Subject tag: Food & Drink

23 September 2020

The ever enterprising Brian Lewis has converted his MyTime cake, coffee and tea house into Palmers Green's first deli specialising in organic and artisan food and drinks. MyTime, closed since lockdown struck, reopened earlier this week, appearing unchanged on the outside but quite different inside.

06 July 2020

The Dugdale Centre has awoken from its long enforced period of inactivity. The new opening hours are 11am to 3pm Monday to Friday. So far the Café, Gift Shop and Gallery have reopened, and on 14th July they will be followed by the Museum and Local Studies Centre. The gallery plays host to a new exhibition by Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel celebrating what he enjoyed about lockdown and his eagerness to to paint during the period of isolation

24 June 2020

Feedback, an environmental organisation campaigning to transform the food system, is recruiting for a series of 15-week-long, 4 days per week, paid internships (£10.75 per hour) for young people (aged 18-24) based at Forty Hall Farm. Plus an additional internship placement in Barnet at GROW in Totteridge Academy

09 June 2020

Over the last three months the food-focussed social enterprise that Palmers Green resident Clare Donovan runs - on top of her job teaching maths in a secondary school - has expanded beyond recognition and now fulfils a vital role in feeding people who would otherwise go hungry - more than 11,000 hot meals so far! This weekend Clare is offering you a unique chance to cook your own gourmet meal while supporting the invaluable work of Cooking Champions.

05 May 2020

Fox Lane & District Residents Association has updated and expanded its list of local shops,restaurants and other businesses that are providing services during lockdown.

13 April 2020

Dishpatch is a new directory of independent businesses that will deliver food and drink to various parts of London during the coronavirus outbreak.

08 April 2020

My Virtual Neighbourhood is a new online directory of local small businesses in London that deliver or provide collection options. As well as listings for localities (including Palmers Green), it has list of food and drink businesses that deliver across the whole of the capital.

05 April 2020

Our area has a rich selection of restaurants and take away outlets. We have had a huge choice of global cuisines from which to choose. But overnight all were forced to close - to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Imagine how desolate our area would be if, when the restrictions are eventually lifted, many were never to open again.

23 March 2020

Enfield Veg Co, based at Forty Hall Farm, delivers weekly bags of fresh, organic veg to households all over Enfield and East Barnet. The Covid-19 emergency means that some of its usual dropoff points, such as Baskervilles in Palmers Green, are unavailable, but it is setting up temporary replacements located nearby. They are currently taking on new members on a first come, first served basis and are accepting up to 10 new members per week.

26 February 2020

'You won't need a projector at the meeting - I will be projecting into people's heads! It will be a journey in vegetable seeds from Roman London to present-day Winchmore Hill and then a trip around Italy in endangered and heritage vegetable varieties.' The message sent to North London Organic Gardeners from the very special guest at the group's meeting next Wednesday - Paolo Arrigo of Seeds of Italy and Franchi Seeds

14 January 2019

Up to 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day in UK, contributing to £800 worth of food being thrown away by the average household in UK every year. North London Waste Authority has commissioned Keep Britain Tidy to hold some free events across north London to help residents avoid bread waste and save money.

17 May 2018

Some 2,500 people visited the first ever Forty Hall farmers' market on Sunday 13th May

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21 February 2018

London's (probably the UK's?) only authentic Czech brewery has outgrown its premises in Bowes Park and is moving to a new and bigger home in Tottenham.

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15 November 2017

Zdeněk Kudr and Petr Skoček outside their brewery in Whittington RoadBohem Brewery, located in Palmers Green (just - it's in the Enfield part of Whittington Road) - has added more outlets for its excellent authentic Czech-style beers. There was a time when the only place where you could drink the Bohem beers was in the street at the monthly Myddleton Road Market or at the Prince, in Trinity Road, Wood Green.  Then Bohem opened their own Tap Room, which you can visit seven.......

14 November 2017

The latest Palmers Green Tales short film, made by Jenny Bourke and Susan Mehmet, tells the story of Old Bakery Gin.  It's filmed at the former flour store in Pymmes Mews which plumber Ian Puddick discovered had been an illegal distillery in Victorian times. As well as the high-end stockists mentioned in the film, Old Bakery Gin is now available in some local venues, including My Time in Palmers Green and the Winchmore in Winchmore Hill Road.  {youtube}cb2A1qlN66U{/youtube}.......

13 November 2017

The vineyard says that London Sparkling Brut is perfect for Christmas drinking, but will also develop well with ageingForty Hall Vineyard has launched London Sparkling Brut 2015 - the first time a sparkling wine from the organic vineyard in Enfield has been made widely available. The 2014 vintage was declared best organic sparkling wine at the Soil Association's Best of Organic Market awards. London Sparkling Brut is made in the traditional method from the three classic champagne.......

28 August 2017

Less than five months after opening its own Tap Room in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park's Bohem Brewery has had to install new brewing equipment to cope with demand for its authentic Czech lagers. The brewery is located in a former shop in Whittington Road.  The opening of the Tap Room in April and the resultant increase in sales meant that brewer Petr Skoček was able to give up his other job as a dustcart driver to concentrate on his real vocation.  Bohem beers are available not.......

01 August 2017

Forty Hall Farm has announced that over the summer months it will be opening on five days a week and has posted a short film on YouTube describing the activity of its community growers. {youtube}wPGuEZo9tQM{/youtube} Starting from Wednesday 26th July, summer opening hours will be: Wednesday: 11.00 – 16.00 Thursday: 11.00 – 16.00 Friday 11.00 – 16.00 Saturday 11.00 – 16.00 Sunday 11.00 – 16.00 During visiting hours children can see animals in the barns,.......

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17 July 2017

Splendour & Sparkle will be launching "Cooking Champions" in September 2017 - cooking lessons for children with an emphasis on healthy living. Lessons will take place at Palmers Green United Reformed Church (Fox Lane/Burford Gardens) on Thursday afternoons. Times will be as follows: Preschool 2pm-3pm 5 to 9 year olds 3:15pm - 4:15pm 11 to 14 year olds 4:30pm - 6pm The hour sessions are £10 each or £8 each if you book five in advance. The hour and a half sessions are.......

15 May 2017

On the last Sunday of May there will be a rare opportunity to taste twelve Czech wines at a venue only a few minutes away from Palmers Green. It's not widely known that the Czech Republic - famous for its beers - produces some excellent wines. If you've eaten in restaurants in Prague you will quite probably have drunk wine from Moravia, the second biggest of the "Czech Lands" (Prague is in the largest of the Czech Lands - Bohemia, the remaining "land" being Silesia, which straddles the.......