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Calling this a restaurant review feels a bit disingenuous because I’m not really sure what Teras is, exactly. On the one hand, the food is essentially restaurant fare but equally, there’s enough scope for it to get away with being a lounge (an extensive list of flavoured waters, coffees and teas are available to be drank on ridiculously comfortable looking chairs) and it’s also a café serving toasties and baguettes. Usually when restaurants/cafés don’t appear to have a definite idea of what they are, exactly, it leads to confusion (think of a really busy pub of people drinking watching football…

With the news this week that Yates’s was closed for refurbishment, Seren went down to check out exactly what would be changing, when it would be reopening and what deals we can expect before Christmas and in the new year. It had been a little while since I last graced Yates and aside from the general décor, quite a lot had changed. Firstly the menu had undergone a bit of a revamp and there appeared to be much more variety than on previous visits. The staff were very pleasant and cheerful, but most of all Yates’s was heaving. Despite having…

It was admittedly with some excitement I went to Noodle One with my housemates. Considering myself something of a ‘foodie’, I enjoy sampling new things and having a crack at a culture I haven’t experienced. Unfortunately for me, this has never really extended to Asian cuisine. I love sushi, and like most I’ve had the odd Chinese takeaway. However, as far as authentic Asian food goes, I’ve never partaken. What I can say after visiting Noodle One is that I will be again! To start, me and my three friends shared a chicken satay, which was very tasty (although I’d…

Africa As December is in Africa’s summer, Christmas dinner is typically eaten outside. In South Africa they pay homage to tradition with roast beef and turkey, suckling pig and local delicacies such as yellow rice with raisins. For afters, plum pudding and paper hats are the order of the day. In Ghana, they feast on rice and fufu, a yam paste, together with okra soup, porridge and assorted meats. Norway I would write these dishes in Norwegian but I’d only do them an injustice by failing to correctly note all of the accents. Nonetheless, Christmas in Norway sounds pretty tasty…

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