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Teatime in Sandridge

Monday, October 23, 2017

Herts Ad food columnist Becky Alexander explores a new village café...

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Woodland Trust

A taste of tomorrow...

Monday, October 9, 2017

Food writer Becky Alexander visits one of the district’s hidden gems - The Stables restaurant at Oaklands College.

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Oaklands College

Herts Ad food writer Becky Alexander looks ahead to the 10th St Albans Food and Drink Festival...

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Oaklands College

Herts Ad food and drink writer Becky Alexander checks out what’s in store at the inaugural St Albans gin festival.

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Herts Ad food writer Becky Alexander looks at a campaign designed to cut down on wasteful plastic straws.

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Have you been to the new café HIIT on Holywell Hill, St Albans yet? HIIT, as all gym bunnies will know, stands for high intensity interval training, and is a clue to the nature of the food found inside. Co-owners Rob Ashman and Kris Tyrell have backgrounds in gym training and wanted to start a healthy eating cafe in the area; the food and drinks on sale are largely plant-based and offer an interesting alternative to many of the local chains. You will find it opposite Nando’s; the choice is yours!

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St Albans

Do you have plans for Sunday? I hope you have time to head into St Albans city centre for the St Albans Street Festival, which will be taking over St Peter’s Street with fab food, funky music and gorgeous sunshine (hopefully!).

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The French connection

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Easter deliciousness

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Pedalling for a pizza

Friday, March 10, 2017

Becky Alexander samples the new pizzas being served at St Albans market...

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Becky Alexander gets on her bike to visit popular café stop...

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Popping up for supper...

Monday, February 20, 2017

Becky Alexander explores the new wave of pop-up supper clubs...

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Down on the Pharm...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Becky Alexander checks out a new café in St Albans city centre offering something more than coffee...

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The Northern (high)lights

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Becky Alexander checks out the food on offer at the district’s “most improved” pub...

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Becky Alexander looks at the local options for recycling coffee cups...

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