The Southsea Food Tour: Huis

Southsea’s very own roving food critic Emily Priest gives a thumbs-up to the smooth vibes, multifarious beers and authentic, tastebud-tickling dishes of the Belgian-themed Huis bar on Elm Grove. I was saddened and shocked to hear in April from owner Simon Docker that Huis had closed its restaurant service after several break-ins that caused thousands of pounds’ Read more

The Southsea Food Tour: Umami Street Food

Continuing her quest to eat out at every Southsea eatery worth eating in, Emily Priest drops in to a delightful global fusion restaurant to sample ‘the fifth taste’.  What is the fifth taste you may wonder? It’s meaty or brothy and in Umami Street Food’s case, it’s also spicy and moreish. Its Elm Grove address blends world cultures Read more

A Stitch in Scarlet

By Alison Habens He was not the bonniest doctor I’d ever seen, and I have been under a good number of medical men. He didn’t have the buttresses of Dr Watson, in his sick bay on Elm Grove, or the turrets of Dr Ward with his surgery on Elphinstone Road. At a glance, Doctor Doyle was Read more