Restaurants Yorkshire

Yorkshire Restaurant review: Jamie's Italian, York
I like Jamie Oliver’s books. Like his TV shows. Didn’t like his supermarket ads. Don’t like the idea of his restaurant chain.  In fact I’d never been to one until last night. I even turned down Oliver Inc.’s offer o...
20 May 2015
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House of Trembling Madness, York
5 May 2015
White Swan, Fence, Ribble Valley
13 April 2015

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B&B review: Laverton Hall , Ripon
You know how we like to give you the chance to swank it up in a bona fide history-rich gaff? Well, Rachel Wilson will spoil you rotten in her elegant Hall; it’s a 400-year old beauty in a quiet backwater, with stunning walled gardens for a pre-...
5 May 2015
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Middlethorpe Hall Hotel, York
23 April 2015
No 54, Helmsley
16 April 2015

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Malton Food Lovers Festival
If you’ve never been before, or even if you have, get along to the Malton Food Lover’s Festival tomorrow, it’s the last day of what is arguably the best food festival in Yorkshire and even beyond. The stripey food awnings give it a French count...
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Places to Go Things to Do

Lord Stones Country Park
The Lord Stones, three standing stones on a Bronze Age mound high up on the moors between Chop Gate and Carlton in Cleveland has long been a favourite area for bikers, walkers, cyclists, horse riders, even hang gliders.
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Recipes If we can make it you can!

Asparagus Patch Soup
The asparagus season is in full swing right now. Keep a lookout for Yorkshire asparagus at farmshops and roadside farms.
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Yorkshire Rhubarb
There’s nothing else like it in agriculture – the low wooden forcing sheds of Yorkshire’s rhubarb producers are quiet, warm and dark. As far as the eye can see, there are slender pink stalks topped with curly yellow leaves. Workers pick by candlelight –
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