The Southsea Food Tour: The Chocolate Lounge

This weekend, just gone, was the launch party of the new Chocolate Lounge on Clarendon Road, Southsea. Owned by Chocablock Limited, they have moved to a swanky new store from their old shop in Copnor. I visited twice over the weekend to try them out but, although I love supporting new and independent businesses, I was … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour: The Chocolate Lounge

The Southsea Food Festival Frenzy

Saturday. About 50 stalls, maybe more, stretched up Palmerston road and Osborne Road and twice as many people hurried around stuffing their faces. Free to attend, this festival certainly had something for everyone. I started my adventure by St Jude’s Church and worked my way up. I passed pastries and paellas and pans sizzling and … Read moreThe Southsea Food Festival Frenzy

It’s Not Just Southsea – Choc & Truffle

Sometimes people forget that Portsmouth isn’t just Southsea. I admit it that I too have forgotten anything above the train line. But, this week I was kindly reminded that hidden gems are scattered across the entire island and not just by the sea. Tucked away in a street in Hilsea, is a little chocolate studio. … Read moreIt’s Not Just Southsea – Choc & Truffle