Restaurants & Cafes
As I travelled to Cheshire’s Alderley Edge to sample the new spring menu at Luciano by Gino D’Acampo, my mind turned to Valentina Harris.Read the full story..
I’ve always thought that the length of a good lunch should be about the same as a football match: around two hours (give or take a few minutes for injury time and the obligatory half-time break).Read the full story..
When I booked my tasting menu at Manchester’s District, its website informed me that Discovery (£50 a head) encapsulated ‘a new life in the off-world colonies’ and ‘a new chance in a golden land of opportunity and adventure’.Read the full story..
During the first lockdown, when the great and the good were allegedly being ambushed by cakes, I contented myself with a weekly bike ride to the Northern Quarter and Ancoats in Manchester.Read the full story..
Everyone I mentioned this event to reacted with the same quizzical raised eyebrow. “Polish wines?” “Yes,” I said. “Polish wines”.Read the full story..
Sometimes I think that I live in a parallel universe to the food critic Jay Rayner.Read the full story..
I have eaten cauliflower for dinner for three nights in a row this week.Read the full story..
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