Eating Out

Eating Out

Food and drink: Fishing for wild skrei cod in chilly Norwegian waters with chef Michael Roux Jr

It’s rather extraordinary to be 300km north of the Arctic Circle, in the land of the Northern Lights, eating fresh cod – so fresh it was still swimming the fjords a couple of hours ago – with two-Michelin–starred chef Michel Roux Jr. But this isn’t just any old cod (and it’s certainly not battered).

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Jubilee Park, Cleveleys

DINING OUT: Jubilee Park, Cleveleys

Ever since the Harvester close to our home closed and took on a new guise, our teenage daughter hasn’t missed a chance to mention how much she misses the salad bar which was such an integral ingredient of visits there.

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'My strange Oxo cube habit cost me a date on Take Me Out!'

He never got to enjoy the island of Fernando’s with the woman of his dreams, but Sean Smith wouldn’t swap his appearance on TV’s Take Me Out for anything.

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Beer And Cider Festival to take over Olympia in the Winter Gardens

Top tipples on show as beer and cider brews in Olympia

A huge Beer And Cider Festival is coming back to Blackpool.

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REVEALED: Blackpool’s top 10 ‘romantic restaurants’ for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner (Wednesday February 14) we thought we would take a look at which Blackpool restaurants you rank as best for romance.

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Fleetwood Beer and Cider Festival 2018

Hundreds of beer fans flocked to Fleetwood’s Marine Hall for the 36th annual staging of the port’s Beer and Cider Festival.

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The Lee Raj on Squires Gate Lane

Dining Out: Lee Raj, Blackpool

When it comes to Indian food, it seems to me none of the usual rules of choosing a restaurant apply.

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When is Pancake Day 2018?

Pancake Day - everything you need to know

It's finally the time of year again when pancakes aren't just for breakfast. As you prepare for many hungry mouths to feed, empty bags of flour and a couple of failed mixture attempts in the bin, we answer everything you need to know about Shrove Tuesday.
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The ultimate in fine romantic dining? How about a four-course Greggs?

If roses are red, and love is your goal, take them to Greggs for a nice sausage roll.
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Revealed: The seven Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde restaurants with zero-star food hygiene ratings

They were inspected in 2017.

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Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

How on earth do you choose a hotel in the Lake District?

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The Spinners at Cowling

The best gastropubs in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top gastropubs, as voted by readers.

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Can't get enough fish and chips?

Cardiff fish and chip shop in bid to operate 24/7

Residents and police have criticised plans for a fish and chip shop to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Garstang military chef to compete in Hotelympia in London

A military chef is busy preparing himself for a series of culinary competitions and exhibitions.
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Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

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From creme brulee to prawn cocktails: Classic dinner party menus from the 1950s to the 2000s

Safe to say, a lot of these dishes are seriously retro.

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Tom Kerridge's courgette and cardamom cake from his new book Lose Weight For Good

How to make Tom Kerridge's courgette and cardamon cake

Yes, you can have dessert on a diet.
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Piazza Italia in Cedar Square, Blackpool

DINING OUT: Piazza Italia, Blackpool

For a few agonising seconds, we thought our hopes of preceding a visit to Peter Pan at the Winter Gardens with a first-ever visit to Piazza Italia in Cedar Square would be a mere flight of fancy.

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King's Castle

The best milkshake bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of places to get milkshakes, as voted by readers.

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Where are the best milkshakes in Lancashire?

Vote here for your favourite place to get a milkshake.

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