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THE MAYFIELD DEPOT IS THE VENUE FOR THE PARTY OF THE YEAR – MFDF AND TAMPOPO’S JOINT 20TH BIRTHDAY BASH!

THE MAYFIELD DEPOT IS THE VENUE FOR THE PARTY OF THE YEAR – MFDF AND TAMPOPO’S JOINT 20TH BIRTHDAY BASH!

Manchester Food and Drink Festival is celebrating its 20th festival birthday this Autumn, and Tampopo opened its doors, as the city’s first Pan Asian restaurant 20 years ago this year. This means that 2 of ...

10 August 2017

Summery new food and drink menu freshens NQ bar Ply

Summery new food and drink menu freshens NQ bar Ply

FOR NQ punters PLY means pizza, but a new menu launching this week broadens the span to include small plates designed to complement the Lever Street bar’s cocktail and craft beer roster. The new dishes ...

8 August 2017

A three course feast of Anthony Burgess at the Whitworth

A three course feast of Anthony Burgess at the Whitworth

POLYMATH Anthony Burgess wrote novels, composed symphonies and mich – ToM’s not quite sure of the level of his kitchen skills, but food does crop up across his oeuvre. Hence the excuse for a celebratory ...

7 August 2017

Say cheese! An Evening With Sean Wilson and Robert Owen Brown

Say cheese! An Evening With Sean Wilson and Robert Owen Brown

TASTE of Manchester was happy to break the story about our favourite chef, Robert Owen Brown taking over a Yorkshire pub – the rather lovely The Hinchliffe Arms in Cragg Vale. The Lancashire exodus continues ...

7 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Manchester Beer Week aims to raise £2,000 to help city's homeless

Manchester Beer Week aims to raise £2,000 to help city's homeless

THE citywide Manchester Beer Week enjoyed a hugely successful second year. On the back of this the festival has launched an appeal to raise vital funds for homeless aid network Street Support. They are hoping ...

7 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Yadda Yadda adds some global gastro spark to Electrik

Yadda Yadda adds some global gastro spark to Electrik

FOODWISE Electrik has always been in the shadow of sibling South Manchester bar Volta. That may be about to change as co-owners Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford shake up the menu, bringing in Phil Cook; ...

6 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

The soccarat season is back – that’s why we support Valencia Paella

The soccarat season is back – that’s why we support Valencia Paella

CESAR Garcia is scraping a cast iron pan vigorously at table to unleash the caramelised ‘soccarat’ crust from a chicken and artichoke paella (above). Iberica’s bearded group head chef is all smiles as he dollops ...

6 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Countdown to Manchester Food and Drink Festival – book early!

Countdown to Manchester Food and Drink Festival – book early!

THE ticket launch for Thomasina Miers’ Mexican Day of the Dead Mayfield Banquet heralds the final countdown to this year’s Manchester Food and Drink Festival, which runs from September 28 to October 9. Check the ...

5 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Manchester Whisky Festival – mammoth celebration of the wee dram

Manchester Whisky Festival – mammoth celebration of the wee dram

THE Manchester Whisky Festival 2017 will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 1 and 2, in the Manchester Town Hall’s spectacular Great Hall with the promise of fresh additions and even more drams for ...

5 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Viva Mexico! El Taquero to launch to the public on Wednesday, August 9

Viva Mexico! El Taquero to launch to the public on Wednesday, August 9

TAQUERO – man who makes tacos. Usually Mexican but street food vendors across the globe refuse to conform to this stereotype. You certainly don’t have to hail from Guadalajara or Chihuahua (the province not the ...

4 August 2017 by Neil Sowerby

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