• Duck Hearts

    Tasting Yakitori (Japanese Barbecue) at Iroko in Leeds

    I’ve written about Vanguard’s themed food events before. Since then they have changed name to Iroko but the interior, menu and concept stays the same. I’ve been back for coffee and cake and also another foodie themed event: this time their Japanese night. £20 a ticket for a full Yakitori experience, served with Japanese beer and whiskey. Yakitori Evening at Iroko Yakitoro is very popular in Japan, as an after work treat hanging out with friends. At Iroko, you can experience this every second Thursday, during two sittings: 6.30pm or 8.30pm. Yakitori is a style of Japanese barbecue which Iroko’s menu celebrates in the form of five different skewer dishes.…

  • Wagamama White Rose

    Wagamama Summer Menu à la Steve Mangleshot

    Did you know that Wagamama sell around 70,000 Chicken Katsu Curry dishes every week! That’s a lot! It’s their most popular dish on the menu and it will most likely stay there forever. It’s probably the easiest and most safe choice to go for but after an educational evening with their Executive Head Chef Steve Mangleshot, I know there’s so many more fun dishes to try. Wagamama’s summer menu tasting event was held at their newest venue in Leeds, as one of the big six at White Rose shopping centre. It’s a gorgeous venue, much brighter and bigger than the city centre locations and this has an outdoor seating area…

  • Issho Leeds

    Issho – Leeds Latest Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

    More and more rooftop bars are opening up in Leeds. It’s such a clever business idea making use of space and letting people enjoying something they can’t get everywhere. The latest rooftop bar to open up is Issho, located on the third floor in Victoria Gate. Issho is a Japanese bar and restaurant bringing big time competition to the likes of Little Tokyo and Yo Sushi! I love Yo Sushi! but the classyness and food options Issho has to offer quickly exceeds this funky sushi place. I was lucky to be invited to try out Issho’s menu a couple of days before the grand opening and I was thrilled trying something from…