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Restaurant review: Amici, Moortown, Leeds

Amici is a decent, hard working Italian north of the outer ring road. As is the way with these things, it’s authenticity is effortlessly underlined by the fact all of the staff (at least the ones we saw) speak Italian, at least to each other. This only serves to ‘add to the vibe’, as it were.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: Gallery Forty One, Kirkstall, Leeds

It is hard not to notice Gallery Forty One in Kirkstall – it sticks out like a sore thumb as a warm retreat next to the busy junction it overlooks, one this reviewer usually associates with commuting hell.

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Rick Stein.

Rick Stein's simmering with enthusiasm in new book

Rick Stein’s latest foodie mission, Long Weekends, is all about enjoying life’s simpler pleasures.

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Restaurant Review.
Bateta Dahi Puri
Mango, Bank Street, Wetherby.  
11 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Restaurant review: Mango, Wetherby, Leeds

According to the modern idiom, I am a flexitarian or, put more simply, a vegetarian on flexi-time, as I heard someone call it recently.

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Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

A teenager has landed every chocoholic’s dream job - developing sweet treats for a Leeds bakery.

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Meet Nadiya at Leeds book signing

Meet Nadiya at Leeds book signing

Former Great British Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain is returning to Leeds in the new year to sign copies of her first novel.

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INTRODUCING THE SIGNATURE COLLECTION FROM McDONALDS 

UK pilot for launch of new premium burgers available in three great flavours  The Classic, The BBQ and The Spicy available at 28 restaurants in the UKy

Luxury McDonald’s burgers arrive at Leeds branch

Leeds’s flagship branch of McDonald’s has been chosen as one of a select few outlets to offer the brand’s luxury menu.

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YEP Oliver Awards 2017 Complete Nominees list

YEP Oliver Awards 2017 Complete Nominees list

Herewith this year’s Oliver Award nominees in full and by category... there are 16 awards all told, plus two special awards given out on the night for Outstanding Acheivement and Overall Winner. The Shortlist will be announced in the new year. We wish all those who have entered this, our ninth awards, the very best of luck.

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Vegetarian cafe Roots and Fruits.

Review: Roots and Fruits, Leeds

There’s a real buzz around Leeds city centre these days with new openings galore, but sometimes it’s nice to escape the madness of Briggate and the Saturday shopping crowds.

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Sukhothai, St Anne's Road, Headingley 
30th December 2014.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Sukhothai, Headingley, Leeds

If aliens ever landed and I happened to be the first person they met and for some reason they were particularly famished and wanting to partake in some ‘earth food’, I would take them to Sukhothai in Headingley (not that the other Sukhothais in Chapel Allerton, Leeds city centre and Harrogate aren’t just as good, it’s just that Headingley is much closer for me to drive to).

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Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds..Guests enjoy the evening21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

See some of the best restaurants in Leeds in our 2017 YEP Oliver Awards nominations supplement

Welcome to the 2017 YEP Oliver Awards, which launches today with this special pullout section listing all the nominees.

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Pictures: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Miah’s Kitchen, York Place

With so many curry houses with fine reputations to choose from in West Yorkshire, picking one for a dining experience is no easy task.

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7 September 2016.......    Horto at Rudding Park Harrogate
Oyster and caviar.
 Picture Tony Johnson.

Restaurant review: Horto, Harrogate

It was supposed to be a temporary pop-up, but Elaine Lemm hopes Horto at Rudding Park is here to stay.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Restaurant review: Salvo’s, Headingley, Leeds

If Salvo’s was a car, it would be a Range Rover. Not that I’ve ever owned one, but I have been in one.

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10oz fillet steak with skin on fries and salad. PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: New York Italian Kitchen, Wakefield

Wakefield is often considered a poor relation to Leeds when it comes to dining out establishments, but there are one or two gems dotted around the city if you care to do a spot of investigating and are prepared to take a chance.

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City Buzz the Editors Draught, Wellington Street, Leeds..7th November 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

New bar pays homage to Yorkshire Post and Evening Post history

Reporters beavering away in darkened rooms and the sound of chatter and typewriters tapping away frantically before deadline echoed in Wellington Street from the 1970s.

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The Ox Club, Headrow House, Leeds.  4 March 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Comfort fodder at Ox Supper Clubs

With summer now a hazy and distant memory, al fresco dining and barbecues are being replaced with cosy comfort food and a venue in Leeds is capitalising with the launch of its supper clubs.

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Date: 24th July 2012.
For Taverner.
The Deer Park on Street Lane at Roundhay

Review: The Deer Park, Roundhay, Leeds

Now the clocks have gone back, pubs, restaurants and cafes seem to have been transformed into semi-magical places of wonder, all aglow with soft orange lights - refuges, they are, as though half glimpsed in the depths of some dark, endless forest.

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Pork belly, apples and pumpkin puree. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Restaurant review: The Stubbing Wharf, Hebden Bridge

The rebuilding, repair and refurbishing of Hebden Bridge continues apace following the disastrous Boxing Day floods last year and The Stubbing Wharf is among those which have resurfaced.

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Manahatta is opening a second venue in Leeds.

New restaurant to open in Leeds as company invests £1.2m in second site

The company behind a number of the city’s popular bars and restaurants is adding to its portfolio with a new site in Leeds.

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