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02.05.2017

A Taste of Spring at Gusto Leeds

Gusto Leeds Review by Rosita Rogers – follow on Twitter @zittttttta Gusto Leeds – a definite masterpiece if restaurants were considered pieces of art! I stepped into Gusto to attend their new Spring/Summer menu tasting and was immediately taken aback by the beautiful parquet floor, plush leather booths and soft lighting that shimmers off the […]

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06.04.2017

Norse Harrogate’s favourite Scandi restaurant is due to open the doors of its new site

Norse Harrogate new restaurant set to open its doors Harrogate’s booming independent food and drink scene will be bolstered with the arrival of the new permanent site by Norse this week. Norse will officially open on 8th April at their new site on Swan Road this weekend and will offer a tantalising casual dining menu […]

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06.04.2017

Introducing one of Yorkshire’s most exciting street food traders Street Cleaver

Street Food Wedding Catering Yorkshire – Street Food Vans for Weddings Yorkshire – Asian Street Food As one of Yorkshire’s most exciting street food traders it hard to keep up with Street Cleaver. From appearances at some of our favourite foodie events, pop up restaurants, private event catering and work for the homeless, to a […]

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02.04.2017

The Plough in Scalby’s Butter Roasted Cod Loin with Chorizo & Butter Bean Stew

The Plough in Scalby’s Butter Roasted Cod Loin with Potato, Chorizo and Butter Bean Stew, Smoked Bacon Crumb The Plough is a pub/restaurant with luxury rooms situated in the pretty village of Scalby, just outside Scarborough. After trying a similar dish on our last visit to The Plough for a sleep and dine getaway, we […]

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30.03.2017

The Talbot Hotel Malton Review Dan Graham’s Incredible Nine Course Tasting Menu

Talbot Hotel Malton Review We were fortunate to visit The Talbot Hotel in Malton to experience Head Chef Dan Graham’s Spring nine course tasting menu in their two AA Rosette Restaurant. Situated within the centre of Malton, which has been described as ‘Yorkshire’s Foodie Capital’ sits the grand Talbot Hotel. Once inside The Talbot is […]

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14.03.2017

Star Inn The City York Review – War Of The Roses Dinner

On 6th March the Star Inn the City York hosted another epic foodie event. The aptly named ‘War Of The Roses’: Steve vs Steve Dinner’ saw Head Chef Steve Smith from the Michelin Starred Star Inn at Harome and Steve Smith of the acclaimed Freemasons at Wiswell go head to head for diners votes. This […]

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13.03.2017

Mother’s Day 2017 – Our Best Yorkshire Restaurant Recommendations

Mother’s Day Yorkshire 2017 With Mother’s Day fast approaching we’ve rounded up some of the best Yorkshire restaurants so you can really say “thanks Mum” whilst treating yourself to an amazing feed at the same time! From Afternoon Tea in some of Yorkshire’s most stunning settings, early celebrations over brunch, to comforting locally sourced Sunday […]

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09.03.2017

Win Afternoon Tea in York On Mother’s Day At The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace

When we think Mother’s Day, we think Afternoon Tea and it’s hard to find a better location to treat mum to cake and champagne indulgence then within the beautiful setting of The Principal Hotel York. Housing one of our favourite restaurants, breakfast through to dinner the Refectory Kitchen & Terrace showcases the finest Yorkshire ingredients […]

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18.02.2017

Kids Eat Free this February Half Term at The Milestone and Craft & Dough

With a forecast of drab weather heading our way, The Milestone Group are offering a warming sanctuary for parents and carers this February Half Term. From Monday 20th to Friday 24th February 2017, children can eat free at any of the group’s restaurants including The Milestone Gastro Pub and the three Craft & Dough sites at […]

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06.02.2017

WIN a Foodie Getaway at The Ultimate Luxury Hideaway – The Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

We’ve teamed up with our good friends at CrispWhiteSheets.com to offer you an amazing competition for your chance to win a dinner, bed and breakfast stay for two at the beautiful Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa in Helmsley. The winner will be treated to a stay in one of their deluxe suites which includes […]

