Chef’s restaurant

Love Croydon, hate gluten? Here’s where to eat

Posted on August 18th, by Andy Ellis in Culture. 1 Comment

Andy Ellis’s essential guide to coeliac Croydon

Let’s begin with a few words about gluten. It is a mix of proteins found in wheat, rye, oats and barley and, by extension, common foods such as bread, cakes and beer. It also finds its way into numerous processed and packaged items. To avert a common misconception, gluten does not occur in corn, maize, rice, buckwheat or nuts.

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Restaurant review: Chef’s restaurant at Croydon College

Posted on June 3rd, by Andy Ellis in Culture. 2 comments

Chef’s is where Croydon’s culinary students hone their skills. Andy Ellis enjoys the results

Croydon College, College Road (but use Park Lane entrance), Croydon CR9 1DX

Time from East Croydon:  5 minutes

We happened to be passing Croydon College on our way to lunch in Croydon’s Old Town when we were approached by a young lady smartly clad in black with a … Read More »