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Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style

There’s No Time Like the Past at The Festival Of Vintage-Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style The Festival of Vintage is back for the 7th year in York at York Racecourse on April 222nd and 23rd.  It’s a fun and nostalgic weekend attracting thousands of visitors, giving a feeling of being transported back in time! Enjoy a packed programme including

Sunday Lunch at Thomas’s of York!

When you wander past Thomas’s of York you’d be forgiven for not quite knowing what to expect when you walk through those doors.  Royalty peer down at you from the windows, juxtaposed against food menus and karaoke posters!  Weird right? Well, venture in and you’ll find a whole pub full of quirky furniture, hilarious posters, over the top décor and….weird

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REVIEW: Revolution York!

When we were invited into Revolution York to enjoy a lunch, we didn’t really know what to expect.  My younger years meant that the word Revolution had me thinking of Vodka Shots and Cocktails – and not a typical hangout for food with friends.  I have of course previously been in Revolution York, but always on a night and always

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Cocoa & Sweet!

Aside from being a cultural hot spot, York also has a fantastic history full of confectionary and chocolate!  But legends such as Terry’s aren’t stuck in the past, and have inspired a whole new generation of chocolate makers that are tantalising the tourists and are maintaining York’s delicious reputation.  Amazing chocolatiers and chocolate spots such a York Cocoa House, York’s Chocolate Story and now…Cocoa

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Skosh comes to York

Skosh (noun) – from the Japanese word Sukoshi, meaning a small amount or a little Skosh, the new independent restaurant from York native and creative chef Neil Bentinck, will officially open its doors at 98 Micklegate this Spring. Two years in the making, Skosh will offer a grazing style menu of contemporary and internationally influenced dishes served from an open

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The Street Food Cookbook!

Celebrate the North’s vibrant street food scene with The Street Food Cook Book The eagerly anticipated Street Food Cook Book was released on November 30, featuring a compilation of recipes and stories from some of the North’s finest street food specialists, artisan traders and vendors – including York Smokehouse, Smokin’ Blues. The 128 page full colour book is the brainchild of

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Get Healthy, Stay Healthy!

Welcome December! Probably the most awkward month of the year. You wanted to be in great shape for the work Christmas party, as well as Christmas day. But there’s temptation everywhere – chocolates, mince pies, alcohol. You don’t want to feel deprived, but never seem to get anywhere feeling healthier or happier, so each December feels exactly the same as

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York’s Historic Bedern Hall

From pork pies and chanting clerics to banana soup and Shakespearean students; we discover York’s best kept secret that has a fascinating tale to tell. “I’ve lived in York all my life and never knew this place existed” – a phrase that staff at Bedern Hall, a beautiful stone-built 14th century medieval hall hidden away in one of York’s many

Melrose Organic – So What is Gluten?

Gluten free foods are cropping up everywhere, with restaurants getting on board and offering gluten free dishes, and even supermarkets now have aisles dedicated to gluten free foods. If you’re not ‘gluten free’ yourself, chances are you know someone who is. But what is all the fuss about, what is gluten, and should we be avoiding it? Gluten is the

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The Bar Convent

The Bar Convent is a perfectly hidden gem in the heart of York, with a wonderful story behind it.  In fact, you’d be forgiven for walking past the convent, and not realising what you’re missing. Behind those modest doors, lies the oldest living Convent in the UK, which now homes a Museum, Cafe, Meeting Rooms, Library and even a Guest

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Fitness Pantry – What’s Yoga All About?

What’s Yoga All About? Many people are put off from trying yoga due to the false and stereotypical image portrayed by the media. Most images show slim women performing a particular asana (position) while on a beach or a mountain top, however that’s not what yoga is about. Yoga is for everyone. I teach men and women of all different

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Fitness Pantry – What’s in Your Lunchbox?

Whats in your lunchbox?  When I was a kid there was nothing better than opening my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lunch box and seeing what my mum had made me for lunch time. Now the summer holidays are over, it’s time for the kids to go back to school, so that means labelling endless amount of new uniform, packing books

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Holistic Therapies York – Reflexology!

Julie McGall over at Holistic Therapies York is the latest to join the Everything York family!  We had a catch up with her, and she taught us all about the benefits of Reflexology – as we have to admit to being a bit ignorant to it’s benefits.  We’re all caught up now though, and with Julie’s help, we’re going to

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Getting to know Goddard’s

When you’re driving along Tadcaster Road, you’ll see the row of gorgeous houses, fantastic views of the racecourse and then an ornate entrance leading to, “Goddard’s”.  From the street, you won’t know what to fully expect, and even when you hear that it’s the home of the infamous Terry’s family, you still won’t be prepared for what’s hiding behind the

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The Juice about Cold Pressed – Melrose Organic

If you haven’t heard the words ‘green juice’ by now, you probably should. They are taking over Instagram and fridges around the globe. And it’s not just green juices; carrots, beetroots and watermelons are making an appearance too. These kinds of juices are rapidly growing in popularity and popping up everywhere, and what they have in common is what they

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Breakfast The Fitness Pantry Way!

