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    The Foodie Bugle, Bath

    Now I love a bit of louche luxe but there’s something about simply designed, useful things that I just can’t resist – and The Foodie Bugle, just around the corner from the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey on Abbey Green, is filled with them. It’s a cornucopia of home wares, contemporary and vintage – everything […]

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    Muddy scoffs the lot at The Barley Sugar Bakehouse

    It’s open just one morning a week and hidden down a narrow lane in the sleepy little town of Crewkerne in south Somerset – but the freshly baked breads, cakes and pastries at the brand new Barley Sugar Bakehouse are worth making the trip.

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    Muddy eats at the – new – Sam’s Kitchen Deli in Frome

    Sam’s famous Kitchen Deli has been described as Ottolenghi meets country kitchen – see for yourself…

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