Cornwall

11.15.18

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighbourhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."

12.18.17

A History of Stargazy Pie, England's Strangest Christmas Dish

Stargazy pie is an odd-looking invention—a dish where fish gaze up at the sky from a buttery crust—but it's more, too. It's said to be born of famine.

7.14.16

Surf The Night: Riding Waves Into the Darkness

In the second episode of The Night series, created with Samsung, VICE Sports get wet with British champion surfer Alan Stokes as he prepares for Night Surf – a nighttime event on Fistral Beach in Cornwall.

6.23.16

The Best Place to Eat Lobster Is a Beachside Garden Shed

Despite looking more like a garden shed than a restaurant, Hidden Hut cafe on England's Cornish coast serves some of the best (and biggest) lobsters of your life. “This is simply lobster by the sea, no gimmicks,” says co-founder Jem Glass.

6.22.16

This Dairy Farm Figured Out How to Make Ice Cream Even Creamier

Cornwall’s Callestick Farm specialises in clotted cream ice cream, a process that sees fresh milk heated and then cooled until the cream content rises and “clots” form. Tasting is believing.

6.14.16

How British Chefs Are Learning to Love Crabs

Despite 80 percent of British crab being exported for sale abroad, increasing numbers of UK restaurants are learning to love homegrown crustacean. “Crab is far more sustainable than lobster and has a much greater depth of flavour,” says crab pop-up...

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3.24.16
3.24.16

This Bar Is Serving Whisky from an 18-Foot Oak Tree

London’s Black Rock bar serves its specialist whisky from an 18-foot, 185-year-old, three-tonne English oak tree which sits at the centre of the room.

1.27.16

Club Lonely: We Went in Search of the Most Isolated Nights Out in the UK

Journeying from Land's End to John O'Groats in search of the most secluded clubbing experience we could find.

11.19.15

Lasers Could Help Britain Make Better Wine

The UK Department for Food and Rural Affairs has released new 3D laser mapping data designed to “revolutionise the English wine industry by helping growers identify new land.” But are the winemakers convinced?

11.11.15

Property Developers are Ruining Virginia Woolf's Lighthouse

One of the most famous views in literary history is under threat after the local council granted permission for a new block of flats.

7.22.15

Vomit, Tears and Endless Fingering: Newquay Is a British Rite of Passage

But for how long? I went to the summer teen drinking hotspot to see what's new since the local council started cracking down.

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