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Coffee shop to launch Mexican takeaway service

Coffee shop to launch Mexican takeaway service

A town centre cafe will start offering a Tex-Mex takeaway this week which could become a permanent fixture.

Voting opens for Taste of Kent Awards

Voting opens for Taste of Kent Awards

Voting has opened for awards which celebrate the best in food and drink that the county has to offer - and anyone can vote for their favourites.

US diner selling gourmet burgers to open after lockdown

US diner selling gourmet burgers to open after lockdown

Bosses behind a new US diner are getting ready for a post-lockdown launch despite neighbours' complaints.

Here's how to try Veganuary

Here's how to try Veganuary

Lockdown could be the perfect time to try Veganuary. We give you the facts, advice and some ideas about where to try takeaway vegan food near you.

'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

Secret Drinker - our undercover reporter - laments the lows of lockdown as Kent's pubs stay shut, but has discovered some new skills.

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Masterchef star a regular at Kent Harvester

Masterchef star a regular at Kent Harvester

TV personality Gregg Wallace has hit out at 'food snobs' after revealing he was a regular at a Harvester in Kent.

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Big plans for Pizza Express

Big plans for Pizza Express

A members only cocktail bar, live music and a record shop are among the ambitious plans for a former Pizza Express.

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'Use our pubs as vaccination hubs'

'Use our pubs as vaccination hubs'

The boss of Britain's oldest brewer is offering his pubs to the government to be used as venues for the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

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McDonald's to temporarily shut its doors

McDonald's to temporarily shut its doors

Burger chain McDonald's says it will temporarily close its walk-in and dine-in branches in light of the start of the third national lockdown.

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Events to look forward to in 2021

Events to look forward to in 2021

We may have missed out this year, but from festivals and foodie events to big music names and family fun, there's a bumper schedule in 2021.

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The lost pubs of Maidstone

The lost pubs of Maidstone

It's a matter of time until you're back in your local, we promise. Until then spare a thought for those who have loved and lost their beloved pubs.

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McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

Highways bosses believe a bid to expand a McDonald's drive-thru will prevent queues from backing out onto a major road.

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Takeaway cocktail bar opens

Takeaway cocktail bar opens

A new cocktail bar and coffee house has opened, despite Kent remaining under the toughest Covid-19 restrictions.

Rocksalt-owned pub shortlisted for top award

Rocksalt-owned pub shortlisted for top award

A Kent pub is a finalist in an award which saw 7,000 nominations.

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Pubs lodge plans for al fresco dining in age of Covid

Pubs lodge plans for al fresco dining in age of Covid

Kent pubs are preparing for an al fresco future as landlords expect the public's desire for social distancing to continue well beyond the pandemic.

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Michelin-starred couple to turn around pub tarnished by sex offender boss

Michelin-starred couple to turn around pub tarnished by sex offender boss

The owners of an award-winning pub are hoping to restore a village inn left empty by a former boss convicted of hoarding child sex abuse images.

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Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

Epic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the 1990s

From Amadeus to Atomics, the glory days of clubbing across the county have been captured on camera.

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New Aldi opens on edge of town

New Aldi opens on edge of town

A long-awaited Aldi supermarket has opened its doors to customers for the first time.

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Sellers launch online Christmas market

Sellers launch online Christmas market

Over 60 sellers have come together to launch an online Christmas market, and hope it will encourage people to forgo Amazon and shop local instead.

Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

A group of new recruits will patrol a district to ensure all businesses are following coronavirus guidelines.

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