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19.01.2017

An incredible East Coast getaway: The Plough in Scalby’s sleep & dine review

The Plough Inn, 21-23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT 01723 362622 Situated just outside Scarborough you’ll find the picturesque village of Scalby. At the heart of the village sits The Plough, a lovingly refurbished pub/ restaurant and boutique hotel, which prides itself on offering locally sourced, quality food, craft ales as well as stylish […]

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05.01.2017

Mr P’s York brings curious treats for 2017

Mr P’s Curious Tavern, 71 Low Petergate, York, United Kingdom 01904 521177 Situated in the shadows of York Minster sits Michelin starred Chef Andrew Pern’s restaurant Mr P’s Curious Tavern, serving small plates, ales & gins from around the world. Small plates with international flavours and the quality of the Star Inn at Harome can […]

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04.01.2017

Generous January offers at The Milestone and Craft & Dough Sheffield

The Milestone, 84 Green Lane at Ball Street, Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8SE 0114 272 8327 With most restaurants giving away offers this month to help after the Christmas pinch, January seems like the best month to experience top Yorkshire locations. The award winning Gastro Pub and restaurant, The Milestone, celebrate truly great seasonal food […]

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11.12.2016

Cona restaurant, Bradford’s fine dining hidden gem

Cona, East Parade, Bradford BD1 5HD – 01274 7277747 About a week or so we were invited over to one of the UK’s only modern European restaurants serving high grade Wagyu beef and prime USDA halal meats. Tucked away in an area called ‘Little Germany’ in Bradford, you’ll find Cona restaurant.  Upon first walking in […]

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07.12.2016

Michelin starred dinner with Andrew Pern at Star Inn the City York

The Star Inn The City, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DR Not long after our recent visit to the Star Inn The City York, to attend an incredible evening hosted by Nigel Haworth from the Michelin starred Northcote, we were back at one of our favourite Yorkshire restaurants for an evening with the man himself. Michelin-starred […]

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06.12.2016

Welcoming in the festive season at Gusto Leeds Christmas Party Nights

Gusto, 10 Greek Street, Leeds LS1 5RU 0113 200 5920 Our first Christmas Dinner of the year to welcome in the festive season, was spent last Tuesday at Gusto’s Greek Street Leeds restaurant, for the start of their Christmas Party Nights. As soon as we walked in the place oozed with atmosphere. Decorated with parquet […]

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22.11.2016

#HammyChristmas at Ham & Friends All the Trimmings Pop-Up

Ham and Friends, Grand Arcade, 7 Merrion Street, Leeds LS1 6PG (around the corner from Zaap Thai restaurant) So it’s everyone’s favourite time of the year, our golden opportunity to indulge as much as possible. We’ll eat and drink as if the January diet is as easy as the bottle of wine we’ve just devoured, or the […]

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22.11.2016

A Spanish Style Christmas at Iberica Leeds

Iberica Leeds, 17A E Parade, Leeds LS1 2BH The Christmas period has started at Iberica Leeds, with the restaurant serving its Christmas menu and offering its amazing gourmet gift hampers. The Christmas menu features a range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, with a focus on seasonal ingredients. Some familiar favourites are included, such as Iberica’s […]

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22.11.2016

Delicious Autumn Additions arrive at Iberica Leeds

Iberica Leeds, 17A E Parade, Leeds LS1 2BH Leeds has seen quite the abundance of really great Spanish restaurants opening over the last few years, none quite as decadent or striking as the city’s latest edition, Iberica. Set in the grade two listed former antiques house, Executive Chef Nacho Manzano has created an amazing menu bursting with […]

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18.11.2016

Recipe: Spiced Poached Pear & White Chocolate by MasterChef 2016 finalist ‘The Culinary Chemist’

Stuart Archer also known as ‘The Culinary Chemist’ and for his appearance in MasterChef 2016 offers a bespoke Private Dining Experience. Upon catching up with Stuart to get all the details on his Private Dining offering, he also shared with us this delicious Autumn recipe. Enjoy! Spiced Poached Pear & White Chocolate Serves 4 Time: […]

