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Food &
Drink

Chef Matt Campbell Masterchef

North West Masterchef star dies following London Marathon

Matt Campbell recently hosted an event at the Manchester Real Junk Food Project

San Carlo Fumo London

From San Carlo to Cloudwater Brewery... the Manchester brands making it in London

We talk to four Manc-made operators and producers making a go of it in the...

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Take a look inside The Creameries - Chorlton's new bakery, bar & kitchen

Chef, baker and designer trio are ready to open the doors to their exciting new...

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'Impressive food, superb service, weird name' - Albatross & Arnold, reviewed

'This is good food but my, is it rich', says Jonathan Schofield

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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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Manchester's top 45 restaurant deals: April 2018

From free wine to pizza fondue and 10p wings - no April Foolin' here

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New menu tasting: James Martin Manchester

We get excited about a regional, seasonal, tour-de-force of fine-dining

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Yu Alderley Edge wins prestigious prize for its innovative fine dining

Golden Chopsticks award-winner sees off the competition

News &
Comment

2018 04 23 Embassy Bus

Former tour bus to help house Manchester's homeless

The double decker, which once transported bands like Kaiser Chiefs, will be used as temporary...

History Of Manchester

A short history of Manchester: fashion, growth and execution (1660-1746)

Part four of Jonathan Schofield’s history of the city

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Why the case of the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ should be a lesson

Although John Worboys has been denied parole, many violent criminals are released - Manchester MP...

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We all know Manchester has a litter problem, but is enough being done?

Lucy Tomlinson writes another rubbish article

Things To
Do

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5 ways to celebrate World Book Night in Manchester

From sharing your favourite childhood read to joining the world’s oldest lit society, we’ve got...

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Ambitious new orchestra announces first show

Few other ensembles span Glastonbury openers to musical newbies…see St John’s Collective perform this month...

Tez Ilyas

15 things to do in Manchester: April 2018

From the UK’s first cachaça fest to Gung Ho! and Manchester Print Fair - our...

Volta Group

Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in Didsbury

In a new feature, Carolyn Yates scopes out the best things to do, eat and...

Sleuth

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

China Town Pavillion

The Chinatown Scandal + Breast Painting + Longest Meat of the Week

Week 16: in which Sleuth tells some Chinese journalists how it is

Gawain Ukip

How Sleuth's Brexit Museum made national news (and how this UKIP bloke denied nicking the idea)

Week 15: 'Er, no, it was our idea, actually'

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Code of Conduct: how to behave on Market Street

Council issues new set of rules for Manchester's busiest street

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New plans for Manchester Town Hall include Brexit Museum

"The museum will save the taxpayer £350m a year," said a spokesperson

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Volta Group

Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in Didsbury

In a new feature, Carolyn Yates scopes out the best things to do, eat and...

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This is Manchester: 70 photos from the 1980s

Rotters, catwalks and Arndale roof living - a pictorial snapshot of Greater Manchester in the...

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Your essential guide to (almost) everything to do in Manchester 2018

We've got nearly 100 things for you to do around Manchester this year... you basically...

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10 food and drink festivals to tuck into in 2018

From Rammy choc fest to Tom Kerridge's Pub in a Park - here's a handy...

Body
Confidential

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From Bees to Morrisseys - Northern Quarter's new Manchester Shop

The new Oldham Street store stocking Manchester merch from Pankhurst to Mancunicorns

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Video - You can now take lightsaber classes... in Oldham

"This is a real sport with a fictional weapon"

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Move over Tinder: 5 niche dating apps to try this Spring

From Kanye West-themed dating to finding love through hate, these 5 apps could revive your...

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Watch - What I Wore Manchester: Northern Quarter vintage

In a new series, Body Confidential editor L'Oréal Blackett shares her favourite NQ vintage hotspots...

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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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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...

Jianbing

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...

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The Massive C*ck burger is a real thing... and available in Manchester

It took three of us to hold it up

Travel

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Bow wow! Luxury London lodgings for the dog in your life

Staying in London with your dog doesn’t have to be a limiting ordeal. Indeed it...

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Getting the Abbey rum habit in the heart of old Barbados

St Nicholas Abbey, one of only three Jacobean mansions left in the whole Americas, summons...

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Toasting the true spirit of Gascony at La Bastide

La Bastide is owned by culinary royalty – the Guérard family. Reached through stunning countryside...

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Grungeless in Seattle – still a stunning city to rock up in

Our Seattle city tour started with Pike Place. Buskers, bars, banter, the first Starbucks with...

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5 ways to celebrate World Book Night in Manchester

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Take a look inside The Creameries - Chorlton's new bakery, bar & kitchen

Chef, baker and designer trio are ready to open the doors to their exciting new...

Own your own Black Milk dessert cafe

The hit freakshake and cereal concept is now available as a franchise

Contact Theatre needs £500,000 to 'finish the job'

The theatre has raised over £6 million towards its ambitious redevelopment, now for the final round…

North West Masterchef star dies following London Marathon

Chef Matt Campbell Masterchef
China Town Pavillion

The Chinatown Scandal + Breast Painting + Longest Meat of the Week

Week 16: in which Sleuth tells some Chinese journalists how it is

San Carlo Fumo London

From San Carlo to Cloudwater Brewery... the Manchester brands making it in London

We talk to four Manc-made operators and producers making a go of it in the...

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