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WHAT, no turkey for Thanksgiving? But at Hispi Quail all you like for a good cause

WHAT, no turkey for Thanksgiving? But at Hispi Quail all you like for a good cause

ON Thursday, November 23, Hispi in Didsbury is joining the ranks of top restaurants fund-raising for the Action Against Hunger charity. The team decided they wanted to celebrate Thanksgiving, the season of gratitude for good ...

7 November 2017

Fortify yourself – Manchester celebrates International Sherry Week

Fortify yourself – Manchester celebrates International Sherry Week

SHERRY’S such a hard sell. You’ve got to admire the efforts of aficionados to promote it during the current International Sherry Week 2017 – in particular the efforts of Cork of the North’s Marc Hough ...

7 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

100 free tickets to give away for Eat and Drink Festival

100 free tickets to give away for Eat and Drink Festival

THE Eat and Drink Festival – Christmas Edition, a four day celebration of the best food and drink around November 9-12), opens this Thursday at EventCity and Taste of Manchester has 100 tickets to give ...

7 November 2017

Dishoom – A taste of Mumbai heading for Manchester Hall

Dishoom – A taste of Mumbai heading for Manchester Hall

THIS is a bacon naan roll – smoked streaky bacon dry-cured for five days with rock salt and Demerara sugar then cold-smoked over oak chips, then fried and served on the classic oven-baked Indian flatbread. ...

7 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

A sneak peek of Alston Bar and Beef’s ‘secret’ basement bar

A sneak peek of Alston Bar and Beef’s ‘secret’ basement bar

NO, this isn’t the secret speakeasy bar in the bowels of the Corn Exchange belonging to restaurant/bar newcomer Alston Bar & Beef; it’s the rather beautiful 60-cover main dining room, enhanced by Manc street artist ...

2 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

The spirit be with you – countdown to Manchester Christmas Markets

The spirit be with you – countdown to Manchester Christmas Markets

DUST off one of your selection of Gluhwein cups you never got your deposit back on and hit Manchester Christmas Markets from Friday, November 10. Or grab this year’s new limited edition mugs – collector’s ...

2 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

YADDA YADDA POP- UP GOES PERMANENT AT ELECTRIK CHORLTON

YADDA YADDA POP- UP GOES PERMANENT AT ELECTRIK CHORLTON

LUKE Cowdrey and Justin Crawford’s food and bar empire is basking in the spotlight, thanks to the continued success and evolution of Volta in West Didsbury and The Refuge in Manchester. It’s good to see ...

2 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Beardless Beer Week celebrating women brewers at the Crown and Kettle

Beardless Beer Week celebrating women brewers at the Crown and Kettle

IT’S one of the great stereotypes – beards and beer. Gather a gaggle of brewers and a mass of facial hair is guaranteed. That’s not the case at the upcoming Beardless Beer Week (November 24-30) ...

2 November 2017 by Neil Sowerby

Streetsmart – help the homeless this Christmas when you eat out

Streetsmart – help the homeless this Christmas when you eat out

SOME of Manchester’s top restaurants are banding together throughout November and December as part of the annual StreetSmart campaign to raise funds to help the homeless. StreetSmart works by participating restaurants adding £1 to all ...

1 November 2017

Marvellous Maray meets Noones to raise cash for Action Against Hunger

Marvellous Maray meets Noones to raise cash for Action Against Hunger

FRESH from its high profile Masterpiece Dinner at The Whitworth, Action Against Hunger is back in the region for another appetising fund-raiser. Maray x Noone & Son on Thursday, November 9, is a collaboration between ...

31 October 2017 by Neil Sowerby

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