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Dead heat as we try to separate our Top ramen Trio

Dead heat as we try to separate our Top ramen Trio

MANCHESTER has been slow to pick up on the ramen frenzy that has consumed London. Until recently our options for bowls of noodles in bone broth were limited to chain offerings that were pale shadows ...

22 February 2019

The dough is rising – Franco Manca set to land in Manchester?

The dough is rising – Franco Manca set to land in Manchester?

THE rumours won’t go away. Sourdough pizzeria success story Franco Manca is eyeing up Manchester. Job adverts have appeared for an assistant manager position in the city. We can smell the tomato sauce – almost. ...

22 February 2019

Matthew Nutter boosts Christian's new body and soul food mission

Matthew Nutter boosts Christian's new body and soul food mission

VEGANUARY, Dry January are all distant memories, so ToM needs to indulge in a new kind of reinvigorating guilt trip so we’re considering subscribed to Foodwell, an ambitious food, drink and wellness hub opening at ...

22 February 2019 by Neil Sowerby

THE PIES HAVE IT! FRESH MENU FOR STORE STREET EXCHANGE

THE PIES HAVE IT! FRESH MENU FOR STORE STREET EXCHANGE

PIES making a comeback? They never went away really, but it’s good to see Store Street Exchange putting them in the spotlight in their new menu alongside their signature dish, spit roasted rotisserie Goosnargh chicken. ...

21 February 2019

Mark Birchall heads amazing chef line-up at NRB show

Mark Birchall heads amazing chef line-up at NRB show

Northern Restaurant & Bar 2019 powerhouse? You’d better believe it now that organisers of this annual hospitality industry showcase have assembled an awesome ‘Chef Live’ line-up. The 12 names announced for the event (Manchester Central, ...

21 February 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Woodland themed cocktails and canapes at The Creameries

Woodland themed cocktails and canapes at The Creameries

ALONG with The Oyster Catcher, Henry C and The Creameries are ToM’s favourite Chorlton hang-outs, so imagine our delight that the latter duo are teaming up for bespoke cocktails and paired canapés on the theme ...

20 February 2019

Ready and Abel –Miss Jessie Heywood’s Remarkable Gin and Food Emporium

Ready and Abel –Miss Jessie Heywood’s Remarkable Gin and Food Emporium

WE’VE never quite got the Abel Heywood as a contemporary take on the pub or as a boutique hotel. It has always felt like Hydes’ quest for NQ credibility in times of change for traditional ...

20 February 2019

National Margarita Day – now we’re all Mexicans together

National Margarita Day – now we’re all Mexicans together

HERE at ToM we were too doughed out to mark National Pizza Day (February 9) and a whole seven days of National Pie Week (March 4-10) sounds too filling an experience, but National Margarita Day ...

20 February 2019

Former Randall & Aubin chef steps into Aiden Byrne's shoes at 20 Stories

Former Randall & Aubin chef steps into Aiden Byrne's shoes at 20 Stories

RANDAll & Aubin launch chef Brian Hughson has been announced as the new head chef at 20 Stories restaurant. It’s the latest step in a 25 year culinary career that has taken in some serious ...

20 February 2019

We are family! Cloudwater’s craft beer community festival is a world beater

We are family! Cloudwater’s craft beer community festival is a world beater

IT definitely is a beer festival like no other. Which is what you would expect from Cloudwater, organisers of Friends & Family & Beer (March 1-2), the first of two groundbreaking spring hopfests at Upper ...

20 February 2019 by Neil Sowerby

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