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Taste of the Wight 2019 - Issue 2

The summer edition of Taste of the Wight is out now!

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The brand new summer edition of Taste of the Wight – your local guide to food and drink on the Isle of Wight – is out now in all good eateries, attractions and supermarkets across the Island. The Island’s premier guide to eating out, Taste of the Wight is now in its sixth consecutive year. Featuring comprehensive listings of some…

Elephant Garlic Flowering

Seasonal food in Summer

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Eating seasonally is not only great for the environment (food metres not miles) but it’s also a boost to the local economy. Supporting growers and producers of products right on your doorstep.
Now we are well and truly in summer, with an abundance of fresh fruit, vegetables and seasonal fish and meats to grace our plates.

It’s National Cherry Day!

It’s National Cherry Day!

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No, it’s not just your normal Tuesday, oh no, it is, in fact, National Cherry day! It’s time to celebrate as the UK’s orchards begin to grow again.  Cherries have been a part of British culture for thousands of years, even though many of the ones in the supermarkets have been imported in from elsewhere. Cherry orchards support parts of…

Fish and Chips

Gluten free: Best places to eat

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If you’re like us, when visiting a place for the first time – whether that be for a day trip a long weekend break or a full getaway – the first thing you will be doing is checking out the local restaurants, cafés and pubs to see what types of delicious food you can expect to enjoy during your time here.
When you have a specific dietary requirements or preferences, this can make this process a necessity or even influence where you choose to plan your trip. The Isle of Wight is full of lovely eateries that cater to a vast range of dietary needs, especially gluten free. Here is our guide to some of the best gluten free places to eat on the Isle of Wight.

Say it with brownies

Choccy-woccy doo dah!

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As if we need a world day to celebrate chocolate, everyday is chocolate appreciation day isn’t it? Whether you like sweet white chocolate, creamy milk chocolate or something devilishly dark, there are flavours and fillings that suit almost every taste bud. Here on the Island we are lucky enough to have a few chocolate specialists to keep us stocked up throughout the year.

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

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Sometimes there is nothing better than having dinner at home. Cooking with fresh local ingredients, wine (sometimes adding it to the food), and condiments – to give your meal that little extra flavour. There are so many amazing local producers and farm shops selling their wares, you can make a whole dinner just using locally produced and sourced ingredients.

Wimbledon-2019

Game, set and match!

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With a few shocks already at Wimbledon (Venus Williams, who’d have thought?) the country is well and truly gripped by tennis fever. The Isle of Wight is no exception, with cafés and restaurants feeling inspired and bringing us some tasty events.

Caffe Isola

It’s time for lunch

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There are plenty of articles giving you information on where to have dinner that evening, great views, amazing cocktails, real ales… everything you could want to know. However, what about those times when you’re in a rush or looking for a quick bite to eat at lunch?

Cream of the Crop

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There’s nothing like that Friday feeling to put a smile on our faces at ‘Taste Towers’, but when Friday coincides with National Cream Tea Day, we couldn’t be happier! One of life’s simple pleasures, a freshly baked scone with fruity jam and lashings of real Cornish Clotted Cream is hard to beat. Thankfully there’s also some cracking dairy-free substitutes on…

Round the Island Race from above The Needles

Where to watch this years Round the Island Race…

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Here’s our guide to some of the best places to watch the race and fill up on some great food and drink whilst you’re at it…

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.

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