Construction boss Reece Lippolis is building up a deli good foodie following in Crookes.
He’s opened a shop with partner Grace Discombe. Sheffield born and bred like most of his shop’s produce, Reece studied construction at Sheffield Hallam University. He managed large-scale sites at local schools and leisure centres but food was always his passion.
The Urban Pantry on Linaker Road stocks artisan breads, local beer, cold meats, milk, ice cream and sausages plus artisan cheeses, including a Yorkshire Tyke named How’s Yer Father.
Balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil bar are on-tap. Take along a container and serve yourself.