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  • Pub of the Week: Manor Farm Barn, Southfleet

    29 July 2014

    Should you happen to be passing this summer, you will soon be able to see quite a lot more of the staff at the Manor Farm Barn than usual.  After staff here with hit with the news that they had lost a colleague to pancreatic cancer, the close-knit team decided to do something positive in their friend’s memory.

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  • Five minutes with… Brian and Anne Hogg - Managers of the Dog and Bear at Lenham

    28 July 2014

    Age: Brian 51; Anne 41 Education: Brian has City and Guilds catering qualifications; both have Personal Licences

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  • Taste a Truly Classic Ale

    27 July 2014

    One of Shepherd Neame’s oldest brews, Brilliant Ale, will be available on draught later this month. It is part of the Faversham-based brewery’s Classic Collection, a range of draught beers recreated from historic recipes discovered in its archives, which also includes Double Stout, India Pale Ale, Mild and Porter.

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  • Featured Recipe: BBQ Hot Smoked Salmon with Parsley and Chive Flatbreads

    26 July 2014

    The salmon is cured and then hot smoked on the barbecue with Earl Grey tea leaves which impart a subtle smokiness. Here we served it up with Whitstable Bay Pale Ale which cuts through the smokiness well and contrasts with the sweetness of the salmon.View a printable version here. Preparation 30 mins (plus curing 2 days): Cooking 20 minutes: Serves 4

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  • Top Marks for City Centre Pub

    25 July 2014

    The Miller’s Arms in Canterbury has won its second Certificate of Excellence award from the world’s largest travel website TripAdvisor. The award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments which consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.  

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