yorkshire

vegetables

This Chef Makes Beets Taste Like Beef

For Tommy Banks of the Michelin-starred Black Swan, vegetables should be as exciting (or, in the case of his slow-cooked beets, as packed with beefy flavor) as meat.
Josh Barrie
3.15.17
Art

Meet the Chef Putting David Hockney on a Plate

Inspired by the Tate Britain’s major new exhibition of the British artist’s work, chef Garrett Keown has created a three-course dinner featuring Californian peppers and Yorkshire tea-smoked broth.
Daisy Meager
3.3.17
Drugs

How Muslim Drug Dealers Square Their Job with Their Faith

We spoke to a criminologist who spent four years hanging out with young British Pakistani dealers.
Max Daly
2.23.17
activist football in god's own country

Meet Yorkshire St. Pauli, The Activist Fan Club Facilitating Change

If we were searching for a St. Pauli fan club, Leeds might be the last place we’d look. So, what inspires football fans in Yorkshire to support Hamburg’s iconic second-tier club?
Will Magee
7.29.16
News

It's Pretty Hard to Buy a Gun in the UK

In a country where levels of gun violence are low, the killing of Jo Cox felt like a very un-British atrocity. We asked a firearms expert how on earth it could happen.
Nick Chester
6.17.16
britain

This Yorkshire Village Marks Major Public Events with a Giant Pie

For 200 years, Denby Dale has been making record-breaking, tin-busting pies to mark everything from coronations to the Millennium. This is some serious, industrial-scale rubbing together of flour and lard.
Nell Frizzell
2.24.16
Europe

A Dental Charity That Works in the Developing World Has a New Clinic — in England

Dentaid, a charity which operates in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe, says its services are now needed in the UK to provide basic dental care to those unable to access NHS dentists.
Charles Parkinson
1.29.16
food fraud

You Might Want to Rethink That Late Night Lamb Kebab

A takeaway in Leeds was recently busted for selling a lamb doner kebab billed as "100-percent lamb" that actually contained nearer to 5 percent. And it's hardly the only restaurant secretly swapping one meat for another.
Phoebe Hurst
12.14.15
Interviews

Carcass Guitarist Bill Steer Discusses Scottish Separatism, “Yorkshire Swagger," And His Rock Band, Gentlemans Pistols

Plus listen to Gentlemans Pistol's new song "Devil’s Advocate On Call."
J Bennett
10.2.15
Europe

Drug-Resistant 'Super-Gonorrhea' Is Sweeping Northern England

Approximately half of infected women, and 1 in 10 infected men, do not show any signs of the painful STD. And a virulent and drug-resistant strain that started in Yorkshire is now spreading.
VICE News
9.18.15
Cornish pasties

Apparently Cornish Pasties Aren’t Actually From Cornwall

In a recent article for the food studies journal Petits Propos Culinaires, Yorkshire-based food historian Peter Brears claims that Cornish pasties originate from London.
Phoebe Hurst
9.2.15
beer

Space Beer Doesn’t Taste as Great as You Thought It Would

Last month, Yorkshire-based John Smith’s became the first brewery to send beer into space—with questionable results.
Daniel Tapper
8.20.15
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