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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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10 Tib Lane, Manchester

Food Review: 10 Tib Lane, Manchester

December 13, 2021 Comments Off on Food Review: 10 Tib Lane, Manchester

There is a great moment in The Wizard of Oz when, as it starts to snow, the Cowardly Lion remarks: “Unusual weather we’re having, ain’t it?”

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Festive Menu Review: Piccolino, Manchester

November 16, 2021 Comments Off on Festive Menu Review: Piccolino, Manchester

Christmas seems to start earlier every year, or so they say.

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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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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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“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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Canto

Food Review: Canto, Ancoats, Manchester

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Canto, Ancoats, Manchester

As I write this, were about a fortnight away from six months into lockdown. Im still not exactly sure of the rules as Matt Hancock and his cronies play hide-and-seek with our very own Andy Burnham and the North West has more COVID-19 spikes than a punk hairdo.

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