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Food Review: Lunya, Barton Arcade, Manchester

May 21, 2019 No Comments

It is one of my good fortunes to visit Barcelona twice a year, something I have done since 2011. I almost feel like a returning resident.

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Altrincham Evuna

Food Review: Evuna, Altrincham

May 15, 2019 No Comments

Evuna’s website proudly announces that it has opened a fourth tapas restaurant in ‘foodie central’ Altrincham, and it’s still pinch-yourself remarkable that the little market town, not generally known as a culinary hub until recently, can justifiably be referred to as such these days.

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Toria Garbutt

Review: Poetry and Supper with Toria Garbutt and Mary-Ellen McTague, The Creameries, Chorlton

May 9, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Poetry and Supper with Toria Garbutt and Mary-Ellen McTague, The Creameries, Chorlton

When The Creameries opened in Chorlton last year, it set out its stall as being not only a place to eat (and a mighty fine one at that) but also a venue for all kinds of events. And so it has proved.

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Food Review: Store Street Exchange, DoubleTree, Manchester

May 4, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Store Street Exchange, DoubleTree, Manchester

Having previously appeared in Northern Soul restaurant reviews merely as Robert Hamilton’s dining companion The Brunette, I was honoured to be entrusted with writing as well as eating (as Mr Hamilton was stuck on the tarmac at El Prat).

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Stanley's Bar & Grill

Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Foolhardy, perhaps, for an establishment called Titanic to describe anything as a launch.

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Australasia 2019

Food Review: Australasia, Manchester

April 2, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Australasia, Manchester

I’ve always thought the entrance to Australasia to be both imposing and secretive.

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Food Review: 20 Stories, Manchester

March 24, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: 20 Stories, Manchester

“We need to go outside.”

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James Green Tea from the Manor and his high tech computer s

Tea from The Manor: Northern Soul talks tea, teabags and tea-tasting with James Green

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on Tea from The Manor: Northern Soul talks tea, teabags and tea-tasting with James Green

Dapper. Not a word I often use but, English being an exact language, it’s the only word to describe the proprietor of Tea from The Manor.

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Thanksgiving Turkey Cut HR

Pineapple in a pasty? Northern Soul attends the World Pasty Championships

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on Pineapple in a pasty? Northern Soul attends the World Pasty Championships

My big brother has never shied away from trouble, whether that’s chucking the ball at his little sister during teenage cricket matches in the garden or being in a stubble field when it was set alight, all the while prancing around dressed as a Cavalier during a civil war re-enactment battle (he wants me to point out that he was part of the crowd who tried to extinguish the fire, but still).

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Scranchester Tours

It’s great scran: Northern Soul eats the city on a Scranchester Tour

March 13, 2019 Comments Off on It’s great scran: Northern Soul eats the city on a Scranchester Tour

Getting Housemate out of bed on a Saturday morning is often an impossible task. But she’s up bright and early (well, she’s on time) to Eat the City with Manchester-based Scranchester Tours.

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