Category : Food

Greek Street: The new Call Lane?

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It’s time to turn our attention away from the Northern Quarter as The Alchemist opens new doors to a rejuvenated Greek Street. Before the summer, ask any student what their favourite bar on Greek Street was and you’re most likely to have been met with a blank look. On the … Read More

Homemade Pumpkin Spiced Latte Recipe

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The pumpkin spiced latte is a fad of the 21st century, commercialised by the Starbucks franchise that grasped on to the recipe, which for the past few years has been brought back due to popular demand. Many regard the drink as a taste of Autumn in a cup, with the … Read More

Review: Zaap Thai

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Zaap Thai in the Grand Arcade is the latest addition to Leeds’ booming street food industry. Walking in, you’re greeted by an authentic Thai atmosphere with street signs, rickshaws, and free popcorn straight from Bangkok market. Friendly staff showed us to our seats and explained the menu, giving us insight … Read More

Monday Farmers Market: fresh food on LUU’s doorstep

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Every Monday during term time, come rain or shine, a foodie extravaganza takes place outside the union: it’s the Monday Farmers Market. From piping hot hog roasts to handmade hummus, continental crêpes to seasonal soups, whether you’re craving savoury or sweet there’s something for you. At Honest Edibles, a newcomer … Read More

Tapas and Cocktails at Las Iguanas

3 years ago / 0 comments

Clouds dominate the skies as we creep ever closer to winter, but there is one place in town that can make you forget the harsh realities of living in Leeds and move you to Mexico, or send you to Brazil and beyond with some seriously sizzling flavours and a cocktail … Read More

Review: Creams Afternoon Tea

3 years ago / 0 comments

Located in The Core on the Headrow, newly opened Creams is a sophisticated delight right in the heart of Leeds’ city centre. From the moment you walk through the tall archways, you are transported into a Parisian paradise with freshly baked macaroons to the right and homemade cupcakes to the … Read More

Bills make themselves at home on Albion Place

3 years ago / 0 comments

With Leeds often regarded as the capital of the north, it’s a wonder it’s taken this long for Bill’s to make their mark on the city centre. With restaurants up and down the country, and a large presence in and around London, it’s clear the brand has come a long … Read More

Afro-Carribean Inspiration

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Soul Kitchen,The Wardrobe, St Peter’s Square To celebrate Black History Month we’re promoting Afro-Caribbean inspired cuisine by looking at some local restaurants, as well as fun exciting Afro-Caribbean inspired dishes that can easily be made at home on a student budget. Located in the heart of Leeds City Centre, Soul Kitchen … Read More

My Bangwok Experience

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On Wednesday afternoon I had the pleasure of having lunch at Bangwok, a unique Thai restaurant in Leeds located underneath the train station on Sovereign Place. The restaurant is a small space with a quirky interior. The combination of the fairy lights across the ceiling and the tin roofs covering … Read More

Living Gluten-Free in Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

  Moving to a new city is daunting enough, but for those new students embarking on a gluten-free lifestyle, the task can appear even more overwhelming. Thankfully, you’re not alone: awareness of medical wheat and gluten intolerances has been growing in recent years, and one of the benefits of living … Read More