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Polish Wine Tasting, The Spärrows, Manchester

Review: Polish Wine Tasting, The Spärrows, Manchester

December 16, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Polish Wine Tasting, The Spärrows, Manchester

Everyone I mentioned this event to reacted with the same quizzical raised eyebrow. “Polish wines?” “Yes,” I said. “Polish wines”.

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One Star Doner Bar, Escape to Freight Island, Manchester

Food Review: One Star Döner Bar, Escape to Freight Island, Manchester

October 29, 2021 Comments Off on Food Review: One Star Döner Bar, Escape to Freight Island, Manchester

Sometimes I think that I live in a parallel universe to the food critic Jay Rayner.

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Sunday with Sides

Food Review: Sunday with Sides/Cauliflower Cheese Menu, Ducie Street Warehouse, Manchester

October 12, 2021 Comments Off on Food Review: Sunday with Sides/Cauliflower Cheese Menu, Ducie Street Warehouse, Manchester

I have eaten cauliflower for dinner for three nights in a row this week.

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Pizza Punks

Food Review: Pizza Punks, Leeds

October 2, 2021 Comments Off on Food Review: Pizza Punks, Leeds
With a name like Pizza Punks, you could be forgiven for thinking that spikes, studs, chains and military-style boots are required to enter Leeds’ newest pizza restaurant. Thankfully, this isn’t the dress code. 
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Food Review: Habas Restaurant and Bar, Manchester

June 12, 2021 Comments Off on Food Review: Habas Restaurant and Bar, Manchester

Times are hard for restaurants.

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Qbic Hotel

Hotel Review: Qbic Hotel and Motley’s Restaurant, Deansgate, Manchester

June 12, 2021 Comments Off on Hotel Review: Qbic Hotel and Motley’s Restaurant, Deansgate, Manchester

It’s the first week of relaxed lockdown restrictions, according to Boris Johnson’s roadmap to freedom, and, despite the odd speed bump in Bolton and Blackburn, we’re allowed to eat indoors (with certain restrictions) and even stay in a hotel.

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Yorkshire Picnic Pie by Food2Remember

Yorkshire Recipes: Yorkshire Picnic Pie by Food2Remember

May 5, 2021 Comments Off on Yorkshire Recipes: Yorkshire Picnic Pie by Food2Remember

The coronavirus pandemic lockdown has seen a rise in home cooking, with many people learning new culinary skills and rekindling their love affair with their kitchens.

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Lobster Mac'n'Cheese by The Cook’s Place

Yorkshire Recipes: Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese by The Cook’s Place, Malton

April 29, 2021 Comments Off on Yorkshire Recipes: Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese by The Cook’s Place, Malton

The coronavirus pandemic lockdown has seen a rise in home cooking, with many people learning new culinary skills and rekindling their love affair with their kitchens.

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Erst

Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

With Manchester hanging onto Tier 2 lockdown by Andy Burnham’s fingernails, it’s a pleasure to still be able to eat out.

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Dan Smart. Photo credit: Jane Alflat

“They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

October 9, 2020 Comments Off on “They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

Dane Smart has come a long way since his pot-washing days at LadyBoy, a Thai restaurant in Melbourne.

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