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Food and Drink

Pizza

You’ll always have a pizza my heart

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When the moon hit’s your eye like a big pizza pie… as summer draws to an end and the opportunity to eat alfresco will soon be over, we thought we’d do a quick run down of some of the best pizzerias the Island has to offer, because what’s better than a scummy handmade pizza and a crisp glass of wine or chilled beer? We…

An oh so yummy supper club

An oh so yummy supper club

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On Friday 4th October Taste was invited to try a new supper club event on the Island. This genius idea is the brainchild of Paul Thorley, Something Yummy. Paul is looking to roll out monthly events across the Island inviting foodie lovers to a special, individually themed dining experience. Keep reading to see how you can get involved and grab…

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Eat your way around the world… without leaving the Island

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The Isle of Wight is known as England in miniature but within this little mini UK you can explore the world through your taste buds. Basque Kitchen Using some of the best seasonal produce the Isle of Wight has to offer and pairing it with ingredients important from Spain, Basque Kitchen brings a taste of Spain to our sunny shores.…

October’s seasonal goodies

October’s seasonal goodies

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October, the month where chilly crisp mornings are a favourite, walking through crunchy leaves and of course Halloween, but what does Mother Nature have to offer-up this month. Here’s a quick guide to some of the tasty, fresh fruits and veg you can pick up this month. Pumpkin Of course we had to start with this versatile orange squash. Perfect…

World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day

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Observed all around the world, 1st October marks World Vegetarian Day. So why not go meat free today and try some of these places serving up tasty veggie options. We’ve selected five must trys… Enjoy! Tansy’s Pantry, Godshill Tuck into plant based cuisine at the latest restaurant edition to the chocolate-box village of Godshill. Peach, Newport Proving popular since it…

ComiCoffee Drinks

Meet the Barista: Matt Sprooles

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ComiCoffee is a hybrid ‘coffee house come comic store’ offering a warm, inviting space to hang out, drink speciality beverages and read your favourite comics or novels. What is the best thing about the Isle of Wight foodie scene? The amount of independent businesses that we now have on the Island is fantastic… so many lovely restaurants, coffee shops, cafés…

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…

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.

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

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One of the nation’s most-loved dishes, the Sunday roast is synonymous with family – it’s a time for everyone to get together, share stories of the week gone by and look to the week ahead. From casual pubs to high-end restaurants, the roast dinner is one of the most important dishes on the menu…

Wonderful Wild Garlic

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If you feel like taking a break from shopping for your ingredients and fancy trying something a little different, we’re now in peak Wild Garlic season. This runs roughly from April to June. At the moment the island’s woodlands are covered in great swathes of this delicious native plant. It’s now in full flower and quite easy to identify. Whereas,…