And the Winner of "Best Fish and Chip Shop in the UK" Is...

By Gerald Lynch on at

...Quayside in Whitby! Just a week after the king of UK kebabs was crowned, the second highlight of the takeaway food awards season has seen the family-run business take the title at the National Fish and Chip Awards 2014.

Situated along the coast, judges praised Quayside owners the Fusco family for their "commitment and determination", beating 10 other regional finalists for the title. The Fuscos are no strangers to success when it comes to the awards (which are now in their 26th year), with Stuart Frusco previously being hailed as the Young Fish Frier of the Year in 2004.

Got any tips for local fish and chip shop stars? I'll give a shout out to the Fish Bar in Limehouse, London, which has kept me going after many a night out on the tiles. [BBC]

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