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Foraged bitter tastes sweet for hat trick hero

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Yeo Valley: where farm meets fork for real

29 Nov 2016 by Tom Tanner

If it hadn’t been for the thick winter coat of cloud shrouding this corner of the Mendip Hills, lunch would have been eaten looking out over arguably one of the finest views any UK restaurant can boast. But the rich green fields rolling down to, and then up and away from, Blagdon Lake (from which […]

TAGS: Awards, Environment, local, Local Food, restaurants, Sourcing, Sustainability

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Foraged bitter tastes sweet for hat trick hero

31 Oct 2016 by Tom Tanner

The Gallery in Barry has been open barely three years. But in that short time it’s attracted more than its fair share of rave reviews and awards. Owner Barney Hibbert seriously downplays things in his description of the restaurant: a neighbourhood eatery serving seasonal and local produce. It’s so much more than this. But when […]

TAGS: Awards, Beer, Food Made Good Awards, foraging, local, Sourcing

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Relae – so much more than dinner

28 Sep 2016 by Tom Tanner

In the summer we celebrated Relæ’s success in winning the Sustainable Restaurant Award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants by running a competition with delicious magazine. One lucky reader and a friend got to travel to Copenhagen, stay in the Babette Guldsmeden Hotel and most importantly dine at Relæ. Here’s Michael O’Sullivan’s report of his […]

TAGS: Awards, Dining Out, Local Food, restaurants, seasonal, Sourcing, Sustainability, World's 50 Best Restaurants

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Le Manoir: A sustainable restaurant for all seasons

27 Jun 2016 by Tom Tanner

Since opening its doors more than 30 years ago, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons has been a hugely fertile training ground. Twenty eight Michelin starred chefs have emerged from Raymond Blanc’s kitchen. And all of them have been instilled with his Himalayan standards of sustainability. Among the best known and like-minded of the alumni, Bruno Loubet. […]

TAGS: Awards, Dining Out, Environment, food waste, Local Food, Sourcing, sustainable fish

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Relæ: the best in the world just got better

14 Jun 2016 by Tom Tanner

Like any chef worth their salt, Christian Puglisi cares passionately about the ingredients he crafts into the Michelin star dishes he serves his customers at Relæ, in Copenhagen. The words obsessive and chef have go together almost as well as fish and chips. But Christian’s unbridled desire for achieving perfection and then taking things to the next level, […]

TAGS: Awards, Competition, food waste, Local Food, Meat, restaurants, sustainable fish

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Choose the right plaice to tuck into National Fish and Chips Day

01 Jun 2016 by Tom Tanner

Incredibly, given the multitude of dedicated food days (including a whole 24 hours dedicated to Marmalade), until last year, there was no official date in the diary devoted to our great nation’s most popular dish. Happily, the world came to its senses in 2015 and now we are on the cusp of enjoying the second National […]

TAGS: Awards, Dining Out, Fish and Chips, Food Made Good, restaurants, Sustainability, sustainable fish

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A taste of homegrown – five country restaurants

29 Apr 2016 by Tom Tanner

As the green shoots of this year’s fruit and vegetables pop their heads up above the soil, we’re treating you to a guide to five Food Made Good restaurants all of which are lucky enough to boast enough land to grow plenty of their own and, crucially, give it the special treatment it deserves. The first […]

TAGS: Awards, Dining Out, Environment, Food Made Good Awards, foraging, seasonal, Sourcing, sustainable fish

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Monthly munchies – May’s tasty treats

29 Apr 2016 by Tom Tanner

Poco, crowned Food Made Good Restaurant of the Year last month, is hosting a series of Meet the Producer events, a perfect opportunity to sample a flavour of the delicious, ethical and sustainable philosophy of the East London restaurant. This month Tom Hunt and his team are showcasing natural wines from Croatia, Slovenia and Northern […]

TAGS: Awards, Ethical, Fish and Chips, Food Made Good Awards, restaurants

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Yes! Jamie Oliver – Sustainability Hero

24 Mar 2016 by Tom Tanner

The Food Made Good Awards was something of a trip down memory lane for Jamie Oliver. Twenty five years after starting out as a student at Westminster Kingsway College he was back on its doorstep to receive this year’s Raymond Blanc Sustainability Hero Award. And being served his lunch by current students from the college only served […]

TAGS: Awards, Environment, Food Made Good Awards, healthy eating, Jamie Oliver, Raymond Blanc, restaurants

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Poco – the best things come in small packages

24 Mar 2016 by Tom Tanner

Poco, was the big winner at the Food Made Good Awards. Opened just six months ago, by Tom Hunt, Jen Best and Ben Pryor, the East London tapas restaurant gobbled up three awards, including the top prize – Food Made Good Restaurant of the Year. The second restaurant from self-proclaimed eco-chef Tom Hunt, Poco Broadway […]

TAGS: Awards, Food Made Good Awards, local, Sourcing, Sustainability

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