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18.11.2016

Bespoke Private Dining Experiences by MasterChef 2016 finalist ‘The Culinary Chemist’

Special event coming up and want to do something different? How about a private dining experience cooked by a MasterChef finalist in the comfort of your own home.   Stuart Archer also known as The Culinary Chemist and for his appearance in MasterChef 2016 offers a bespoke private dining experience. We first experienced Stuart’s food […]

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17.11.2016

NEW Malton Food Tour – getting behind the scenes on a foodie tour like no other

Getting behind the scenes on a foodie tour like no other. Antonio Carluccio once described Malton as ‘Yorkshire’s Food Capital’ and we can definitely see why.

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15.11.2016

Epicure Bar & Kitchen showcase their seasonal evening menu

Epicure Bar and Kitchen, 37-39 Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 2RD 07980373699 As part of the Epicure Bar and Kitchen re-launch and re-brand we were kindly invited to last weekend’s press event which aimed to showcase their seasonal specials menu available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Previously known as ‘The Coffee Kabin’ the core of their business […]

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12.11.2016

Get Your Skates On ~ Festive Ice Skating event at The Black Swan

The Black Swan, Market Pl, Helmsley, York YO62 5BJ This December (Fri 2nd – Sun 4th) The Black Swan Hotel will host its annual skating event, with pop-up ice rink and overlooking Helmsley’s historic market place and heralding the start of the festive season in this pretty North Yorkshire Market town. The festive-themed ice rink is […]

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08.11.2016

Northcote at The Star Inn the City With Michelin starred chef Nigel Haworth

The Star Inn The City, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DR – 01904 619208 As The Star Inn The City revealed their Autumn/Winter event listings we couldn’t believe our luck when they announced the collaboration with one of the UK’s best Chefs, Nigel Haworth. Northcote has been on our radar for a good few years after […]

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06.11.2016

Award Winning Shoot the Bull get the keys to The Old House

The Old House, a pub by Shoot The Bull 5 Scale Ln, Hull HU1 1LA After only trading for 18 months Hull’s Shoot the Bull who provide ‘restaurant style street food’ won the British Street Food Awards Northern Heats and more recently were Food Awards England Winners for the ‘best street food category’. Chris Harrison […]

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04.11.2016

‘All the trimmings’ as Ham & Friends Pop Up for December

Ham and Friends, Grand Arcade, 7 Merrion Street, Leeds LS1 6PG (around the corner from Zaap Thai restaurant) Friends of Ham will be expanding very soon. And by expanding, I mean taking over half of the Grand Arcade (which is on top of Zaap next to Merrion Street to those who don’t know). In addition to the […]

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01.11.2016

A foodie break with 6 course tasting menu at The Black Swan, Helmsley

The Black Swan Hotel, Market Pl, Helmsley, York YO62 5BJ For anyone that’s had the pleasure of passing through Helmsley, one of Yorkshire’s prettiest market towns you may have also spotted The Black Swan Hotel. Sitting right in the centre off the market square, 4 star rated, established for over 500 years and 3AA rosette […]

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28.10.2016

A taste of things to come as Jöro pop up at the Milestone

Jöro pop up at the Milestone with a 7 course tasting menu, to showcase a taste of what’s to come for their highly anticipated new restaurant, coming December to the revolutionary new space Krynkl in Kelham Island.

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23.10.2016

Review : Half price tapas Wednesdays at Distrikt, Leeds

Half price Tapas Wednesdays at Distrikt, Leeds, who are celebrating their 7th birthday this month

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19.10.2016

TASTE OF YORKSHIRE FOOD WEEK AT THE DEVONSHIRE ARMS

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa is hosting a ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ Food Week, Tuesday, November 8th – Saturday, November 12th.

