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Azuma

Review: Azuma Restaurant, Manchester

December 24, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Azuma Restaurant, Manchester

Manchester is famous for its Chinese restaurants. So why are they so hit and miss? 

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Altrincham Bistrot Pierre

Review: Bistrot Pierre, Altrincham

December 19, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Bistrot Pierre, Altrincham

The dining scene in Altrincham has been going through some big changes lately.

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Review: The Christmas Menu at Don Giovanni, Manchester

December 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Christmas Menu at Don Giovanni, Manchester

Don Giovanni has become quite the Manchester institution. Established in 1984 and now situated on Oxford Street just up the road from Central Library, it’s the city’s longest-serving Italian restaurant.

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The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Frying High: The Hip Hop Chip Shop

November 19, 2016 Comments Off on Frying High: The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Is there anything more quintessentially British than fish and chips?

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Review: Asha’s, Manchester

November 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Asha’s, Manchester

It’s been a funny old week at Northern Soul Towers.

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chaophraya

Review: Chaophraya, Manchester

September 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Chaophraya, Manchester

Every so often, as you have read in these very pages, Helen and I, the esteemed editor of this august publication, head out of the lofty heights of Northern Soul Towers and into the real world to sample the culinary delights that Manchester has to offer.

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Review: Hawksmoor, Manchester

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Hawksmoor, Manchester

I love meat. I really, really love it. My vegetarian wife will attest to that, most probably with a resigned sigh. 

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Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

The state of the global food industry is not something I need bang on about here.

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Fazenda

Review: Fazenda, Manchester

June 30, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Fazenda, Manchester

I like old things. I prefer the charms of Manchester city centre to the high gloss fakery of the Trafford Centre. I like antiques rather than Argos, and I like eating in old, bespoke, establishments rather than shiny glass restaurants.

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Dukes 92

Review: Dukes 92, Manchester

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Dukes 92, Manchester

When Oliver Peyton closed Manchester’s Mash & Air in 2000 and ran back to London with his tail between his legs, he declared that “Mancunians know nothing about food”.

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