Poppy’s Potting Shed – Open in Burley Place

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Leeds-based Anna Garbutt worked as a personal trainer at Implexus, a gym owned and run by Leeds Rhinos Strength and Conditioner Ian Kirke, and former Leeds Rhino Mitch Achurch. When COVID-19 hit and gyms were forced to close, Anna, like so many others, found herself unable to work. Instead, she spent […]

Beer and Brunch at Head of Steam, Park Row

Earlier this autumn, Head of Steam announced it would be offering bottomless brunch at its Park Row branch in Leeds. Featuring unlimited cocktails or craft beers and a selection of tempting brunch plates, the prospect seemed really good. To see if it’s all that it’s cracked up to be, we were invited to give the […]

Meat is Dead – a new plant-based restaurant has landed on Kirkstall Road

Meat is Dead is one of the newcomers on Kirkstall Road. The owners describe it as a junk-free, plant-based bar and food place. The owners, Vic and Joe, founded Meat is Dead to share their love of plant based, nutritious food and to bring people together to enjoy each other. I’ve cycled past Meat is […]

Love Brownies

Love Brownies was launched because the founders, a Yorkshire couple who now live in the Dales, had a love of good food and the luxury of beautifully wrapped gifts, and wanted to combine those in business. Brownies were the treat of choice because whilst deciding where to take the business, the founders attended a wedding […]

Fat Hippo – Now in Headingley

Fat Hippo launched in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2010 and over the last 10 years, they have spread across the North, becoming one of the go-to places for great burgers. After running a pop up in Trinity Kitchen, Fat Hippo recently opened up in Headingley, offering people a great pit stop whilst on the Otley […]