Breakfast(s) of Champions

The only thing that gets me out of bed most mornings is breakfast. It’s my favourite meal of the day, and without it I can’t function. If I’m incapable of cooking by myself at the weekend, here are some of my fave picks in and around Manchester: The Hideaway This one is my fave locally…… Continue reading Breakfast(s) of Champions

High Tea at Grand Pacific

Traditionally, afternoon tea in England compromises of teeny tiny little sandwiches with the crusts cut off, followed by huge amounts of tea (or champagne –  the best bit), followed by heavy scones and bready pastries – but at Grand Pacific it’s considerably more fancy. Grand Pacific opened earlier this year in the old Manchester Reform Club…… Continue reading High Tea at Grand Pacific

Brunchin’ at Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home has quickly become one of Manchester’s favourite comfort food options, and with their second site launching in the Great Northern this year it was about time we checked out the brunch offering. Owned by the team behind Almost Famous, it was unsurprising that the brunch menu options seemed just as gluttonous, with…… Continue reading Brunchin’ at Home Sweet Home

Review: My Thai

As one restaurant in Manchester closes, another opens. Yorkshire based My Thai takes over the old Splendid Kitchen site on John Dalton Street, with plans for a second venue already in the pipeline. The restaurant focuses on traditional Bangkok style street food which perfectly reflects what you can find cooked on the streets of Thailand.…… Continue reading Review: My Thai

Review: Zouk Tea Bar

When looking for an Indian meal in Manchester, you’re hardly short of choice, so restaurants across the city are really having to step up their game to stay front of mind for a slap up curry. Zouk Tea Bar & Grill opened back in 2009 in the city centre, just off Oxford Road and minutes…… Continue reading Review: Zouk Tea Bar

Birthday Celebrations – Artisan Manchester

As part one of my mums 50th birthday celebrations this year, I was tasked planning a meal and night out for her group of friends – all 27 of them. After a mad panic, and a lot of research, I was recommended the private dining spaces at Artisan Manchester. The industrial-style restaurant & bar has…… Continue reading Birthday Celebrations – Artisan Manchester