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Pie, ale and music at new restaurant

The Hop and Huffkin, Sandwich

25 November 2014

Pie, ale and music has become a regular attraction at a new Sandwich restaurant called the Hop & Huffkin.

Recipe: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's creamy roasted tomato soup

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

24 November 2014

Top celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is seeing food in a new light following a trip to his local GP.

Popular town centre pub reopens after major refurbishment

Manager Emma Thorley, Jessica Bird and Tom Harding at the Druid's Arms in Maidstone after its refit

23 November 2014

A new outdoor bar, more spacious interior and extra staff for a town centre pub after a three-week refit.


Condemned: The 2,000-calorie burger

The Double Donut Burger which is being sold at Hungry Horse restaurants

23 November 2014

A stacked burger which includes cheese bacon - and two glazed doughnuts - has been condemned as a 2,000-calorie health hazard.


Red Lion Pub earns a place in Michelin guide

Jo and Patrick Coevoet are the owners of The Red Lion Pub in Milstead

16 November 2014

The owners of the Milstead pub have expressed their pride at being featured on the prestigious list.


Recipe: Jack Monroe's Love Soup

 A Girl Called Jack by Jack Monroe

14 November 2014

Being on a budget doesn't mean you have to scrimp on taste and nutrition. Food blogging phenomenon Jack Monroe has some money-saving recipes to try.

Chequers wins top award

Chequers Community Kitchen wins top award

14 November 2014

Cinque Ports Community Kitchen has won a top cookery school award beating Jamie Oliver.

Japanese restaurant marks a year in town

Wagamama general manager Ash Field with kitchen porter Toby Grayland and Chels Harris, kitchen team leader.

12 November 2014

A restaurant has marked its first anniversary after moving in to Earl Street in Maidstone.

Kent's 'best' pub in Great Britain

Kevin and Michelle Abbott, of the Anchor Inn in Wingham

05 November 2014

The Anchor Inn at Wingham has been crowned the nation's Best Entertainment Pub of 2014

Recipe: Tom Parker Bowles' gratin of chicory and bacon

Gratin of chicory and bacon from Let's Eat Meat

03 November 2014

Why not have a go at this mouth-watering recipe from the new book by leading food writer Tom Parker Bowles, Let's Eat Meat?

Recipe of the week: Kerryann Dunlop's chilli con veggie

Kerryann Dunlop with Jamie Oliver

02 November 2014

A pupil of Jamie Oliver's first Fifteen programme, Kerryann Dunlop learnt to cook on a budget and has carried those values on to her latest venture.

How to make the best Christmas cake ever with top chef Rachel Allen

Star turn... Rachel Allen's Christmas cake with toasted almond paste

01 November 2014

If you think that you haven't time to make a Christmas cake, think again. Claire Spreadbury enlists the help of TV baker Rachel Allen to show you how.

That really takes the biscuit!

The outside of the gingerbread replica of Leeds Castle

01 November 2014

If making your Christmas cake was tough, consider the bakers who used 11 STONE of icing and 80 eggs to create a gingerbread replica of Leeds Castle.


Historic pub opens after refurbishment

Manager at The Muggleton Inn in Maidstone, Justin More

31 October 2014

Pub reopens its doors after a £445,000 refit.


Raise a glass to Kent's pub grub

The Wheelwright Arms, Matfield

31 October 2014

The county has more new entrants to a Michelin eating-out guide than anywhere else outside London, with many dubbed “inspectors’ favourites".

Recipe: Dhruv Baker's teriyaki-glazed sirlion

Former MasterChef champ Dhruv Baker

29 October 2014

Try these three great recipes - not surprisingly all packing a punch - from the former MasterChef winner's first cook book, Spice: Layers Of Flavour.

Recipe: Natalie Coleman's slow roasted lamb with butter beans and salsa verde

It's been quite a year for Natalie Coleman

22 October 2014

MasterChef 2014 winner Natalie Coleman is certainly cutting the mustard with her new book - Winning Recipes For Every Day.

Former pub undergoing makeover fit for a king

The Prince of Waterloo pub pictured in 2007.

22 October 2014

The Prince of Waterloo in Minster is being transformed into a restaurant featuring open-fire cooking, popular in the days of Henry VIII.


Couple bring pub back to life

The Long Hop pub is now open for business again five months after shutting its doors

19 October 2014

A much-loved pub will throw open its doors again after closing five months ago.


Shad is curry champ

It's National Curry Week. Picture: Steve Crispe

15 October 2014

Readers' votes came in by Facebook, Twitter and email for Kent's most popular curry house

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