September 23, 2015

A Taste of Ale with The Botanist

Line ’em up – the ales have arrived. Switching it up with another interest of mine, one which I’m slowly growing thanks to my ale fanatic boyfriend.Led into the back of The Botanist in Leeds, we were seated in ‘The Potting Shed’ to take in the History of Ales. I…

Read More

July 9, 2015

Ice Bar Leeds

Ready to step into Leeds’ very own Narnia? Come with me… Heatwave or no heatwave, the temperature is about to drop to -5°C as you step into an ice box of human proportion. The ice bar has arrived in Leeds, hosted by Bierkeller, you’ll find it in the Shooters bar…

Read More

July 5, 2015

The Rum Shack | Leeds Pop-Up

Sandwiched between favourites Belgrave & Sandanista at the top of Leeds, welcome to the newest pop-up bar from the Hedonist Project. Enter, Rum Shack, where the name is going to tell you all you need to know (but I’ll offer you a little more). Edged with deck chairs and barrels…

Read More

June 23, 2015

Join the Beer Club: Beer52

Beauty subscription boxes may be the popular choice, but I think we all agree that aside from a couple of nice treats the rest of the samples often go in a drawer for ‘later’. The ‘later’ that never materialises. My latest venture into subscription boxes may have significantly more value…

Read More

May 25, 2015

How to Make the Perfect Mojito

The mojito – a classic in any cocktail line-up,yet one that is so commonly thrown together, or at least taken advantage of with recipe subs. I’ve never crafted a cocktail until now, bar a failed attempt at sangria at an open bar, we’ll leave that with the Spaniards. But, with…

Read More