Growlers Socially Distant Club

Pre-COVID-19, Growlers was a buzzing craft beer hang out in the heart of Headingley, with an eclectic range of meal and snack options. Their waffles and pancakes were a big hit, but so too were their Tex-Mex classics like nachos and fajitas, which went really well with their range of local drinks. Then, with the […]

The Kirkgate Collective

These are tough times for everyone but for the food and drink sector, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown, could be disastrous and mark the end of eating out as we know it. A group of food traders in Leeds Market, including Bánh & Mee Vietnamese Street Kitchen, Fat Annie’s and Kanassa, amongst others, […]

Delivered by Santorini Bar and Grill

After a long and lonely weekend, I was desperate for something to cheer me up. So, naturally I turned to food. I wanted something tasty and warm. Earlier in the week I had walked past Santorini Bar and Grill and saw that they’d started doing deliveries, so that was where I looked for my Sunday […]

Lockdown Lunch From Poco

This week, I treated myself and my friend to lockdown lunch from Poco Sicilian Street Food, a tiny café on Kirkstall road serving authentically simple dishes made with high quality ingredients. Poco may be small, there are just six seats and a breakfast bar style table along one wall, but what it lacks in size, […]

In Conversation With Jordan Odu

I have been speaking to a range of people to get a picture of lockdown life in Leeds. This week, my conversation was with Jordan Odu, Director at Leeds based PR and events company, Pink Gorilla & Hairy Lemon. We chatted about life before lockdown, about coping strategies and plans for the future.  Our discussion began with […]