Valentine’s Date Night Ideas

Now that Christmas is over the next thing on our minds is, of course, Valentine’s Day. Soon the shops will be awash with every heart themed item imaginable, more pink foiled chocolates than you know what to do with post-Christmas and sparkling diamonds. Not to mention restaurant emails pinging in your inbox every five minutes promising to offer you the meal of a lifetime with 2 course and a bottle of bubbly.  Because love is about flash gifts to show your partner how much you love them, right? Wrong. Valentine’s isn’t just about spending time with that special someone or…

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Food review: Turtle Bay

You may have spotted the UK’s latest high street restaurant that seems to be popping up in every city – Turtle Bay. After a recent visit, Student Wire can vouch that Turtle Bay is probably unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before. Even the decor of the Leeds branch is enough to draw you in. Situated on Headrow in The Light (it’s actually on Albion Street), the cool caribbean vibes and furnishings will transport you from Leeds to Barbados, quicker than your Jerk chicken can appear on the table.  As we were invited as part of a ‘special blogger preview evening’, we had…

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Food review: Fu Manchu

Last week Student Wire hit London Town and just so happened to be invited down to Fu Manchu, a restaurant based right next to Clapham North tube station in South West London, to see for ourselves all that it had to offer. Based under the arches of a bridge, upon arriving at the venue it was clear that it was a pretty cool place. On entering we were greeted by friendly staff, dim lighting and laid back music; all in all making for the perfect ambience. The restaurant itself is pretty large and we were told that on a Friday…

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