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23/03/2017 15:19:38 - We're appearing at the Great British Food Festival! We are very pleased to announce that our talented Head Chef Matt Scard-Jones is going to be cooking up a storm and sharing one or two of his favourite recipes at the Great British Food Festival this year! The foodie... .... read article

23/03/2017 14:37:47 - Enjoy a ‘Rilassare Pomeriggio’ at Pesto Cabbage Hall this Mother's Day Introduced to Britain in the 1840s, afternoon tea is a much celebrated dining occasion. Embracing the Great British tradition whilst adding their own personal touch is Italian Restaurant Pesto Cabbage Hall, which has... .... read article

17/03/2017 09:10:06 - This week's cocktails to try at Residence Nantwich's multi award winning restaurant and bar; Residence run weekly specials on cocktails. This week's cocktail is the Smoked Bloody Mary. Using smoked vodka with the classic recipe (tobasco, lea and perrins,... .... read article

13/03/2017 17:05:08 - A Mother’s Day to remember at Scene! Scene Indian Street Kitchen are looking to honour and recognize Manchester’s special ladies this Mother’s Day with a meal to remember. Every day mothers all over the world work selflessly hard to love and care for... .... read article

13/03/2017 16:48:23 - Mel had the luck of the Irish at the Hard Rock Cafe Although it looks simplistic; the humble burger is not the easiest thing to master. The correct ratios, a solid structure, sound ingredients – they all matter. So when you get a very good one, you remember it. It... .... read article

13/03/2017 - Bakerie Long Table Dining Events Bakerie Long Table Dining (BLTD) is a great opportunity to get together with old friends and make some new ones. Set along our 40-foot communal dining table its like turning up for a great dinner party without having... .... read article

09/03/2017 16:27:07 - Bistrot Pierre March Recipe: Remoulade au jambon de Bayonne This month Bistrot Pierre are sharing their beautiful celeriac and Bayonne ham recipe with you. The ham is a classic French staple and derives from the South West of France. It’s quick and easy to make and is the... .... read article

08/03/2017 16:51:38 - Easy like a Sunday morning at The Laundrette The boozy brunch is a thing of joy whether you’re topping up from the night before or are looking for a pimped up Sunday. It usually comes in one of two formats; either you strike gold and find a place serving... .... read article

07/03/2017 10:37:43 - Supermarket Swap Over the years, many a big name company market research team have visited us to sample the delights of our menus. We’ve recently learnt that Sainsbury’s have rolled out their own version of our iconic Mac ‘n’ Cheese... .... read article

03/03/2017 13:55:13 - A Roast with a Difference Why not take a break from cooking this Mother's Day try one of our Zouk special roasts. Not just for Sundays our sajji roasts are so good we offer them 7 days a week. Each roast is specially marinated in a Baluchi... .... read article

02/03/2017 11:19:47 - Piste's March Recipe: Lobster Thermidor This month Piste offers Onionring a fantastic spring Lobster Thermidor recipe. INGREDIENTS 500g Lobster 30g butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 55ml white wine 100ml double cream ½ tsp English mustard 2 tbsp... .... read article

01/03/2017 16:15:38 - Picture the Scene with a winning meal for two! You could be dining at Scene restaurant next month for FREE! That's right, simply enter the March competition for the chance to win a 3 course meal for up to £50! Simply enter and cross those fingers! .... read article

01/03/2017 16:13:54 - A fine meal for two with wine could be yours at Ciro's Brasserie! Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could win a 3 course meal for two with a bottle of house wine in Ciro’s Brasserie at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel? Make it happen. Enter today! Terms apply, prize would be redeemable... .... read article

01/03/2017 16:13:08 - Win a Friday night out at The Yellow Broom! Win dinner for two with a bottle of house wine at The Yellow Broom on a Friday night! Enter the Onionring competition this March for a chance to win! Entries close Friday March 31 2017. Terms apply. Contact us for... .... read article

01/03/2017 16:10:24 - Win a Bistrot Pierre meal for two with wine! Enter the Onionring competition this March for a chance to win a fabulous French feast at Bistrot Pierre in Altrincham for two with wine! Entries close Friday March 31 2017. Terms apply. Contact us for full details. .... read article

01/03/2017 16:06:09 - Win a Mexican feast with booze! Enter the Onionring competition this March for a chance to win a fabulous Mexican meal for two people with a bottle of house wine at Manchester's utterly brilliant El Capo! Entries close Friday March 31 2017. Terms... .... read article

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27/02/2017 14:39:08 - Gaucho-style Restaurant Fazenda Offers Exclusive Vintage Port from 300-year-old Portuguese Quinta Already famed for its mouth-watering selection of meats and the finest wines, award-winning restaurant Fazenda now houses vintage ports of up to 129 years old, from one of the oldest and most famous Quintas in Portugal.... .... read article

27/02/2017 13:05:37 - New offer at Yee Rah Bar & Grill - Midweek Offer Yee Rah Bar & Grill in Liverpool have a new offer! Midweek Offer available Mon- Fri.... LUNCH MENU2 COURSES FOR £11.95 MONDAY TO FRIDAY 12-6PM* OR EVENING SPECIAL 2 COURSES FOR £14.95 MONDAY TO FRIDAY 6-8pm .... read article

27/02/2017 10:09:55 - Noodle Bar & Asian Market now open Chiangmai has evolved... now its also a Noodle Bar and Asian Market!! Now serving all sorts of Noodles, authenitic recipes from: Thailand Indonesia Japan Vietnam The new star of our menu however has... .... read article

24/02/2017 16:43:22 - The Pheasant features on Britain's Best Walks! If you tuned in to last week's episode of Britain's Best Walks on ITV, you may have caught a glimpse of presenter Julia Bradbury enjoying an end of walk pint at The Pheasant Inn! The episode featured a countryside... .... read article

24/02/2017 15:54:01 - Applications are now open for MasterChef: The Professionals 2017 If you’re an aspiring chef, this is your opportunity! MasterChef: The Professionals returns for its tenth series and is once again looking for chefs with the talent and ambition to make it to the top of their industry.... .... read article

