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WEEKLY LUNCH PICK: pretty spring salad and a tuna melt from Zest Café in Hull

Zest, a new caterer-café in Hull, ushers in spring with a salad full of snap

The Place: Open for just seven months, Zest is the latest small home-based catering company to take the leap into a retail location. Situated on the main commercial drag in Old Hull that was last occupied by another catering café (Delish) Zest aims to tantalize the lunch crowd while workshopping new recipes for the other side of the biz. The space is fresh and inviting — painted that irresistible lemon-lime colour that seems to whet the appetite. The (presumed) owner says he hopes the nicer weather will draw more government workers out of their office towers at noon. Business must not be as busy as he’d hoped. Which is a shame. After my first visit to Zest, I can already tell I’d be a regular if I worked nearby. (more…)