TABLE: Meet the Ryneharts Part 1

The enthusiasm from Susanna and Mark Rynehart is infectious when I speak to them about their lifestyle change – swapping supermarket shopping with indy-shopping, the high street butchers and farm shops for example.Over the next few months, I’m going to track the Ryneharts’ progress as they change their shopping and eating habits.  And don’t switch off now thinking this isn’t for you – I’m an online supermarket shopper and had my eyes opened.It all started for the Ryneharts with a wish list of an intimate wedding within the local community, servi[...]


3 days, 2 meals, 1 venue – Eating at The Old Fire Station, Tonbridge 11 & 13 May

 'Why would you go back to the same place twice in one week?' I hear you cry.  Well, that's because the venue is the Old Fire Station in Tonbridge, & variety is their signature dish.  In one week in May, The Old Fire Station was transformed into an art gallery for South East Open Studios,  & subsequently charitably hosted 'Empty Bowls' in aid of The Bridge Trust & Anglo-Dutch chef Justin Brown's two night residency.  If the events are the variables, then the venue is the constant: the high ceilings give the room space[...]