• OFM Awards 2018: Best Sunday Lunch - Queen o' t' owd Thatch, South Milford

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    It's all about the Yorkshires in this village pub, voted by OFM readers as their favourite spot for Sunday lunch Best Sunday Lunch - the runners-up
    We're very Yorkshire about our Sunday roasts,” says Annie French, who runs the Queen o' t' owd Thatch in South Milford with her partner Kirsty Cheetham. “That means that every dish is served in the same way: you'll have your meat, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and gravy on the plate and your vegetables on the side.” This contrasts with roasts in other parts of the country where one might encounter “a belly pork option with crackling and...
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  • OFM Awards 2018: Best Restaurant - Hang Fire Southern Kitchen, Barry

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    Creole gumbo and Dolly Parton's favourite brisket, served in the Deep South of Wales, and voted by OFM readers as their restaurant of the year Best Restaurant - the runners-up
    “We call it San Fran Barry,” laughs Sam Evans, co-founder of Hang Fire Southern Kitchen , about her and her partner Shauna Guinn's choice to open a barbecue restaurant in Barry, nine miles south of Cardiff. “Yes, it's tongue-in-cheek,” she adds, “but there is a touch of faded Americana about the place.” For the Hang Fire duo, bringing barbecue, or “south Welsh soul food” as they call it, to this often overlooked part...
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