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Beastro trio grab the Bulls Head by the horns for out-of-town project

Beastro trio grab the Bulls Head by the horns for out-of-town project

HEATHER Taylor’s great grandad was such a regular of the Bulls Head, Heyside he had his own chair named after him – Thomas’s Chair. We hope he’ll looking down when they pour the first pint ...

21 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Jamie's Italian on King Street faces closure as chain falls into administration

Jamie's Italian on King Street faces closure as chain falls into administration

JAMIE’S Italian on King Street is one of the casualties of the celeb chef’s restaurant empire tumbling into administration. Staff allegedly turned up for work to be told it had ceased trading after a visit ...

21 May 2019

Curtis and Andrew putting down a marker at Albatross & Arnold

Curtis and Andrew putting down a marker at Albatross & Arnold

THE middle ground. Politics seems to be abandoning it and chucking milkshakes is now our prime method of discourse. In restaurants it’s a hard position to occupy, too – that ‘not quite a special occasion ...

21 May 2019

HOW OLIVER WILSON’S PEACEMEAL PROJECT IN ANCOATS AIMS TO TACKLE HOMELESSNESS

HOW OLIVER WILSON’S PEACEMEAL PROJECT IN ANCOATS AIMS TO TACKLE HOMELESSNESS

THIS empty furniture warehouse in Ancoats is in the frontline to tackle Manchester’s homelessness crisis. As social enterprise project Peacemeal it will spread across three floors to include an artisan bakery and restaurant, studio space ...

17 May 2019

Hairy Bikers join sizzling celeb line-up for Bolton food fest

Hairy Bikers join sizzling celeb line-up for Bolton food fest

BEARD alert – The Hairy Bikers are revving up to make a return to this summer’s Bolton Food Festival. Si King and Dave Myers starred at the festival from 2009 to 2011, but filming commitments ...

17 May 2019

Lunya Launches New Summer Menu - Catalan Sunshine on a Plate

Lunya Launches New Summer Menu -  Catalan Sunshine on a Plate

IT’S felt like the Mediterranean for the past few days (cue rain clouds forming), so were totally prepared to welcome Lunya’s refreshed menu for summer. The Catalan deli, restaurant and bar in the Barton Arcade ...

16 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

SOURDOUGH PIZZA PIONEERS FRANCO MANCA BANKING ON PICCADILLY SITE

SOURDOUGH PIZZA PIONEERS FRANCO MANCA  BANKING ON PICCADILLY SITE

SO our own homegrown Rudy’s Pizza is lording it as one of the world’s Top 10 pizza places. Still there’s always room for another topped dough option in town. The latest arrival (from London but ...

16 May 2019

Adam Reid’s comforting chicken dish makes the Great British Menu Banquet

Adam Reid’s comforting chicken dish makes the Great British Menu Banquet

WE told Adam Reid he was a glutton for punishment, taking on BBC2’s Great British Menu again three years after his spectacular Golden Empire Dessert made it through to the final banquet. Yet once again ...

16 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Tacos and tequila fit the bill for Whitworth Locke's new ‘residency restaurant’

Tacos and tequila fit the bill for Whitworth Locke's new ‘residency restaurant’

ALL roads led to El Camino’s popular Mexican pop-up at Get Chucked in Urmston. Now city centre gringos are going to get a taste of the spicy action. The Cotton Factory ‘residency restaurant’ will launch ...

15 May 2019

Fermented apple heads get their own dedicated cider festival at Fairfield

Fermented apple heads get their own dedicated cider festival at Fairfield

WHICH cider will be the apple of your eye at the upcoming Fairfield Cider Fête (Sunday, May 26)? There are over 90 to choose from and if you sample even half of them you’ll be ...

15 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

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