A sole by any other name

A sole by any other name

A sole by any other name It’s always a delight when there’s one particular dish on the menu that turns out to be a huge hit and I’m especially pleased that Cornish Sole is back for the October 2015 menu as it’s always one of the most popular things on the menu. As a nation, the […]

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An Autobiography in Beer

An Autobiography in Beer

An Autobiography in Beer   The beers of Kent & Sussex may seem a surprising theme for July’s Beer Festival at The Dun Cow. To be honest, I hadn’t given any thought to what beers I was going to choose until we were visited by two members of North Oxfordshire CAMRA who were looking for […]

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The Men Who Sneer at Oats

The Men Who Sneer at Oats

I feel that I know my blog reader(s?) well enough by now to make a confession.

Since we began serving food at The Dun Cow, it has surprised and delighted us that a number of our most loyal customers are vegetarians. However, this means that something has been weighing on my conscience and the time has come to admit my mistake and publically repent.

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Spirito Di Canio

Spirito Di Canio

  Spirito Di Canio   We assume that favourite dishes have been around forever when they are often much more recent than we suppose. The Ploughman’s Lunch, for example; a simple plate of bread, cheese and pickled onions, surely Horntonians throughout history have called into The Dun Cow for such honest simple fare? Not so, […]

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