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Simply delicious. A first look at Folk & Soul’s food offering

Simply delicious. A first look at Folk & Soul’s food offering

HARDLY a week goes by without a new vegan menu popping up in our in-box and what a dull pandering to plant-based trends they often are. Not so Folk & Soul’s, still a work in ...

18 June 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Free World Cup cocktails when dining at Masons Restaurant Bar

Free World Cup cocktails when dining at Masons Restaurant Bar

IT beats Panini stickers every time. Masons Restaurant Bar will be offering visitors complimentary team themed cocktails during the Group Stage Round of the World Cup. Masons inside glorious Manchester Hall on Bridge Street have ...

15 June 2018

Come on you, petiscos! Simon Shaw on his Portuguese project

Come on you, petiscos! Simon Shaw on his Portuguese project

HOURS away from the Spain-Portugal World Cup showdown ToM wonders which side Simon Shaw will be supporting. His acclaimed El Gato Negro restaurant on King Street is a bastion of Catalan-influenced Spanish tapas, while Portuguese ...

15 June 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Campo Viejo dinners bring a splash of Rioja to The Loft

Campo Viejo dinners bring a splash of Rioja to The Loft

PERNOD Ricard continues to promote its brands at The Loft private events space it runs on the top floor of the Quay Street site that formerly housed Oz-themed bar Walkabout. Ir regularly hosts whisky school ...

14 June 2018 by Neil Sowerby

A look at Lunya’s delicious new Summer Dishes Collection

A look at Lunya’s delicious new Summer Dishes Collection

PICTURED is a Parrilada de Carne, summit of Lunya’s pandering to carnivores (leaving aside the pre-ordered suckling pig for £199). It means barbecue in Spanish and for £22.95 a head, minimum two folk, you get ...

14 June 2018

Albert Square gets its teeth into hosting Transylvania once again

Albert Square gets its teeth into  hosting Transylvania once  again

TRANSYLVANIA gets it in the neck through all that Dracula mythmaking but for a taste of its true folksy heritage look no further than a free festival taking over Albert Square next weekend (June 22-24) ...

13 June 2018

Kate Goodman on her wine and food festival with a difference

Kate Goodman on her wine and food festival with a difference

TRUST Reserve to serve up an event that goes way beyond your average wine event. The Burton Road merchants have traditionally held annual tastings at Didsbury Lawn Tennis Club but their recent residencies at Altrincham ...

13 June 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Tasting notes from Stuart Fox of Store Street Exchange

Tasting notes from Stuart Fox of Store Street Exchange

My favourite all time place to eat out in Manchester is... Adam Reid at the French. Clean flavours, Imaginative cookery. The best dish I've eaten in Manchester recently is... I went to Grafene and I ...

13 June 2018

Manchester Day marches on its stomach thanks to the expertise of MFDF

Manchester Day marches on its stomach thanks to the expertise of MFDF

WE expect this year’s Manchester Day to reassert the city’s emotional resurgence in the wake of tragedy. Always a great day out, it takes on greater significance with record numbers expected to watch the spectacular ...

13 June 2018

New Food and Drink Trade Show cements Stockport’s foodie mecca status

New Food and Drink Trade Show cements Stockport’s foodie mecca status

CUTTING edge hospitality figures will speak at Stockport’s first ever Food and Drink Trade Show on Wednesday, June 20. Among them, two chefs who have put the town on the culinary map – Sam Buckley ...

11 June 2018

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