Hillside Foods make a delightful complement

Authored by Liz Vizard
Posted: Thu, 10/04/2012 - 6:10pm
I knew Jay and Will Allan, brothers and partners in speciality food business Hillside as they grew up in Exeter, and have watched the progress of their company with admiration. Established in 2009 the business has grown from supplying local restaurants and farm shops in its early days to supplying the hospitality areas at the London Olympics this summer. In their formative years Will and Jay spent time at their grandparents’ Somerset smallholding and remember with pleasure harvesting produce from the farm and helping their grandmother create wonderful home-cooked dishes. Jay went on to train...

Real Food Store Cafe Exhibition: Escape

Event Date: 
02/10/2012 - 9:00am to 27/10/2012 - 6:00pm
Real Food Store Cafe
You are warmly invited to the open evening of the new show at the Real Food store cafe on Thursday 4 October 6-8pm. Their fabulous new show is called 'Escape' and features the work of a group of three local artists whose paintings include bright, floral, landscape, townscape and still life, working in all media. Opens on Tuesday 2 October until Saturday 27 October. Featured artists include: Lynne Ong: Lives and paints around the Tamar Valley, primarily concentrates on landscapes in oil and acrylic (image above 'Gunnislake before the rain'); Kari McGowan: Painter and teacher specialising in...