24/02/2017 11:03:43 - Pesto at the Dicconson Arms marks its second birthday with a week of celebrations Italian restaurant Pesto at the Dicconson Arms is celebrating its second birthday by inviting customers to join them in a week of celebrations. Opening its doors on March 2nd 2015, the privately-owned restaurant group... .... read article

23/02/2017 12:27:33 - New chef Stephen Moore for Manchester’s relaxed fine dining restaurant Grafene Grafene, the relaxed fine dining establishment at 55 King Street made its mark on the Manchester eating out scene with its launch last summer – and has now unveiled a new head chef Stephen Moore. Stephen makes the move... .... read article

23/02/2017 12:17:45 - Worldwide experience of Lowry Hotel’s new food & drink chief is a good fit for its global clientele The Lowry Hotel, one of the city’s most famous and luxurious destinations, has a new Food and Beverage Manager. Giuseppe Napoli arrives from Manchester’s Hilton Hotel and brings with him 17 years of international... .... read article

20/02/2017 15:23:04 - Authentic Spanish restaurant opens in Woolton Under the promise of “Spanish food at Spanish prices”, Sabrosa is bringing the every-day local tapas bar feel to Woolton, Liverpool. Owner of the restaurant, Eduardo Ibáñez from Castellón, was inspired to open the... .... read article

07/02/2017 12:32:42 - Double AA Rosette River Restaurant and QMS Skin Spa offer luxury deals to treat your loved one As a location which sees frequent wedding proposals, the five-star Lowry Hotel has long since been a romantic destination for couples, and love is in the air this month with a host of intimate events. The River Irwell... .... read article

19/01/2017 12:09:58 - February 2017 focus on La Mancha Evuna have been importing Finca Loranque for over 10 years and are please to see the winery is certified Organic for the 2014 vintage. But are Organic wines better for you ?? As with most organic produce, be it beef,... .... read article

12/01/2017 12:57:08 - Win a Great British prize! Simply enter the Onionring prize draw this month for your chance to win a £50 gift voucher! This voucher can be used to purchase tickets to events, used behind the bar or on one of our cookery classes! We are at the... .... read article

11/01/2017 17:04:14 - Mix up a mocktail for Thaikhun this dry January To help beat the January blues, Thaikhun - the award-winning Thai street food restaurant - is offering budding mixologists the chance to win free Thai food for a year by giving their favourite cocktails a tee-total... .... read article

11/01/2017 12:11:18 - Man v Food at The Pit Smokehouse Are you brave enough to take on The Pit Smokehouse's phenomenal food challenge? Culcheth's only American smokehouse is gathering quite the reputation for one of the hardest food challenges in the North West with a... .... read article

21/12/2016 13:58:06 - Burger Shed comes to Mold! Opening early 2017, Burger Shed in Mold will be following on from the successful flagship Burger Shed in Chester. Click here to have a taste of what is yet to come in Mold! .... read article

15/12/2016 12:21:45 - The OpenTable top 100 restaurants for 2016 revealed Another year and another list; this time the top 100 best restaurants according to OpenTable users. Nearly half a million reviews have been compiled with North West restaurants taking a mere 10% of the results.... .... read article

06/12/2016 10:16:16 - City centre bar celebrates an incredible first year in Manchester Northern Quarter cafe bar Evelyn’s celebrates its first birthday this month following a successful opening year in the city. With its laid-back vibe and eclectic menu, The Tib Street venue is a welcome addition to the... .... read article

24/11/2016 15:25:50 - Black Friday Drinks at Busaba This Black Friday, Busaba are offering all keen shoppers a complimentary Christmas Cocktail! Any guests dining from 1200-1700 on Friday November 25th are welcome to a freebie Bangkok Christmas Sour or a Thai mulled... .... read article

23/11/2016 11:28:56 - Mel gets a Brasilian... Having been invited to try out the new Brazilian in the Corn Exchange, I couldn’t refuse having had many a good meal at their Leeds restaurant. I also saw this as an opportunity to get my shopping out of the way. This... .... read article

15/11/2016 14:55:43 - Efes has undergone a full refurbishment The refurb is nearly complete - just the new pictures to hang on the walls. The atmosphere is much brighter and modern with cool greys and pastels. New carpet has been laid throughout and everywhere has been... .... read article

11/11/2016 13:23:24 - Mel has a festive Thai feast... I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been one to eat turkey throughout December. I like to leave that to the big day where we eat so much of it that come Boxing Day you’re 86% turkey. This means that when selecting... .... read article

09/11/2016 12:04:58 - Rosso launch new Champagne menu Rosso Restaurants, a much loved place with sporting stars and celebrities alike, a firm fine dining favourite within Manchester’s bustling food and drink scene, launches their new Bubbles champagne menu. ‘Bubbles’ a... .... read article

04/11/2016 13:29:22 - Shoryu Ramen brings its authentic Japanese favourites to Manchester Shoryu Ramen, a Japanese restaurant specialising in authentic Hakata cuisine, is set to open its doors in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, this November. The 55 cover restaurant, which is Shoryu Ramen’s first outside of... .... read article

04/11/2016 13:08:39 - Frank about Oddest... For those evenings where the city centre just seems too much of a stretch to make it to, Chorlton has become one of my favourite places to hang as of late. With an assortment of bars, eateries and promise of the best... .... read article

28/10/2016 10:51:40 - Frank about La Vina... Food friends, gather round. I have exciting news for you. I have a new favourite restaurant! Yes, you heard right and make no mistake about it, I really am in love. It’s this divine Spanish place, and as luck would... .... read article

28/10/2016 09:41:01 - Félicitations à vous La Popote! A fantastic achievement has been made at the family run French bistro La Popote this month with a third running appearance in the Good Food Guide for the team along with accreditation in the Michelin Guide! Along with... .... read article

24/10/2016 13:17:06 - Make it a luxury Christmas with Rhug Estate Turkey, stuffing and sumptuous gifts; what more could you want this Christmas? How about ensuring that all those things are sustainably sourced and ethically produced? Proving that organically produced birds make for a... .... read article

14/10/2016 12:38:04 - Cookery Classes now every other Sunday at New Dilli Now every fortnight on Sunday between 12noon and 3pm. Our cookery classes are a wonderful experience where you learn to make some of your favourite Indian dishes. Sunday 16 October 2016 12PM - 3PM Sunday 30... .... read article

