Review – Grafene [Manchester]

Our Kelly tucks into a sumptuous tasting menu at Grafene… Rating:     In a word: Elegant Cuisine: British Appeals to: The inquisitive Atmosphere: Tucked away on the pristine periphery of King Street, Grafene has all the gravitas you’d expect from a
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Review – Gusto [Manchester]

Our Kelly Gilmour-Grassam discovers a finer side of Italian cuisine at Gusto Manchester… Rating:   In a word: Suave Cuisine:  Italian Appeals to:  Anyone craving a generous dollop of star treatment, without the hefty bill to show for it. Atmosphere: Overlooking the
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Mr Stanley's Confectionery

Product Review – Mr Stanley’s Confectionery

Our Kelly caves into her sweet cravings for an introduction to the magnificent collection of Mr Stanley’s confectionery. What is it? Mr Stanley’s sweets and chocolates have been a staple of British confectionery since the days of old Queen Vic. Based in North Yorkshire and still
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Cane & Grain Manchester

Review – Cane & Grain [Manchester]

Our Kelly rolls up her sleeves for saucy dining and decadent cocktails at Cane & Grain, Manchester. Rating: In a word: Saucy  Cuisine:  American Appeals to:  Big eaters, Boardwalk Empire fans and cocktail connoisseurs. Like the U.S.A itself, this bar and
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Burts Lentil Waves Review

Product Review – Burts Lentil Waves

Our Kelly gives lentil waves a whirl, to deliver the verdict on these vegetable crisps… What Is It?  It’s all in the name, really. Burts have switched potatoes for lentils to create a healthier range of crisps that give these traditional snacks a run for their money. How
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El Gato Negro Manchester

Review – El Gato Negro [Manchester]

Our Kelly grazes her way through Spanish delights, as she discovers what the fuss is all about at El Gato Negro. Rating:   In A Word: Fiery  Cuisine: Spanish Appeals To:  Discerning palettes that can pick out authentic flavours from the gimmicks. Atmosphere:
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Tasting Britain

Review – The Peacock Room [Rochdale]

Our Kelly receives an exclusive invitation to sample a sumptuous tasting menu at The Peacock Room. Rating:   In A Word: Glamorous Cuisine:  Modern British Appeals To: Those seeking decadent dining that doesn’t stray too far out of the box; modern British cuisine with
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Q&A – Caroline Stevenson [Foodinate]

Full name: Caroline Stevenson Role: Founder of the social enterprise, Foodinate DOB: 03/06/1992 Birthplace: Manchester Website: Fun Fact: I once found myself swimming alongside a 30ft whale shark! K: As homelessness becomes an ever-bigger problem, it’s
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Cottonopolis Food and Liquor

Review – Cottonopolis [Manchester]

Our Kelly dives into Japanese cuisine, as she explores up-and-coming Manchester restaurant, Cottonopolis. Rating: In a Word: Buzzing Cuisine: Japanese Appeals to: Foodies on a quest to find a venue and menu they can really get excited about. Atmosphere: The Northern Quarter has
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Tasting Britain Review

Review: Beef & Pudding [Manchester]

Our Kelly samples Northern delights on a culinary tour of Lancashire.   Rating   In A Word: Mancunian Appeals To: Anyone whose love of food blossomed over hearty school dinners as a little’un. Atmosphere: On a drizzly night in Manchester city centre, the bright signs of
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