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Food review: Crown & Anchor, Tickton, Beverley

There is no doubting the talent in the kitchen at the Crown & Anchor, near Beverley. But, says Dave Lee, it could do with a lesson in value for money.

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The 10 best spots in Leeds for a £10 lunch

Bringing a packed lunch to work is a great money saving idea, but sometimes you crave something a little more exciting.

Chef Frances Atkins  outside the Yorke Arms at Ramsgill . Picture: Gary Longbottom.

Yorke Arms, legendary Dales restaurant, goes on sale for £1.75m

ITS MENU currently boasts truffled brill and smoked rabbit with buckwheat and wasabi, but one of Yorkshire’s finest eateries served up an even more unusual item today - the restaurant itself.

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Restaurant Review: Angelic restarts

Unbelievably, it is 10 years since I last reviewed the Angel Inn at Hetton. I have eaten there with friends, attended numerous functions, was even part of a TV documentary filmed in the kitchens and indisputably, I still love the place. But there’s trouble afoot; apparently, the Angel has tarnished its golden wings if we are to believe all we read on social media sites where everyone and their brother has turned critic.

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Devilled crab, salmon and brown shrimp, with radish and cress. PIC: Simon Hulme

Restaurant review: The Fleece, Addingham

Closed following an arson attack, Amanda Wragg finds the Fleece in Addingham has definitely risen from the ashes. Pictures by Simon Hulme.


VIDEO: Bring YEP to life with moving image of premium new Tattu Leeds restaurant

Chinese restaurant Tattu opens in Leeds next week but you can have noodles of fun taking an exclusive first look video tour in print in today's Yorkshire Evening Post!
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Leeds Indie Food Festival - tuck in for some top final weekend events.

Tuck in to final course of Leeds Indie Food Festival

There is still time to tuck into this year's Leeds Indie Food Festival with free and ticket only events still on the menu.
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SNEAK PEEK: New Chinese restaurant Tattu to open with Yorkshire inspired dishes in Leeds on June 9

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu has revealed new Yorkshire inspired dishes to celebrate the opening of its new eatery in Leeds city centre on Friday, June 9.

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Iced licorice tagine with roast fig.

Restaurant review: The Blue Lion, East Witton, Leyburn

The Blue Lion at East Witton has simplified its menu and bucked up its ideas, according to Dave Lee.

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Pub review: The Red Lion, Langthwaite, Richmond

I have a very simple rule when it comes to finding new pubs.

Lamb Shish. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Restaurant review: Lokanta, Sheffield

It is situated on a busy road and opened in the harshest of winters, but Lokanta is a ray of Mediterranean sunshine on a plate, says Amanda Wragg.


Musical maestro strikes a chord for diners

It has become something of a familiar accompaniment for diners at a Yorkshire restaurant as they tuck into their fish and chips.


WIN: Bengal Brasserie Indian meals plus Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams boxing tickets

The hottest ticket in town just got hotter - we are giving you the chance to win an Indian meal out plus tickets to see big fight Arena action featuring Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams.
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Pan roasted Yorkshire pork fillet.

Restaurant review: Thirteen, Leyburn

I’m a big fan of small, intimate restaurants run by just a couple of people. Half-a-dozen or so tables catered for by a pair of hands in the kitchen and another front-of-house allows the restaurant to focus its offering and demands that everything runs efficiently. Ingredients are used wisely and product knowledge runs deep. It’s a very attractive way to cook and to eat. No-one is ever going to make a fortune running such a small concern but a chef can ensure that the food he wants to make is delivered to the diner without compromise. That feeling of complete control must be just as attractive to the person making the dishes as the feeling that every morsel you eat has been truly cared for is to the customer.

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The George Inn at Hubberholme.

Pub of the Week: The George Inn, Hubberholme

Next to the bridge over the stream in the Upper Wharfedale hamlet of Hubberholme stands what is possibly the quintessential Dales pub. The George Inn is a white stone farmhouse with a cosy lounge, a cosier bar, flagstone floor, mullioned windows, a range fire, wooden bench seats and a welcome as warm as anywhere in Yorkshire.

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Burger King

1,000 jobs at risk at Burger King franchises - including four outlets in Yorkshire

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.
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Yorkshire lamb rump, cannellini beans, spring cabbage and Salsa Rossa.

Restaurant review: Salvos, Headingley, Leeds

When Salvatore Dammone opened Salvos in August 1976 we rejoiced. Back in the day there were precious few good places to eat in Leeds, so a genuine Italian restaurant serving traditional family food was a blessing. Those of a certain vintage will recall the queues snaking round the block of a Friday and Saturday night. On one occasion my visiting Australian Auntie Maureen grumbled her way round, mumbling ‘I can’t believe I’m queuing for pizza’. She piped down once she had a quattro formaggio in front of her.

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The Laurel Inn, Robin Hood's Bay,

Pub of the Week: The Laurel Inn, Robin Hood’s Bay

Set aside a day if you’re visiting Robin Hood’s Bay as there’s plenty to divert you; once home to the busiest smuggling trade on the Yorkshire coast, tea, gin, brandy and tobacco were amongst the contraband brought into the village. It’s easy to visualise what must have been frenetic activity as you weave through the warren of tiny, narrow paved paths, nooks and boltholes.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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The Tharavadu restaurant

Restaurant review: Tharavadu, Leeds

Tharavadu had been brought to my attention some time ago, but it took their recent success in winning Best Indian Restaurant for three years on the bounce at the Oliver Awards run by our sister paper the Yorkshire Evening Post to remind me of the fact.

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