• Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week: Dolce

    Going out for a meal to celebrate a friend’s birthday, this hidden gem of a small, family-run Italian restaurant, located right opposite the Broadway cinema in the Hockley area of the city centre, was a great experience. The staff were warm and welcoming, the atmosphere intimate and enchanting, the...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week: Homeboys

    So upon hearing of the arrival of the Nottingham Street Food Club in the Victoria Centre, I endeavoured to find what yummy treats they would be serving way back in December and heard of the company called Homeboys. Sadly the weekend I was planning on going to visit and...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week: Suede

    Suede Bar is tucked out of sight round a corner of Hockley, at the end of Heathcoat street. It’s not the easiest to spot, I’ve been several times and still can’t see it until I’ve stumbled past it. Luckily, this disguise works in its favour as it means that...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week – Clean Cut Kitchen

    Whether you’re bulking or shredding this winter, or even if you just fancy a guilt-free dining experience, Clean Cut Kitchen is worth taking a trip to. Tucked away at the bottom of Derby Road, Clean Cut Kitchen is one of Nottingham’s only healthy fast food restaurants. It offers a...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week- Turtle Bay

    Turtle Bay is a must go for any student in Nottingham. Having never tried Caribbean food and not being great with spice, I was a bit dubious about whether I was going to enjoy the food. Despite my scepticism, I figured that I would try it, and it totally lived...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the week: Sexy Mamma Love Cicchetti

    Sexy Mamma Love Cichetti (not spaghetti, its sister restaurant just around the corner) is on Carlton St, as you head into the indie area that is Hockley. The staff were super friendly upon our arrival, kindly giving us the candle-lit street-view seat. We were there on a Friday night and...
  • Date Night Wins: Italian Ragu Recipe

    A masterpiece made easy to wow your date, mates or even the family. This wholesome dish displays hours of gastronomical hardship when in reality the preparation is minimal, giving you ample time to make moves on your hot date.   Preparation time: 30 minutes   Cooking time: 3 hours...