Food & Drink

Liquor Studio – One of a Kind

The Liquor Studio, a spirit school, has expanded its offer to include rum. It’s the only spirit school in the country. The Studio, which is above Hedonist Bar on Lower Briggate in Leeds City Centre, has so far focused on gin, hosting very popular Gin Creation classes, where visitors make and take home their own […] Leeds Living …


Kuala Lumpur Café: Bringing Malaysia to Headingley

I had been meaning to go to Kuala Lumpur Café, the unassuming Malaysian restaurant located in the heart of Headingley, since it opened its doors, so last week was my first visit. The cosy restaurant and friendly staff made the evening enjoyable and the unusual flavours and textures of Malaysian food on offer created an […] Leeds Living …


Lupes Cantina: Mexican Dining in Leeds

After years of saying I wanted to go to Lupes Cantina, I finally made a trip over to the family-run Mexican restaurant on Cardigan Road this weekend with my foodie friend.  After living in the deep south in the US, I was spoilt by incredible Mexican food on a near-daily basis, so it was high […] Leeds Living …


Blue Sakura – All you can eat sushi

As a lover of fresh Asian flavours and picky dishes, sushi is up there with my favourite food. Blue Sakura in Leeds offers all you can eat sushi, which seemed like heaven to me, but at £30 per person, I had always considered it too expensive to try. However, when I saw that Blue Sakura […] Leeds Living …



Leeds Rum Festival Goes Digital

This year, the Rum Festival, normally held at the wonderful Corn Exchange, will take place online from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on 19 September Founders Samantha Fish and Bruce Lerman (Rolling Social Events) have been running successful ‘Sip Alongs’ as a response to lockdown and were really hoping the 6th Rum Festival would be […]
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Chow Down – Food, Drinks and DJs

After a busy week of work, the thought of eating, drinking and listening to music with a friend sounded perfect. So, when I was given the opportunity to go to Chow Down, a socially distanced, open air, drink and dining event, I jumped at the chance.  I took my friend to Chow Down on Friday […]
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FoodWise Launches #VegRocksRainbow challenge

FoodWise Leeds has launched the #VegRocksRainbow challenge as part of the Healthy Holidays programme. This campaign aims to encourage families to eat more fruit and vegetables in a fun way. Get involved with the challenge and eat the rainbow to boost your health as well as be in with the chance to win prizes.  Why […]
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In Conversation With Sat Mann

Robyn Wilson met up with Sat at Lean Lunch, to discover there’s a lot more to this Leeds food outlet and its owner than you might think. What were your reasons for creating Lean Lunch and what’s the overall concept? We launched in July 2017, so three years ago now. The why behind it is […]
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Chow Down 2020 – Too Good to Miss!

This is a ‘must go to’ if you live in or around Leeds this summer. This was my first time at the food festival and it should be a prioritised day out for family, friends – and even your dogs!  Chow Down is set up on the outskirts of town and in the coolest spot […]
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