Jon Gwynne

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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!    

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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…

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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…

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The Antidote from Dorset Chilli Shop

Clifton Chilli Club review the “Antidote”

By Jon Gwynne / July 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

International Success

Back in May, Dorset Chilli Shop’s Antidote won a silver medal in the New York City Hot Sauce Expo. International recognition for an outstanding sauce created by a husband and wife team from Bournemouth. A huge and absolutely deserved reward for their efforts and creativity.

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Nativ Nigerian Restaurant

By Jon Gwynne / April 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

About 5 years ago, I visited Africa. The first part of the trip was to climb Kilimanjaro and that was followed by a safari in the Serengeti. Due to the type of trip this was, food was not really a priority for anything other than keeping me fuelled. Having geared myself up for the trek and imagined all the animals I’d hoped I would see, oddly for me, food didn’t factor into the equation quite as much as it usually would when I travel.

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The Butchers Dog Logo

The Butchers Dog in Wimborne

By Jon Gwynne / February 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

All over Dorset, bars, micro-pubs and ale houses are providing new options for discovering great beers, ales, lagers and more. There’s something of a revolution taking place right now and one of the most exciting places for those who like to try a new pint is Wimborne.

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