The Magpie Cafe in Whitby: Haddock and Chips

The Magpie Cafe in Whitby is one of those destination Fish and Chip shops. If you mention that you are going on a trip to Whitby or have just been there then this place seems to come up time and time again in conversation. It is right in midst of the seaside action, located on…

The Duke of Reuben: Street Food at Spark in York

The Duke of Reuben are one of the street food vendors occupying a space at Spark in York at the moment. We checked them out when we visited Spark as they seemed to have some of the more interesting sandwiches on offer and they also were keen to serve us when we peered curiously at…

@Kitchen in Plymouth Market: Great Vietnamese Street Food

@Kitchen is a fantastic little Vietnamese Cafe situated inside Plymouth Market up on the balcony. It was a terrific find, when we walked up the steps to the gantry we passed several greasy spoon type spots before almost stumbling onto this place. I was pretty keen to check out a bowl of the Noodle Soup…

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…

Bowling Green Pub in Wells Next the Sea: Pub Grub

The Bowling Green Inn located just opposite St Nicholas Church in Wells next the Sea is apparently the oldest pub in Wells dating back to 1673 The pub inside is very warm and welcoming, although it does have the feel that a lot of locals frequent it and I wondered if we were sitting at…

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…