The Oddfellows Arms sits in the pretty village of Wilberfoss, just outside York. It’s a bustling traditional village pub with everything you would expect to find: a large bar area with an open fire, a country-chic dining area, and a snug that looks like a hidden library. There’s a lunch menu offering hot and cold sandwiches, a carvery every Sunday, and an evening menu and … Continue reading The Oddfellows Arms, Wilberfoss Listing
The Buck Hotel in Reeth is located in the beautiful North Yorkshire Dale of Swaledale, a popular spot for walkers and cyclists navigating the Wainwright’s Way. Formerly a coaching inn, it features original wooden beams, an inviting open ﬁre and a large walled garden complete with a children’s play area. The Buck has ten rooms with a mixture of family, single, double and four-poster accommodation, … Continue reading The Buck Hotel, Reeth Listing
[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/food-features/spotlight-the-peppered-pig/] The Peppered Pig in Turnbridge near East Cowick is a delicatessen, tea room and nursery by day and a busy 45-cover restaurant by night. The combination of businesses in one custom-built venue is a reflection of owners Sam and Glen Mitchell’s passion for providing a wonderful experience for children and local foodies alike. Sam and Glen started their business by … Continue reading Food Spotlight: The Peppered Pig in East Cowick
[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/the-peppered-pig/] The Peppered Pig in East Cowick, about nine-miles from Selby, offers diners great quality food and drink for almost any occasion. With a delicatessen and tea room that is open six days a week and a restaurant that operates five days a week it is ideal for picking up a few bits to posh-up a picnic, catching-up over afternoon tea, … Continue reading The Peppered Pig @ East Cowick Review
[Originally posted on VisitScotland.com: http://www.visitscotland.com/about/food-drink/local-produce/] Although the country’s national dish, haggis, is one of the best known traditional Scottish foods, there are many more sumptuous offerings and local flavours to enjoy. From the sea Scotland is well-known for its wonderful fish and seafood and there are many places where you can watch the day’s catch being brought in from the boats. Be sure to try some … Continue reading Local Produce and Producers in Scotland
by Emily Glass
[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2010/11/10/is-staying-in-the-new-going-out/ 10th November 2010]
Recent figures from J Sainsbury Plc show that the British are choosing nights in rather than going out in town to have a good night.
Whilst the country is still feeling the effects of the economic downturn British people are combating these tough times by curbing spending that seems unnecessary – such as eating out. Continue reading “Is Staying in the New Going Out?”
In the UK there is a dizzying array of food from around the world available to the Brits to try. Almost every country from across the globe’s food is sold in restaurants and takeaways across Britain. Even though the British thoroughly enjoy a Chinese or Indian takeaway at the weekends for a treat nothing quite beats the traditional dishes that originate from the four countries that make-up the UK. Even the world-renowned celebrity chefs in the UK have been gravitating back towards traditional British dishes in their cookbooks and television shows, albeit often with a gourmet twist.