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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

Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

As of Thursday we are back in a big bad lockdown, but there is at least some good news – a number of local businesses are offering pre and post-lockdown deals for us common folk. Freeloada vegan – East Street Tap Freeloada Vegan has been a welcome edition to the city’s vegan scene since its opening at the start of summer, serving up some of … Continue reading Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

Plant Stories Kitchen raises thousands to feed children in need

Plant Stories Kitchen has raised more than £5,000 to help feed children in need this half term. Brighton’s latest vegan community kitchen project – Plant Stories Kitchen – has raised more than £5,000 to help feed children in need this half term. Plant Stories Kitchen is run by Gemma Ogston of Gem’s Wholesome Kitchens and Aye Mya Oo of Fu Fighters and has already garnered … Continue reading Plant Stories Kitchen raises thousands to feed children in need

Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

A new vegan cafe, Really Good Juice, has opened on Western Road, bringing the best coffee, food and you guessed it, juice to the sometimes-sunny streets of Hove. Really Good Juice, the cafe-centric sister of summer’s biggest vegan hit, Really Happy Chicken has opened on Western Road, just off of Brunswick Square. Bringing “Coffee, juice and really good feels” the brand new venture is 100 … Continue reading Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

Washed Out launches its own coffee

Washed Out Festival has launched its own-limited run coffee, made in collaboration with Hastings-based Sham City Roasters. Washed Out Festival may have sadly been cancelled for 2020, but have no fear, the city’s number one punk fest can get your blood pumping all winter long with its brand new coffee. The Washed Out Roast has been made in collaboration with Hastings bean bandits, Sham City … Continue reading Washed Out launches its own coffee

In defence of kiddie dinner

Whether they are the saviour of a working class parent, or a reassuring culinary cuddle when in a pit of despair, kiddie dinners are wonderful and they must be defended. Kiddie dinner, orange dinner, toddler tea: We may call it different things but we all recognise the  beige tsunami of kinda-crispy, very salty, things and we all secretly love it. Our proclivity for these meals … Continue reading In defence of kiddie dinner

Five great Brighton restaurants offering September eat out deals

August’s eat out to help out scheme was a roaring success. It was a month where we got all-too-accustomed to having a wedge of our dinner bill wiped off purely because it was early in the week, and as such the crash back to full-price reality was a hard one. Luckily a number of independent businesses across Brighton have extended the offer into September – … Continue reading Five great Brighton restaurants offering September eat out deals

Really Happy Chicken, Preston Street: Vegan fried happiness.

Vegan fried chick’n has come to Brighton and it is good. Very, very good. One would be forgiven for thinking that opening a restaurant in the middle of a pandemic would be a bit of a misstep, but as we have been so reliably informed by numerous action movies that which appears crazy often work very well indeed. Such is the rather uncurious case of … Continue reading Really Happy Chicken, Preston Street: Vegan fried happiness.

Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Brighton is in for an absolute scorcher this weekend, 31 July – 2 August, we’ve locked in some Bison beach beers, a real deal Mexican pop up, Brighton’s best kept secret and the city’s first vegan chicken shop. Bison Beach Bar The sun is going to have his hat firmly on this Friday meaning that thousands upon thousands of revellers will descend upon the city … Continue reading Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun