Hurry, Curry: York's takeaway in a nutshell

01/10/2013

A summary of the best and the very worst of York take-outs

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By Helena Parker

Cheap as chips?
Cheap as chips?
Best for: Speedy meals: Indian Fusion. At 20 mins they've got it down. Banter with delivery boys: Sizzlers. He couldn't think of a joke, but at least he had a crack at it. Presentation: Mirchiz. Not just your average sloppy curry. Cheap as chips: Sizzlers. Full meal for PS6.50? Yes please. Reusable Tupperware: OneCook. Solid. Losing your dignity: Efes. Oh the pain. Losing an eye: Outside Okies Kebab. All of the bitch-slaps. The ultimate carb-load: Any of the above. There will be a chip bap, chip wrap, or super-size chips with curry sauce and gravy somewhere on the menu. Vegetarian options: OneCook or Indian Fusion. Worst for: Food-poisoning: Jumbo's Chinese. Don't do it. Speedy delivery: Mirchiz, but you can BYOB if you go to their restaurant... so why not? Breaking the bank: Dominos. Bye-bye student loan. Banter with delivery boys: York Tandoori for making you pay PS15 before they will deliver. No banter for you. Blow your brains out: Madras curry from Mirchiz. If you're not sweating by the end of that... Dieting: Harpers. Oh the waft of chippy glory. Unavoidable. Meat to everything else ratio: Chenab. All of the sauce, none of the substance. Grease release: Efes. Horrendous.