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Manchester Beer Week is back this summer – 10 more days of hoppy heaven

Manchester Beer Week is back this summer – 10 more days of hoppy heaven

MANCHESTER’S only city-wide beer festival returns this summer, promising a packed 10-day calendar of events designed to celebrate the best of beer and pub culture. Now entering its third year, Manchester Beer Week will run ...

8 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Real Junk Food Manchester to open two evenings a week

Real Junk Food Manchester to open two evenings a week

REAL Junk Food Manchester’s cafe on Oxford Street, until now a daytime operation, is opening Wednesday and Friday evenings from January 10. They’ll be serving a multi course set menu based around the quality produce ...

5 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Bureaucratic nightmare after Marble’s glorious Pint doesn’t add up

Bureaucratic nightmare after Marble’s glorious Pint doesn’t add up

MARBLE Brewery’s 20th birthday celebration last month was one helluva party (above). Among the many pints downed was Pint, simple, classic, a 3.9 session ale they’ve been brewing since 2009 with no complaints (except when ...

4 January 2018

Fill your face! Great dining deals to start the year with

Fill your face! Great dining deals to start the year with

HOW to conquer that Seasonally Adjustive Disorder? Take advantage of some amazing food and drink deals throughout January (and in some cases into February). Nearly every establishment has some kind of offer one, so our ...

4 January 2018

Our random but exciting guide to going Manc vegan this January

Our random but exciting guide to going Manc vegan this January

IT’S Veganuary if you hadn’t guessed. This annual vegan crusade coincides with Dryanuary (and Tryanuary) and is quite different from Stoptober and Movember. These haven’t got it in for meat and dairy products but increasing ...

3 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Beatnikz Republic Beer Bar Set for Central Manchester by Summer

Beatnikz Republic Beer Bar Set for Central Manchester by Summer

MAYBE the spate of new breweries has slowed to trickle but there’s no lack of new craft bars on the horizon to slake Mancs’ insatiable thirst for the hoppy stuff. By the end of January ...

3 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

It's daft! Yorkshire Pudding rises again in a cross-Pennine collab at Beastro

It's daft! Yorkshire Pudding rises again in a cross-Pennine collab at Beastro

ARE Yorkshire puddings the new Rock n’ Roll? We only ask because the battered old stager is getting some fresh twists. First up was Lowry Hotel head chef Andrew Green’s Yorkshire Pudding Wrap. Basically an ...

2 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Vavilov’s Last Supper – sowing the seeds of Revolution at HOME finale

Vavilov’s Last Supper – sowing the seeds of Revolution at HOME finale

TASTE of Manchester has to admire the quixotic talents of Mary-Ellen McTague. No sooner has the acclaimed chef helped wrap up £30,000 worth of crowdfunding for her new restaurant project, The Creameries, Chorlton than she’s ...

2 January 2018 by Neil Sowerby

New Year Bargain! Lowry Hotel’s 3 course menu just £15.95 for January and February

New Year Bargain! Lowry Hotel’s 3 course menu just £15.95 for January and February

PICTURE the scene. It’s January 2018, cold, grey, probably raining, and you’ve spent a pretty penny over the festive season. The post-Christmas blues have taken hold and you’re feeling a little fed up. Why not ...

31 December 2017

Crowdfunding Creameries surpass expectations by topping £30,000

Crowdfunding Creameries surpass expectations by topping £30,000

THE final crowdfunding total raised by The Creameries Chorlton, is £32,000. It’s a major boost for the project, which hit the initial £20,000 target inside the first week. Chef Mary-Ellen McTague and her partners, Sophie ...

31 December 2017

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