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Bitesize food and drink news – Week 49

This week: gifts & hampers, seasonal specials, awards and fantastic new drinks to try

2020 12 04 Lightopia

Lightopia, Heaton Park, reviewed: enchantment in the night

Get up to Heaton Park for light in dark days with enchanting displays

2020 12 03 Speak In Code Cocktails At Home

Getting the drinks in for Christmas – The best cocktail kit deliveries

Where you can get hold of some amazing pre-mixed drinks this season

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2020 12 02 Lattsam Interior 1

New opening – Lättsam, a new Scandi-inspired café bar opens in Spring Gardens

The brand new venue will open this week for takeaway

2020 12 02 Rocks Off Coffee

Rocks Off - the new coffee co helping save music in Liverpool and Manchester

North West bands and venues can profit from their own speciality blends

2020 11 30 Nells Pizza

Nell’s giant 22 inch NY style pizzas are coming to Chorlton

The pizza made famous during 'Slicegate' will soon be available at The Beagle

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The ultimate guide to Christmas 2020 events in Manchester

From online plays and parties to light festivals and drive-in cinemas, we’ve got something for...

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Our Huge Festive Advent Calendar IS HERE

Come on; let’s squeeze a little joy out of 2020

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What happens when you mix craft beer with CBD oil?

‘I guess you just feel more like yourself’ says Cannabrew’s founder Elliot Horner

2020 11 29 Beerwulfxmas3

‘Tis the season to be merry with Beerwulf

The best beer gifts to bring the festive ‘Cheers!’

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Lanigan & Hulme: Outstanding British style for men…and now women too

Stand out from the crowd in timeless pieces including cotton t-shirts made in Manchester

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2020 06 24 Shoryu Ramen Finished

Test kitchen - DIY Shoryu Ramen Kit

Festive delivery slots and a special reader offer

2020 11 19 Home X Home By Nico

Test Kitchen – HOME-X, Home by Nico, Bangkok menu box

Is this one of the best value cook at home boxes on the market?

2020 11 16 Rosas Diy Pad Thai Kit Finished Dish

Test Kitchen – Rosa's Thai Café DIY Pad Thai kits

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 10 27 Pack Horse Exterior

‘A top-drawer dish with truly fabulous ingredients’ - The Pack Horse, Hayfield, reviewed

Gordo enjoys a substantial pub meal well worth travelling for

2020 10 14 Tine Review Interior

'Not one note is out of tune' - Tine @ Blossom Street Social, Ancoats, reviewed

Kelly Bishop enjoys a long lunch of walnut witchcraft, hogget and baked beer

2020 10 06 California Coffee Exterior

‘Light-hearted, feel-good, well-crafted’ - California Coffee and Wine, Altrincham, reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson is California Dreamin’ about brunch and bubbles

2020 09 30 Herd Nq Interior

'Cracking modern British food' - Herd NQ, Dale Street, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield reckons he's found a pudding to rival his mums

2020 09 21 Delhi House Cafe Exterior

'A pleasing bit of tit-for-tat culinary appropriation' - Delhi House Cafe, Corn Exchange, reviewed

Kelly Bishop feels the warmth at Manchester's newest Indian restaurant

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2020 09 15 Significant City View

Significant City: Manchester's pioneering moments

Politics, social change, sport, arts, transport and...er...sewage: celebrating Manchester's achievements

2020 09 15 Tast Counter Dining

Social distancing: 10 places for easy solo dining in Manchester

Stop counting heads and head to a counter

2020 09 03 Gravestone Cleaned

Thomas Walker: Manchester's anti-slavery campaigner, freedom fighter and forgotten hero

Jonathan Schofield makes a fascinating discovery in a Chorlton churchyard

2020 06 25 Pan African Photo

75 years on: The Manchester Congress that changed Africa

Jonathan Schofield on a lovely building unveiled with a hugely relevant history

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Rock Against Racism Northern Carnival: The protest that made music history

40,000 people attended the 1978 rally and concert, featuring bands like Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse

2020 05 07 Raffles 1970S Jetset

Manchester's craziest food critic

Jonathan Schofield and one of Manchester's most extraordinary 'characters'

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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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This is Manchester: 60 photos from the 1990s

The IRA bomb, the Hacienda and the birth of Metrolink - a pictorial snapshot of...

Travel

2020 09 30 Buxton Crescent Front

Travel: Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel – we test the waters

After a £70million, 17-years in the making renovation, Neil Sowerby finds himself in pampered heaven

2020 09 09 Keepers Lodge

Travel: Griffon Forest Lodges nr York - Twilight in a wooded wonderland

Badgers help make the perfect rustic holiday for Neil Sowerby

2020 09 01 Victorian House Bar Area

Victorian House Hotel - Grasmere’s newest Boutique bolthole

An amazing find with a secret Shepherd’s Hut, riverside garden and stargazer rooms

2020 08 20 Rothay Garden Hotel Front

Stay in Grasmere, Cumbria – Rothay Garden Hotel

Deanna Thomas heads up to the lakes for a family-friendly, dog-friendly trip

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New opening – Lättsam, a new Scandi-inspired café bar opens in Spring Gardens

The brand new venue will open this week for takeaway

Our Huge Festive Advent Calendar IS HERE

Come on; let’s squeeze a little joy out of 2020

The ultimate guide to Christmas 2020 events in Manchester

From online plays and parties to light festivals and drive-in cinemas, we’ve got something for...

London favourite What The Pitta opens in the Northern Quarter

And they’re giving away free award-winning vegan kebabs

Getting the drinks in for Christmas – The best cocktail kit deliveries

2020 12 03 Speak In Code Cocktails At Home
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What happens when you mix craft beer with CBD oil?

‘I guess you just feel more like yourself’ says Cannabrew’s founder Elliot Horner

2020 12 02 Rocks Off Coffee

Rocks Off - the new coffee co helping save music in Liverpool and Manchester

North West bands and venues can profit from their own speciality blends

Don't miss these offers...

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