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  • Eight of the best dine at home

    Can't think of another thing to cook during lockdown part two? Roger that. Here's my top picks for restaurant food at home - no food shop required.

  • Seven of the best farm shops

    Time to shop local? We think so. Let's start with our farm shops. Here's our pick of seven of the county's award-winning finds.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Six of the best vegan restaurants

    Looking for an out of the ordinary vegan restaurant? Here's my round-up of six of the best across the county, from glam to bistro.

  • FARMYARD: from field to fork

    Looking for a vibrant neighourhood restaurant with an impressive wine list in the coolest bit of Norwich? Say hello to the latest in bistronomy.

  • Autumn Recipe win lunch for two at The Dial House

    Head Chef Joe Walker shares his recipe for this gorgeous autumn warming dish of cod and mussels. Can you replicate this at home to snag a Dial House lunch for two?

  • Muddy’s best quirky local café finds

    Double macchiato, you say? From lush jungle to bus stops, sustainable living to pit stops on the bike trail - feel the buzz with our pick of the coolest places for your caffeine hit.

  • The Owl Cafe Review: much more than a tearoom

    The antithesis of a stuffy, old-school tea-room, The Owl prides itself on simple food done well. The perfect stop off for brunch on the way to the coast.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Pinkies ready? Afternoon Tea Week 2020!

    Oh go on then - in for a penny, in for a few more pounds!! Nibble your way through our favourite places to afternoon teas.  Champagne with ours, please.

  • 10 Pubs With Gorgeous Gardens

    Norfolk has the best pubs, it's a fact. Here are a pick of the top ten to enjoy a socially-distanced pint in across Norfolk. If it's good enough for a Prince...

  • 5 Top BBQ Tips from Morton’s Farm

    Rob Morton, owner of Morton’s Family Farm in North Norfolk, knows a things or two about great grilling and has shared a few of his meaty secrets!

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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