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Monday, September 7, 2020

Three teenagers have turned their lockdown fortunes around having lost their jobs before launching a wood-fired pizza business.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

An enterprising couple who began a drive-through doughnut business at the height of lockdown say their surprising success belongs to the “power of social media”.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

For many restaurants, the Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been a blessing. But some of those in already busy tourist areas have struggled to cope with overwhelming demand. Kaeti Newport, at The Smokehouse in Ormesby, has spoken about her experience.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Restaurants and cafés in Norfolk and Waveney say they will continue to offer discounts when the Eat Out to Help Out scheme comes to a close as they fight to keep customers dining out.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

As the government’s Eat Out to Help Out rescue package for the hospitality industry comes to a close, restaurant owners have described feeling “overwhelmed” by the public’s support.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Two pubs have pulled together to launch a new beer, marking the hopeful end of a tough time for the hospitality industry.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

The Lion at Thurne is the perfect summer spot, boasting views of the Broads and a huge beer garden - but is the food as good as the setting? Louisa Baldwin headed along to find out.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Queues formed outside restaurants, cafés and pubs as diners flocked to grab a discounted dinner under the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which launched on Monday in a bid to boost the industry. Our reporters enjoyed a taste of the bargains on offer.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A new map shows every independent restaurant, café and pub taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out money-off scheme.

Monday, August 3, 2020

This gorgeous summertime dish serves two as a starter or one person as a main.

Monday, August 3, 2020

We’ve rounded up some of the best places in Norfolk to pick your own this summer.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Enjoy sustainably grown produce and pick your own flowers at Clinks Care Farm, all while supporting the fantastic therapeutic services they provide for the community.

Monday, August 3, 2020

A restaurant at Potters Resort has closed down due to the impact of coronavirus - with the owner stating some “tough decisions” will have to be made for the family-run holiday business to survive.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Nearly 4000 restaurants across the East of England will cut diners’ bills by as much as 50pc, as the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business today.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

It has been a difficult time for food and drink vendors in recent months, but luckily there are some brilliant festivals running in Norfolk all summer long where they can trade.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Diners can now find out which restaurants are taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help scheme, which launches next week.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

After five months of eating at home, I’ve dipped my toe into the world of dining out (not literally, I’m not sure that’s Covid-friendly).

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Our third Norfolk Day, on Monday, July 27, is fast approaching. But we’re calling on the county to turn the celebrations into a long weekend. To help, four of our chefs have contributed their favourite Norfolk-inspired recipes.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

With pubs finally reopening across Norfolk, head to one of these brilliant beer gardens this summer and unwind with your family and friends over a pint.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Despite many bars, nonessential shops and restaurants reopening at the start of the month many of Norfolk’s favourites spots are yet to throw open their doors.

Friday, July 17, 2020

From crab sandwiches and gratin of courgettes, to trifle in a jam jar and an eight inch Norfolk scone, here are some Norfolk inspired dishes to impress the neighbours this Norfolk Day.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Though the food and drink sector is reopening its doors to the public, it’s certainly not back to business as usual. Here’s a handful of ways it might change going forward.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

From Norfolk Fair Buttons to cheese rusks, we’ve teamed up with the Woman’s Institute (WI) to bring you some Norfolk inspired recipes that will make your taste buds tingle.

Monday, July 13, 2020

A Norfolk teenager is hoping to capitalise on a boom in online cup cake sales by launching her own bakery.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

It’s not been an easy few months for those working in the food industry. But the challenges have been met with resilience and innovation. Here, we’ve picked eight reasons to celebrate the work of everyone in the world of Norfolk food and drink during lockdown.

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