Restaurants Review Uncategorized York

Review: Roots, York

Where do I even begin to describe how excellent Roots was. Roots is the York-based venture from the world-renowned chef, Tommy Banks. It was originally designed to be a sharing plates restaurant but has evolved into a tasting menu or Sunday lunch, since they reopened, post-lockdown. I have been wanting to visit Tommy’s main restaurant in …

Shopping York

Shopping For Local Food In York: Bishopthorpe Road

One of the unexpected effects of coronavirus is the surge of desire for people to support local. I love seeing how busy local shops like greengrocers and butchers are. I ventured into town today to go to Fruitique for some fresh fruit and veg and ended up stopping by M & K Quality Butchers after seeing a long …

General Quarantine

Traveling Internationally During Coronavirus (On American Airlines)

Due to the United Kingdom announcing a controversial move to force almost everyone to self-quarantine on entering the UK on/after June 8th, I traveled back to the UK on June 6th. I was concerned at first, Traveling internationally during coronavirus, after seeing reports of airports, especially big hubs, being very busy. However, I found my …