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Stories

2017 08 16 Noel Gallagher

Oasis tambourine man + Biggest crab pulls + Beer wins at RHS flower show

Sleuth week 29: in which Sleuth encounters giant crustaceans and strippers

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Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester (part two)

Lost graveyards, orbs, Delhi Bells and ducking stools…Jonathan Schofield reveals more strange (and often missed)...

2018 05 03 Manchester Jazz Festival By Steven Sibbald

5 reasons to visit Manchester Jazz Festival this summer

From Discolypso to jazz brunch and Spiegeltents…why not jazz up your July?

Alex Freguin Moor Hall Sommelier

It’s official - the North West has the best sommelier in the UK

We also have the second and third best too

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Gaucho and CAU steakhouses to close in Manchester?

1,500 jobs at risk as restaurant group faces collapse

Lancashire Cotton Famine

A short history of Manchester: Americans, slavery and fellowship

Jonathan Schofield continues his Manchester history series with stories from the 18th and 19th centuries

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Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in... Salford

Carolyn Yates continues her tour around Greater Manchester’s urban environs - this time it’s the...

18 07 18 Chloe Bell Vegan Model What I Eat

"I eat more than enough protein" - vegan fashion model shares food diary

Manchester model Chloe Bell gets creative with beans and greens in our new series #WhatIEat

Latest
Reviews

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'Vote out the greens' - The Anthologist, St Peter's Square, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield becomes obsessed by too much of a dull thing

2018 07 12 Sardus Cucina Sardus Jul 18 Sardinian Sausage 2

'Does every dish really need a back story?' - Sardus Cucina, Altrincham, reviewed

Ruth Allan enjoys a comforting, polished treat... by Bem Brasil?

2018 07 06 Safire Exterior

“Prawns looked like they’d been through nuclear Armageddon” - Safire, Upper Brook Street, reviewed

Heatwave? Spicy food is better than an omelette, says Lucy Tomlinson

2018 02 07 Opium Wagyu Pizza

“Not just any pizzas. Exotica on a dough base” – Opium, Deansgate, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield has a remarkable meal, but not in that way

Food &
Drink

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Become a gin expert with Alston Bar & Beef’s Gin Experience

90 minutes of intriguing historical ginsights…and gin

2018 07 19 Tast Pep2

Tast Cuina Catala: Now open on King Street

Tast Cuina Catala: Now open on King Street

2018 07 12 Allotment Beetroot Hummus 3

How to eat in a heatwave: Allotment's new seasonal menu

Summer produce and summer eating-styles for when you're hot, bothered and hungry

2018 07 04 Best Dishes Oysters

7 great dishes to try around Manchester: July 2018

From English parmesan to Cuban doughnuts - here's our favourite dishes this month

News &
Comment

180622 Green Quarter Danny Moran Vallea Court

How much? Green Quarter residents told to pay £3m to replace Grenfell-style cladding

As leaseholders are asked to stump up costs, is it time we turned the sprinklers...

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Manchester’s finally behaving like a European city... so where's the late night grub?

Outdoor seating, day drinking, what fun! But there's still something missing.

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Code of Conduct: how to behave in... Spinningfields

Sleuth takes a look at the new set of rules issued for the city's financial...

18 05 01 Northern Quarter Pic One

Is Northern Quarter in danger of becoming just another Shoreditch?

With stalwarts such as MadLab and Marc the Printers now gone, Andrea Sandor speaks with...

Things To
Do

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Auction Against Hunger is coming to Manchester - but what is it?

Action Against Hunger's massive food and drink charity party heads to Upper Campfield Market in...

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MIF and WHP team up for 'Special Edition' at Mayfield Depot

6 Music’s Mary Anne Hobbs is curating four events across five nights in November

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Gin festival to take over Upper Campfield Market Hall

MFDF and the Gin Lounge will transform the iconic Victorian building into a ‘gin-dom’ this...

Salford Quays

Light, water and scale: Salford Quays on foot

Jonathan Schofield takes you for a waterside wander

Sleuth

Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city each week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth...

2017 08 16 Noel Gallagher

Oasis tambourine man + Biggest crab pulls + Beer wins at RHS flower show

Sleuth week 29: in which Sleuth encounters giant crustaceans and strippers

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Council send Trump to Denmark + Alberts everywhere + Naughty shop window

Sleuth week 28: in which Sleuth squeezes brains onto his lunch

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Sleuth - Manchester wins gross street award + is Jordan Henderson actually Alan Turing?

Week 27: in which Sleuth doesn’t get offered food by a fat lady on the...

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Manchester is not not London + Manchester's biggest lunch + tooth or todger?

Week 25: in which Sleuth meets England supporters on Gnome Island

Best of
MCR

18 05 01 Northern Quarter Pic One

An alternative walk through Northern Quarter and Ancoats (part one)

Factories, warehouses, street art and a few things you probably didn't know...

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Salford's Peel Park is looking lovely - now let's sort the rest out

Jonathan Schofield thinks the provision of beautiful parks should be part of health policy

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The ultimate guide to Manchester's best outdoor bars, terraces & beer gardens

With over 35 spots, here's your ultimate guide to city centre suppin' in the sun

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Old Manchester pubs and cinemas from the '60s to '90s

From the Seahawk to the Grosvenor Picture Palace... let's all head off down memory lane

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videos

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Confidential Eats: New Smithfield – inside Manchester’s midnight market

While most of us sleep, this lot are bartering, buying, selling and telling lies to...

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Video: Take a look inside the Mackie Mayor - Northern Quarter's new food hall

The grade II listed former meat market's transformation into trendy food haven is complete... and...

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Confidential Eats: an alternative guide to Manchester's Curry Mile

We head off on a kebab pilgrimage to Rusholme with DJ Luke 'Kebab Man' Unabomber

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Jianbing - the Chinese crepe causing queues in Piccadilly Gardens

Crowds of hungry punters are gathering daily outside this converted ice cream hut. Here's why...

Travel

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The cream of Bristol? Go with the flow

Bristol attractions are not just centred on engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and explorer John Cabot...

180520 Hotel Caesars

Tijuana blast – a foodie day trip down Mexico way

Back in the 1920s Tijuana was called Satan’s Playground by American preachers aghast at their...

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Neil Sowerby’s Fabulous 15 ‘Good To Go’s in San Diego

Of all the places to live the California Dream San Diego has few equals. The...

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Why Alentejo is the new Algarve (just keep it quiet)

Fine beaches, whitewashed villages, centuries-old crafts…Vicky Smith is amazed it’s still a secret

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How to eat in a heatwave: Allotment's new seasonal menu

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Tast Cuina Catala: Now open on King Street

Tast Cuina Catala: Now open on King Street

Become a gin expert with Alston Bar & Beef’s Gin Experience

90 minutes of intriguing historical ginsights…and gin

“Casual, so no need to spend half the day in the hairdressers first’ - Zumu Sushi, Hale, reviewed

“Casual, so no need to spend half the day in the hairdressers first’ - Zumu Sushi, Hale, reviewed
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What to order at Dazzling Cafe

It’s not just the famous honey toast you’ll find, with a Taiwanese-Italian menu spanning familiar...

2017 08 16 Noel Gallagher

Oasis tambourine man + Biggest crab pulls + Beer wins at RHS flower show

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