Food: BangBao, the best new vegan restaurant in Brighton

BangBao, a fully vegan bao bun restaurant in central Brighton is everything you could ever want and a whole lot more. At a time when most of us have been screaming into the abyss and wondering just how we are going to make it to summer, BangBao, a vegan bao bun joint in Brighton’s North Laine, has come to save the day. Nestled among the … Continue reading Food: BangBao, the best new vegan restaurant in 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: 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

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

Brighton Fringe: What’s on this week

The Brighton Fringe has entered its final week of core events, here are some choice picks from the city-wide celebration of all things art. Jekyll and Hyde: A one-woman show 26-29 October Heather-Rose Andrews will be performing her much-celebrated one-woman take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella, Jekyll and Hyde for four nights this week (26-29 October, 20:30-21:30). The event will take place Street Werks … Continue reading Brighton Fringe: What’s on this week

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