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THE PIES HAVE IT! FRESH NEW MENU UPDATE FOR STORE STREET EXCHANGE

THE PIES HAVE IT! FRESH NEW MENU UPDATE 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

Book now: We Are Lager Festival at Upper Campfield Market

Book now: We Are Lager Festival at Upper Campfield Market

LAGER isn’t the one-dimensional drink we can be forgiven for thinking it is. Certainly Manchester’s upcoming We Are Lager festival is the perfect vehicle to heighten its beer world profile. It’s not just about double-hopped ...

20 February 2019

Sea cucumber? Sea urchin? Going overboard for Tast Catala's stunning new tasting menus

Sea cucumber? Sea urchin? Going overboard for Tast Catala's stunning new tasting menus

SEA cucumber sounds better than sea slug; either’s an interpretation of Espardenyes, an expensive delicacy found off the Catalan coast – elsewhere, too, but not consumed with the same reverence. In the raw, perhaps given ...

15 February 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Retro games bar NQ64 brings something new (and old) to the Northern Quarter

Retro games bar NQ64 brings something new (and old) to the Northern Quarter

HERE at ToM Towers games mean dusting off the Monopoly Board or cheating at dominoes… and Super Mario is a pizzeria, innit? But we’re going to hide our ignorance and get down with the ageing ...

14 February 2019

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