14/10/2016 12:22:19 - Mel has a Naked Lunch... My most used emojis are all meat based; a hamburger, a hot dog, the pig face, a taco and a weird chicken drumstick thing with two bones. I know what you’re thinking.....WHY? The thing is I just don’t consider veggie... .... read article

12/10/2016 16:32:32 - Carpathia launches new Autumn Winter menu packed with seasonal favourites, with the dishes that have been created bursting with flavour THE ROOFTOP RESTAURANT AND CHAMPAGNE BAR’S NEW MENU HAS STUNNING AUTUMNAL STARTERS, MAIN COURSES AND DESSERTS THAT ARE PERFECT FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. Carpathia restaurant and champagne bar has launched its new... .... read article

07/10/2016 15:09:18 - Asha’s becomes the only Manchester Indian restaurant to ever feature in Michelin Guide One year after opening, Asha’s restaurant in Manchester has been included in the prestigious Michelin Guide 2017 – the only Indian restaurant to ever be recognised by the Guide in Manchester. One of only 25 venues... .... read article

05/10/2016 09:29:15 - First-look of relaunched Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill Liverpool Marco Pierre Steakhouse Bar & Grill Liverpool at Hotel Indigo has undergone a radical renovation and refurbishment programme, now boasting a modern new design and enriched menu selection to tempt diners. Step inside... .... read article

04/10/2016 12:40:44 - The Lost & Found to open in Knutsford Lose yourself in this autumn’s most mysterious new opening: The Lost & Found on Princess Street in Knutsford. Unlock the secrets of this beautiful botanical Victorian hideaway opening on 7th October, and discover an... .... read article

29/09/2016 14:47:34 - Mel Meets.....Head Chef Kevin Lynn Mel was out and about the other day in Rossett and decided to call into the new Machine House to check out their latest menus and bumped into Kevin Lynn. Hi Kev, I'm Mel. What do you do... .... read article

19/09/2016 16:58:20 - Frank about Victors... There are some places which are just...extra special. Y’know? Places you reserve for special occasions; like birthdays, anniversaries, Wednesdays – the usual! I had fallen in love with Victor’s menu instantly after... .... read article

12/09/2016 12:05:10 - Frankie finds nothing Odd with this new menu... I just love the autumn. Crisp leaves, rich colours, cool air...and the oh-so-delicious release of new restaurant menus. With a change of season comes a change of specials; and the latest restaurant to pimp up their... .... read article

08/09/2016 10:36:02 - Odd Bar launch new menu with 50% off! To celebrate the launch of Odd's brand new food menu, their brilliant 50% off food Thursdays offer continues with the WHOLE MAIN MENU 1/2 PRICE all day every Thursday (1200-2100, excl. sides and small plates)!... .... read article

06/09/2016 14:59:38 - Frankie follows the smoke signals... I’m going to keep this review short and sweet...actually make that short and smoky. It’s been the talk of the town for the past two weeks since its opening, you know the place? Of course you do! It’s called Smokehouse... .... read article

05/09/2016 09:33:46 - Customer wins Fishpool summer dish contest! After the Summer Dish competition ended, The Fishpool Inn opted for customer Darren Matchett's suggestion of chicken stuffed with chorizo and mozzarella, with parmentier potatoes, a salsa of heritage tomatoes and... .... read article

01/09/2016 14:21:51 - Frankie has a buzzing time at Busaba... I had first gotten to know Busaba at a cocktail class a few months ago. Never one to pass up the opportunity to pretend to be Tom Cruise circa movie “Cocktail”, I was there in a shot. It was a wonderful evening; we... .... read article

15/08/2016 10:54:40 - Grafene launches new small plates and bar treats menu Grafene restaurant is launching a small plates option to go with its a la carte menu – along with a range of tasty bar treats including its very own ‘Our Kid Burger’. Diners now have small plate alternatives to all the... .... read article

11/08/2016 16:39:42 - Frankie Gets Chucked... Getting Chucked is the worst right? WRONG! Okay, so I’m not talking Getting Chucked in the conventional sense, I’m talking “Get Chucked”, the pop-up turned permanent eatery found in the trendy town of Urmston. The... .... read article

11/08/2016 09:38:01 - Feel Good Festival 2016 Two days packed with fabulous free entertainment in Rochdale town centre. Live music from established names, must-see rising stars and first class cooking from world renowned chefs. Music and food at its very best!... .... read article

03/08/2016 14:36:20 - Frankie goes Federal... Okay, you caught me...I brunched again! I was weak okay. The temptation of soft, runny eggs, golden buttery bread, slices of avocado (you just can’t get away from those things) – it just all got too much! Thankfully I... .... read article

26/07/2016 10:04:38 - Frankie baos down to Cottonopolis... Ladies and gentleman, I have your new favourite restaurant. I know, I know, bold statement. But trust me, this place has possibly the best Japanese food Manchester has to offer, and you’ll be soy happy I told you... .... read article

21/07/2016 12:53:10 - Mel Meets.....Church Inn Head Chef Graeme Noden The Church Inn has a menu that changes every month as well as their a la carte. Someone had to find out which genius kept coming up with these dishes, so Mel had a chat with Head Chef Graeme Noden. Hi Graeme, how long... .... read article

20/07/2016 16:50:47 - Frankie meets Evelyn... That divine possibility of a brunch is most definitely my favourite part of any weekend. I mean brunch, how can you not love it? A block of mid-morning bliss where you can have your eggs any way you want ‘em AND order... .... read article

13/07/2016 11:37:55 - New offer at Fahrenheit Bar and Grill - 50% OFF Fahrenheit Bar and Grill in Manchester Centre have a new offer! 50% OFF available Fri-Sun.... OFFER VALID FROM JULY TO AUGUST 50% OFF FOOD!  SUNDAY TO FRIDAY AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS ONLY AT THE... .... read article

12/07/2016 15:54:16 - Tom wins a rather good award! Congrats to Tom at 101 for winning Best Local Restaurant - Warrington & LUX Ambience Award: Best for a Relaxed Atmosphere. Good man. Keep up the good work. Mel .... read article

