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Macknade opens new restaurant

Macknade opens new restaurant

Diners in a town's latest food offering will be able to buy directly many of the locally grown products used in their meals.

Pizza chain to take over high street Costa

Pizza chain to take over high street Costa

A national pizza chain is planning to open in an existing Costa cafe in one of the county's busiest high streets.

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Dropping anchor in the pub that time forgot

Dropping anchor in the pub that time forgot

Old skool cool rules - Secret Drinker heads back to the 80s.

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The nine best micropubs in Kent

The nine best micropubs in Kent

From cask ales to cocktails - which micropub comes out on top according to punters?

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Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego's advent calendars have gone on sale, and despite this week's mini heatwave, two are already sold out online.

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10 car makes and models that may not accept new E10 petrol

10 car makes and models that may not accept new E10 petrol

More than 600,000 vehicles aren't compatible with the UK's new E10 petrol including these 10 popular makes and models.

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Lobster on menu as fine-dining restaurant opens

Lobster on menu as fine-dining restaurant opens

A fine-dining restaurant has taken on a prime spot in a town centre which previously housed a short-lived US diner.

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Burger chain opening new Kent restaurant

Burger chain opening new Kent restaurant

A national burger chain is opening a new branch, with about 25 jobs being created.

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Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.

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'A fitting aroma but does Pig run before it can trot?'

'A fitting aroma but does Pig run before it can trot?'

Secret Drinker had trouble finding a pub that was a) open and b) not 'bookings only' and when he finally found one he got a rather dismissive welcome.

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Royal Mint unveils new 50p Winnie the Pooh coin worth £1,000

Royal Mint unveils new 50p Winnie the Pooh coin worth £1,000

A new 50p collectable coin featuring Winnie the Pooh and Friends has been unveiled by The Royal Mint, including one with a very hefty price tag.

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Reopening date revealed for popular venue

Reopening date revealed for popular venue

A brasserie which was forced to close due to staff shortages has announced when it will reopen.

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McDonald's reopens after two-month closure

McDonald's reopens after two-month closure

An ever-popular McDonald's restaurant which had been shut for most of the summer has now reopened - but the drive-thru remains shut.

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Drivers remain confused about new petrol roll-out warns RAC

Drivers remain confused about new petrol roll-out warns RAC

More than 600,000 vehicles can't use the new eco-friendly petrol being rolled out this month, causing ongoing confusion for drivers says the RAC.

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Food festival to set out its stall

Food festival to set out its stall

A three-day food festival with free entry comes to the Kent coast this week.

On the wrong side of the tracks at The Railway

On the wrong side of the tracks at The Railway

The Secret Drinker heads into a town centre Wetherspoon for an afternoon pint and finds the 'loudest' barmaid in the world.

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'Left wondering if I got right order at lay-by cafe'

'Left wondering if I got right order at lay-by cafe'

This week we sent our intrepid food reviewer to a lay-by to sample a truly traditional English treat.

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Olly Murs visits Kent's newest sweet shop

Olly Murs visits Kent's newest sweet shop

Pop star Olly Murs got stuck into a new sweet shop which is the latest addition to a town centre giving it his seal of approval.

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Where to go for a milkshake in Kent

Where to go for a milkshake in Kent

With many McDonald's reporting milkshakes being off the menu due to supply chain issues, here are some other options for your fix of the sugary treat.

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Restaurants named among UK's top 100

Restaurants named among UK's top 100

Two of the county's top eateries have secured a top 50 place in a prestigious list of the nation's best restaurants.

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