Zap into Zaap Thai York

Here at Foodie Friends we are both big fans of Thai food. Therefore, when a new fast food restaurant promising authentic Thai street food opened in York we jumped at the chance to visit. After starting our very pleasant Friday evening with a drink over at the quirky House of the Trembling Madness we headed…

A happy night at Happy Valley York

On a rather wet Monday evening recently I headed out to meet a close friend for the evening. After a couple of drinks and a good catch up we decided we had got rather peckish so wondered out in search of food. As it was raining we didn’t fancy venturing far so decided we would…

Revisiting an old favourite – 1331 York

One of the good things about meeting up with an old friend that you haven’t seen for a while is that you tend to also revisit places that you haven’t been to for a while. In this case it was a trip to 1331. This used to be one of my favourite places to eat,…

A taste of Italy at Marzano, York

This month we decided to go a bit radical and go with my seat of the pants side taking the lead (rather than Jane’s let’s book six months in advance organised side!) so we didn’t book anywhere. Instead we decided we would head towards Fossgate as there were a couple of restaurants on our list…

A review of Spark:York, where York is the new York

I’m not going to start this post by lying. 23 shipping containers, in York? Huh? I wasn’t too sure I liked the sound of it when it was first announced, but it certainly sounded intriguing and something different for York. Then I found out where it would be – well come on Piccadilly needed something…

Top 5 vegetarian spots in York

This week has been National Vegetarian week. A week when people all around the country eat vegetarian food, proclaim how surprised they were that it’s so tasty and then promptly chow down on half a cow as soon as it’s over. Thus giving them the perfect opportunity to regale every vegetarian they ever meet with…

Delicious dinner in Oshibi Korean Bistro and BBQ, York

In our quest to eat in independent restaurants, try new cuisines AND restaurants in York we have never eaten in together (see our post all about our Foodie Friends rule!), Oshibi Korean Bistro and BBQ ticked all the boxes! Independent restaurant – check ✅ New cuisine for us – check ✅ Never eaten there together…

Dinner at Khao San Road, York

I had eaten in Khao San Road many years ago and for some reason I had never been back. Therefore as April was my turn to pick where we went, and Khan San Road fit our criteria we booked a table for two. After a quick drink in Sutlers we headed up to Walmgate. Khao…