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Pinche Pinche

There are some places in Leeds that are just standard eateries for me, places that the Other Half and I have been going to for years. Pinche Pinche is one such place.

Pinche Pinche is by far one of my favourite restaurants in Leeds, not only for the consistently good food (and range of tequilas), but the fact that it reminds us both of Mexico.

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The Maven Supper Club

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut”Ernest Hemingway

I first heard about the supper club at the Maven from fellow blogger Steph over at the food I eat. Chef Richard Walton-Allen and owner of the Maven, Nino came up with the idea of creating a supper club that paired good food with fine wines and cocktails.

The theme for this supper club was Hemingway, a great literary icon who was well known for his love of food but more so for his love of a fine cocktail.

smokey margaritas

If you have been to the Maven for drinks before you may be a little apprehensive as to where this meal could be set up. This all became clear when we received our email conformation menu along with a passcode to the secret Hendricks room.

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Malton Food Lovers Festival

On the way to Filey a couple of weeks ago, I saw signs for the Malton Food Lovers Festival. As a lover of food, I popped the dates in the diary and did some research on my return home.

I discovered that over this weekend Malton is transformed into a melting pot of food delights. There are demonstrations from local and national chefs, wine tastings, food producers and street food vendors.

Looking at the website I was just spoilt for choice as to which day to go on and next year I am considering going on both days.

Anyway, I decided to go on the Sunday and as luck would have it, it seems I brought the sun with me. Here are a couple of the Really Nice Food gems that I found on my visit.

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