Victors

It has been just over a week since I visited Victors, a restaurant in Alderley Edge which has been at the top of my ‘to visit’ list for quite some time! ABOUT Victors is a Hamptons inspired, all day dining restaurant and bar serving a modern American menu of signature small plates such as lil’…

The Ivy – Manchester

Should you visit The Ivy? I’ll be letting you know if the newly opened restaurant and bar lives up to expectations.¬† ABOUT The Ivy opened in late November 2018 and was Manchester’s biggest restaurant opening of the year with an impressive 535 covers, spread over four floors. The ground floor includes a brasserie, which by…

Rosso

King Street remains one of Manchester’s most important thoroughfares and it is home to some of Manchester’s best restaurants and hotels including Rosso, Grand Pacific and King Street Townhouse. Approximately three years ago Amy and I visited Rosso for our first date and it has always been one of our favourite spots due to the…

The Bridge

I’ve been slightly quiet recently due to the run up to Christmas, which as you probably well know is a rather busy and hectic time of the year, especially if you leave buying presents until the very last-minute – I promise I don’t mean Christmas Eve. Anyway, I do hope you have all had a…

The Courthouse

A couple of weeks ago, I received an invite to ‘The Courthouse – Barristers Restaurant’. This invite came from Kath at Perception Sales and Marketing (@perceptionloves) who represents a portfolio of hotels, lifestyle businesses and event venues. Our hosts for the evening were Cath and Stuart, the Sales Director for Flat Cap Hotels. ABOUT The…

Eras Chocolate

I was recently messaged by Eras Chocolate on Instagram, to come and sample a couple of their Italian Artisan Cakes. It was an opportunity not to be missed! Eras Chocolate are in Manchester Friday to Sunday (11am-5pm) until early December and are trading from a stall outside the Great Northern Warehouse which is near Impossible,…

Tre Ciccio

On Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of visiting Tre Ciccio for their soft launch in Bramhall. Tre Ciccio was established in 2016 and are an Italian restaurant serving traditional authentic Neapolitan pizza and Italian style roast chicken. Tre Ciccio have seen much success over the past year with their Altrincham restaurant winning three awards:…

Frankie’s Toasties

So if you haven’t heard the news already, Frankie’s Toasties has opened on Portland Street, with 32 different fillings to choose from! However, the question is – How good can toasties really be?! I guess it comes down to personal preference but for me, it’s about getting the filling proportions right and ensuring they aren’t…

GRUB #2

If you have followed my food journey for the past few months or so, you probably know I’m a huge fan of GRUB. I always used to see pictures of food from Digbeth Dining Club in Birmingham and be very jealous that we didn’t have a similar street food scene over here in Manchester… Until…

Manchester Food and Drink Festival

The Manchester Food and Drink Festival (MFDF) is back, taking place in Albert Square until the 8th October. The 2018 festival is the 21st annual event and in the past it has drawn names such as Jamie Oliver,¬†Gordon Ramsay, Fergus Henderson, Michel Roux, John Torode and even Bill Wyman! This year has drawn one of…