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TOP NORTH WEST CHEFS TAKE ON THE SOUTH IN THE DIRTY DOZEN COOK OFF

TOP NORTH WEST CHEFS TAKE ON THE SOUTH IN THE DIRTY DOZEN COOK OFF

WHO else but Andrew Nutter would celebrate his birthday week by leaf=ding a North West barbecue team in in a ‘Dirty Dozen’ pork-based barbecue cook-off in Cornwall. The ebullient Norden chef took Adam Reid of ...

22 September 2017

MFDF 20 kicks off – 10 tips to tantalise your tastebuds

MFDF 20 kicks off – 10 tips to tantalise your tastebuds

IT’S finally with us. The eagerly anticipated 20th Anniversary Manchester Food and Drink Festival kicks off on Thursday, August 28. Here are 10 unmissable events across 12 action-packed days to tantalise your tastebuds. Champagne and ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

THE PILCROW CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH LIVE MUSIC, STREET FOOD AND MAKER’S MARKET

THE PILCROW CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH LIVE MUSIC, STREET FOOD AND MAKER’S MARKET

FUNNY how time flies (when you’re having fun) as the Janet Jackson song goes. So it’s hard to credit that this weekend Chorlton’s pioneering Dulcimer bar is celebrating a decade of folky existence with a ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Rammie’s Eagle & Child scoops 2017 Great British Pub of the Year

Rammie’s Eagle & Child scoops 2017 Great British Pub of the Year

THE Eagle & Child on its lofty perch above Ramsbottom is one establishment that never rests on its laurels. After winning Food Pub of the Year for the second time at the 2016 Manchester Food ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Unicorn named best food retailer in BBC Food and Farming Awards

Unicorn named best food retailer in BBC Food and Farming Awards

EARLY autumn is ToM’s favourite time at Chorlton’s Unicorn Grocery with the glut of summer goodness giving way to the earthier flavours of the Fall. Time to check out their Instagram produce bulletins, pull out ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Gary Usher gong and tickets still on sale for his unique MFDF Unabombers collab banquet

Gary Usher gong and tickets still on sale for his unique MFDF Unabombers collab banquet

ON a par with his crowdfunding success (his fourth bistro Wreckfish opens in Liverpool next month), chef patron Gary Usher is now becoming a serial award winner. His Hispi bistro in Didsbury, still not a ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Holy doughnuts! IndyManBeerCon – it goes beyond beer and beards

Holy doughnuts! IndyManBeerCon – it goes beyond beer and beards

WE thought we’d lead off our preview of IndyManBeerCon with a picture of doughnuts, perfect to accompany your schooner of barrel-aged Imperial Russian Stout. There’s also artisan coffee, chocolate truffles, Pollen cruffins in the mix ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

People’s Choice Dim Sum Su to represent UK in European Street Food Awards

People’s Choice Dim Sum Su to represent UK in European Street Food Awards

CONGRATULATIONS To Dim Sum Su. They may not have scooped Best of the Best in the 2017 British Street Food Awards national finals hosted at GRUB in Manchester’s Mayfield Depot, but our local heroes garnered ...

22 September 2017 by Neil Sowerby

STORE STREET EXCHANGE REVEALS A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME

STORE STREET EXCHANGE REVEALS A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME

Store Street Exchange has revealed a taste of things to come, as they unveil the menu for their extraordinary new restaurant and bar arriving Friday 29th September. Store Street Exchange and Store Street Craft Bar ...

18 September 2017 by Admin

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield as part of MFDF17

Dr John Cooper Clarke with very special guests at The Mayfield as part of MFDF17

Salford born and bred poet and comedian, Dr John Cooper Clarke and special guests Mike Garry and Toria Garbutt will be taking over the incredible space at the Mayfield Depot for one night only, on ...

8 September 2017

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