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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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Artisan

Review: Artisan, Spinningfields, Manchester

June 17, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Artisan, Spinningfields, Manchester

The last time I visited Artisan, shortly after this Manchester eaterie opened, the city was holding its breath over the first restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star. Three years on and there are loads of puce faces out there.

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Tattu

Review: Tattu’s First Anniversary Menu, Spinningfields, Manchester

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Tattu’s First Anniversary Menu, Spinningfields, Manchester

Manchester’s Spinningfields is a great place to just be, especially in summer.

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Aiden Byrne by Gareth Lowe

Manchester House: proper fantastic food

August 15, 2015 Comments Off on Manchester House: proper fantastic food

Manchester House is like the best boyfriend I ever had. The boyfriend who snogged like a dream, made me weak at the knees and ruined me for other men.

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Tattu

Review: Tattu, Manchester

May 23, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Tattu, Manchester

Manchester is awash with new bar and restaurant openings, every week bringing a new kid on the block. One of the most recent, Tattu, is a meeting of the art of the tattoo and oriental style. 

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The Alchemist, Spinningfields

Review: The Alchemist, Manchester

May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Alchemist, Manchester

Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble. Those three witches from Macbeth had the right idea about making potions. Well, almost.

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Star Wars-7 by Chris Payne

May the force be with you: Star Wars in Spinningfields

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on May the force be with you: Star Wars in Spinningfields

Some mornings you need the Force to get to the office. But workers in the high-rise Hardman Street building in Manchester’s Spinningfields have a dogfight between a TIE Interceptor and an X-Wing to inspire them.

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Artisan Cafe Bar, Spinningfields

Review: Artisan, Manchester

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Artisan, Manchester

Recently I learned the folly of doing favours for people.

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Fazenda

Review: Marvellous Meats at Fazenda

February 2, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Marvellous Meats at Fazenda

Listen up meat-lovers: Fazenda is the place for you.

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GB Theatre Company

All The Lawns a stage…in Manchester’s Spinningfields

August 2, 2014 Comments Off on All The Lawns a stage…in Manchester’s Spinningfields

Spinningfields was the setting for the GB Theatre Company’s double bill of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors and Macbeth offering al fresco entertainment on The Lawns in Manchester.

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