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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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Pie

It’s British Pie Week…nom, nom, nom

March 7, 2016 Comments Off on It’s British Pie Week…nom, nom, nom

Every week is pie week in Northern Soul‘s house but we applaud the thinking behind the official British Pie Week. To mark the occasion (it’s happening now folks), here is a mouth-watering recipe from Manchester chef Olivia Casson and Cheshire company Essential Cuisine.

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Bella legumi antipasto

Bella Italia: a gastronomic ramble around Manchester’s Little Italy

February 21, 2016 Comments Off on Bella Italia: a gastronomic ramble around Manchester’s Little Italy

Regular readers of Northern Soul know that we love to celebrate every aspect of the North of England.

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The Lowry Hotel

Review: The River Restaurant, Lowry Hotel, Salford

December 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The River Restaurant, Lowry Hotel, Salford

The Lowry Hotel is posh. As in porter-opening-your-taxi-door kind of posh. It’s probably the poshest posh in Manchester City Centre. And the food is posh too.

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Review: Mog on the Tyne, Newcastle

December 3, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Mog on the Tyne, Newcastle

As the 21st century gets into its stride, it seems that cafés serving merely coffee and cake no longer cut the mustard.

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Salvi's Cucina, John Dalton Street

Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

Karen Connolly enjoys a truly authentic Italian lunch at Salvi’s, Manchester.

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Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café

Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

It is a fine city indeed where Vimto mousse mixes with Sir Charles Hallé, Britain’s first nuclear free zone and an infamous sponge cake.

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Artisan Restaurant

Review: Artisan, Manchester

October 7, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Artisan, Manchester

“What sort of clothes should I be putting on?” said Wor Lad as we were getting ready for a meal at Artisan.

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Food at Common

Review: Common, Manchester

July 20, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Common, Manchester

In Manchester’s Northern Quarter, there’s a certain kind of vibe.

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The Clarence in Bury

Review: The Clarence, Bury

July 19, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Clarence, Bury

Right. The tram from Manchester to Bury goes straight to Bury town centre. It takes around 30 minutes. Easy. You have no excuses. End of. Good? Okay. Let’s begin.

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