Proud and Wanting More – The Mudlarks Cruel Britannia Album Review

Portsmouth, as a city, has always been brimming with lyrical talent. With local festivals such as Icebreaker, Southsea Fest and Victorious, you don’t need to look hard to find an eclectic mix of gifted musicians. From acoustic covers to psychedelic rock bands, Pompey seems to have it all and, like snowflakes, no two bands are … Read moreProud and Wanting More – The Mudlarks Cruel Britannia Album Review

The Perfect Summer Companion – The Very Best of Newton Faulkner…So Far Album Review

When I first heard Newton Faulkner, I was still in school and had just bought the new Now That’s What I Call Music C-D. I remember it was summer and I played Dream Catch Me on repeat. It was, and still is, a beautiful song and filled me with this brimming sense of hope. Listening … Read moreThe Perfect Summer Companion – The Very Best of Newton Faulkner…So Far Album Review

The Last Stop – The End of The Southsea Food Tour

After a month-long hiatus, I have decided to end my food review series ‘The Southsea Food Tour’. Last March, I began writing honest and in-depth food reviews. I wanted to celebrate Portsmouth in a new light and to make a name for myself in the city. Since then, I have written over 40 reviews (almost … Read moreThe Last Stop – The End of The Southsea Food Tour

The Southsea Food Tour – 2018’s Top 10

A year ago, I was sitting at my computer trawling through reviews and articles, tourist guides and websites that were all about Pompey. Of course, they mentioned the Historic Dockyard, the football club, seafront and Spinnaker Tower but they rarely talked about food. The ones that did, seemed more like press releases than actual reviews … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – 2018’s Top 10

The Southsea Food Tour – The Merchant House / Need Street Food

2018 may not have set off to a good start but, sometimes, the bad comes with the good. The good I speak of is the opening of The Merchant House and the re-launch of Need Steet Food, formerly Feed Hot Dog Co. The Merchant House saw the Ice Bar, on Highland Road, transformed from a … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – The Merchant House / Need Street Food

The Southsea Food Tour – 6oz Burgers

As I reviewed Two Doors Down last week, it is only appropriate I now review its counterpart, 6oz Burgers. Two doors down from Two Doors Down on Osbourne Road, you will find this quirky burger joint. I ate there on a quiet Tuesday night and took advantage of their weekday ‘meal for two’ offer. This … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – 6oz Burgers

The Southsea Food Tour – Two Doors Down

You will find this global street food restaurant and bar on Osbourne Road, and as the name suggests, Two Doors down from its counterpart 6oz Burgers. It’s a small place but has made a huge impression on Portsmouth as, whenever I pass, it is normally always busy. I have tried booking online countless times on … Read moreThe Southsea Food Tour – Two Doors Down