06/07/2016 12:30:26 - Frankie has a slice of heaven... Coming across a pizza joint in Manchester’s Northern Quarter is no tough feat, but finding a decent, authentic pizzeria? Now there you have a challenge my friend. First entering PLY, I felt hideously unhip (I mean...I... .... read article

04/07/2016 16:34:50 - New menus launched at La Boheme Featuring this seasons produce, including "Lapin Cuit Aux Trois Facons Sauce Estragon"... Rabbit cooked 3 ways, leg confit, ballotine & shredded rabbit bonbon served on wilted Savoy cabbage, a julienne of vegetables & a... .... read article

29/06/2016 11:40:14 - Frankie has a 'happy special night'... Some offers often seem just too good to be true. Delicious food at a delicious price? Quit teasing! But that’s exactly what Essence restaurant of Altrincham offer every Sunday with their “Happy Special Night” menu; 7... .... read article

22/06/2016 12:59:39 - Tackle Byron's latest special for the Euros Set the mood for the upcoming summer of football with Byron’s latest addition for summer - the Byronaldo (£10.95). Inspired by Head Chef Fred Smith’s love of football as a child, tucking into a half time hamburger, the... .... read article

21/06/2016 12:20:57 - Frankie's Sausage Pan Saturday! Delicatessen. I can honestly say it is my favourite word in the English language, and not just because it’s a joy to say, but because of the promise and deliciousness it always delivers. The Barbakan Delicatessen is... .... read article

21/06/2016 10:10:43 - Lick your lips with light bites at Cabana! Award-winning restaurant Cabana Brasilian Barbecue is the perfect place to inject a taste of South America into your lunch or dinner. Their new menu has plenty of options which will help you maintain a balanced diet,... .... read article

20/06/2016 15:00:22 - KOOP on Bold Street opens its doors Bold Street's hottest new dining concept has opened its doors. Koop - previously Chez Le Coq - specialises in the three classics: chicken, burgers and shakes. It will also be the only restaurant in the city to offer... .... read article

14/06/2016 12:55:51 - Win a Champagne Afternoon Tea at Alderley Edge Hotel! Have you entered the Alderley Edge Hotel's competition? This is your chance to win an exclusive Champagne Afternoon Tea at Alderley Edge Hotel. Enjoy a selection of delicious homemade sandwiches and tasty treats and... .... read article

07/06/2016 12:17:26 - Get a Free Bottle of Fizz at Tom at 101!! Tom at 101 in Stockton Heath have a new offer! Free Fizz on Fridays.... Get a free bottle of the Best Italian Fizz when you dine on a Friday. One bottle per 4 diners. Each diner must order 2 courses from the A La Carte... .... read article

06/06/2016 14:44:58 - 50% off mains tonight! 50% off mains tonight!!! We are now open on Mondays so to celebrate this we are doing a weekly Monday offer here at the CoB throughout June. So today from 5pm we are doing half price main courses (excluding the... .... read article

01/06/2016 12:06:16 - Frankie enjoys a B&B... Now, don’t get me wrong; Manchester is in no way hungry for any more fresh hot eating spots, but when a delicious eatery pops up you can bet your bottom dollar we all get pretty excited about it. I had the pleasure of... .... read article

26/05/2016 16:14:47 - Cool down at Cabana with NEW Cocktails! The caipirinha, which means ‘little country girl’ in Portuguese, is Brasil’s national cocktail and Cabana Brasilian Barbecue pride themselves on shaking up the perfect caipirinha using their top choice cachaça, Velho... .... read article

26/05/2016 15:57:24 - Mel catches up with Coach House Head Chef Matt Whilst in Chester looking for a birthday present, Mel popped into The Coach House Inn to catch up with Head... .... read article

26/05/2016 15:40:13 - Frankie makes the cut in Monton Thought you had to travel to the back streets of Italy for a satisfying slice? Think again my friend, because I’ve just found a parlour that delivers pizzas by the plank-ful, and they’re hella good. Found in the heart... .... read article

18/05/2016 15:38:57 - Pool tables, foosball and Build Your Own Burgers! New York inspired Urban Cookhouse have just finished a big refurbishment that now includes a couple of brand new pool tables and table football. Pop in for drinks and try them out!! Not only aesthetically pleasing on... .... read article

16/05/2016 12:13:54 - Miyagi on Bold Street open second floor due to popular demand! Brought to you by the owners of Lucha Libre and Berry and Rye, Miyagi on Bold Street are set to stun guests by extending the brand upstairs in the magnificent former Yums building due to the massive success of the first... .... read article

14/05/2016 14:51:58 - Mel literally ate all she could....... Like any normal review, Mel tends to try a selection of dishes from a restaurant’s menu and then waffle on about it, however on this occasion, we need to be exact. Largely because Mel managed to try 30 dishes;... .... read article

10/05/2016 12:51:30 - New Fortnightly Supper Club! New fortnightly supper club running and with BYO alcohol!! Menus will change every time, using what is fresh and in season. .... read article

04/05/2016 12:04:53 - Frankie finds the Nashville of Cheshire... Mastering a UK BBQ joint that would be worthy of a set up in Nashville Tennessee is no easy feat. But by jove, I’ve found just the place that does it. Now this place may already be a favourite of yours, and if you’re... .... read article

21/04/2016 11:41:21 - Frankie goes All American Of all my years on this earth, I am still yet to find an occasion which is more satisfying and lazily decadent than a good weekend brunch. The delicious smell of fresh coffee, the rustling of newspapers and the... .... read article

19/04/2016 16:43:28 - Eating Out Made Easy (Easier) for Allergy Sufferers There is a wide variety of food allergies that people can suffer from. The severity of a sufferer’s reaction is also something that runs on a spectrum from very mild to potentially fatal. For people who suffer with... .... read article

13/04/2016 16:32:55 - History of Bells of Peover The Bells of Peover is believed to date to 1839. It was called Warren de Tabley Arms at one time and still has the de Tabley family crest painted near the top of the front wall. The landlord in 1871 was a George Bell... .... read article

