Spring has officially sprung. With an abundance of ingredients now available, restaurants are showcasing new menus with exciting seasonal and fresh produce. This month #TeamCoco’s Food Writer Tara Harris from the Yorkshire Food Guide sampled Spring menus from some of Yorkshire’s finest restaurants, got the low down on a new street food hub in York and on two Yorkshire foodies who recently appeared on Channel 4’s Hidden Restaurants series.
STAR INN THE CITY YORK REVIEW – WAR OF THE ROSES DINNER
When I heard that Head Chef Steve Smith from the Michelin Starred Star Inn at Harome and Steve Smith of the acclaimed Freemasons at Wiswell were going head to head for another epic event at the Star Inn the City York, we had to book our place.
From East Coast juicy scallops to melt in the mouth Yorkshire Dales beef and West Yorkshire’s own rhubarb, Head Chef Steve of the Freemasons had a tough menu to beat and an even tougher crowd. Another excellent event from the team at The Star Inn the City York.
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CHANNEL 4 HIDDEN RESTAURANTS WITH MICHEL ROUX JR FEATURES YORKSHIRE’S OWN GONDOLA RACLETTE
Read about how two Yorkshire foodies and their quirky new street food venture serving melted raclette cheese from a converted ski gondola caught the eye of the one and only Michel Roux Jr, to star in his Channel 4 series ‘Hidden Restaurants’.
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SPARK:YORK UNIQUE DEVELOPMENT PLANS TO BRING
A NEW STREET FOOD SCENE TO CITY CENTRE
I interviewed Spark:York Director Joe Gardham to find out more about the proposed development made entirely from shipping containers, that could bring a whole new street food and early evening social drinking and dining revolution to York city centre.
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THE TALBOT HOTEL, MALTON REVIEW
DAN GRAHAM’S INCREDIBLE NINE-COURSE TASTING MENU
I couldn’t resist a visit to ‘Yorkshire’s foodie capital’ to sample Head Chef Dan Graham’s 2AA rosette spring tasting menu. With Dan being a finalist and runner-up in the BBC series of Master Chef: The Professionals, training at Roux restaurants in London and working for such well known establishments as Le Gavroche, we were very excited for the meal ahead.
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RISING SUN INN SHEFFIELD REVIEW
Following the launch of the Rising Sun Inn’s new dining room and spring menu, as well as drooling over their delicious Instagram posts I paid a visit to sample their new dishes.
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