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Manchester Food and Drink Festival is back on for 2021

The five day food and drink fest will go ahead this year, organisers say

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Covid-19 update: "The longer we get into this pandemic the harder it gets"

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Would you Eat Out to Help Out all over again?

We ask northern restaurant and bar professionals if the promotion should return

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Manchester’s most innovative gym concept creates advanced home fitness solution

The transformation of transformation programmes

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Lanigan & Hulme: Outstanding British style for men…and now women too

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What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

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Test kitchen - DIY Shoryu Ramen Kit

Festive delivery slots and a special reader offer

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Test Kitchen – HOME-X, Home by Nico, Bangkok menu box

Is this one of the best value cook at home boxes on the market?

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Test Kitchen – Rosa's Thai Café DIY Pad Thai kits

What do you get, how much is it and how easy to prepare?

2020 10 27 Pack Horse Exterior

‘A top-drawer dish with truly fabulous ingredients’ - The Pack Horse, Hayfield, reviewed

Gordo enjoys a substantial pub meal well worth travelling for

2020 10 14 Tine Review Interior

'Not one note is out of tune' - Tine @ Blossom Street Social, Ancoats, reviewed

Kelly Bishop enjoys a long lunch of walnut witchcraft, hogget and baked beer

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‘Light-hearted, feel-good, well-crafted’ - California Coffee and Wine, Altrincham, reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson is California Dreamin’ about brunch and bubbles

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'Cracking modern British food' - Herd NQ, Dale Street, reviewed

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