Join The Wine Gang

  Good news for wine drinkers, writes our wine writer Helen Scott, two upcoming events in Leeds tick the vino lovers’ boxes. I’ve raved about the wine list at Ibérica in Leeds before. Jill has similarly praised Ibérica’s relaxed atmosphere … Continue reading

… and the Michelin Star Goes To …

Monday saw the launch of the 2018 UK Michelin Guide – streamed live in front of an invited audience. After an interminable build up they finally announced the 16 new stars. No new stars for Yorkshire, seems their inspectors never … Continue reading

Michelin Delivers

Congratulations to Skosh, York and Joro, Sheffield on their Michelin Bib Gourmand announced this morning. So glad we visited and reported some time ago, we’ll never get a table now. Congratulations too to our neighbours the Staith House, North Shields … Continue reading

Ibérica’s Authentic Paella

To Ibérica the stunning, former Bonhams/Hepper building on East Parade to learn about paella. We’d been invited by Marcos the CEO of the Ibérica Group who explained how we’d all been having too many touristy paellas and they were here … Continue reading

Holmes Mill

What’s happened to Clitheroe. When I lived there as a teenager there was nothing much to celebrate in the way of food and drink apart from the wonderful Byrnes wine emporium, now it has Holmes Mill and the amazing Bowland … Continue reading

Riverford Day

I’ve had a soft spot for Riverford Organics ever since they sent me one of their recipe boxes to try. I was a bit reluctant at first – who needs all those plastic pots and ingredients weighed out, but I … Continue reading

The Ten (Food) Commandments

There are still tickets for Jay Rayner’s book tour and one man show at York Theatre Royal on Thursday 6 July. Our favourite (well along with Marina O’L. ) restaurant critic and Masterchef judge lays down the ten commandments of … Continue reading

Midlife Crisis Smoked Goods

Angela Cahill busies about in her tiny, immaculate shop looking, it has to be said, rather pleased with herself. Open only a matter of weeks, folk are already beating a path to her door. She’s been selling at Farmer’s Markets … Continue reading

Star Inn the Harbour

It’s Wednesday lunchtime and chef Andrew Pern is sitting in his whites at a table in his own Star Inn at Harome but there’s no food in sight and the cutlery and napkins have been pushed aside to make way … Continue reading

Closure of Le Langhe

We were saddened to learn of the sudden closure of Le Langhe, probably our favourite restaurant in York. The shutters are up and it appears to be under new ownership. We know nothing more than what we have read on … Continue reading

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