Author Archives: thelocalfoodie

About thelocalfoodie

Food writer for The Herts Advertiser.

Summer eating

Published in The Welwyn Hatfield Times 4 July 2018 Our villages and towns really come alive in the summer, with food festivals, farmers markets, summer fetes and horticultural shows. There is so much to do, but here is a small … Continue reading

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Rothamstead Festival of Ideas

Published in The Herts Advertiser 5 July 2018 Did you make it to the Rothamstead Festival of Ideas weekend? It was a rare opportunity to explore the extensive site and find out what goes on. We went as a family … Continue reading

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Zero Sushi

Published in The Herts Advertiser 21 June 2018 Tucked away on Leyton Road is a small, yet very busy, sushi cafe and takeaway, Zero Sushi. Well-known to Harpenden regulars, it also attracts customers from miles away who tell me this … Continue reading

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Incredible Edibles

Published in The Herts Advertiser 6th June 2018 Our gardens are bursting into life at the moment and this is a great time to think about growing your own vegetables, herbs and fruits. Have you discovered the Hammonds End Food … Continue reading

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The Sun Inn, Lemsford

Published in The Welwyn Hatfield Times 5 June 2018 We have to make the most of lovely weather while we can, and one of the things we do best in this area is pub gardens. We escaped our desks and … Continue reading

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The Ivy, St Albans

Published in The Herts Advertiser 23 May 2018 The Ivy There has been a lot of interest in The Ivy Brasserie that has just opened; the Caring group apparently paid a million pounds for the site on Verulam Road to … Continue reading

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Harpenden Street Food Social

Published in The Herts Advertiser 7 May 2018 Have you discovered the lovely Street Food Social in Harpenden yet? It is a pop-up event on the common in front of Lussmann’s on Saturday evenings and it has a lovely atmosphere … Continue reading

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