Brighton gig guide 14-20 February

Your guide to live music in Brighton this week. It is A-L-L kicking off as we rattle through the worst of the winter. This week there are international indie pop bands ripping through town, a former Spice Girl smashing it up on a Sunday night, and the most packed Saturday I have seen since before the world went to absolute shite. MONDAY 14 BRUNSWICK – … Continue reading Brighton gig guide 14-20 February

5 Brighton restaurants with vegan Christmas specials

From stuffing-topped fries to nut roast pies, here are 5 amazing vegan Christmas specials in Brighton and Hove. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time when Brighton restaurants, pubs, and takeaways get into the festive spirit and start cranking out wildly inventive Christmas specials – and we’ve rounded up the best vegan ones because you’ve all been very good. Prepare your stomachs, … Continue reading 5 Brighton restaurants with vegan Christmas specials

All Better releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November

Brighton pop punk three-piece, All Better, is releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November through Sugar Free Records. With ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ All Better took deep dive into the thematically murky waters of self acceptance and have come out swinging with a high-energy, relentlessly catchy banger. While it nods heavily to the band’s roots as a straight-up pop punk outfit, the … Continue reading All Better releasing ‘The Laughing Stock of Me’ on 16 November

Gooder Kebab: Vegan, low-gluten, kebab shop opens in Brighton

Gooder Kebab, a fully vegan, and almost totally gluten-free kebab shop has opened on St James’ Street, Brighton. The new vegan spot comes from the beautiful people who bought us Really Happy Chicken, and Really Good Juice, and is as awesome as you’d expect. We trundled east of the pier to get our fill of pitta, tzatziki, and all that good stuff on Monday 1 … Continue reading Gooder Kebab: Vegan, low-gluten, kebab shop opens in Brighton

Bad Luck Social Club, a new vegan coffee spot, opening 19 Oct

Bad Luck Social Club is opening on York Place, just opposite St Peter’s Church, on Tuesday 19 October. The new coffee spot will be serving up Sussex speciality coffee courtesy of Cast Iron Roasters and a range of over-the-counter vegan treats. Have no fear though, my hungry pals, a full vegan food menu is in the works and will be launching soon. The project is … Continue reading Bad Luck Social Club, a new vegan coffee spot, opening 19 Oct

Food: Cin Cin coming to London

Cin Cin, arguably the best Italian restaurant in Brighton and Hove, is bringing its wonderful food to London. The chain will mark its first foray into London with a Foley Street site in Fitzrovia. The site is expected to open its outdoors space towards the end of April, before a full launch in May. Founded by David Toscano, and head chef Jamie Halsall in 2016, … Continue reading Food: Cin Cin coming to London

Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Leading voices from the UK pub and hospitality industry have branded vaccine passport entry plans as ‘unworkable and baseless’. There have been suggestions that landlords may be required to check the vaccine status of patrons on entry, if they wish to operate without social distancing measures. Leading figures within the British hospitality industry have lambasted any such suggestions, claiming that they are not only baseless … Continue reading Pubs: Vaccine passport plan ‘unworkable and baseless’

Food: Boozy ice cream coming to Brighton with Mr Tipsy

Mr Tipsy, an alcoholic ice cream brand, is coming to sunny Brighton and Hove this summer. The brainchild of Tom Gathercole, Mr Tipsy has been granted the necessary alcohol licence to operate in sunny Brighton and Hove – or to be exact, 46 George Street! One as-yet-unnamed councillors had objected to the move and quite ludicrously claimed that alcohol-infused ice cream may lead to an … Continue reading Food: Boozy ice cream coming to Brighton with Mr Tipsy

Food: Really Happy Chicken bring back buffalo burgers and wings

Brighton vegan fried chicken experts, Really Happy Chicken have brought back their house-made buffalo burgers and wings, which is just the best news going. Having recently relocated to a swanky new site on West Street, Really Happy Chicken have gone from strength to strength since they first opened in early summer. An unexpected casualty of this success, however, was the vegan fried chicken experts housemade … Continue reading Food: Really Happy Chicken bring back buffalo burgers and wings

Food: Vegan Noms completes rebrand

Brighton vegan heroes, the aptly-named Vegan Noms have completed a total rebrand. Having started operation at The World’s End on London Road, the kitchen has quickly risen to prominence over lockdown. With its mix of innovative burgers, loaded fries and sides, VeganNoms has grown far past expectation, as owners admit. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vegan Noms (@vegannomsuk) The business is … Continue reading Food: Vegan Noms completes rebrand