Pigs scoff pork at inaugural rib eating contest

Ringwood’s inaugural rib-eating competition at The London Tavern had the most dramatic of finishes – a dead heat. The large crowd cheered on 13 chompers who gnawed their way through hundreds of pork ribs.

Food at Oxford – it’s nothing to scoff at

An impromptu food festival at the Oxford Business College helped its international students mix and get to know each with such success it will become a monthly feast. Recipes from across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America showcased the cooking talents of the mature BA Hons Business Management students.

Enter the Dragon

The popular Dragon Palace Chinese restaurant in Christchurch has signed a new lease with landlords DWP Housing Partnership.

Snail sales far from sluggish

Dorset Snails says sales of its mouth-watering molluscs are up 250 per cent in the last year as Brits get a taste for the Gallic delicacy

Green school meals are on the menu in Dorset

A former marine biologist has used his passion for the environment to help lead the way in creating greener school meals. Declan O’Toole never left his love for the planet behind when he gave up marine biology to run his own Bournemouth-based catering company 15 years ago. Instead he invested that passion into creating a company that serves around 380,000 … Read More

Tasty treat for festival-goers

 Diners at next month’s Upton House Music Festival are in for a real culinary treat. For award-winning Beales Gourmet is the team behind the catering at the 8-10 June event. Patrons at the three-day festival can expect a sumptuous banquet as well as a feast of music. Top stars Michael Bolton, Billy Ocean and Sir Bryn Terfel are headlining the … Read More

New taste for Neo

Bournemouth’s iconic new restaurant Neo is now under the control of Head Chef Chis Howard, with Executive Chef Kevin Viner moving into a consultancy role. Kevin and Chris created the menu and ‘taste’ of Neo together and now Chris has the responsibility of taking the restaurant forward through the busy summer season and beyond. Since opening just over a month … Read More