Jon Gwynne

Film Stars above the Bar at The Old Picture House

The Old Picture House – Seaton

By Jon Gwynne / July 10, 2019 / Comments Off on The Old Picture House – Seaton

New Summer Menu at The Old Picture House   For our latest meal out, we took a trip just across the border into Devon to the lovely seaside town of Seaton to try out the new summer menu at the Old Picture House. We’ve never been before so really didn’t know what to expect. It…

Read More
Bliss

Bliss Food Co. awarded Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019

By Jon Gwynne / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Swanage restaurant awarded Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019 LUXlife Magazine Restaurant & Bar Awards has announced Bliss Food Co as Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019. The Restaurant & Bar Awards reveals the best establishments offering sumptuous cuisine from across the globe. From artisan kitchens to innovative street cuisine, and gourmet restaurants to quaint…

Read More

The White Hart Country Pub and Kitchen

By Jon Gwynne / July 8, 2019 / Comments Off on The White Hart Country Pub and Kitchen

The White Hart in Bishops Caundle Earlier this month, we made the scenic journey in the setting sunlight from Milton Abbas to Bishops Caundle to enjoy a rare Friday evening out and what we hoped would be a nice meal in the recently taken over White Hart Pub and Kitchen. One of my favourite areas…

Read More
Holy Cow Milk

Holy Cow Milk – The Countryside in a Bottle

By Jon Gwynne / June 23, 2019 / Comments Off on Holy Cow Milk – The Countryside in a Bottle

The Countryside in a Bottle John Bright Fencing and Country Store has turned milkman. Their new organic milk vending machine is situated in a Swiss-style chalet right outside the Salway Ash country store and is open every day from 7am to 7pm.  The organic milk comes from Holy Cow, a local farmer’s herd of Jersey…

Read More
Owner Silvana

Silvana Bandini: An Entrepreneur’s Mind With a Heart For Great Service

By Jon Gwynne / May 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Silvana Bandini: An Entrepreneur’s Mind With a Heart For Great Service

An entrepreneur’s mind with a heart for great service Post Courtesy of The Ollerod Beaminster website For Silvana, the art of hospitality has always been in her blood. Growing up in an Italian – Scottish family, hers was one that was filled with flavours and food, customer delight and an acute business acumen that continues…

Read More
Cider Plastic Cups

Recyclable Plastic Cups? The tip of the Iceberg

By Jon Gwynne / April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Recyclable Plastic Cups? The tip of the Iceberg

Tim Beer from Marshwood Vale Cider raises concern over the effectiveness of the recyclable plastic cups and subsequent disposal methods…. Post/Image credit: Tim Beer – courtesy of Marshwood Vale Cider’s Facebook Page     It’s that time of the year again, need to get stocks in for the coming silly season of events, should be an…

Read More
Pate starter

An evening with Chunki Chef at Shelley’s Restaurant in Weymouth

By Jon Gwynne / April 25, 2019 / Comments Off on An evening with Chunki Chef at Shelley’s Restaurant in Weymouth

Why did we choose Shelley’s? Usually when you go somewhere to eat with a view to writing about it afterwards, you’re assessing the venue and the experience. This was slightly different. We visited Shelley’s Restaurant which is a part of the Richmoor Hotel on The Esplanade in Weymouth as much out of curiosity about the…

Read More
Mudeford

Mudeford Seafood Festival Teaser

By Jon Gwynne / April 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Mudeford Seafood Festival Teaser

Here’s a teaser previewing the upcoming Mudeford Seafood Festival next month.     The inaugural Mudeford Seafood Festival is moving ever closer. We really can’t wait for this one. It’s going to be fantastic and we’re looking forward to seeing you all there!    

Read More
Xavier De Souza

POST
 – Devised and performed by Xavier de Sousa

By Jon Gwynne / April 2, 2019 / Comments Off on POST
 – Devised and performed by Xavier de Sousa

  Saturday 27 April 8pm (The Sherling Studio) Tickets: £12 Discounts: U18s, Students, Seniors, ATL Tickets & information 01202 280000 www.lighthousepoole.co.uk Booking Fees: Prices quoted are for tickets booked in person at the Ticket Office. Tickets booked by telephone or online are subject to a booking fee of up to £1.75 per ticket   Following…

Read More
Stunning Dessert

Luxury Restaurant in your Home…… New Fine Dining Experience in Dorset

By Jon Gwynne / March 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Luxury Restaurant in your Home…… New Fine Dining Experience in Dorset

Loïc Gratadoux, recently departed Head Chef at 2AA Rosette Harbour Heights hotel is embarking on a new luxury private dining venture available to lovers of good food and entertaining across Dorset and Hampshire. The company, Frenchman in the Kitchen, offers luxury private dining in the comfort of your own home. “I have a passion for…

Read More