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Welcome to our new food and drink section, designed with all of our budding chefs in mind – and those who simply want to sample the finest food this region has to offer.

We will be bringing you recipes from top chefs, restaurant recommendations, suggestions on what wine to serve with your new dishes, and the latest food news from Suffolk and north Essex.

You can get involved - join the conversation at streetlife or share your views on Twitter by using #BigFoodStory #Suffolk

We also want to see your instagram photos from your favourite restaurants, or photos of your attempts at some of our great recipes.

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The Town Hall Tea Room on the Corn Hill, Ipswich.

Review: Town Hall Tearoom in Ipswich is just our cup of tea

Positioned right in the centre of Ipswich, you couldn’t ask for a more convenient spot to grab a bite to eat than the Town Hall.

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Restaurant Review 
Indian Ocean, Bramford 
Owner Aklas Rahman

Review: How do you decide when the menu is as extensive as that of the Indian Ocean in Bramford?

I always struggle to make a decision when I am eating out. Do I go for an old favourite I know I will love, or should I make a bold choice and opt for something new and exciting?
Seafood, anything served with spinach or a coconut-based chicken dish usually jump out at me, and then when everyone else’s arrives I kick myself for not being more adventurous.

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The White Lion, Aldeburgh

Review: The White Lion Aldeburgh

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis explores a spot that’s perfect for family dining

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