sussex.

Posted 05:03 Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 In: Food & Drink Tags: Artisan and Craft Beer Festival st mary in the castle Thom Kofoed

The fresh fish stall @ Love Café

One of the best things about living on the Sussex coast is the abundance of good quality, seasonal produce sold by independent businesses, writes

Posted 20:22 Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 In: Food & Drink Tags: British fish eat fish fish stall at Love Cafe Fishing beach fresh produce healthy eating Love Café Norman Road Sea Kale seasonal fish St Leonards on Sea fish Sussex produce the Stade

Joining the growing number of great local eateries, Sea Kale opened earlier this year on London Road, just moments from the promenade in St Leonards on Sea. The brain child of Emma and Matt Kennard-Bowen, Sea Kale celebrates seasonal, local produce in a calm, vintage environment. A. Vasudevan spoke to the couple to find out more about their venture.

Posted 07:37 Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 In: Food & Drink Tags: #TagHastings artisan beer artisan chocolate food St Leonards Little Gate Farm London Road eateries private catering Sea Kale seasonal produce St Leonards cafes supper clubs Sussex breweries Sussex vineyards The C Note

The Big Lunch 2018!

The Big Lunch is an event introduced by The Eden Project in 2009 and takes place nationwide, designed to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people all over the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities. This chimes exactly with the goals of Transition Town Hastings (TTH), who invite you to join them for their Big Lunch in Hastings on 3 June. Zelly Restorick writes.

Some like it hot

For those who like it hot and while the sun is still but a distant memory, there are few foodie options around more appealing than a Mexican. Rock Astrologer Enid Williams hits the town to feel the heat.

Posted 18:29 Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 In: Food & Drink Tags: Diegos Enid Williams Hastings mexican food rock astrologer street food Xochipilli
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