Support local, black-owned businesses in Leeds

The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic and it's now EVEN more important than ever to continue supporting small and local businesses. I want to shine a particular light on some of the amazing black-owned restaurants, cafes and street food outlets in Leeds, who are continuing to serve …

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Hern, Leeds: ‘A chorus of small plates started flying out of the kitchen’.

"This place doesn't have an address," were the words uttered as we got out the Uber. "Right, where are we going then?" It wasn't long before we stumbled upon the restaurant on Stainbeck Corner, despite not being able to find the postcode anywhere (it's now on their social media). It was a Friday night and …

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‘Guilt manifests itself in a cold, soggy box of chips’

I remember it well; my first Deliveroo. Back in June 2015. I couldn't believe the sorcery when my favourite meal, from my favourite restaurant (The Fish Club) arrived at my door, steaming hot and ready to eat from the comfort of my own sofa. True, I had ordered takeaway from The Fish Club before but …

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Food at Field Day: Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Anna Mae’s, Little Baobab and The Cheese Truck

Ah, British weather. It just loves to keep us on our toes. Some days, I'll leave for work wearing sunglasses and no coat, only to return home using my broken umbrella as a shield to battle my way through a three minute hail storm (whilst seriously regretting my lack of coat). Most mornings, I don't …

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Levan, Peckham: ‘I’m still thinking about those Comté fries’.

I've wanted to go to Levan for a while. Since November 2018 to be exact, after I read food critic, Jimi Famurewa's, restaurant review in ES Magazine. Amongst many other reasons to go, the absolute clincher was the sound of the famous Comté fries. My eagerness reached new levels as soon as I was back …

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