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…

Angels

As a reminder, you can now subscribe to my blog at the bottom of the page and receive email notifications every time I post. Almost hit 2000 views now so thanks if you’re regularly reading my blogs – don’t forget to share, it’s very much appreciated. This week you’ll learn all about my visit to…

Blackhouse – Grill on the Alley

Just over a week ago it was my 21st birthday, which involved plenty of celebrating and food, of course. It was an amazing day, I collected my new car in the morning, I was spoilt by my family, girlfriend and friends, and there was plenty to be happy about. All I knew about the day…

Hatch

If you are regularly on Oxford Road, you have probably seen the quirky and colourful shipping containers near Manchester Metropolitan University, which is ‘Hatch’. It’d be normal of you to walk past Hatch and take a second look at the peculiar set up as there is nothing quite like it. But you shouldn’t let the…

Mac Daddies

This week has been really busy and hence there has been a delay in getting this week’s blog posted. On the positive side, I have graduated from university with a First Class Honours and next week I am really excited because I am going to celebrate a new restaurant opening in Manchester, so keep your…

Pollen Bakery

Pollen bakery is a sourdough and Viennoiserie bakery in Manchester. The bakery has now relocated from the backstreet of the Piccadilly railway arch to Cotton Field Wharf in Ancoats, located beside New Islington Marina. There is also a fascinating story behind the relocation of the bakery. This is because after wanting to relocate, the cost…

Dessert Republic

This week, my blog is shorter than usual as I have been away in Berlin! But with dessert eateries becoming increasingly popular, I thought I would tell you about a hidden gem that I have found recently. I am always looking for new dessert places to try, so if you have any recommendations, please do…

The Laundrette

The Laundrette have three restaurants. The first restaurant began in Chorlton and later saw a Manchester and Newcastle branch open. The first restaurant in Chorlton, located on Beech Road, was formerly a laundrette called Soap Opera. It was later sold and transformed into what is now a restaurant and cocktail bar. The restaurant is renowned…