London’s best 24-hour restaurants

Whether you’re on your way home after a few drinks, you’ve been working late and missed dinner, or you just really fancy some late-night (or very-early-morning food), here are London’s best 24-hour restaurants.… Continue reading

Top 5 new deep fried foods

Move along, Mars Bar. Step aside, saveloy. Here are the top five new deep fried foods you can find sizzling across the streets of London. Deep fried Oreo at Crispy Candy Crispy Candy… Continue reading

Top five London restaurants inside shops

When you’re busy shopping, sometimes you need a quick fix to keep you fuelled. Tastier – and much classier – than your average shopping mall fast food, here are the top 5 London… Continue reading

Top five places for chicken and waffles in London

London is the UK home of fried chicken. And it’s becoming increasingly common to find the soul food staple of chicken and waffles on brunch, lunch and dinner menus across the capital. Here… Continue reading

From pastel de nata to porto: 48 hours in Lisbon

Lisbon is the perfect early Spring city break: crisp and sunny enough to wander around the cobbled streets with jumper sleeves rolled up. Hilly enough to walk off all the delicious food there… Continue reading

Bundobust’s new menu

I’ve been a big supporter of Bundobust’s winning Indian street food and craft beer combination since it opened (see previous blog post here), so of course I jumped at the chance to try… Continue reading

The Record Café

The Record Café opens its doors in Bradford today, offering up craft beer, ham, and vinyl. An excellent combination. And an excellent choice of location, too. North Parade, the city’s burgeoning Independent Quarter,… Continue reading

Considering the Poppy

Poet Simon Armitage was speaking at Salts Mill, Saltaire, yesterday, ahead of his BBC2 programme The Great War –  An Elegy: A Culture Show Special (broadcast Saturday 8 November 2014). Armitage has written seven… Continue reading

Bundobust, Leeds

Bundobust: from the Hindi band-o-bast (of Persian origin) meaning ‘tying and binding’. With a craft beer selection as good as this one, and vegetarian Indian street food as tasty and as innovative, Bundobust may… Continue reading

Street art in Leeds city: Burning Candy 2014

Fittingly, in the week the eyes of the world are firmly focused on the streets of Leeds for Le Tour Yorkshire, the latest exhibition at Leeds College of Art showcases the best of graffiti and… Continue reading