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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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