Food and Drink

A footballer from Norwich has used lockdown to finally achieve his goal of opening a street food van with his friend who owns a popular Chinese takeaway.

A new business is bringing a pizza the action to villages across Norfolk where residents can miss out on takeaways due to their rural location.

The landlords of Gibraltar Gardens in Norwich are reopening their doors on July 4 and have implemented social distancing in style with VIP pods and a fine dining marquee.

The Unthank Kitchen in Norwich is one of the many small businesses that will remain closed on July 4 as there simply isn’t the space to make social distancing work.

The owner of Blofield Farm Shop is set to open a food hall and cafe inside a Thorpe St Andrew hotel and it will be a celebration of Norfolk produce.

Suffolk farmer and food hero Jonny Crickmore was delighted to discover celebrity chef Jamie Oliver had selected a wedge of Baron Bigod cheese from his Fen Farm Dairy to enjoy at an anniversary picnic with wife Jools.

Duration Brewing had been open little more than three months when coronavirus hit.

A north Norfolk caterer who found herself without work during the coronavirus lockdown turned her hand to a great British tradition to get by.

Burger fan Nick Richards sampled the Zaks takeaway menu, which provided a great value family meal.

A Sicilian food stall on Norwich Market has set up a permanent home just in time for restaurants to reopen.

A bowling alley is set to reopen as a bar and restaurant while its lanes remain closed.

Group food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis is not alone in fantasising about all the restaurants, cafes and pubs she wants to head to when they eventually re-open. Here are just some of the things she’s looking forward to indulging in.

It’s been more than three months since reporter Donna-Louise Bishop stepped foot inside a restaurant. So, as one of the final customers to eat at The Fox Steakhouse in Hevingham before it closed its doors to the public, she decided it was time to make a return visit to check out its new take-away offerings.

A Terrington St John restaurant has unveiled the “exciting project” they have been working on throughout the coronavirus lockdown.

From fish and chips to fine dining, treat yourself to an extra special takeaway from one of these Norfolk restaurants that feature in The Michelin Guide 2020.

With live sport restarting and barbecue season in full swing, here are some of the best places in Norwich to get takeaway draught beer to enjoy at home.

The team at Gonzo’s Tea Room are hoping to start the summer on a high and are building ‘corona cubicles’ on their rooftop terrace as they prepare for a possible July 4 reopening.

From smoky barbecue to sticky lemon, a new street food van is delivering chicken wings and tacos with ten sauces to choose from to various locations across Norfolk.

The new landlords of Gibraltar Gardens had to shut the pub after just three weeks at the helm due to coronavirus, but when they return it is set to be transformed into a steakhouse.

Bread-making demonstrations, pastry creations and insights into the region’s delicious delicacies took pride of place during Norfolk’s inaugural virtual food festival.

Top chefs who branched out with a revolutionary new fast food concept have launched a home delivery service to addresses across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire – and hope to take their kits nationwide.

It is rated one of Norwich’s top 10 restaurants on TripAdvisor and serves Asian-inspired street food, but how do the dishes at Blue Joanna measure up when ordered as a takeaway?

From luxury picnics to loaded fries, adapting has been key for the food and drink industry during lockdown and these people have gone a step further and launched a brand new business.

Gina Long talks to Infusions Group co-founder, award-winning chef John Jackaman and Sarah Stamp, director of operations about how they’ve re-emerged from the ashes, against all odds following the Covid-19 pandemic and a devastating fire

Restaurants hate it...and haters love it, but what is the future of review platforms as we ease towards the tail-end of lockdown? Should diners really be kicking businesses already at an all-time low?

Mushy peas on the side. Salt and vinegar on freshly-fried chips. Perhaps a dollop of curry sauce on top.

The owners of Wells Crab House in Norfolk, which was previously named the county’s best restaurant, have been keeping busy in lockdown by launching their own gin.

A well-known Norfolk chef is returning to the kitchen for the first time since lockdown began to offer a five-course menu for collection for Father’s Day.

Serving everything from pizzas to halloumi pittas, a street food festival which is touring Norfolk is launching in Norwich this weekend.

Our corner of the world is peppered with stand-out local produce and celebrated places to grab a bite to eat.

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