Author: John Grindle

Review of Piddle Valley Chickens

Review of Piddle Valley Chickens

Review of Piddle Valley Chickens The Piddle Valley Chickens is owned and run by Kevin (Kev) and Jenna Froud (who also works for her family business as a manager). Currently Piddle Valley Chicken is spread across different sites, one to bring on the chicks and 

Review of the Wobbly Cottage in Broadwindsor

Review of the Wobbly Cottage in Broadwindsor

Review of the Wobbly Cottage in Broadwindsor The Wobbly Cottage bakery is named after the wobbly walls of Richard and Danielle Wright’s 200-year-old cottage. They started Wobbly Cottage about four years ago, primarily selling jams and chutneys in local markets & food festivals. Richard was 

Review of The Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth

Review of The Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth

Review of the Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth My first visit to The Crow’s Nest in the Square was way back in 2011, then I enjoyed a fried breakfast as a birthday treat and was one of my first reviews that I ever 

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport The war on single use plastic is on, this battle was vividly highlighted by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet. Since then every major supermarket in Britain has pledged to eradicate unnecessary single-use plastics by 2025 – we wait 

Review of some of the Urban Guild Restaurants in Bournemouth

Review of some of the Urban Guild Restaurants in Bournemouth

Review of some of the Urban Guild Restaurants in Bournemouth Urban Guild owned by Local boy Mark Cribb, comprises of Urban Beach (Boutique hotel, cocktail bar & bistro), Urban Reef (Beach front bar, cafe & restaurant), The Wood Oven (Wood-fired takeaway pizza) and the Urban 

Review of ‘Catch it Cook it’ Cookery Course

Review of ‘Catch it Cook it’ Cookery Course

Review of ‘Catch it Cook it’ Cookery Course. I have really enjoyed events that I have been invited to in the past, but when you get invited to experience all of your favourite things in one day (sea, fishing, fish, seafood, cooking on fire, gnarly 

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport There is a new cocktail bar called Dark Bear in Bridport, it takes over the Aroma Cafe from 18:00 till late, Wednesday through to Saturday. Dark Bear is a joint venture by Lloyd Brown & David Smith, who 

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth Seafood supplier West Country Catch was formed in 2013 by Tim & Lou Edwards and were originally based in a small unit in Dorchester. As their business grew they needed larger premises, in 2017 they moved into a 

Review of Firepot food pouches

Review of Firepot food pouches

Review of Firepot Food Pouches  John Fisher created his Firepot food pouches brand of natural & healthy dehydrated food, after trying unsuccessfully to find a suitable one on the market. It has taken three years of research & development to create his healthy range of 

Review of the Crab House Cafe in Weymouth

Review of the Crab House Cafe in Weymouth

Review of Crab House Cafe in Weymouth You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the accessories you’re given – a very upmarket joint in Shanghai provided us with two sets of chopsticks, one for picking food up from shared plates and another for