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The Brewery Tap in Cliff Lane, Ipswich

The Brewery Tap in Cliff Lane is the only food outlet in Ipswich to receive zero stars out of five following a visit by food hygiene inspectors.

Juliette Bryant with a healthy chocolate smoothie

Forget most of what you thought you knew about dieting and healthy eating, says nutritionist Juliette Bryant.

Sharon Newton (left) and Sandra (right) with the mayor and mayoress of Stowmarket Mr and Mrs Humphries at the opening of A Lot A Choc.

New chocolate shop on Bury Street in Stowmarket is selling ethically-made treats produced with real cacao.

Justine Paul is setting up her fourth farmer's market at the Traverse in Bury St Edmunds on December 11.

Nearly 30 traders at new market in Bury St Edmunds on December 11

Festive Taste Testing.

Our judging panel put Christmas food from Suffolk supermarkets to the test to help you with your Christmas 2016 food shop.

The Northgate Bury St Edmunds

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis visits brand new restaurant with rooms The Northgate in Bury St Edmunds

The Unruly Pig owner Brendan Padfield, manager Kevin Hunter and head chef Dave Wall

A Suffolk pub has been named as one of the Michelin Guide’s top six food pubs in the East of England.

Love Thy Burger just before it opened in Ipswich

A self-confessed burger connoisseur is tomorrow opening a brand new eatery dedicated to what’s one of the UK’s most popular fast foods.

Staff at St Elizabeth Hospice  with their Pig, Dr Trott, after receiving £5,000 from our campaign.Mark Miller, Hospice Chief Executive, Rachel Backshall,Director of Income Generated and Marketing, Brian Bolt, Finance Director with staff.

A popular porker fresh from this summer’s successful Pigs Gone Wild trail will be making a special guest appearance at a Suffolk sausage festival.

Vegan café Kind Cuisine in Sudbury. Mark Sutcliffe and Linda Gregory.

A new café is proving popular in Sudbury after only being open for three weeks.


Summer may be drawing to a close but it is still warm enough for a trip to the Suffolk coast - and you can’t visit the seaside without indulging in an ice cream treat.

Chilford Hall Vineyard in Cambridgeshire has won a total of seven medals in the English and Welsh Wine of the Year 2014 competition

Ever wanted to visit a vineyard? Suffolk has several and the best time to visit an English Vineyard is in September when everything is in full bloom, with full bunches of grapes and beautifully pruned foliage.

A study by Healthwatch Essex shows why making healthy food choices an be difficult for some families

As campaigners complain about junk food marketing by sponsors of the Rio Olympics, a new study reveals what influences the food-buying habits of mothers from a deprived area of our region. Sheena Grant looks at the powerful forces that affect our choices to find out why we can find it hard to eat more healthily

Crowds gather to watch the demonstrations at the Ourburystedmunds annual Food & Drink Festival.

Bury St Edmunds has well and truly earned its place on the “foodie map” after a record crowd of more than 40,000 attended a two-day festival in the town.


Roast turkey for Christmas dinner

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis shares some of her favourite, globally-inspired ideas to jazz up that leftover turkey…

The Grazing Sheep on Ipswich waterfront

Nicola Warren meets the family members behind new coffee shop The Grazing Sheep which opened in June.

Stir Up Sunday is traditionally the time to make your Christmas puddings.

This weekend, why not gather the family together and embrace the Christmas tradition of Stir Up Sunday.

Ben's Bangers. Ben Stiff with his street food truck.

Entrepreneur Ben Stiff has launched a gourmet Suffolk sausage business

Abby Hunter-lain and Sandy Ruddock of Scarlet & Mustard

Food and drink retailers have celebrated the region’s growing reputation for top-quality products as they highlighted the importance of the Suffolk Show.

Inside the Adnams Food Hall - a centrepiece of the Suffolk Show

Food and drink are a massive part of the Suffolk Show with the Adnams Food Hall showcasing the very best sausages, beers, wines and cheeses produced here in the ‘bread basket of England’.


Remi Morrison is pictured at Pump and Grind in Ipswich.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds great value at Pump and Grind in the centre of Ipswich.

Charlotte review Crown and Castle Orford. Steak and kidney pie.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis enjoys relaxed dining at the award-winning Crown and Castle in Orford.

Review: The Angel, Bury St Edmunds

Sunday, October 9, 2016
Review, The Angel Hotel Bury St Edmunds. Cod with prawn beurre blanc.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis reviews The Eaterie at The Angel in Bury St Edmunds

river bistro, stowmarket

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis dines at Stowmarket’s ‘hidden gem’ The River Bistro

Review: Tea @ The Shed

Sunday, October 2, 2016
Tea @ The Shed, Sproughton

It was a perfect early autumn day when we decided to pay a visit to The Shed in Sproughton – the sun was shining and there was just a slight cool breeze in the air, writes Nicola Warren.

Food review: The Tuddenham Fountain

Friday, September 9, 2016
Review: The Tuddenham Fountain. Signature chocolate fondant.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis reviews The Tuddenham Fountain near Ipswich

Review: The Pier, Harwich

Saturday, August 20, 2016
The Pier, Harwich, tandoori hake.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis enjoys a luxurious seafood supper at The Pier, Harwich.

Find tasty vegetarian food in Suffolk.

The veggie lifestyle – or semi-veggie lifestyle – is one that seems to be appealing to more and more people, and in Suffolk we have a number of fantastic restaurants and cafes dedicated to serving tasty vegetarian food.

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