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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

Topping news as Rudy’s Pizza is rated 10th best in the world

Topping news as Rudy’s Pizza is rated 10th best in the world

IT only seems like yesterday – hardly time for the dough to prove – that Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza was acclaimed third best pizza in Europe. That accolade came from Big 7 Travel. Now this instagrammers’ ...

15 May 2019

Champagne, cigars and Chester the hound – welcome to Dakota Manchester

Champagne, cigars and Chester the hound – welcome to Dakota Manchester

OUR sneak preview of the Dakota Hotel, officially opening on Saturday, May 18, was built on their premise of “bringing a touch of Mayfair to Manchester”. With our focus on food and drink ToM was ...

14 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Requiem for The Three Fishes – it set the country gastropub template

Requiem for The Three Fishes – it set the country gastropub template

WE make no apologies for straying out of town occasionally, north to the fertile grazing grounds of the Ribble Valley. Inevitably we are drawn to three foodie pubs, all of which have been showered with ...

10 May 2019 by Neil Sowerby

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