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You can't miss the saucy bus – packed with meaty treats

You can't miss the saucy bus – packed with meaty treats

VEGANS look away now. Chilli chickens too. The Sauce and the City bus tour is probably not for you. The warning is on the label; this 10 day food and booze fuelled fest has been ...

10 July 2017

As they say, competition is healthy... but a double helping of brand Gino?

As they say, competition is healthy... but a double helping of brand Gino?

THIS is how Gino d’Acampo – My Restaurant in the Corn Exchange looks. Will its diner doppleganger, due to open across Exchange Square in the revamped Next come November look exactly the same… or perhaps ...

10 July 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Fava bean falafel and pickled sea veg as Menagerie goes wild

Fava bean falafel and pickled sea veg as Menagerie goes wild

HAVING a wild time at Menagerie wasn’t supposed to be like this. The wilfully decadent New Bailey restaurant/bar,created at a cost of £2m, opened last autumn to mixed reviews for its cast of performers on ...

10 July 2017

WOOD – a foretaste of the food Masterchef Simon will be offering

WOOD – a foretaste of the food Masterchef Simon will be offering

SIMON Wood has revealed details of the first menus to be served at his new restaurant, WOOD Manchester, which is set to open later this summer – and they look an exciting addition from the ...

10 July 2017 by Neil Sowerby

It’s the summer of cake (and spice)! Foodies Festival returns to Tatton

It’s the summer of cake (and spice)! Foodies Festival returns to Tatton

RARELY a summer weekend goes by without an opportunity to eat and drink in a parkland setting and they don’t come much bigger than the Foodies Festival at Tatton Park (July 14, 15 and 16). ...

10 July 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Stockport’s Foodie Friday hoping to clinch permanent Produce Hall base

Stockport’s Foodie Friday hoping to clinch permanent Produce Hall base

ALTRINCHAM Market House, the goose that laid the golden egg, is providing inspiration for another town centre enclave on the road to reinvent itself as a food and drink destination. The folk behind Stockport’s popular ...

10 July 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Solita team bounce back to tackle authentic Mex at El Taquero in the NQ

Solita team bounce back to tackle authentic Mex at El Taquero in the NQ

GLOBAL melting pot, Manchester. You boot out the Bouncing Czech from the old Francophile Montpellier’s site and go for a Mexican makeover. The Northern Quarter now welcomes the city’s “first traditional Mexican taqueria”, lovechild of ...

10 July 2017 by Neil Sowerby

NQ Makers Market bigger and better than ever

NQ Makers Market bigger and better than ever

THE Northern Quarter Makers Market is back on Sunday, July 9, offering a staggering 90 plus stalls of food, drink, craft and vintage wares. It’s the former that interests ToM as we prepare to stock ...

29 June 2017

Sale Shark Seymour pops up with a passion for coffee

Sale Shark Seymour pops up with a passion for coffee

SAUNTERING through summery Spinningfields you may chance on a new coffee van on the block, going under the monicker of Couch, Grind, Coffee. It’s the pop-up face of Sale Sharks rugby union star David Seymour’s ...

29 June 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Victoria Baths Open Day with street food and afternoon tea with bubbly

Victoria Baths Open Day with street food and afternoon tea with bubbly

PEOPLE’S Choice winners in the recent British Street Food Awards Northern Heat Dim Sum Su head up a strong trader presence at the Victoria Baths Foodie Open Day on Sunday, July 9. The Leftbank-based duo, ...

29 June 2017 by Neil Sowerby

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