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The Bread Shed – freshers use your loaf!

The Bread Shed – freshers use your loaf!

WE suspect the new venture taking over the former Pub/Zoo site on Grosvenor Street may be equally aimed at our thirsty student population. It’s called The Bread Shed and comes from a leisure group responsible ...

18 August 2017

Added spice as Northern Quarter gets its own My Thai

Added spice as Northern Quarter gets its own My Thai

GOOD to see My Thai has quietly opened a second Manchester outlet – on the Tib Street site formerly Madera, Wood Wine Deli, Fyg Deli and, who knows, Uncle Tom Cobley’s Deli. The John Dalton ...

18 August 2017

The Bassano Bar @ PizzaExpress Launches ‘Bassano Aperitivo Season’

The Bassano Bar @ PizzaExpress Launches ‘Bassano Aperitivo Season’

POP-UP innovators Bassano Events and their Manchester venue, The Bassano Bar @ PizzaExpress, located on First Street, are launching a tasting calendar of Italian aperitivo sessions over the next two months. The bar, given four ...

18 August 2017

Ultimate food safari across five unique spaces for Action Against Hunger

Ultimate food safari across five unique spaces for Action Against Hunger

DINERS will have the chance to eat a menu from top chefs at some of the most exclusive private spaces in Manchester in a Moveable Feast in aid of international development organisation Action Against Hunger. ...

18 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Charity retro dinner to showcase amazing talent of North West chefs

Charity retro dinner to showcase amazing talent of North West chefs

TEN of the North West’s leading chefs – including Nigel Haworth (above), Paul Heathcote and Cambridge-based Mark Poynton – will join industry charity Hospitality Action for a high-proifle fundraising dinner at theLowry Hotel on Monday ...

18 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Good food guide 2018 recognises our region's rising talent

Good food guide 2018 recognises our region's rising talent

LIKE the Christmas special offers in the supermarkets, the various guides (to beer, food, pubs hotels) seem to hit the shelves earlier each year. Of all the contenders, though, the Waitrose Good Food Guide, to ...

18 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

THAT'S THE SPIRIT! EXTRA DAY ADDED FOR GIN SOCIETY AT THE CATHEDRAL

THAT'S THE SPIRIT! EXTRA DAY ADDED FOR GIN SOCIETY AT THE CATHEDRAL

SUCH is our city’s insatiable thirst for gin that an extra date has been has been added to The Gin Society’s forthcoming festival at Manchester Cathedral. Step forward Thursday, September 28 (6.30pm-11pm), a tonic for ...

18 August 2017

British Street Food Awards National Showdown at Mayfield Grub

British Street Food Awards National Showdown at Mayfield Grub

GOOD luck to our own 2017 British Street Food Awards finalists Chaat Cart and Dim Sum Su when the national finals come to Manchester on the weekend of September 16 and 17. The showdown for ...

18 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

No surprise as Alty gastro gang announce opening of Mackie Mayor (finally)

No surprise as Alty gastro gang announce opening of Mackie Mayor (finally)

IT’s official finally – the Mackie Mayor building on Swan Street is set to open its doors as a food hall destination mid-September. Those secretive folk behind Altrincham Market House have kept pretty shtum about ...

18 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Vote for your favourites in the MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2017

Vote for your favourites in the MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2017

THERE’S five weeks left for you to vote for your eating and drinking faves nominated for the coveted 2017 Manchester Food and Drink Awards, climax of the 20th Manchester Food and Drink Festival. You’ve got ...

18 August 2017

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