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If The Box Tree restaurant was located anywhere else but Yorkshire I expect it wouldn't be quite a special as it is. It would certainly be swallowed up in London - hidden in the shadows of Le Gavroche, Alain Duccasse and Gordon Ramsey. But here in Leeds, it is The Box...read more
A child-friendly feast for the eyes and the taste buds at Iberica. I half expected Lio De-Caprio to appear and shove a Babysham glass filled with expensive champagne into my hand as we walked through the stylish, 1920s salon style, dark oak, gold and smoked glass...read more
The Ultimate Girly Night Away When the female bartender at an elegant country boutique hotel in a picture-perfect North Yorkshire village whips up a Slingsby & Fever Tree, an Espresso Martini and a French 75 that Dale DeGroff would be proud of, you know you're in...read more
Helmsley is the Knightsbridge of Yorkshire Market towns, not least because it's home to two of Yorkshire's finest luxury boutique hotels - The Feversham Arms and The Black Swan. Both of which I've had the pleasure of an overnight sojourn. 25 miles north of York,...read more
Reviewed by Ellie - My First Ever Afternoon Tea Hi, I’m Ellie and I’m an afternoon tea virgin. Yep, you read that right, I’ve never had afternoon tea before. A struggling, skint university student - you’re much more likely to find me stuffing my face with cheesy chips...read more
I love that sauce you get at popular high-end chain and Argentinean steak restaurant Gaucho Grill. Nearly as much as I love the overkill of cowhide. The green sauce - hot, lots of parsley and plenty of chillies in it. I slap it liberally all over my rare Ribeye, dunk...read more
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These were the words hollowed by Otley's bellman (or Town Crier to some) Terry Ford when I ventured into Otley recently. He's been out and about the town in recent weeks as Yorkshire builds up to the mighty Tour de Yorkshire this weekend (29th...
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Girl About Yorkshire is a personal blog written by me – Lyndsey Thomas – a thirty-something Yorkshire-born, haphazard mum of two. I blog candidly about life with a focus on my love of food, fun, family and life in Yorkshire.