Tag : food

Leeds gets UK’s First Junk Food Supermarket

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Project has opened the UK’s first food waste supermarket in Pudsey, near Leeds. Set up in 2013, the company began with a pioneering “pay as you feel” café initiative intercepting edible food which would otherwise become part of the 15 million tonnes of food thrown away … Read More

#JackFriday at MEATLiquor – The best of both worlds

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take one-part award-winning cocktails, mix with a mouth-wateringly trendy menu, add a dash of live music and liberal amounts of Tennessee Whiskey, and what do you get? #JackFriday has come to Leeds. The event is distilled from the Jack Daniels tradition of gifting employees a bottle of JD on the … Read More

Food – Staying in vs Going out

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds is a city that caters to all tastes. Literally. Whatever your appetite, whatever your budget, the labyrinth of backstreet cafes, big name bistros, and bizarre bars will provide. But univesity isn’t all about splashing the cash, so here’s a list of Leeds’ finest eateries, and some simple, homely recipes … Read More

Finding your feet: Top tips for Freshers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Top TV Tips: Buy a TV Licence… Split a Netflix account between your flat, find a series you all like and binge it together. Try Amazon Prime for a free trial, but make sure you opt out within 60 days to avoid the £60 joining fee. Don’t forget series link! … Read More

How does aircraft noise affect our taste perception?

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you have been on an airplane before and ate food on board, or heard stories of airplane food from friends and family; a common theme seems to be that people complain that the food served on airplanes is tasteless or bad. The question as to why airplane food tastes … Read More

The well-fed student: Smoothie bowls

3 years ago / 0 comments

Smoothie bowls are one of my favourite breakfasts: they’re basically like a fruity ice cream/soup. They taste like a dessert but you don’t get the sick feeling that comes after a bowl of actual ice cream, and they are full of goodness to give you a morning glow. If I’m … Read More

My neck, my back, my Netflix and my snacks

3 years ago / 0 comments

I snack. I snack a lot. I love snacks. This is one of the core fundamental truths of my existence – eat and eat often. I eschew the traditional societal constructions of meal times – embracing a return to the life style of the hunters and gatherers. A time when … 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

My Bangwok Experience

3 years ago / 0 comments

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

Battle of the Burger

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s a question debated by many and up until now has been previously unsolved; who makes the best burgers in Leeds? With an extortionate amount of restaurants devoted to crafting the best combination of a patty in a bun (doesn’t it sound so simple?) dotted around our city, a fight … Read More