31 Mar 2014

First-class dining at TUDOR PARK

by Gemma Dunn Nestled among the idyllic Maidstone villages, Kent’s Tudor Park is far more than just your archetypal local hotel. Boasting panoramic views over rolling green parkland, this luxury resort offers guests

24 Mar 2014

The Taste of Kent Awards champions 2014’s food, drink and farming heroes across The Garden of England

The prestigious Taste of Kent Awards took place on Thursday 13th March 2014, in recognition of the food, drink and farming stars of the county this year. There were celebrations all round

25 Feb 2014

A Year of Kent Gourmet with Andy McLeish

Follow Chapter One’s chef patron, Andy McLeish, on a year long journey to discover the fabulous food Kent has to offer. Last year when I decided to launch cookery classes at Chapter

29 Jan 2014

East Kent sweeps the board with nominations this year

The finalists for the Taste of Kent Awards 2014 were announced in January, and nearly 500 of Kent’s food and drink businesses have been nominated. You voted in droves for your favourites

02 Jan 2014

The West House

A little birdie told me that The West House in Biddenden is one of Kent’s – if not the UK’s – best restaurants. With an array of awards and stars under its

02 Jan 2014

Local Businessman makes history in front of Prime Minister David Cameron

Shampan at the Spinning Wheel wins award for Newcomer of the Year 2013 Shampan at the Spinning Wheel in Westerham was crowned Newcomer of the Year 2013 at the British Curry Awards

12 Nov 2013

Eastwell Manor voted 5th Most Romantic Restaurant

Mr Turrloo Parrett is delighted that The Manor Restaurant at Eastwell Manor has been voted 5th in “The Times – 20 Most Romantic Restaurants in Britain” published on 4th November 2013. The

01 Nov 2013

A Year of Kent Gourmet with Andy McLeish

IT’S CHRISTMAS…well not quite yet. We still have over a month to go but you may be fooled into thinking it was with all the sparkly lights and decorations on the high

02 Oct 2013

Campbell’s Soup salutes Andy Warhol with limited edition tomato soup cans

Fifty years after Andy Warhol developed his iconic series, 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans, Campbell’s is paying tribute to his work by introducing limited-edition cans of Campbell’s Condensed Tomato Soup with labels derived

27 Sep 2013

Forks at the ready for a festival of local food!

Holwood Farm Shop won’t just be slicing its celebration cake when it marks its first birthday this October – there will be a Holwood world of foods and flavours on offer for

20 Sep 2013

LINDT is opening a new store in Ashford!

Could we be more excited? Nope. We love chocolate over here at iK (who doesn’t?), especially LINDT chocolate – so when we heard they were opening a new store in Ashford, we

14 Aug 2013

Kent’s Quex Foods triumphs at Great Taste Awards

Quex Foods, producers of Kent Crisps and Kentish Oils, has won an array of gold stars at this year’s Great Taste Awards. Based at the Quex Park Estate in Birchington, Quex Foods