Tag : food

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

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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

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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

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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

Nando’s brings the heat to Headingley

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Having been stuck in talks with the local community and developers for almost six years, cult chicken brand Nando’s has finally arrived in Headingley, and with them they bring a little bit of its signature spice to the centre of the student-dominated suburb. Discreetly located on the outskirts of the Otley … Read More

A taste of Mexico at Cielo Blanco

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Tucked away in the Trinity centre (or as the website states, ‘above Topshop’) is Mexican food and drinks venture Cielo Blanco. A welcome break from the plethora of chain restaurants packed into the shopping complex, the quirky front terrace filled with foliage and explosions of colour combinations is a far … Read More

Foodie Gifts: Presto Choco-Nut Clusters

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Swamped with deadlines but still want to surprise Mum with something sweet for Mother’s Day? These chocolate-nut clusters are quick and easy to make and they never fail to impress! Only 3 simple ingredients needed. The sea salt is optional, but does provide a delightful contrast to the sweetness of the chocolate. Ingredients … Read More

Bring back the fat

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After a cold and rainy week, all you want to do is to snuggle down and surrounded yourself with mounds of comfort food. To make matters worse, not only are temperatures quickly dropping in those poorly insulated shacks of student housing, but the supermarkets are filling up with tempting Christmas … Read More

Balls to “Fun Size” food

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Around this time of year, whether because of the turn in the weather, or the rush of homesickness from not having seen my mum for two months, my consumption of “snack foods” really hits its peak. Snack foods are inescapable. I’m talking crisps, biscuits, sweets, those little versions of  biscuits … Read More