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  • 13 places to eat yourself slim

    No need to put a lock on the fridge and banish all fun for January - we've scoured Bucks & Oxon for the best 'skinny' places to pig out in peace.

  • The Five Arrows, Waddesdon

    We despatched top crime novelist Sharon Bolton to nail three courses at this mid-refurb fine dining restaurant. Was her meal all killer or pure filler?

  • Hello 2020! The best local places to celebrate

    What you doing for New Year's Eve? One of these 21 awesome gatherings, that's what! From overnighters to pub parties, dinner destinations to bar crawlers, raise your glass to 2020.

  • The poshest curry ever?

    Sindhu by Atul Kochhar is a curry restaurant but not as we know it. Muddy reviewer Jessica Jonzen whizzed off to Marlow to eat her way through the menu.

  • The UK’s sexiest eaterie?

    Super glam Cliveden House is just across the border into Berks, but we couldn't resist the opportunity of a seven-course tasting menu at Meghan Markle's favourite hangout. Muddy's Rachel got heroically stuck in.

  • Is your favourite local restaurant on the list?

    The list of Michelin star winners, that is. The prestigious 2020 awards have just been announced - with new entries including a Bucks foodie hotspot. Take a look at the full line-up for our region.

  • Is this Oxford’s best kept secret?

    Quirky, under-the-radar and totally delicious - Fish 4 Lunch is the kind of business that Muddy Stilettos exists for. Muddy's Nancy headed down to this hidden gem of a lunch spot for a fishy feast.

  • Autumn supper clubs

    Knives and forks poised? Attackkkkk! Yep, it's a brand new round of supper clubs over the coming months with brilliant one-offs Sri Lankan, South African and veggie options.

  • Fego, Beaconsfield

    Heading to Beaconsfield and need a steer on a cool café? Tap just here, and watch me pull Fego out of the hat. I know, it's magic!

  • Pinkies at the ready?

    Rejoice, it's National Afternoon Tea Week - but where can you get your fix of diddy sandwiches and scones? I know, I know!

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