13/04/2016 12:20:35 - New Spring Summer menu at the Ring O Bells! Our Spring Summer menu has arrived! Our new menu reflects the season and all food is prepared using the freshest ingredients. We are proud of our suppliers whose local produce makes our menu that extra bit special,... .... read article

07/04/2016 11:17:54 - Frankie finds Poseidon's Paradise If you’re still stuck in that winter-state of mind, I have the very place for you. In a setting so gloriously perfect for spring, it’ll shake you out of your snow boots and straight into a field of daffodils (quite... .... read article

05/04/2016 08:50:09 - New Spring/Summer menu launches on 12th April at Ring O Bells Our delicious, seasonal menu is nearly here! Some of the exciting new additions include King Prawn Risotto & Pesto Potato Cake with Fresh Asparagus, alongside some scrumptious desserts including the Bells Eton Mess.... .... read article

01/04/2016 14:44:49 - Sometimes there’s nothing more daunting than a menu... for Frankie Pages upon pages of small-print, detailing multiples of dishes, a never-ending conveyor belt, each one described as mouth-wateringly as the last. But after a hard day at the office, deciding between this and that, how... .... read article

01/04/2016 11:52:34 - Mel falls in love with a B-Rex I'm a simple soul who is often impressed by the most basic of things; a good gin and tonic, a new hat or perhaps when a new type of BBQ appliance is announced. These all seem to please me immensely. Another simplistic... .... read article

31/03/2016 16:38:35 - The 2016 Pizza Idol Competition The cook off final of Pizza Idol 2016 took place at the Ring O’ Bells, Christleton on Monday 14th March with fresh and exciting ideas to get everyone’s taste buds tingling! Three pupils from Christleton Primary School... .... read article

23/03/2016 12:34:56 - Mel goes mad for the king of BBQ Had a busy old day in Chester yesterday that included banging my head on a 14th Century cellar beam and arguing with a guy selling soap (not mutually exclusive). This sort of caper can build quite the appetite so I... .... read article

21/03/2016 10:39:57 - New Market Menu and Beer List launching this Friday! As we move into Spring Julian is revising his menus to suit the new season. Plus he has selected a number of beers to go perfectly with the new menu. Come and try it from Friday! .... read article

19/03/2016 12:14:11 - The Quarter - Warrington Offers throughout the week & weekends on cocktails & selected drinks click on link below .... read article

19/03/2016 12:06:57 - Cocktails @ Mojo 2 for 1 cocktails all day every day £7.95 .... read article

19/03/2016 11:40:31 - Vale Inn - Brewery Tours! Book in for a brewery tour for £30 & receive full tour and opportunity to sample several beers followed by trip to the Vale Inn for a 2 course dinner incorporating their beer. .... read article

15/03/2016 15:44:41 - Signature Living appoint new Executive Chef to head up culinary division Matt Cox has held positions with major hotel chains before his move to the Liverpool hotelier and developer Hotel developer and operator, Signature Living, has appointed former Crowne Plaza cooking chief Matt Cox as its... .... read article

09/03/2016 19:16:02 - Nectarine - British dishes with a twist of mediterranean! Family run restaurant in the lovely village of Culcheth - Special dishes available on Friday & Saturday evenings .... read article

09/03/2016 19:00:23 - The Bulls Head New Menu Offer 2 courses for £10 or 3 courses £12, available Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 5pm - 8pm - runs alongside normal menu & special boards .... read article

09/03/2016 18:59:14 - The Bulls Head - Friday night is wine night! 5 off any bottle of wine or champagne from 6pm .... read article

08/03/2016 15:52:12 - Byron raises the Milkshake game.... Byron Hamburgers have a new drink in town...Reese's™ Peanut Butter Cups are blended with vanilla ice cream and just a splash of milk to make their new limited-edition, super thick milkshake. In fact, they're so thick... .... read article

07/03/2016 15:40:42 - Frankie's gamble pays off...with 50% off! Despite never being one to gamble with my food, even I was powerless to resist a shake up to my normal dining routine after reading the impressive menu of Fahrenheit; the restaurant nestled in the luxurious,... .... read article

07/03/2016 10:08:44 - Residence Cocktail Masterclasses! Share the secrets of one of Cheshire’s premier cocktail bars. Experience making hand-crafted cocktails, learn about our premium spirits, fresh ingredients and how to muddle, mix, shake & stir! Most importantly have... .... read article

04/03/2016 10:30:45 - Frankie takes to the streets.... Sometimes, when you want to get to the heart of some true, first-rate eatin’ you have to go right to the source, the mothership, the streets. That’s right, street food for me is truly where all revolutionary platefuls... .... read article

02/03/2016 16:41:12 - Pacino's extends winter offer to end of April You can get 15% off both your food and drink, Monday to Saturday until the end of April. Pacinos is renowned as the number one Italian in Chester and bookings are always highly recommended. .... read article

29/02/2016 19:36:31 - The Boathouse, Chester - Mothers Day Enjoy a 3 course meal for only £19.95 per person plus a special gift for mum. Call 01244 328709 to book .... read article

29/02/2016 18:41:20 - Duttons, Chester - Mothering Sunday Specaial 3 course meal for only £22.00 12-9pm includes a free gift for mum Call 01244 401869 or click on the link to book .... read article

26/02/2016 11:23:27 - Frankie spends thyme in Chorlton Sometimes, you just seem to happen upon the most delectable lunches when you aren’t even really trying. This is exactly what happened to me, when a friend of mine and I found ourselves in the middle of a downpour... .... read article

24/02/2016 12:22:04 - Grande refurbishment for Piccolino After 13 successful years, Piccolino on Clarence Street will be given an extensive makeover, which will see the popular restaurant almost double in size to seat 200 guests. The mammoth refurbishment will welcome a... .... read article

24/02/2016 10:55:17 - Cat is out of the bag with El Gato Negro Tapas The wait’s is now over, and the cat’s now out of the bag! El Gato is the latest to open in Manchester after a star studded launch last week. “We’ve taken care to make this a venue that will appeal to those looking... .... read article

22/02/2016 13:55:50 - Great value lunches and a gift for mum at Netherton Hall Lots of reasons to try this Frodsham pub - pop down for a value lunch from just £6.95 or treat mum on Mothers day with a 3 course meal and a gift for £22! .... read article

