Androuet

Androuet Cheese Shop
When it comes to cheese, I trust the French wholeheartedly and when my friend Florence (a Parisian) suggested that we try out this little French restaurant and fromagerie at the edge of old Spitalfields market called Androuet, I was definitely not going to say no. I was in London last weekend so…
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Red’s True Barbecue

Saturday night was messy. Very messy. So when I woke up on Sunday, all I wanted was some good ol’ greasy comfort food to put me back on track. Perfect time to try out the newly opened Red’s True Barbecue – so we headed out for a late brunch to try everything…
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Manchester House and Lounge

There is one restaurant in Manchester I have wanted to try for a very, very long time – the very aptly named Manchester House and Lounge. It’s been the talk of the town since it opened in 2013 and is considered one of the best restaurants outside of the M25!…
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Steak & Lobster

I love lobster – it’s such a special dish. Absolutely divine when done right and terrible when done wrong. So with that in mind I decided to try Steak & Lobster at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester. Bear in mind, this is a speciality restaurant that takes pride in…
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The London Carriage Works

I was in Liverpool last week with work and wasn’t supposed to finish till about 3pm. Luck was on my side, my meeting finished at 12 noon and I had some time to spare before my train back. It was a Friday afternoon, I had a few hours on my…
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The Alchemist

This weekend, I met up a few friends for brunch and we decided to try The Alchemist on New York street. I love a good cocktail and rumour has it, that this is the place to go to for a cocktail that’s out of this world. I wasn’t going to…
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Almost Famous

If you live in Manchester, you already know of the institution that is Almost Famous. I call Almost Famous an institution because it intrigues me – I didn’t understand how an unadvertised small ‘room’ located up a staircase behind an unmarked door, made such amazing burgers. Almost Famous was the…
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Byron Burger

A good burger is a thing of beauty, a satisfying, messy manifestation of all things wonderful and there are only a few things culinary that can be relied on to do their job as effectively. I have been craving a good burger all week – a simple no fuss proper burger, and trust me…
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Australasia

There are only a few restaurants in Manchester that I look forward going back to and Australasia is definitely high up on that list. Accessed via a glass pyramid near the John Rylands library on Deansgate, this Asian themed restaurant accessed is one of my favourite eating joints around. My friends…
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