Food: The Bok Shop eyes UK expansion after funding boost

Brighton’s The Bok Shop has secured £1.2m in private equity funding and will now look to expand its retail estate across the UK. The pride of East Street, and arguably Brighton’s best chicken joint, The Bok Shop, is planning to open 10 new sites over the next two years following a private equity deal. The £1.2m funding agreement will allow owners to build on their … Continue reading Food: The Bok Shop eyes UK expansion after funding boost

Food: BangBao bringing the vegan buns to Brighton

The Brighton vegan scene now has its own dedicated bao spot – BangBao BangBao, a 100 percent plant-based bao bun restaurant, has opened on North Road, in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine. Opened by Dominic Sherriff, 26, and Amy Bennett, 21, the kitchen takes inspiration from a variety of Asian cuisines and is dead set on sustainability. The pair have more than 13 years … Continue reading Food: BangBao bringing the vegan buns to Brighton

Lockdown roadmap: What it actually means

The UK Government has released its four step plan to getting out of Lockdown. Here is what it means to Brighton, Hove, and everywhere. A four step plan for getting the UK back to a semblance of normality has been revealed – with pubs, bars and restaurants still facing lengthy closures. There will be a minimum five week gap between each rule change to allow … Continue reading Lockdown roadmap: What it actually means

Food: Really Happy Chicken moves to West Street

Brighton vegan food heroes, Really Happy Chicken have moved to a new premises on West Street. Really Happy Chicken, Brighton’s first vegan fried chicken shop, has moved to a bigger and better premises on West Street. Having previously taken up residence on Preston Street the plant-based legends have taken a big stride further into the heart of the city. Locals and visitors alike can now … Continue reading Food: Really Happy Chicken moves to West Street

Food: Vegan Noms expanding to Worthing

Plant-based heroes, Vegan Noms has announced that it will be opening its second kitchen in Worthing this weekend. Currently operating out of The World’s End on London Road, Vegan Noms will be running a second kitchen out of Wine and Reason in Montague Place, Worthing, as of this weekend. To celebrate the opening, Vegan Noms is giving away 100 free burgers through a social media … Continue reading Food: Vegan Noms expanding to Worthing

Food: Brighton pubs still doing Sunday Roasts

Having a Sunday Roast is a Brighton institution. Here are some of the best pubs still offering all the trimmings in lockdown. Live, laugh, Sunday Roast, that’s what the say. Pub roasts are as integral to Brighton living as air is to our general survival, and some wonderfully lovely pubs are still offering up potato-filled, gravy-laden delights even in lockdown. The Roundhill – Ditching Rd … Continue reading Food: Brighton pubs still doing Sunday Roasts

Food: Best veganuary deals in Brighton

Really Happy Chicken – Vegan Fried Chick’n Deals: Spend £10, get 50% selected items / Special Veganuary items / 20% off click and collect ON DELIVEROO // CLICK AND COLLECT One of the big vegan hits of 2020, Really Happy Chicken, is signing off Veganuary with half price dessert items (when spending over £10) and an absolutely brilliant Kentucky Katsu Box. The sweet treats in question … Continue reading Food: Best veganuary deals in Brighton

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Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears With the Government discussing imposing Tier 4 restrictions across Sussex, some Brighton pubs and venues are shutting up shop early. Brighton pubs and venues are closing early ahead of a Government Covid Taskforce meeting that is expected … Continue reading Brighton pubs, venues, shut early over tier fears

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Purezza named top vegan restaurant in Brighton

The original Brighton vegan pizza spot, Purezza has been named the top plant-based restaurant in the city. Purezza has been named Brighton’s best vegan restaurant in the 2020 Brighton Restaurant Awards (Bravo). Announcing the award – sponsored by Veeg – Bravo organisers commented: “With the growing popularity of plant based living and dozens of incredible local restaurants serving fantastic vegan options, the award for Plant … Continue reading Purezza named top vegan restaurant in Brighton

Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Plant-based pizza specialists, Purezza, has generated £2.4m in investments to fund its restaurant expansion plans and soon-to-be entry into the commercial retail space. The company successfully secured investment from MVK Group and Veg Capital, amongst other global firms, through a recent funding drive. Purezza recently opened its third and fouth branches in Hove and Bristol respectively and it is now believed the company will look … Continue reading Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry