Runner Up in the Coeur de Cognac Award for Best Dessert - Rest of UK
Harden's 2010

The Hit List UK - Top 50 Restaurants outside London - (43) J Baker's Bistro Moderne offers unfussy cooking, prime local ingredients, tranquil surroundings and divine results
Square Meal 2010

J Baker's Bistro Moderne has become a red hot ticket
Good Food Guide 2009

Definitely the top place to eat in York by a mile
Harden's Guide 2009

Night On The Tiles
Jay Raynor ~ The Observer : 26th October 2008

Baker Cooks up a Treat
Dom Dwight ~ Yorkshire Post Magazine : 26th April 2008

Top 50 UK restaurants ~ City Hotspots
Square Meal Magazine : Summer 2007

Top Table - Chef Feature ~ PLUS Creamy rice pudding with poached rhubarb recipe
Delicious Magazine : April 2007

Robert Cockroft chooses his Six of the Best restaurants reviewed in the Yorkshire Post Magazine over the past year ~ Restaurant of the Year: Jeff Baker's Bistro Moderne, York
Yorkshire Post Magazine : 30th December 2006

J Baker's ~ UK’s brightest newcomers in 2006
The Times ~ Knowledge magazine : 23rd December 2006

Taste & Flavour
Yorkshire Living : November / December 2006

Good Food Guide piles the praise on York eateries
York Evening Press : 3rd October 2006

Stuart Clark writes:
The Times : 12th August 2006

What The Experts Recommend
The Week Magazine : 15th July 2006

10 Top Bites Near The Sights ~ THE BIG EAT
The Knowledge : The Times : 1st July 2006

Terry Durack discovers a 'moderne' classic in York's historic heartland
Terry Durack : The Independent on Sunday : 25th June 2006

J Baker's Bistro Moderne, York
Carina Simon : The Guardian : The Guide : 27th May 2006

A meal to remember at J Baker's
Stephen Lewis : Yorkshire Evening Press : 13th May 2006

Rising to the top ~ 5***** out of 5
Tina Jackson : Metro: 26th April 2006

A taste of Bistro Heaven ~ Restaurant Review
Robert Cockroft : Yorkshire Post : 22nd April 2006

Baker's big break
Yorkshire Evening Press : 4th March 2006

Leeds star chef Jeff is ready to open new doors in York
Yorkshire Evening Post : 27th February 2006