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Food & Drink

REVIEW: Mumu could be the pick of of the umami army in Northampton

For those who like their fries skin-on, their burgers brioche-bunned and their shakes 'pimped' read on. Mumu is the gut-busting hideout hipsters are craving for.
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The hunt is on to find your 2017 Pub of the Year

The hunt is on to find your 2017 Pub of the Year

Help us to choose the top 10 finalists.

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Turtle Bay officially opens its doors on September 24.

PICTURES: Sneak peek inside Turtle Bay restaurant in Northampton

Following an eight-month long renovation and an £800,000 investment, a Northampton-based Caribbean-style restaurant will open its doors this week, creating 54 jobs.
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Macarons will be at Daventry Food Festival

Foodie fun for all in Daventry

There will be dozens of food and drink stalls from in and around the Daventry area with a food festival held in the town centre.

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Brooklyn Pizza Bar, the latest restaurant to open in Fish Street, does exactly what it says on the tin.

REVIEW: Brooklyn Pizza Bar brings a slice of New York to Northampton

Fish Street might not have the small hustle and bustle of Williamsburg, but the town's latest exponent of pizza pies is hoping to recreate bohemian Brooklyn in Northampton.
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Artist's impression of the proposed seating area. Copyright of GSS Architecture.

Restaurant, student flats and shop planned for empty office building in Northampton town centre

An empty office block in Northampton town centre could be renovated into a restaurant, takeaway and student flat.

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Lead brewer John Smith and his team have brewed one of the best beers in Britain according to the editor of the CAMRA Good Beer Guide Richard Protz.

Beer experts raise a glass to Northampton's Phipps Brewery for 'best golden ale in Britain'

A Northampton-brewed ale has been named one of the best beers in the Britain.

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MK Food Fest

MK Food Fest returns to Great Linford

The weekend sees the return of the MKFoodFest to Linford Manor Park, Great Linford.

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Mayor of Northampton Gareth Eales has launched his new charity festival Mayor-fest.

'Mayor-fest' charity festival announces line-up for Northampton pub venue

The Mayor of Northampton has launched his own charity festival featuring local bands and tribute acts.

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Tony Ansell snips the ribbon at Mumtaz' opening ceremony.

Northampton Indian restaurant reopens with ribbon-cutting ceremony

A refurbished Northampton curry house has relaunched with a grand opening.
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You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

It might still be four months until Christmas, but lovers of a glass of fizz can already get ready for the festive season with their bubbly-themed advent calendar.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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Firejacks is finally open... and here's what the Chron thinks about it.

DINING OUT: Northampton's new Firejacks restaurant is a family dinner winner

Now I love a Nando's as much as the next guy. But the chicken chain could have a saucy rival on its hands in the battle for the family market.

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Oktoberfest is coming to Northampton in less than two months time.

Northampton County Ground to host first Bavarian-style beer festival this October

The County Ground is set to turn their indoor arena into a Bavarian village this October, offering drinkers speciality beers shipped straight from Germany to Northampton.
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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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Mr Abdul Ali and Mr Mohammod Ali with their award.

Balti Central's named as Northampton's best curry house by Chronicle readers

The Chronicle & Echo's readers have crowned a Northampton town centre restaurant as their Curry House of the Year 2017.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Councillor Heather Smith.

Bake-Off's Deborah chooses best Northamptonshire tearooms

Four finalists have been chosen to compete at a Northamptonshire bake-off challenge at Northampton College.
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Firejacks has now opened its doors to the public - and the early reviews are largely positive.

Northampton's new Firejacks restaurant receives an initial thumbs up from punters

A highly anticipated "concept" restaurant on the site of Northampton's former Coast to Coast has opened its doors to customers.
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