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Didsbury bistro Hispi scoops another national award

Chef patron Gary Usher has another to add to the pile

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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...

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A 'Human Library' is coming to Manchester - but what is it?

On Friday 29 September, visitors to this Urmston pub can enjoy a book with their...

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Which Chorlton food store was just crowned the UK's best?

The food co-operative triumphed in BBC Radio 4's Food & Farming Awards

What's going on inside Transport for the North?

Becoming a statutory body is key - but will it actually happen? Councillor John Blundell speaks to two senior TfN figures

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Lowry head chef shortlisted for prestigious Catey Award

Andrew Green, who heads up the five star hotel’s River Restaurant, is up for ‘Hotel...

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Ham hock bon bons and popcorn cockles - 10 serious Manchester bar snacks

Like to graze while boozing? Then you've never had it so good

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Beers and brogues - Royal Exchange gets new menswear boutique

Lanigan & Hulme specialise in British heritage brands and dressing like Becks

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Manchester Contemporary 2017 - art fair reveals biggest line-up yet

Now in its tenth year, the event will bring emerging galleries and artists galore to...

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Win food and drink at The Font

Try out The Font’s new menu – for free!

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Gallery: Jsky’s Fashion Night - who wore the boldest outfit?

The Manchester reality TV star invited celebrites and fashionistas for a night of fashion, music...

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12 things tourists should never do in Manchester - Sleuth

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50 Manchester dining deals to see you through September

From bottomless brunches to unlimited pizza, there’s plenty to scoff on the cheap this month.....

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Which Greater Manchester pub was just crowned the best in the UK?

The popular boozer celebrated a double win at The Great British Pub Awards 2017

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14 of the best things to eat around Manchester this month: Sept '17

From calf brains to confit d’aubergine - here are this month's best dishes

Things to do
this September

Gigs, exhibitions, shows, festivals, events and more...

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15 great things to do in Manchester this September

From Manchester Food & Drink Fest to Warehouse Project and the Art Battle finale, it’s...

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The robots are coming - top 10 exhibitions in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From creepy robots to puppet masters and Buy Art Fair, here’s our pick of Manchester’s...

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Pack up your troubles - top 10 theatre & comedy shows in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From Sunset Boulevard to Pippin and Women in Comedy, here's our pick of Manchester's theatre...

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La La to Gaga - top 10 gigs & concerts in Manchester (Sep-Oct '17)

From London Grammar to Lady Gaga, here's our pick of Manchester’s music scene over the...

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

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Does Mata have the most intense face on Market Street? - Sleuth

Week 37: it's the intense face on Market Street face-off

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Shock as rain falls in Manchester, vans reverse and tent wears hat - Sleuth

Week 36: in which Sleuth finds Dubai at Kwais

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12 things tourists should never do in Manchester - Sleuth

Week 35: as Manchester's tourism industry booms, Sleuth offers some sage advice to tourists

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Are sandwich boards just road works for people, and is Cynar the worst drink ever? - Sleuth

Week 33: in which an orange serves toast

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All the best in health, beauty and fashion across Manchester and beyond...

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From kebab house to stylish boutique – Beaumont Organic opens in the Northern Quarter

Manchester eco-designer Hannah Beaumont opens her first store on Hilton Street

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From Boohoo to Beyoncé - the best fashion & beauty launches this Autumn

Plus, a supermodel does Lidl...

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Form – Northern Quarter’s striking new lifestyle store

L'Oréal Blackett stumbles on a hidden gem and buys into a 'lagom' lifestyle

2017 09 02 Beer Yoga 7 Of 1

Watch - Beer Yoga has landed in Manchester... yes really

Body Confidential attends the city’s first boozy yoga class

Travel

Travel news, reviews and guides...

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Snapshots of Denver, America’s capital of craft beer and legal highs

Denver, US capital of craft brewing, home to more than 100 breweries, with a rumoured...

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Sweet Northern Sicily – where the mountains sweep to the sea

Our holiday base was inland, under 10 miles from Cefalù – the Villa Charme, part...

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Mountain air and melodies in the Austrian Tyrol

ANY city that builds a ski-jump overlooking a graveyard must have a sense of humour...

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Time to party in Wittenberg, Martin Luther’s home town

Talk about landing lucky. Wittenberg would be a fascinating place to visit at any time...

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'Finally, food deserving of the space' - The Rivals, Royal Exchange, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield thinks this is exactly what the city centre needs

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Manchester hotel wins stupid name competition + Wayne Rooney oopsy - Sleuth

Week 38: in which an ancient Norwegian takes the fish

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Test out your tastebuds at Vapiano

Special blind-tasting sessions celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival

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