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The Royal Wedding – our pick of the places to watch it, glass in hand

The Royal Wedding – our pick of the places to watch it, glass in hand

HERE at Taste of Manchester, already draped in Royal Wedding Day bunting, we’ve been contemplating awarding a medal to the Manc establishment most committed to celebrating Harry and Meghan’s Windsor nuptials on Saturday, May 19. ...

17 May 2018

Cheese is off – poutine and parmo at Plant Powered Sundays

Cheese is off – poutine and parmo at Plant Powered Sundays

SO you really got into National Vegetarian Week? Why not then go the whole hog – unfortunate choice of metaphor – and go vegan? Can’t give up the dairy may be a sticking point, but ...

17 May 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Tasting Notes by Ed Baines, Randall & Aubin founder

Tasting Notes by Ed Baines, Randall & Aubin founder

My favourite all time place to eat out in Manchester is... Tough one but apart from Randall & Aubin, which of course is my favourite, down to the fact I know and understand the integrity ...

16 May 2018

Canto – SIMON SHAW REVEALS PLANS FOR NEW PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT in Ancoats

Canto – SIMON SHAW REVEALS PLANS FOR NEW PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT in Ancoats

IT’S amazingly seven years since the last Portuguese restaurant in Manchester City centre closed. We remember Luso on Bridge Street with affection if only for the fact we once ran into Cristiano Ronaldo there, who ...

16 May 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Fully baked plans from Ancoats bound Pollen and Trove

Fully baked plans from Ancoats bound Pollen and Trove

ARGUABLY Manchester’s two finest bakeries are forging forwards to a future in the burgeoning Ancoats food scene. Pollen have announced that this is their last week baking in their Sheffield Street arch before their move ...

16 May 2018 by Neil Sowerby

First a Royal Wedding … then English Wine Week, loyally toasted by Hispi

First a Royal Wedding … then English Wine Week, loyally toasted by Hispi

ENGLISH Wine Week (May 26-June 3) is fast approaching and it’s good to see award-winning, Didsbury bistro, Hispi celebrating our vastly improved wine culture with an exclusive new menu, available for a limited time only. ...

14 May 2018

THE RABBIT IN THE MOON TO HOST SAKE PAIRING DINNER

THE RABBIT IN THE MOON TO HOST SAKE PAIRING DINNER

THE Rabbit In The Moon is unapologetic about the Japanese influences on its food – which since its recent relaunch has gone stratospheric (our five star review here). So what’s a better fit than a ...

14 May 2018

Bundobust and Siop Shop team up to help children's charity

Bundobust and Siop Shop team up to help children's charity

THIS looks the most delicious way to help an important charity. It’s a Mango Lassi Doughnut created for 2017 Manchester Food and Drink Awards Restaurant of the Year Bundobust by Siop Shop in the Northern ...

13 May 2018

Peruvian pop-up for Sandinista basement

Peruvian pop-up for Sandinista basement

NO guinea pigs will be consumed in the basement of Sandinista when it is transformed imminently into a Peruvian pop-up. The popular pet may be on the menus of many an Andean eaterie, but don’t ...

11 May 2018

Free beer if you go veggie at Lunya during special week

Free beer if you go veggie at Lunya during special week

‘FREE beer tomorrow’ – that old teasing sign over the bar. But free beer next week for veggies’ is a new one on ToM. Not that we need any extra incentive to give up meat ...

11 May 2018

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