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Articles by Ann Fugler

Where to eat and drink in Whitby, Yorkshire | A Great Food Club Guide

By Ann Fugler, Yorkshire editor Whitby is a place for all seasons, with dramatic, changing landscapes. It’s located on the iconic Yorkshire Heritage coastline surrounded by vast beaches and great swathes of the vibrant North York Moors National Park. The curved arms of the twin piers draw the gaze out to sea, their shape mirrored […]

Yorkshire – the Northern Powerhouse – as featured in the Good Food Guide 2019

Waitrose’s eagerly anticipated Good Food Guide 2019 has just been launched, outlining its top restaurants for 2019. The Guide ranks some of the finest dining establishments in the country and also features high-quality eateries in local areas and neighbourhoods. The Good Food Guide still uses reader feedback and anonymous inspections to compile its reviews. First […]

Review: Fields Kitchen, Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

Fields Kitchen, a new addition to the North Yorkshire food scene, nestles on the outskirts of Sherburn-in-Elmet. It is a culinary celebration of the region and features traditional dishes given a 21st century makeover. Open daily, it offers breakfast, lunch and sweet treats, sourcing from local suppliers in York, Leeds and surrounding villages. The new […]

Crunch on a Slack Ma Girdle. Tuck into a Dog’s Snout…

Do you prefer a sweet apple or a sharp, tart apple? It all depends on mood and individual taste, I know. And there are apples whose very name puts you off eating them. I don’t really fancy the Dog’s Snout (an old Yorkshire cooker) or Bloody Ploughman, or tucking into a Sheepnose, Ballyfatten, Hangdown, Redstreak, […]

Why afternoon tea at Bettys is a must

There are few better places to take afternoon tea than Bettys in York (or its five other Yorkshire branches for that matter). Especially when you’re with friends and family. From the outside, Bettys is gorgeous. It’s grand, traditional and looks magical – and there’s usually a queue of people outside to prove it. The Belmont Room, Bettys’ upstairs […]

Review: Tours in a Dish, York

It won’t have escaped your notice, but there’s quite a bit of food and drink activity going on in Yorkshire. So much, in fact, that it can make me feel quite dizzy. From Michelin-starred to fabulous street-food; from beer, wine and gin to excellent cheeses; from meats to the best rhubarb; from amazing seafood to […]

Feeling the force in Yorkshire’s Rhubarb Triangle

You may have heard of the ‘rhubarb triangle’ – not a place where rhubarb mysteriously vanishes, but an area in West Yorkshire bordered by Wakefield, Rothwell and Morley, where rhubarb is grown in special darkened, warmed sheds and forced to produce early stems between January and March for UK shops. Lit only by candlelight, the […]

Happy Yorkshire Day! May your puddings rise evenly and plumply

Every day is a Yorkshire day for our Yorks ed Ann, especially when it comes to celebrating the best food and drink that England’s largest county has to offer…

Local producers are the stars of the Malton Food Festival

The Malton Food Lovers’ Festival is an annual event that takes place in Malton, north Yorks. Yorkshire editor Ann Fugler reports…