19/02/2016 11:17:22 - Frankie meets Mr Lau Too often do people allow Chinese New Year to slip through their fingers, meekly satisfying their taste buds with another below par takeaway. But I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way! Tucked down the... .... read article

19/02/2016 08:56:14 - Mamma Mia, free prosecco! Make 'Mamma' feel extra special this Mothers day and treat her to lunch on 6th March, 3 courses of £26.95 and 'Mamma' will recieve an extra special cocktail on us! All tables of 6 or more booked before 28th Feb will... .... read article

12/02/2016 14:55:23 - Join an exciting new Channel 4 series... Calling the best amateur cooks for an exciting new Channel 4 series. I am currently casting for a brand new Channel 4 series called My Kitchen Rules which is being made by the production company 7 Wonder. The series... .... read article

12/02/2016 12:13:24 - Mel finds perfection in the Free Trade Hall If you’re up on your Greek mythology you may be expecting mezzah banquets and shots of ouzo when you see the name Opus One. But not here. I’m not suggesting Zeus’ son wouldn’t like it here. He would, because they serve... .... read article

10/02/2016 12:29:04 - Win tickets to Stockton Heath's brand new bar & grill! Would you like to be amongst the first to visit Stockton Heath's latest restaurant and bar The Loft? Located above the popular A La Turka, we are giving away two tickets to their VIP launch on Wednesday 24 February... .... read article

09/02/2016 12:28:35 - New a la carte menu at The French Introducing a new lunch experience at Manchester's most exciting culinary destination. We questioned, we listened and at your request, The French by Simon Rogan is introducing a brand-new a la carte menu. Now... .... read article

06/02/2016 13:58:57 - Lots of offers and deals at West 156 Includes the 2016 offer available until the end of February. .... read article

06/02/2016 12:25:02 - Wow! 2 for 1 cocktails @ Amber Lounge in Chester £10 for 2 cocktails Every Day!! .... read article

05/02/2016 13:26:06 - Frankie goes to New York....Street Sometimes, all you want to do is get back to some good ole fashioned eatin’. You know what I’m talking about here, living in a city where food crazes come in and out of fashion faster than you can say Cronut Milkshake,... .... read article

04/02/2016 15:59:22 - Electric is coming to Bold Street After the success of Salt House Tapas, Hanover St Social and Salt House Bacaro, the team at Red & Blue Restaurants have now secured another excellent property to add to their restaurant portfolio. This time at one of... .... read article

01/02/2016 20:00:24 - Stop Press! The Boddington and Dragon in Wilmslow - closing down on 6th February & reopening on 20th March as a Harvester!! .... read article

01/02/2016 19:29:39 - Thai street food Every Sunday 12 - 3pm Booking recommended Adults £16.95 Children under 12 £7.95 Book online or call 01625 539100 .... read article

01/02/2016 18:59:58 - CAU Didsbury Call in for your free Memebership club card!! Collect points & receive 20%off food Mon - Fri until 6pm .... read article

28/01/2016 13:48:19 - Fishy Friday tomorrow at Heddys Fish Fridays - Two fish courses with two glasses of different wines to complement the fish courses only £25 pp... thats Friday sorted then! .... read article

27/01/2016 11:11:41 - Learn to make amazing cocktails in West Didsbury! As you may have guessed, here at Saison we like the odd libation; we feel that mixing cocktails is a skill to be shared amongst the masses! So come down and secure you, your friends and family a date for your very own... .... read article

27/01/2016 10:54:04 - New photos of Heddys inc a huge lobster platter! Heddys has been busy with his camera and we have some latest pics from the restaurant including the sun terrace and some wonderful fish dishes. Have a look at .... read article

27/01/2016 09:48:14 - Blue Parrot undergoes a stunning refurb We have new photos of the recently refurbished Blue Parrot with its stunning new bar! All the furniture and booth seating has been replaced and the new look is already proving popular with customers. Paul said, "its... .... read article

26/01/2016 16:50:08 - Love is in the air....so is the smell of food. We already have over 50 restaurants on Onionring offering some kind of romantic treat for the Valentines weekend. Not just the usual set menu either as more and more serve their normal menus without a set menu - then... .... read article

26/01/2016 15:53:15 - Frankie falls in love with Zouk I have a new restaurant obsession. A restaurant known for its eloquent menu and sumptuous dining experience, Zouk’s recent menu makeover was calling to me and I was only more than happy to answer. From the outside,... .... read article

26/01/2016 12:55:55 - Festa della mamma in Hale's Danilos Pizzeria Trattoria Any Italian will tell you, the best food comes from their mother! So when Hale's family friendly informal restaurant Danilo's announced they'd be open for Mothering Sunday, well, we had to check it out. This relaxed... .... read article

25/01/2016 16:04:23 - Four North West gastropubs included in Top 50 The “Estrella Damm” Top 50 Gastropub Awards were announced today with four North West....gastropubs, making the list. Compiled by operators within the many restaurants, gastropubs and hotels in the country, this award... .... read article

23/01/2016 10:21:16 - The Walton Arms reopens as a Vintage Inn Newly refurbished and now under the popular Vintage Inn group (which includes the Stretton Fox) The Walton Arms has ditched its calvery and has a fancy new makeover. You can also enjoy a fabulous early diner offer:... .... read article

22/01/2016 11:14:14 - Frankie has a clean slate of healthy eating at Chalk “I hate January. It’s just such a depressing month,” said no one ever. Well no one who ever took advantage of the stupendous 50% off foodie offers that are feeding your inbox anyways. And who’s the latest eatery to... .... read article

19/01/2016 14:55:25 - New offer at Efes Brasserie - 15% OFF Efes Brasserie in Warrington have a new offer! 15% OFF available All Week.... and if its too cold and wet to go out they can deliver to you! Just present the voucher when ordering and get 15% off the food bill. Drinks... .... read article

18/01/2016 13:46:52 - New offer at Mojo - 50% OFF Mojo in Warrington have a new offer! Up to 50% OFF available Mon-Sat....Ends 31st Jan so go soon! Tuesday - Thursday - 12pm 10pm 40% off main menu. Friday & Saturday - 3pm - 6pm 40% off main menu. Booking is... .... read article