Its been a busy two weeks relocating The Fitness Pantry from London to York. Classes are up and running, Yoga has been bursting at the seams and even the Yorkshire weather has been kind for our outdoor exercise training. This is my first blog for everything York and I will be sharing my tips fortnightly on how to live a

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Tasty Bites at Dough!

Bootham is becoming quite the place to dine out, with a whole load of little cafes and restaurants lining the streets.  And the latest one that caught our eye was, “Dough”.  As I was walking down Bootham, I was hit by the most amazing smell of pastry and bread – and I knew I’d made it to my destination. This

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York Cemetery

Here’s something new and different to consider for your next trip to York!  Why not explore 24 acres of beautiful land filled with wildlife (there’s even a sneaky fox), monuments and even listed buildings. Yes, it might be a cemetery – but this is cemetery like none other. The Cemetery is looked after by 3 groundsmen, and they truly have their

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Roly’s Fudge

York is truly the confectionery city of the UK, so when another establishment offering sugary laden treats opens up, you know we’re going to embrace it with open arms! Roly’s Fudge officially opened on the 31st July 2015 on The Shambles – and what a treat it is! I was a bit of a nightmare popping along on opening day,

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A Trip to Hebden Tea

When you think of tea in York, we think of Yorkshire Tea, we think of Bettys, but there are some truly beautiful smaller shops worth a visit too. Hebden Tea isn’t a traditional tearoom, but the perfect place to pick up fresh teas leaves, quirky teapots, cups and strainers.  I’m a real tea fanatic, and had a field day with

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Get to Know…Pure Zest!

Introducing Pure Zest…a desk is just the beginning! Pure Zest is an exciting new way for women to do business, and the brain child of  Andrea Morrison and Sharyn Coleman developed out of a need to work somewhere ‘other than the kitchen table’ and with someone other than Ginnie the beautiful Persian princess or Peter the snoring King Charles! Many self employed

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Get to Know…Non Solo Guacamole!

It’s hard to believe that a passion for cooking and avocados could result in a jewellery company….but we’re here to introduce you to Non Solo Guacamole. Mirella Campana is the artist behind Non Solo Guacamole, who chose the name because she’s half Italian and because avocados are not just for guacamole. The name is inspired by her love of carving

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Get to Know…Little Silver Hedgehog

We’re huge animal lovers over at Everything York, so when recently browsing the list of retailers at the York Makers Fair, I felt a natural pull towards “Little Silver Hedgehog”.  Sounds adorable doesn’t it…Well wait till you hear the story behind this adorable, Etsy store!   Emma Kate Farley is a talented jeweller, who puts together beautiful pieces inspired by

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Get to know…Tarte and Berry

York really is the life and soul of confectionary and treats, and now we have another delicious gem to shout about!  Tarte and Berry is the tasty brainchild of sisters, Jane and Lucy.  Jane is a Cordon Bleu pastry chef, having trained at the Tante Marie Culinary Academy in 2011, and Lucy is a PR and marketing professional.  Put these two dynamic

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Get to Know…Frankie and Johnny’s Cookshop

After moving to York, it didn’t take long before I heard a buzz around Bishopthorpe Road (Or Bishy Road!).  A whole host of independent shops and cafes, with fantastic community spirit and unique items for you to shop.  This is a street that truly came together to celebrate Le Grand Depart, and even hosted a Festive Street Party back in November. One of

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A quick chat with….Les Bon Vivants

Originally, a ‘Supper Club’ was a small, underground nightclub with exclusive membership and a lot of luxury. These days however, the meaning has evolved and in the UK at least, a supper club tends to be a small restaurant opened up in a food enthusiast’s home, where patrons are served a set menu and bring their own bottle. The informal

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Hotel Noir – Mother’s Day Menu

Looking for somewhere special to treat Mum on Mother’s Day? Check out Hotel Noir’s exciting menu, and book in early for a delicious Mother’s Day treat.   DATE: 30th March 2014 (In case you forgot!) TIMES: 5:00pm – 9:00pm PRICE: 2 Course: £13.95 / 3 Course: £15.95 STARTER Spiced Parsnip and Sweet Potato Soup (v) Coronation Chicken Salad Breaded Brie

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Get to know…FP Macaroons

FP Macaroons Macaroons have gotten more and more popular over recent years, with the rise of Afternoon Tea, Vintage Weddings and the whole phenomenon of baking at home!  For those who haven’t tried them, they come recommended!  Imagine a soft, crumbly sugar with the most incredible flavours, that melt on the tongue.         When we think of the master of