Tag: foodie features


Al Dente: unique and authentic

A new, authentic, and original Italian restaurant in Norwich, Al Dente, is a place that I was eager to go to. But my initial plans didn’t come to fruition. Hoping to arrive late in the evening, I realized on a Monday that it closed at 7pm. Rather unusual for a modern restaurant. But this isn’t…


Roast with the most

“We should cook for ourselves! Like the true adults we are now.” “Yes, let’s! We can make all the trimmings and we can even buy some mulled wine!” said no student, ever. Christmas is hard. Not only are we all settling in to a new environment, with new people and new ideas, but we have…


Pumpkin spice up your life

I spent an afternoon in Norwich city last Saturday, and realised something: Christmas is approaching. I mean, it’s not like I could have left the city without knowing due to the majority of stores playing Christmas tunes, and selling festive paraphernalia (I won’t bother telling you how many plastic evergreen trees I saw for sale)….


Concrete’s fresher food tips

Living in halls is hard. We get it. Here are our best tips on how to feed yourself at university. “To survive the  communal kitchens, wash your stuff ASAP. Don’t leave it till tomorrow because tomorrow will turn into next week.” “Don’t leave your fruit and veg in the bags they come in. Please don’t….


Fab or fad?

Clean eating is a trend that has gained traction in recent years. The idea is that food should be enjoyed in its most natural state possible, free from processing or added extras. Celebrity devotees include the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba and the diet-cum-lifestyle has gained popularity on social media. While the rejection…

October 2021
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