18/01/2016 09:43:40 - Change of owners at The Crown Tarporley Offering cask ales and Pieminster pies - you cant go wrong! Get down an meet Marcus and Heather for a warm Tarporley welcome (and Pie!) .... read article

16/01/2016 12:35:05 - Mojo's January Offers - Watch this space from Monday!! .... read article

16/01/2016 11:17:41 - 50% off in January -Online bookings 50% off food in January Mon - Fri Book online for this great offer! .... read article

15/01/2016 13:36:43 - New offer at Peaches Restaurant - 20% OFF Peaches Restaurant in Newcastle-under-Lyme have a new offer! 20% OFF available Mon-Wed.... in January, Monday to Wednesday evenings. Book your table and quote Onionring to take advantage of... .... read article

15/01/2016 12:45:50 - Karai Lounge closes restaurant - still serving takeaway though! It is with regret that Karai Lounge in Chester has had to close its restaurant to diners. They are keeping the kitchen open and are offering takeaways, order on the same number! .... read article

15/01/2016 10:47:40 - Frankie the Alchemist Picture the scene; two foodies sink excitedly into their green leather booth, their tummies rumbling in excitement after a frugal day of rice cakes and carrot sticks. They’d done the leg work, booked online to avoid... .... read article

15/01/2016 09:54:09 - The Seacroft reopens with 2-4-1! That's right, after a sleepy winter and a recharged team, The Seacroft reopens today for the year with their popular 2-4-1 offer. Running all the way until March 13, this is a fantastic deal where when you buy a dish... .... read article

13/01/2016 11:47:53 - Happy San Sebastián Day! Wednesday 20th January is San Sebastián Day, or Tamborrada, a festival to celebrate their patron Saint - you guessed it - Saint Sebastian. The festival starts at midnight on 19th when the Mayor raises the region's flag... .... read article

13/01/2016 10:59:51 - Church House Inn voted simply the guest! The Church House Inn has been honoured in the LateRooms.com Simply the Guest Awards 2016 by achieving the prestigious Top Rated status. The highly prized LateRooms.com Top Rated status rewards only the very best... .... read article

13/01/2016 10:01:05 - Lots going on at La Boheme in the next couple of months! Cookery classes, Valentines Day and Mothers Day special menus all coming up. Join Adele and Olivier for a wamring event at La Boheme soon! PS -There are 4 dates for the cookery classes so there is sure to be one that... .... read article

08/01/2016 10:14:36 - Over 100 Hundred dining out deals now on across the North-West! Usually January is the time for fighting back against all those mince pies and chocolates you enjoyed so much over Christmas, with lots of people getting back to the gym and starting diets, but according to... .... read article

04/01/2016 12:37:14 - Enjoy a Thai with 30% off! Sale's popular Thai restaurant Jitrada are offering 30% discount on the food bill during January, instead of the usual 20%. This offer is available from Tuesday to Friday evening, between 5:30pm to 7:30pm (customers... .... read article

24/12/2015 09:43:27 - Nunsmere joins the Peckforton Castle group for £5.35 million We have great pride in telling you that we’ve acquired Nunsmere Hall Hotel as part of our Hotel Group, Highwater Estates! On behalf of the Naylor family and the team we welcome you to enquire about our current and... .... read article

23/12/2015 14:39:05 - Frankie enjoys the house of tiffin.... Mel's foodie friend Frankie enjoys the treat in street food... Street food (noun) perfectly portioned tidbits of delicious, home... .... read article

11/12/2015 14:49:48 - In a short time from now, in a warehouse not very far away... Almost Famous will host exclusive midnight screenings of STARWARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, from 9pm the entire restaurant will be transformed into the biggest, boldest fancy dress party in the galaxy!
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11/12/2015 10:11:15 - Bronx Bar Opens....tonight! It's big Friday and where better to check out for all you dam cool cocktail drinkers and pizza lovers than Bronx Bar Knutsford, as it open tonight. Yes indeed. So go check it and and join the cool kids. .... read article

10/12/2015 10:38:41 - Mel's (Short) review of a trip to Ask Warrington This place has only gone and had a full refurbishment so the décor was fab. You know me, always after a bargain so I found a good old voucher on their website for 30% off food & a free glass of Prosecco each for your... .... read article

10/12/2015 09:52:43 - http://www.hotelowner.co.uk/5178-travelodge-reveals-list-of-bizarre-requests/ I'm loving this article on bizarre hotel requests...see the link but below are some of my favourites - especially 'I know checkout is at 12pm but am I allowed out before then or do I have to stay inside?'. No you can't... .... read article

10/12/2015 09:52:43 - I'm loving this article on bizarre hotel requests... I'm loving this article on bizarre hotel requests...see the link but below are some of my favourites - especially 'I know checkout is at 12pm but am I allowed out before then or do I have to stay inside?'. No you can't... .... read article

09/12/2015 15:43:33 - Forest Side takes over Hipping Hall For one night only, on Sunday the 20th of December, the team from our new opening in Grasmere, Forest Side, will be running the show at Hipping Hall. This exclusive event will provide a glimpse of what will be on offer... .... read article

09/12/2015 12:49:11 - Bold Street’s newest pizza, pasta, beer destination has opened its doors Crust on Bold Street in the Liverpool city centre has opened its doors. The new venture from the minds behind Il Forno, Manzo and P&D’s Deli has welcomed more than 1000 customers in its first 48-hours of trade.... .... read article

09/12/2015 12:02:04 - Getting hungry after seeing these shots... Lunch time i think...just added these rather tasty burger shots from Burger Shed 41 - the new place in Chester. Burger and Cheesy fries for me guys. Mel. .... read article

04/12/2015 12:18:15 - Frankie heads to pie heaven Is there really anything more gloriously British than a well-made pie and mash on a cold winters day? You know what don’t answer that, I think we all know. Looking for a bit of a comic relief from the many... .... read article

02/12/2015 11:16:54 - Mel loves James Martin Since after-school viewings of Ready Steady Cook back in the mid-90s, I've always been a fan of James Martin. This had nothing to do with the colourful bandanas he wore, but the homely yet refined cooking he has now... .... read article

