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Food Review: Mr White’s English Chophouse, Manchester

July 5, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Mr White’s English Chophouse, Manchester

Manchester city centre already has its fair share of Chop Houses what with Sam’s, Mr Thomas’s and the Albert Square one, but Mr White’s English Chophouse is a different proposition unrelated to them.

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Salt House Tapas

Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

“Tapas is all about context.”

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Food Review: Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

It’s a testament to Altrincham’s recent resurgence as a culinary hub that it can now support a whole range of decent restaurants offering cuisine of all kinds, from French and Thai to Indian and Lebanese.

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Lunya

Food Review: Lunya, Manchester

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Lunya, Manchester

We’ve all done it. Looked longingly at a menu and thought, “I could eat all of that”. The beauty of this tapas-style feast is, you can.

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Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

June 12, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

The main drag in Altrincham has changed in a big way.

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Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

June 4, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

It’s not often you’re greeted in a restaurant with “You don’t look like a Helen”.

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Alma De Cuba

Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

When I told friends that my husband and I were heading for dinner at Alma de Cuba, more than one of them said, in effect, “why?”

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Vegan/veggie pizzas at PLY, Manchester

Food Review: PLY, Northern Quarter, Manchester

May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: PLY, Northern Quarter, Manchester

In recent years Manchester has stepped up its veggie/vegan culinary game with a host of dedicated venues, menus, food festivals and events.

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Pastries Stuffed with Feta & Halloumi or Olives

Feasts from the Middle East: Pastries Stuffed with Feta & Halloumi or Olives (Samboussek)

May 21, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Pastries Stuffed with Feta & Halloumi or Olives (Samboussek)

Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

A brand new eatery opening in the neighbourhood always piques the interest.

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