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  • 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?

  • Eat out to help out! Where to get a discount in Devon

    Heard the good news? From 3 Aug, you can get a 50% discount on your dinner and drinks when you eat in. Here's where to make that reservation, pronto.

  • Nettle recipes from The Pig

    Why hit the supermarket queue when you can forage in the hedgerows? We consulted kitchen garden experts The Pig for two simple nettle recipes you can make at home.

  • Muddy eats in: Summer veg risotto

    Inspired by the kitchen garden at his restaurant in St Ives, Mick Smith shares his Summer Vegetable Risotto for the Comfort Cook Book - raising money for Hospitality in Action.

  • Gotta Have It

    Working from home? Sounds like the perfect excuse to pimp up your workstation with the loveliest stationery and desk accessories.

  • Muddy eats: Àclèaf at Boringdon Hall

    Get your big pants on, you're in for a treat! Devon's Boringdon Hall near Plymouth has just got itself a brand-new tasting menu and oh-so special eating experience.

  • 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.

  • Muddy updates – if we can’t go out, order in!

    No clue what’s going on? We’re here to help! Here are the local businesses that are open, offering takeaway, delivery and more.

  • Takeaway, but not as we know it

    With punters being told to stay away, restaurants are reinventing food to go. Here are 10 of the best popping up around Exeter and beyond.

  • The Late, Late Show

    Love to stay up past your bedtime? (naughty). Whether you're chilling in PJs or heading out on the town, here's 7 things to keep night owls up late in Plymouth.

  • Fancy a Rendezvous?

    Date night on the cards, drinks with the girls or planning a working lunch? Say bonjour to Rendezvous, Exeter's go-to for lunchtime pow-wows and after-work quaffing.

  • And the Top 50 Gastropubs 2020 are…

    Whose tripled-cooked chips got them into the gastropub hall of fame? Roomy pants on, let's tuck in – NINE of the West Country's foodie pubs made the grade.

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