Pie & Ale

Pie and Ale
The Northern Quarter is full of hidden gems. Amazing restaurants and bars hidden in tiny alleyways or behind unmarked doors that just shock you with food so good you can’t wait to come back. Pie and Ale on Lever Street is definitely one of those places. Found behind the Hive in…
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Australasia

Australasia has been a city centre favourite since it opened its doors to the people of Manchester way back in 2011. When it opened, it was a million miles away for anything else that was out there – it was beautifully decorated, served some very trendy pan-Asian inspired food and…
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Moretti Gran Tour

Last week Italy came to Manchester and I was there to enjoy every minute of it. I was over the moon when I saw an email from the guys at Birra Moretti asking me to come sample some authentic Italian cuisine as part of the Birra Moretti Gran Tour. Amazing…
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Miller & Carter, Manchester

A good steak is a rare find. Ever rarer if you live in Manchester. So I was quite excited about Miller and Carter taking up the very impressive Lloyds Bank building at the Cross Street end of King Street and turning it into one of their steak houses. Yes. it’s a…
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Beef and Pudding

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you probably know I am a massive fan of Beef and Pudding. Since I first visited on the opening night a few months back, I have gone back quite a few times. So much so that even the manager there knows me…
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Handmade Burger Co.

Manchester just can’t seem to get enough! It’s already home to quite a few burger places who have done pretty well in staking a claim in this booming market. Last week saw Handmade Burger Co. open its first restaurant in the the city trying to find its place in the…
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GrillStock Festival

I love my music. I love my meat. Put two of my favourite things together and you get GrillStock, the American styled BBQ and music festival that took over Albert Square last weekend. I was lucky enough to get a few VIP tickets courtesy of Google City Experts. (Thanks Google!)…
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Manchester Day

I absolutely love Manchester. It’s the city I have called home for the last 4 years – it’s played such an integral role in my life and I will always be grateful for everything this city has given me. And Manchester Day is the perfect way to celebrate this wonderful city…
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The Splendid Sausage Co.

Are hot dogs the new burger? Sure looks that way! Manchester already is home to quite a few  ‘hot dog’ places like Dogs’N’Dough (review here) and by the look of things, this trend is here to stay. Last weekend Seb and I decided to try The Splendid Sausage Co – a restaurant…
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The Grill On The Alley

Everybody has a safe option. That one restaurant you normally go to when you need things to be just right. That one restaurant you go to when you aren’t in the mood to be risky and just want some good food and decent service. That one restaurant for me is…
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