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About thelocalfoodie

Food writer for The Herts Advertiser.

St Albans Street Festival

Published in The Herts Advertiser 22 June 2017 Do you have plans for Sunday? I hope you have time to head into St Albans city centre for the St Albans Street Festival, which will be taking over St Peter’s street … Continue reading

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Codicote Village Day

Pretty Codicote is busy preparing for the annual Codicote Village Day on Saturday 15 July; this lovely event is a real highlight of the year, drawing people from all around Hertfordshire! Last year over 6000 people attended the Codicote Village … Continue reading

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The 3 Brewers of St Albans

Published in The Herts Advertiser 8 June 2017 The 3 Brewers of St Albans is quite a young brewery, but it has already made a real impact locally. I am sure you have seen and tried the beers at our … Continue reading

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Hatfield House Food Festival

(published in Welwyn Hatfield Times 31 May 2017) If you are looking for something to do this weekend (2–4 June), why not head to the beautiful grounds of Hatfield House for the Food Festival? With over 150 stalls, and demonstrations … Continue reading

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Bistro Gautier

  Guy, Liana and their father Mark I’ve been taking French lessons again, in an attempt to improve my rusty school French, which is how I discovered Bistro Gautier in Harpenden. We meet each week there over café, and my … Continue reading

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Carmelo’s

Photo caption: from left to right: Amy Laverick, Carmelo, Kristiina Mjazina (business partner), Costin Nicolae (head chef), Thomas Evans (coffee master) Tucked away in an old-school ‘parade’ of shops down a side road, you have to be in-the-know about Carmelo’s, … Continue reading

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World Food Festival

I really don’t want you to miss next week’s World Food Festival in Welwyn Garden City, so make a date in your diaries for Saturday 20th May. Now in its 6th year, this lovely event continues to grow and is … Continue reading

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