Tag : food

The well-fed student: Smoothie bowls

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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

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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

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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

Leeds Freshers’ Guide is giving you a taster of the best bars on offer, to suit any taste and budget…

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Call Lane Strip, running from the Corn Exchange down to The Calls, is home to some of the best and most popular bars in Leeds – the true home of the Leeds Bar Crawl. Particularly worthy of mention here are Brooklyn Bar (sleek New York decor, funk, soul, R&B … Read More

Preview: Battle of the Burger

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Following their successful clash in Newcastle, Battle of the Burger descends on Canal Mills this Friday to test the best that Leeds, and ultimately Yorkshire, has to offer. Gone are the days that a burger is a disappointing disc of overcooked ‘beef’ in a soggy seeded bun, and usually only … Read More

Review: Food and drink at Leeds’ own The Garden Party

3 years ago / 0 comments

There’s something very refreshing about a festival involving no wellies, no mud and not one badly assembled tent in sight. Even more so when it provides the atmosphere and party essence that usually causes us to dig out the sleeping bags and slum it all summer long. The Garden Party, … Read More

Preview: Leeds Indie Food at The Garden Party

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you’re at a loss of where to spend the August bank holiday, look no further than The Tetley. Located in the historic former headquarters of the Tetley Brewery right in the centre of Leeds, the building is now used as a centre for contemporary art exhibitions and events. This … Read More

The Great British Bake-Off: Baking Porn for Brain and Belly

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Memo to self: have cake on standby whilst watching the Great British Bake Off. Every time I watch it my mouth inevitably waters and I have to make do with whatever spongey substitute I can find in the kitchen. An avid baker myself, being faced with the mediocrity that lies … Read More