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18.10.2016

AN EVENING WITH 2016 MASTER CHEF FINALIST STUART ARCHER, THE CULINARY CHEMIST

The people of Sheffield were in for an absolute treat last Friday as Inox Head Chef Joe Berry and the team collaborated with Master Chef 2016 finalist Stuart Archer, AKA The Culinary Chemist to deliver a five course Master Chef inspired dinner. Tickets for the event flew out in anticipation for a taste of Stuart’s […]

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10.10.2016

Sheffield’s highly anticipated restaurant Jöro arriving December

Jöro pronounced ‘Yoro’ simply translates to “Earth” in old Norse language. The concept of this new restaurant is ‘a meal made of many small plates’, which is due to open in December at in Sheffield’s Kelham Island, from Chef and co-owner Luke French – formerly of The Milestone Group, with partners Stacey Sherwood and Matt […]

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05.10.2016

LUXURY RUDDING PARK HORTO RESTAURANT EXTENDS ITS RUN

The Award winning Rudding Park Hotel has confirmed its pop up restaurant, Horto – which was originally planned to ‘pop up’ till the summer – will remain open in its current location until April 2017, due to its popularity. Even better Horto Restaurant will then relocate to the hotel’s new £9.5m spa development due to […]

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04.10.2016

Autumn arrives at Brasserie Blanc

With the launch of Brasserie Blanc’s new Autumn Menu we couldn’t wait to pay a visit to see what Raymond Blanc had in store at his northern outpost. Conveniently located just a few minutes away from Leeds train station’s new southern entrance, the converted Victorian mill adjacent to the canal on Sovereign Street is full […]

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01.10.2016

Revealing Huddersfield’s Best Kept Secret

Since opening its doors in 2014 and previously known as the ‘Coffee Kabin’, the core of their business is serving some of the best coffee from around the World.  Coming second in the Huddersfield Examiner’s People’s Choice Awards for ‘Best Café’ and with the owner Simon Frewin taking part in the UK Barista Competitions, you’re […]

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26.08.2016

French Tasting Menu Experience At The Milestone

Friday 19th August we were invited to the Milestone for their French Tasting Experience, 8 courses including wine flight. The Milestone is a Victorian gastropub situated in Kelham Island, full of character and atmosphere on one of the oldest industrial sites in Sheffield. Once a month guests are treated to a selection of menus ranging […]

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24.08.2016

3AA rosettes the target for new chef at luxury Helmsley Hotel

The Feversham Arms Hotel, a luxury spa hotel hidden away on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, has appointed John Schwarz as the new head chef of its Weathervane restaurant as it aims to improve on its current two AA rosette standard and step up to achieve a third. Charles Merchie, general manager of […]

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08.08.2016

Win Champagne Afternoon Tea with The Star Inn the City

Happy Afternoon Tea Week! To celebrate we’ve teamed up with our friends at The Star Inn the City York, to offer not one but two prizes! First Prize ‘Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two’, Second Prize ‘Afternoon Tea for Two’. View their Afternoon Tea Menu here. Visit our Facebook page to enter! The highly popular and […]

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27.07.2016

Le Pain Quotidien to launch in Leeds

Belgian restaurant and boulangerie Le Pain Quotidien is delighted to be opening its doors in Leeds, with their ‘good food that does good’. They will be located with the exciting new shopping development ‘Victoria Gate‘ which is set to deliver John Lewis’s first store in the city, capturing the heritage of the Victoria Quarter and […]

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27.07.2016

Interview & Recipe from Horto Head Chef Murray Wilson

We caught up with acclaimed Yorkshire Chef Murray Wilson, Head Chef at Horto, Rudding Park’s summer pop up to discuss the concept, the menu and what you can expect from a visit to one of Yorkshire’s most exciting new restaurants. How did the idea of Horto come about? After a fair amount of chatting between […]

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15.07.2016

Dare to play Spanish Roulette?

For a limited time at Ambiente Tapas Restaurants you can find locally sourced padron peppers on the menu. Dubbed the ‘Spanish Roulette’ as aproximately one in ten has a slightly spicy kick to it. Grown just down the road in Wigginton, about 3 miles from their York restaurants they’re picked and delivered on a daily […]

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