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The ultimate Autumn comfort food


  Guys, I feel like I would be doing a massive disservice to you if I didn’t tell you about the new menu at Brewhouse & Kitchen. Why? Because they have something on it that is probably the best thing I have ever tasted, ever.     I’m getting ahead of myself a little here. If you haven’t heard of…

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Friday like you mean it


  OK, I have a confession: I am a sucker for a cocktail on a Friday night. Well, truth be told, I’m a sucker for a cocktail any given night and even the odd afternoon but especially on Friday nights because it’s the end of my working week and I bloody well deserve one.     Oh, you do too,…

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5 pubs you should visit on a pub crawl in Hoole


Let me tell you a few things about where I live, work and play.   I have mentioned before how much I love living in Hoole, and not the least because there are great watering holes and eateries just a few steps away from my front door. Obviously there’s the added bonus of great specialist boutiques from clothes and accessories…

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Smoke and mirrors: the newest brunch spot in Chester


  When I think of alchemy I don’t necessarily connect that with eggs benedict or a full English breakfast – but it seems that Alchemist does. And why not! Food is chemistry on many levels I suppose. And then there is the chemistry between people, and that’s where it all started to fold like a house of cards.    …

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Beers and beats at Hoole Beer Festival


  “Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy”, said Benjamin Franklin (arguably) way back when and if you needed any more proof that it’s true, that was at the Hoole Beer festival this weekend. Sure, I ended up with the mother of all hangovers and sore feet due to too much dancing but it was…

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Enabling my pasta addiction: Bollicini Chester


  Hi, my name is Kat and I am a pastaholic. I could eat pasta until I am ready to explode and still find room for some more. So it probably comes as no surprise that my favourite food hails from Italy and this means that if there’s an Italian restaurant in a ten mile radius of me you can…

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7 amazing Chester bars you have to visit


I ain’t gonna even lie and pretend that the vast majority of my paychecks doesn’t go to hanging out in the awesome boozers in Chester. But that means I am in the know about where you should go and indulge in whatever’s your poison.   So here you are, folks. Wihtout further ado and in no particular order: the 7…

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Five amazing Chester coffee shops you need to visit


Chester: the promised land of Roman soldiers, horse races and medieval two tier shopping experiences. And, as it turns out, some really quirky and unique coffee shops and tea rooms.   Being someone who thinks cocktails aren’t just for the weekends (they’re for life, yo) and craft beer is a state of mind rather than a night out it took…

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The best pancakes in Upton


  It’s been almost 3 months to the day since hubby and I upped sticks from Hoole and landed in Upton, this leafy, chilled suburb in Chester. It’s our first very own home and whereas moving there was something of a nightmare (I ranted about that HERE) we’re proper settled now and it’s all kinds of awesome. Home ownership, yo.…

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Storyhouse presents: #WOW Chester


You don’t often see me out and about at 8.30am on a Saturday morning, but if you do, you can be darn sure something extraordinary is about to happen. And last Saturday’s Women of the World festival at Chester’s brand spanking new £37m theatre, cinema, arts centre and library complex definitely fits the bill.   I mean seriously, what a…

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