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  • Trip down memory lane

    Trip down memory lane

    Tex Mex SouthTriq tat-Trunciera, Marsaxlokk Food: 7/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 8/10Value: 6/10Overall: 7/10 When I was a wee whippersnapper growing up here, eating out was a rare occasion reserved for special events or the very odd “treat yourself”...

  • Pizza Hut’s ‘All You Can Eat’ launch

    Pizza Hut’s ‘All You Can Eat’ launch

    Pizza Hut is offering an ‘All You Can Eat’ pizza promotion in all their restaurants throughout April. Diners may visit any of the five restaurants and enjoy the ‘Pizza Festival’ experience. Various pan pizzas will be circulating the restaurant and...

  • Planting a new vineyard

    Planting a new vineyard

    Life in vineyards seems to roll on, year in year out, at Mother Nature's slow and relaxed rhythm that slip-slides behind the frantic speed in our cities where time feels to tick us by in a New York minute, speedier than anywhere else on...

  • The one that nearly got away

    The one that nearly got away

    Le MajolicheElia Zammit Street,PacevilleTel: 7933 9754 Food: 8/10Service: 9/10Ambience: 6/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7.5/10 I will start with an admission of fault. I walked or drove past the restaurant I’m writing about today countless times and...

  • Enjoy the taste of Italian cuisine

    Enjoy the taste of Italian cuisine

    The second edition of the Italian Taste Food Fair, organised by the Italian Cuisine Academy, will be held at Is-Suq tal-Belt, Merchants Street, Valletta, tomorrow and Sunday from noon to 10pm. Around 30 exhibitors will be presenting their Italian...

  • ‘Korma police, arrest this naan’

    ‘Korma police, arrest this naan’

    Shakinah5, Ġorġ Borg Olivier StreetMsida Food: 7/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 10/10Value: 8/10Overall: 8/10 The blossoming of spring brings with it many changes. Wardrobe rotations are in full swing, allergies start to flare up, bunnies make more...

  • Low-sugar kids’ yogurt

    Low-sugar kids’ yogurt

    Malta Dairy Products Ltd (MDP), producers of Benna fresh milk and fresh milk products, has an exciting new product in its yogurt range targeted for children – Yummy Kids Yogurt.  As its name implies, this yogurt range is specifically made for a...

  • St Patrick’s Day celebrated with family and friends

    St Patrick’s Day celebrated with family and friends

    It’s always the luck of the Irish when St Patrick’s Day falls on a weekend and this year this is what happened. The atmosphere in Republic Square, Valletta, on March 17 was a family-friendly one, with people taking part in the celebrations. Every...

  • Art, wines and dines

    Art, wines and dines

    Vini e CapricciGozitano Agricultural Village,Mġarr Road,XewkijaTel: 2156 3231 Food: 8/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 6/10Overall: 7.5/10 If you read this newspaper you can most likely name 10 people in our Parliament. I don’t care which side...

  • Popular coffee house bids farewell to plastic straws

    Popular coffee house bids farewell to plastic straws

    Costa Coffee has stopped using plastic drinking straws in all of its 12 stores across Malta in a bid to cut down on single-use plastic and help conserve the environment. The popular coffee house has instead introduced straws made of an...

  • Launch of new, non-alcoholic, low-calorie beer in Valletta

    Launch of new, non-alcoholic, low-calorie beer in Valletta

    Heineken launched its latest innovation, Heineken 0.0, a non-alcoholic lager brewed with a unique recipe for a distinct balanced taste – and only 69 calories per 33cl bottle. The brand’s iconic green label has been turned blue – the colour...

  • Asian fusion cusine restaurant retains Silver Spoon Award

    Asian fusion cusine restaurant retains Silver Spoon Award

    One of Malta’s top Asian fusion cuisine restaurants, Temptasian, has once again clinched the Silver Spoon award during the WRMC (Wines and Restaurants of Malta.com) Restaurants Quality Recognition Awards gala night. Temptasian is on the ninth...

  • Could Brexit mean fewer Michelin stars as well as EU ones?

    Could Brexit mean fewer Michelin stars as well as EU ones?

    Richard Tresidder, Sheffield Hallam University When the UK joined the Common Market in 1974, the country’s restaurants had a total of 26 Michelin stars, the industry standard restaurant rating, in Britain. In 2019 there are 163, including five...

  • Burger that stole my heart

    Burger that stole my heart

    Bandit205, St Joseph High Street, ĦamrunTel: 2701 0079 Food: 9/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 9/10Overall: 8/10 The main pull when planning a holiday genuinely tends to be the cuisine. I went to Vietnam in search of the perfect Hieu Tieu...

  • Four simple food choices that help you lose weight and stay healthy

    It’s difficult to lose weight. And it’s even harder to keep it off. Many people achieve short-term weight-loss only to return to their previous lifestyle choices – and their previous weight – over time. This can lead to yo-yoing between weight...

  • Delicata’s wine barrel art exhibition opens

    Delicata’s wine barrel art exhibition opens

    The Bettija’rt | wine.art.living art exhibition organised by the Delicata winery is now open to the public until April 24 at Is-Suq Tal-Belt, Valletta Food Market in Valletta, each day from 8am till late. Ten artists are collectively exhibiting...

  • What’s the story?

    What’s the story?

    AnnapurnaTriq Santu WistinPacevilleTel: 7768 4974 Food: 6/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 5/10Value: 6/10Overall: 6/10 I often refer to us humans as monkeys that have the ability to tell stories. It is a rather simplistic view of thousands of years of...

  • New menu at The Orchard restaurant

    New menu at The Orchard restaurant

    The Orchard restaurant has landed a new menu introducing multiple flavours. This restaurant, located in the heart of Naxxar, is known to offer an upscale dining experience to guests. Thanks to an exceptional style of service, the restaurant has...

  • Malta’s first DOK andIĠT wines appreciation event

    In a first-of-its-kind event, 10 wineries will be uniting to host a wine appreciation spectacular, celebrating the reds, whites, rosés and sparkling wines that illustrate the uniqueness of the Maltese territory under the labels DOK Malta, DOK Gozo...

  • ‘High stakes, big rewards’

    ‘High stakes, big rewards’

    Beppe’sSannat, Gozo Food: 9/10Service: 9/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 8/10Overall: 8.5/10 I don’t visit Gozo often enough. Every time I toy with the idea of visi­ting for a day, I find myself applying the Goldilocks principle to my thought process. I...