Artisan – Manchester

I am unashamedly middle class. I’m not going to make excuses for my up-bringing, values and identity. I’m not going to pretend anymore, or make a mockery of where I fall in society – yes I worry about minor infringements of manners and I really like aspirational magazine; there’s nothing wrong with being in the middle…

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Delonghi Motiva Coffee Maker

Christmas has come early in my household – those lovely people at Argos have decided to send me a coffee maker to try out (so this post’s in conjunction with them). I’d like to think its due to my winning ways with words, but in all likelihood they’ve looked at my morning time twitter feed and…

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Yo! Sushi – Trafford Centre, Manchester

I have a dirty secret, a secret I probably shouldn’t share on a food blog, a blog that’s here to educate gastronomically and to highlight the best of our region has to offer – I’m in love with Yo! Sushi.   Food on a belt! I know it’s a chain, that the selection of fish stretches to…

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Kowloon Correspondents’ Club – Barton Arcade, Manchester

Them Liquorists, Manchester’s self-styled sauce slingers, tellers of tall tales and the purveyors of the most innovative/high class bar crawls I’ve ever been on, have done it again. This time they’ve only gone and got themselves a proper bloody bar in Manchester city centre, which has popped up for the next two months to serve you beautifully crafted Belvedere…

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