The Owl is on The Move

Liz Cottam has had a busy year so far: Two wins at the Yorkshire Evening Post Oliver Awards, an appearance on Great British Menu and mentions in the Michelin Guide for HOME and CORA. Now The Owl is moving away from Kirkgate Market to a new location at Lockside, to a picturesque setting by the […]

Chow Down – A New Season

“Chow Down Leeds is a breakout star of the Covid era.” The Guardian Leeds’ biggest outdoor entertainment and hospitality space has been re-built, with a brand new summer-themed concept at Temple Arches – a three-tier covered sun terrace, a Tanqueray Terrace, ‘The Bay’ 360 DJ hut and Downtown Food Village, with new resident food kitchens. […]

The Asian Street Food Shack – A Little Gem in a Perfect Setting

Whaheed Rojan may be best known for his luxury private home dining service ‘The Round Table Dining’, but his new venture, The Asian Street Food Shack, can certainly hold its own against its partner business. Rojan began The Round Table Dining around 8 years ago, but when Covid hit, he saw a need to get […]

House of Koko – Now in Oakwood

House of Koko, Chapel Allerton’s popular brunch spot, has now opened another branch in Oakwood, at the premises previously occupied by Hessian. Oakwood matches Chapel Allerton Koko’s brunch offering and Hessian the friendly and knowledgeable Hessian staff will remain, then in April, the venue will channel some of their sister venue, Distrikt bar in Leeds […]

Salt Craft + Falafel at Granary Wharf

SALT Leeds and Falafel Guys have teamed up at Granary Wharf. Long-term hummus fan Thomas Chalk visited. Once upon a time, if you were hungry in the pub you had two options: something salty and crunchy in a foil packet, or Betty’s hotpot (other iconic landladies are available). At some point, vegetarians were begrudgingly offered […]