The Southsea Food Tour: Shorties

I love steak. No, I really do. I adore it so, when I saw a large, red sign outside the front of Shorties with ‘steak’ in capitals, my body automatically pulled me closer. I had been recommended Shorties before countless times by friends and my boyfriend. He had visited last year and said he loved … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour: Shorties

The Southsea Food Tour – Pie & Vinyl

I have almost lived in Portsmouth for a year now and it may come as a surprise to you but I have never been to Pie and Vinyl. I can hear the gasps of a hundred local residents. My friends always asked me why I have never been and tried their legendary pies. I always … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – Pie & Vinyl

The Southsea Food Tour – Parade Tearooms

18 months ago, a sub-station stood where the lovely and light Parade tea rooms now serves rich coffee and moreish doorstop cake. The owner, Mark Hogan, turned the run-down and neglected building into the perfect little café with wooden floors, cushions and large windows that overlook the vibrant green of the common. It may be … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – Parade Tearooms

The Southsea Food Tour – Mumms Cafe

After a night of too many vodka and cokes, it was no surprise that I had woken up with a pounding head and an incredibly dry mouth. But as I dragged myself out of bed, I remembered some advice my friend told me when I first moved to Portsmouth, “if you are ever hungover, go … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – Mumms Cafe