Tikk’s Thai Kitchen in York

Tikk’s Thai Kitchen sits up on the top level at York’s container street food market Spark. They had a sign in the window saying that they were the Northern winners in the British Street Food awards and that was enough to get me interested and inside the container to check them out Apparently Tikk is…

Prawn Coconut Curry

I made this Coconut Prawn Curry last weekend using whatever I had in the cupboard. I had a pack of prawns in the fridge, a tin of coconut milk, and an onion, so I just googled prawn coconut curry and got loads of suggestions. The best one was for a Quick Coconut Curry from Nadia’s…

Early Bird Breakfast at Yorkies Cafe in Skegness

Yorkies Cafe on the High Street in Skegness looked at first sight to be your classic greasy spoon emporium, but when you get inside you find that as well as your standard British cafe options they also trade as offering “Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, and Gluten Free Options” Having said all that, we had just vacated our…

Harry Ramsbottoms Fish and Chips in Skegness

Harry Ramsbottom’s is one of many Fish and Chip shops on the front in Skegness. If I had the time I would probably spend a season eating my way through them all. I was only here for a night though on this visit so just had to pick one to try. We were so spoiled…

Momofuku Noodle Bar: Columbus Circle

Momofuku Noodle bar was high on my list of places that I wanted to check out on this last trip to New York. Friends of mine from the upper east side had been banging on about David Chang’s noodle bar in the east village for ages, so I knew we just had to go I…

Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine

Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine is on Pell Street in NY Chinatown, we found ourselves here looking for dumplings after we had found that our old favourite the Excellent Dumpling House had closed down. To be honest we had been wandering around for about half an hour just getting more and more hungry so we just…

Red Flame Diner: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage

  The Red Flame Diner on W 44th Street in New York is one of your classic old school diners. Described by Google as your “Basic diner serving sandwiches, salads & other straightforward fare from sunup to midnight.” Their own website says “Enjoy real, home-style and gourmet food at great prices” It was pretty near…

Friedman’s at Chelsea Market: The Beer and Burger Special

Friedman’s at Chelsea Market is one of several locations that they run around the city, but this one at the market is the original that opened in 2009. Apparently Friedman’s was named after the famous economist Milton Friedman who popularized the phrase, “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” That is a mantra…

Fish and Chip Friday at The Three Crowns in Wymeswold

The Three Crowns pub in Wymeswold is one of the pubs in the Cat and Wickets pub co group formed by Dan Cramp and the cricketers Harry Gurney and Stuart Broad. I had heard about this place but hadn’t had a chance to stop in, so when we were driving along through Wymeswold and someone…

The Vesuvio Pizza at The Golden Fleece in Wells

The Golden Fleece Pub in Wells-Next-The-Sea was a pretty friendly and busy pub right on the quayside on the front by the harbour We popped in for some lunch as the menu looked pretty reasonable with a lot of pub classics like ‘Burgers’ and ‘Fish and Chips’ sitting alongside some more interesting offerings such as…