An integral part of Hertfordshire Life is championing local food and drink and this section of the magazine continues to grow in popularity and prominence. Keep up date with all the latest news in Hertfordshire food and drink right here. Our knowledgeable writers make suggestions for the best places to eat and drink with reviews, news and interviews, as well as where to buy top quality local food and drink. There are also recipe ideas and tips from the experts, so readers can be their own master chef at home.

Pubs with beer gardens in St Albans

20th April 2018

When the weather warms up, nothing beats sunning in a beer garden. We have picked

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The Ivy restaurant branches out to St Albans

16th April 2018

One of London’s most famous restaurants, The Ivy, is opening a branch in St Albans

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10 pretty picnic spots in Hertfordshire

11th April 2018

Grab a blanket and pack a picnic as we discover 10 picturesque picnic locations in

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10 great butchers shops in Hertfordshire

20th March 2018

Whether you’re grabbing Saturday morning bacon or planning a party, we have gathered 10 fantastic

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New range of beers from Watling Street Brewery, Watford

19th March 2018

A prehistoric trackway through Herts is the inspiration for a new range of beers Watling

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Pubs in St Albans: 10 of the best

05th March 2018

There are lots of watering holes both traditional and modern in the ancient city of

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Recipe: Mac ‘n’ cheese with flat leaf parsley

19th February 2018

Tina Richardson’s Humble Herb recipe is ‘rich hearty food with a pungent parsley twist’ Ingredients

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Microbreweries in Hertfordshire: 13 of the best

13th February 2018

Microbreweries make beer in small batches often for local pubs and shops. We have selected

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Shaken Cow: Hertfordshire’s own chain of milkshake bars

12th February 2018

A Herts success story, Shaken Cow has built a loyal following with its fun and

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Recipe: spearmint infused hot cocoa

22nd January 2018

‘A delicious warming cocoa drink with a delicate coconut and spearmint twist, perfect for chilly

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