Category Archives: Food


This Sunday, a few of us in my Flat decided to go to town. One person in my Flat happens to be Greek and has been trying to get us

Did you ASK for pizza?

ASK Italian is one of those restaurants you have to visit whilst studying in York. Located in Blake Street, behind the main shopping area, it is easy to walk past

Winter Warming Drinks

As it’s coming to that time of year, what better way to get warm than with some festive winter warmers. Great for cozying in your freezing student houses, here are

Chinese? Red Chilli Please!

I find that there is something comforting about Chinese food. I can’t really explain it, but Asian cuisine just warms my heart. If you too are comforted by a big

Pumpkin Facts!

At this time of year it’s very likely that you will see pumpkins everywhere: in supermarket aisles, windows, restaurants… There is no escape from pumpkins in October. But how much

Vegetarian for a day

Meat-lover Markella Apergi visits Goji Vegetarian Cafe to experience vegetarian dining

Halloween Special! Three ways with pumpkin

With pumpkins going for as cheap as a pound at Nisa, it’s really easy to get creative with this seasonal special. Here’s three ways: 1. Pumpkin soup This is one

York Cocoa House: A New Sweet Home

Chocolate cravings? York Cocoa House on Blake Street near Ask Italian is your new go-to. The café describes itself on the website as “a home for true chocolate lovers” and that’s

Crumbs Cupcakery

  Fancy a cupcake? Go to Crumbs Cupcakery on College Street near York Minster. The cupcakes not only look fabulous, but they taste amazing too! With flavours ranging from classic

Which waffle style do you prefer: Belgian or Dutch?

Doris decodes the delectable delights of the Dutch

Duck Breast, Confit Carrots. Orange Puree, Coriander Jus.

The idea for this dish came from two places: the classic duck a l’orange, and the flavour profile of wheat beers.

Tastes of the World

Liza checks out some of York's restaurants. How authentic is their cuisine?

Destination Dining

Travelling somewhere for the specific purpose of visiting a restaurant is a relatively new phenomenon, but destination diners are discovering cuisine worth the effort.

Food for Free

Noma has reclaimed its place as the world’s best restaurant according to San Pellegrino’s recent list. In a list populated by some of the post-elBulli Spanish giants, what makes Noma

Recipe: Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients 2 pork tenderloins Half a carrot Half an onion and a quarter of a leek, finely chopped 200ml each of chicken and beef stock Half of a small black

Review: Byron

Jim Dee reviews new Burger restaurant Byron