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Review Jurys Inn

Jurys Inn on Brewery Wharf has just undergone a £1.5 million refurbishment, making it one of the most modern and stylish hotels in the city.

Visit here in the evening and the skyline views from its rooms are magical giving a whole new perception to our city. Its spacious lobby and tasteful décor adds a new classy but individual dimension to what, as a travel writer I usually call, “plastic city hotels”. There can be no doubt that Jurys as a hotel is impressive, especially the furnishings and layout of its restaurant.

The décor, furnishing and layout of its restaurant…

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Food Review Looking for somewhere to wine and dine your loved one – then look no further

Liz Coggins discovers the ethereal and decadent atmosphere that is Browns

Waiters scurry back and forth in their long white starched aprons. The sound of clinking glasses, a pianist playing the ultimate mood music and the click click of footsteps on the marble floor and a buzz of conversation create a wonderful cacophony of sound.

The antique large mirrors and oak panels , subdued lighting, potted palms and marble topped tables reflect the decadence of a time gone by.

As we are shown to our table by the ultra-large windows there’s light covering of snow covering the nearby buildings bathed in lamplight and moonlight the whole picture has an ethereal effect.…

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Food Review Wagamama

Wagamama is not the place you would go for a romantic meal, first date or for an evening swopping girlie gossip secrets! But is it’s the ideal place for healthy fast food served in a sophisticated style

During the week it’s a place frequented by city dwellers too tired or who can’t be bothered to cook, professionals seeking a quick meal with their colleagues after working late, groups of students looking for filling, good value night out food and cinema goers wanting a pre or pot viewing meal.

Situated in the old bank building in Park Row, it was a Wednesday evening when my friend and I visited. And I must say we would have been tempted to leave if we were not on a “mission” by the lack of a meeting and greeting service.

There was…

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Food Review The Seven Arts Café

Liz Coggins finds her 'heaven on a plate' at the Seven Arts Café

You would be forgiven for driving or walking past Seven Arts let alone knowing that it housed one of Chapel Allerton’s best kept gastronomic secrets – The Seven Arts Café.

Tucked away in Harrogate Road, opposite the library, it’s unlike any other eating establishment in Leeds, as its profits support the arts projects staged at Seven.

Open for five years, in the last six months, the café has undergone a remarkable transformation foodwise,under the creativity and menu magic of chef Joe Love, who has created a café atmosphere where you can “relax and enjoy good simple food with a quirky…

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Preview Food.glorious.Food

A brand new show is launched on ITV1

ITV is scouring the country for Britain’s best loved recipe. The winning dish will earn a place on the shelves of Marks & Spencer, Britain’s best loved store.

Optomen, producers of the Two Fat Ladies, The Naked Chef, Great British Menu and Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, and Syco TV, producers of The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, have announced they are to work together on a major new prime time ITV commission "Food.glorious.Food".

This is a series where food and family come together like never before. The country will take part in a nationwide search to discover a recipe…

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Drink News Ilkley Brewery Wins Local Business Accelerators Award

Brewery to receive business mentoring from Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden

West Yorkshire’s Ilkley Brewery has battled against 3,100 local businesses to be announced the national winner of the Local Business Accelerators (LBA) scheme run by the local newspaper industry at a ceremony in London on Thursday (28 June).

Organised by the Newspaper Society (NS), the initiative is fronted by national ambassador and Dragons’ Den star, Deborah Meaden, and backed by Prime Minister David Cameron, Business Secretary Vince Cable, and CBI Director General John Cridland.

David Cameron said on Thursday: "Congratulations to all the Local Business Accelerators winners.

This excellent initiative…

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News Rhinos Stars Hungry for Success Scrum on Down to Re-opening of Trio

Leeds Rhinos stars sampled dishes from Trio’s famous wood fired oven and chargrill in Headingley to mark the re-opening of the bar and restaurant following a £500,000 refurbishment.

The Super League champions showed they have an appetite for international cuisine - as well as more silverware - when they refuelled at the new look Trio as they prepared for their clash against London Broncos.

Featuring intimate curved booths and new furnishings, Trio is a regular haunt for the Rhinos as they plot the right ingredients to secure a play-off berth in the Super League.

Trio, which first opened in Headingley…

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