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2019 08 14 Ribeye Steak

'Is a £65 steak worth the price?' - Ribeye Steakhouse, First Street, reviewed

Kelly Bishop wants to know if Wagyu really is the dogs

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Swinging, singing, and shooting - Doesn't anyone just go for a quiet pint anymore?

Nowadays it’s all about ‘experiential drinking’

2019 07 17 Pru

Property roundup – Good riddance to bad shops, hello Eccles

Bricks & Mortar part 3 - a new type of architecture, property and planning round-up for Manchester

2019 07 01 Ribeye

Fifteen brand new restaurant and bar openings to look forward to this summer

Old favourites are expanding as we welcome some exciting new kids on the block

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Latest: Greater Manchester food and drink stories (June 24-30)

Xmas markets, plant free parties and letterbox lunches. Here's what you might have missed

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Win! Seven-course tasting menu at WOOD up for grabs

Exclusive to Confidentials readers – free dinner at Simon Wood’s flagship

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Interviews with inanimate objects: Friedrich Engels' statue

Sleuth has a chat with a dead German communist on his birthday week

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Miracle on First Street: Simon Wood's Christmas menu

This is why we're going to WOOD for our Xmas lunch...

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Public v Private: the war over Manchester’s squares and parks

Jonathan Schofield asks: are we selling off the family silver?

2018 11 06 Wood Glazed Pork Best Dishes

Eight of the best things to eat around Manchester this November

Disembowelled apples, aubergine propellers and artichoke soufflé

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"We're doing 130 covers on a Tuesday, so it's working" - Simon Wood, one year after opening WOOD

The Masterchef champion talks tomahawks, golden envelopes and press-ups in the kitchen

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Sleuth - Mamucium reborn, Press Club discontinued and the dangers of drink (part 457)

Week 32: in which Sleuth steals his own bike

2018 06 13 Wood Manchester Egg

Manchester Day 2018 – where to find the best grub this Sunday

...and a glass of Manchester gin or local beer to wash it down with

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A ruin by design: the Hotspur House proposals

Jonathan Schofield thinks Hodder + Partners are on to something

2017 07 25 Fredreich Engels Home First Street

Code of Conduct: how to behave in First Street

Council issues set of rules for Manchester city centre's newest neighbourhood

2018 03 05 Simon Wood

Wood for lunch?

Confidential spent a convivial hour catching up with Simon Wood

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Gordo's exclusive menu at Wood Manchester

Dine well for less with a Masterchef Winner

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'Everyone who appreciates good food should go' - Wood, First Street, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield feels the flavours are strong in this one

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