Food & Drink 

Mother Hubbards launches in Wakefield

Attention all fish and chips lovers! The famous Mother Hubbard’s fish and chips diner has recently opened another branch in Wakefield. This is the fifth diner that the chain has opened, after the initial successful launch on 4th January. Established in Bradford in 1972, Mother Hubbard’s is a name that is synced with traditional fish and chips. The newly opened store boasts modern wooden interiors which create a clean, natural look. The diner also has ample seating and standing space, to cater to your needs. The diner has remained true…

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It’s ‘love at first bite’ with Lahori Karahi & Chargha

Bradford is renowned around the world for its award-winning curries and of course it’s fish & chips. Whether you opt for a traditional Chicken Tikka Masala or treat yourself to a Lamb Bhuna, Bradford has it all. Boasting some of the oldest curry houses in the country, Bradford’s love affair with the South Asian cuisine keeps on growing with countless curry houses opening on a regular basis in the city and beyond. Local businessman and experienced restaurateur, Waheed Akhtar, along with his wife Parveen, has further enhanced Bradford’s national reputation…

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A new business adds to the flavours of Bradford

A new and innovative food business is springing up in Kirkgate in Bradford city centre thanks to Bradford Council’s incentives. Gustoso will produce healthy, convenient food such as salads, pasta and warm noodle dishes in premises close to the Kirkgate shopping centre. The owner, Alesha Akbar, is receiving a capital grant from the Council through the Council’s new Priority Streets Scheme. It will pay for a new shop front, kitchen equipment and refrigeration equipment, display units, etc. The Priority Streets Scheme offers grants of up to 50% of the cost…

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Dietitians encourage Bradford public to eat well

The public can learn about eating well this winter during an event in Bradford city centre. Dietitians from Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ Nutrition and Dietetic Service will be at the Good Food Advice Stall in the entrance of Oastler Market, John Street, on Friday, 27 November between 9.30am and noon. You can come down and meet the team if you would like to receive more information on eating well this winter or to speak with a dietitian who can provide recipe tips and ideas on staying healthy.  

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Fortune Cookie arrives in Bradford!

Fortune Cookie & Sweet Fortune – Yorkshires ‘best’ halal Chinese eatery arrives in Bradford A journey that started in 2000, one of Yorkshire’s most popular Chinese halal food venues, Fortune Cookie and Sweet Fortune has opened its latest branch in Bradford. Urban Echo caught up with the owner of the chic takeaway based opposite Bradford College on Grove Terrace, to talk about how it all started and what their future plans are. As we met at the new branch, it was difficult to get through the entrance as hungry customers…

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Halloween fun at Bradford Food and Drink Festival

There will be all manner of spooky Halloween goings on at the Bradford Food and Drink Festival on Friday and Saturday 30 and 31 October, including a ghoulish ghost hunt, freaky face painting and devilish pumpkin design workshops. People can enter the ghost hunt to be in with a chance of winning a mobile phone, shopping vouchers, signed cookery books and much more. Kids will be able to get creative with Halloween arts and crafts, have a go at decorating pumpkins, make some delicious pumpkin soup and have their face…

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Café Zoya: Setting high standards

Cafe Zoya excels in a wide range of culinary delights including Burgers, Steaks, Pastas and authentic Indian /Pakistani Cuisine. Situated in the heart of Leeds Road in Bradford, Cafe Zoya provides a wide range of culinary delights including Burgers, Steaks, Pastas, Curries. Their ready food section (Zoya Express) caters for those who want a quick meal for takeaway and of course for those who have been missing the authentic breakfast and sweets that Junaid Mughal was providing for so many years. All the latest South Asian, Continental cuisine, along with…

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Lahori Karahi – One of a kind!

Bradford – The Yorkshire County is renowned for its picturesque landscape, amiable residents and fish & chips to name a few. Yorkshire is also home to many national award-winning restaurants specialising in Italian, Chinese, Mexican and Indian food. The latter is now regarded as a national dish as avid food fans flock to their local restaurant or takeaway to indulge in a Chicken Tikka Masala, Lamb Biryani or a Fish Masala on a regular basis instead of the more traditional fish & chips or Yorkshire puddings. The award-winning Lahori Karahi…

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The Curry Counter opens with a bang

Bradford – The eagerly awaited opening of Bradford’s newest eatery The Curry Counter has finally arrived. Situated in the heart of Bradford, The Curry Counter promises to give its customer a unique eating experience offering an array of dishes to cater for all appetites. Offering a sneak peak to its customers yesterday, the grand affair attracted visitors from across the country to catch a glimpse of things to come. A flamboyant balloon clad entrance accompanied by traditional Punjabi ‘dhol’ players to add to the occasion, Tariq Haq, the owner of…

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What is in that ready meal?

by Urban Echo reporter In the last twenty years ready meals have become a big business; in fact we spent over £2 billion on them last year alone. As our lives get busier, ready meals have become more and more popular with cooking from scratch becoming a rarity. Family life is changing as more women are working and everyone is putting in longer hours at the office. Anything that can save time is popular and promoted as a good thing. This is where ready meals became convenient. We live in…

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