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Being passionate champions of local produce and coining the phrase "field to fork" we were thrilled when local Sevenoaks magazine Vine invited us to be a guest reporter every month, documenting our journey in sourcing new seasonal suppliers. Why not catch up on some of our recent features below.


LATEST ARTICLE

Blackberry bonanza

Blackberry bonanza

First published: September 2012

September is the month we say goodbye to the berry fruit.  And what a great berry to end on, the blackberry.  For so many of us a walk along most hedgerows or glance at the back of the local playing field will reward us with this splendid, rambling, thorny bramble.

A ploughman's summer

A ploughman's summer

First published: July 2012

An English summer is certainly one of the great wonders in the world.  Looking at the Kent countryside, with its sprawling fields and rivers, I’m reminded of a fun childhood spent in sunshine.

Celebrating the Queen's Jubilee

Celebrating the Queen's Jubilee

First published: June 2012

With the Queen’s Jubilee celebrating her 60 years on the throne,  I thought it a perfect opportunity to embrace history and focus on the “heirloom or heritage” fruit and vegetable at the George & Dragon, Chipstead.

Wild Garlic Winner

Wild Garlic Winner

First published: May 2012

At the George & Dragon, Chipstead we use wild garlic generously throughout April and May when it is in abundance and at its best. From side orders, to hearty soups and even raw in salads, this plant is a winner.

Local pub launches loyalty card

Local pub launches loyalty card

First published: April 2012

March was a busy month for the George & Dragon, Chipstead with the introduction of our new loyalty card. To show our appreciation for customers’ loyalty, the new card will reward you every time you visit.

How Time Flies

How Time Flies

First published: February 2012

It has been two years to the month since we started penning these articles. In this time we have covered various topics from foraging for mushrooms to hunting out the best local suppliers, all in our quest to ensure that we serve the very best locally-sourced food that reaches your table freshly prepared by our team of talented chefs.

Christmas time, Mistletoe and Wine

Christmas time, Mistletoe and Wine

First published: December 2011

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine! How quickly winter seems to have taken hold and now the thought of a white Christmas is a very real one. 

The Fight for the Sofa

The Fight for the Sofa

First published: November 2011

What a great month October was; crisp mornings, plenty of sunshine and cold evenings, which were perfect for sitting next to an open fire with a large glass of red wine. Here at the George and Dragon, Chipstead, the most coveted spot is the sofa in front of the fire.

Stoking the Fire

Stoking the Fire

First published: October 2011

October is always a month that seems to creep up from nowhere, a moment ago we were enjoying the late summer sun in the garden and now we are stoking the fire in preparation for the bracing autumn mornings.