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  • Where to get the best hot chocolate in Sussex

    We've gorged ourselves silly on the 10 best hot chocolates in Sussex all in the name of research. Thank god for lycra.

  • Review: Etch, Hove

    Muddy heads to Hove, Brighton to try Masterchef winner Steven Edwards’ famous Etch tasting menu. But can we manage all 9 sumptuous courses?

  • Review: The Halfway Bridge, Lodsworth

    A cosy pub with a great chef and a secret shepherds hut. Does the Halfway Bridge pub in Lodsworth, near Petworth have it all? Muddy went to find out.

  • REVIEW: Birchwood, near Ticehurst

    As part of our sustainability month Muddy headed to Birchwood restaurant within Flimwell Park, a pioneering new mixed-use woodland centre set amongst 46 acres in East Sussex.

  • Your Sussex food & drink guide

    Like to eat and drink local? Support small businesses with our pick of the best food and drink in Sussex. Bring on the elasticated trousers!

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • Muddy reviews: The Star Inn, Alfriston

    A triple treat of sleepy rural peace, local culture creds and stylish Tudor charm, The Star Inn in Alfriston, East Sussex opened to acclaim. Only thing is, does it pass the Muddy test?

  • 5 of the best cake delivery services in Sussex

    Bake Off got you craving cakes? Us too. But why bother faffing about creaming butter when you can order a sugar hit direct to your door, thanks to these best bake deliveries in Sussex.

  • Sneak restaurant preview! Bayside Social, Worthing

    Sneak preview alert! MasterChef Winner Kenny Tutt opened his third restaurant Bayside Social on Worthing seafront recently, so Muddy ambled down for a quick check of the scoff...

  • Muddy review: The Dorset Arms, Withyham

    This lovely gastropub with rooms, private dining space, and revamped garden (hello woodfired pizza oven!) is a dead cert for a family get together or weekend away. Read the new Muddy review.

  • Review: The White Hart, Stopham

    Best view in West Sussex? Very probably! Muddy sails on down to Muddy Award finalist The White Hart next to Stopham Bridge to see if the food's as good as the scenery.

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • Try this light but warming spring supper

    Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's healthy take on this Scottish fish soup makes for a quick and hearty but healthy supper that's perfect for cool spring evenings.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

    Ooh, is there anything more satisfying than good flaky pastry? These two tasty recipes from Calum Franklin's new cookbook The Pie Room are just the ticket.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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