Board Game

Product Review – Smorgasboard

Foodie board games…it’s a thing Isn’t it unfair that pub quizzes rarely feature a food round? Sure, I may not know who scored the winning goal in the 1982 World Cup, or the capital of Angola, but ask me about the core ingredients of a cassoulet and I’m your
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Spinningfields Restaurant

Review: Neighbourhood [Manchester]

Rating: In a word: (or two)  Casually classy Cuisine:  Fine American dining  Appeals to: Anyone looking for the luxuries of fine dining, without the formalities. Or simply a bar serving good cocktails and even better food. Atmosphere: Located on the fringe of
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Islington Mill

Review – Vivid Lounge [Manchester]

Our Kelly Gilmour-Grassam heads down to Vivid Lounge, Manchester in search of local beer, Thai food, and sweet treats. And she is not disappointed! Rating: In a Word: Gem Cuisine: Experimental Thai food Appeals to:  Anyone seeking to impress their date with a
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Luxury preserves

Product Review – Coeur de Xocolat Jams

Looking for something a little bit different to spread on your seeded loaf? Our Kelly raises a toast to the Coeur de Xocolat collection; a luxury twist on Britain’s best loved jams. As someone who faces the existential dilemma of what to put on toast on a Sunday morning, when the
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Scene Indian Restaurant

Review – Scene Dining [Manchester]

Rating: In a word:  Sensory Cuisine: Indian Street Food Appeals to:  The curry connoisseur looking to surprise their taste buds with a more authentic taste of the East. Atmosphere: Scene is a special setting for spice-lovers wanting to sample the best of Indian food.
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Coors Light Ice Bar Manchester

Review – Manchester Bierkeller

Rating:  In a Word: Rowdy Cuisine: Hearty Appeals to: Stags, hens, beer-drinkers and burger-lovers who like a lively surrounding for casual meal and a few drinks. Atmosphere: Head to The Printworks in the heart of Manchester and you’d be forgiven for walking straight past
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Tattu pictures

Launch Night @ Tattu [Manchester]

Rating: In a Word: Inked-and-sexy Cuisine: Oriental fine dining Appeals to: Foodies who see good food as entertainment in itself. Atmosphere: Set in the exclusive area of Spinningfields, the hype surrounding Tattu’s soft launch had been building up for weeks; we were lucky enough
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Cloud 23 restaurant

Review – Afternoon Tea @ Cloud 23

Rating: In a Word: High-flyer What is It: The crème de la crème – literally – of afternoon tea, Cloud 23 has long been renowned as one of the finest spots in Manchester for a spot of tea and scones. Although this skyscraper restaurant also boasts contemporary cocktails,
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Cereal Kult

Review – Black Milk Cereal Dive [Manchester]

Rating: In a Word: CEREAL  Cuisine: Mancunian  Appeals To: The kid within that longs for the days when finding a toy in a cereal box was one of life’s most simple and greatest pleasures. Sugar fiends who want to pretend that it’s acceptable to eat 3 bowls of cereal at 3
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The Stoker's Arms Didsbury Interior Shot

Review – The Stoker’s Arms [Didsbury]

Rating: In a Word: Hearty Cuisine: Modern pub grub Appeals To: The classic Didsbury dweller: essentially the Northern equivalent of a Londoner, except rather more relaxed and able to legitimately live the middle class dream without paying London prices. That said, The Stoker’s
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