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Go coco-nuts and celebrate International Coffee Week with Wing Yip

October 11, 2017 No Comments

In a new series, Wing Yip, the Oriental grocery store, shares its expertise with yummy, easy-to-make recipes. This week it celebrates International Coffee Week – but, if you’re anything like us, there is always a good time to celebrate caffeine. 

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Tom Yum Rice Vermicelli Noodle Pot

Wing Yip’s Freshers’ Week Oriental Noodle Pot

October 1, 2017 Comments Off on Wing Yip’s Freshers’ Week Oriental Noodle Pot

In a new series, Wing Yip, the Oriental grocery store, shares its expertise with yummy, easy-to-make recipes.

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British Street Food Awards, image by Jon Aldridge

Photo Gallery: British Street Food Awards, GRUB Food Fair, Manchester

September 19, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: British Street Food Awards, GRUB Food Fair, Manchester

Is there anything better than decent grub and a good time?

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Ibérica, Manchester

Review: Iberica, Spinningfields, Manchester

September 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Iberica, Spinningfields, Manchester

On the cusp of September, on a fresh sunny afternoon, I made my way down to Iberica in Manchester’s Spinningfields to lunch with Northern Soul head honcho, Helen Nugent.

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Pork burger. Turtle Bay

Review: Turtle Bay, Northern Quarter, Manchester

September 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Turtle Bay, Northern Quarter, Manchester

When Turtle Bay first cropped up in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, I didn’t go.

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Australasia

Review: Australasia, Spinningfields, Manchester

September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Australasia, Spinningfields, Manchester

Brilliantly, either by accident or design, entrance to Australasia is gained by going literally down under: down a flight of stairs from a glass pyramid by John Rylands Library and under Manchester’s Deansgate.

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Keith with Lancashire sauce outside The Royal Batli House in Farnworth

Review: Royal Balti House, Farnworth, Bolton

September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Royal Balti House, Farnworth, Bolton

Liverpudlians have their bowls of scouse, Manchester has its tarts and Eccles folk can proudly point out their cakes to visitors.

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The Refuge by Volta, Manchester

Review: Sunday Best at The Principal Hotel and The Refuge, Manchester

August 21, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Sunday Best at The Principal Hotel and The Refuge, Manchester

Recently, I came across a snap of the new signage on the old Palace Hotel building. It was posted on Instagram and the photographer had commented how it was odd to see another name on the iconic, Victorian building.

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Baps and Bloomers

The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

August 12, 2017 Comments Off on The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

Us Brits take our food seriously.

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Randal & Aubin, Manchester

Review: Randall & Aubin, Bridge Street, Manchester

August 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Randall & Aubin, Bridge Street, Manchester

In the not too distant future, my friend and I are hopefully moving into Manchester city centre.

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