01/12/2015 16:55:37 - Students cook up a bargain I've just uploaded the new menus for Buckley's restaurant which is were all the excellent catering students do their stuff in the kitchen. The menus look great, want to try sous vide (spelt wrong by me i'm sure) or... .... read article

30/11/2015 13:00:13 - Fine Dining And Cocktails Arrive On Manchester’s King Street QUILL IS HERE! Following weeks of suspense Manchester’s newest fine dining restaurant and bar is finally open. The restaurant is headed up by Curtis Stewart and the menu has been described as modern British cuisine,... .... read article

27/11/2015 13:22:55 - Frankie attempts Slattery’s Ultimate Chocolate Challenge! Mel's foodie friend Frankie headed over to SLATTERY'S where they are known for their beautiful desserts.... There are many things people... .... read article

24/11/2015 12:09:35 - Festive drink time... What are you doing tonight? Nothing, me neither, so shall we say 7.30pm ish down at the Ring O Bells near Chester? Why not its the festival wine and food matching night. So time for some xmas drinks i think. See you... .... read article

20/11/2015 11:55:33 - Frankie gains weight at Home Sweet Home Mel's foodie friend Frankie headed over to HOME SWEET HOME and made herself at home! Some days, the only real way you can beat an otherwise... .... read article

20/11/2015 11:03:26 - Romulus has a spruce up! One of Mel's favourite Italian restaurants - Romulus in Bramhall has had a bit of a paint drop, and it looks top notch. Good work guys! looking forward to seeing you again soon for some of the best proper Italian food... .... read article

18/11/2015 02:13:28 - New offer at Heddys - Bottomless Prosecco Heddys in Wilmslow have a new offer! Bottomless Prosecco available All Week.... Choose 3 dishes and get endless prosecco! £25pp .... read article

17/11/2015 12:04:36 - New menu now live at Cinnamon thanks to you, Dean Big up to Dean Finnigan for sending us the new menu for popular Hale Indian restaurant - Cinnamon. Mel can only apologise for not picking one up earlier but good old Dean has saved me a trip. Cheers Dean. The pic is of... .... read article

13/11/2015 13:12:29 - Frankie heads to the Stockyard Mel's foodie friend Frankie headed over to Hale's Stockyard, and by all accounts, it's one to try! If you’re looking for a restaurant... .... read article

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13/11/2015 11:53:58 - Ooohh new look at good old Bella Italia So old favourite Bella Italia on Ranelagh Street in Liverpool has only gone and had 1/2 a million quids spend on doing it up. And it does look mighty fine (although I haven't got a picture to show you, sorry, so you... .... read article

12/11/2015 09:28:07 - Table 10 opening Mondays for you lovely people Dam decent restaurant Table 10 is having so many people saying, 'can't you open on Monday's because we love you so much,' that owner and top chef Eugene has said go on then and so from December they will be opening... .... read article

11/11/2015 10:27:31 - Everyone loves a Birthday Party And its Urbano32's on the 28th November! Happy 1st Birthday guys - have a good one, and if you haven't been head down for some amazingly good pizza. Mel .... read article

10/11/2015 15:06:17 - The Art School scoops double award The corks are popping at The Art School Restaurant as they celebrate their double success at the 2015 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food & Drink Awards. One of the biggest social and culinary events in the... .... read article

09/11/2015 18:03:50 - Brighten up your dark rainy nights with a taste of the Mediterranean!! Ego Restaurant is in the heart of Stockton Heath, special offers on weekdays, sign up to their newsletter for special membership offers. .... read article

09/11/2015 15:42:24 - James Martin Manchester is ranked amongst UK’s top restaurants James Martin Manchester has been named one of the UK’s best restaurants in the Sunday Times top 100 restaurant list, unveiled in full this Sunday. One of only two restaurants to make the list from Manchester, James... .... read article

09/11/2015 15:18:13 - Mel loses a bet but still wins at Oddest... Let me start this review with confessing that I've never been much of a Sunday roast fan. Why you all shout with dismay? Well because I have always preferred a curry on a Sunday, or maybe some junk food to see me... .... read article

09/11/2015 11:29:12 - October sees city restaurant Il Forno snap up three top national titles Duke Street's Il Forno has been named one of Liverpool's top three Italian restaurants, following a hat trick of recent wins. The title was handed down to the popular eatery, situated in the city centre’s East... .... read article

09/11/2015 11:15:18 - City centre restaurants team up to support chefs for children at Alder Hey Two city centre restaurants have joined forces with Alder Hey Children's Hospital to brighten up the meal times of children receiving care at the new hospital. Popular Italian eatery Il Forno and Japanese restaurant... .... read article

09/11/2015 10:17:11 - Wine'd up Mondays at Grill on the Alley The Grill on the Alley in Manchester Centre now they like wine, and they like giving away half price apparently. So they are doing just that today, and Mondays in general for a while. Wine offer available Mondays....... .... read article

06/11/2015 14:41:58 - Congrats to Cartford Inn - Tourism Award for Best Pub. Not Bad at all! Well done guys on your award last night! Enjoyed a lovely lunch there a few weeks back. Well deserved. Mel. TASTE LANCASHIRE AWARD* Sponsored by Total Foodservice Aspect Bar and Bistro, Morecambe The Bay... .... read article

06/11/2015 14:31:24 - Do you like good wine? Fine food? This is for you.... Do you like good wine? Fine food? This is for you.... Top Prestbury restaurant Bacchus has a Tommasi Wine Dinner and they are down to the last few tables left. It's hosted by the fantastic Elena Zin. 5 Courses with... .... read article

06/11/2015 13:54:54 - Family Fun Open day to launch weekends at Coffee & Kitchen New(ish) nice Coffee & Kitchen, down in Bowdon Vale is opening for weekends, tomorrow they will have a nice family day with some kids stuff going on. So get down and have a latte and some find artisan food well the kids... .... read article

06/11/2015 10:02:41 - I love homemade Cheese & Onion Pie... The guys at lovely Cheshire pub the Ring O Bells near Chester(if you haven't been i recommend it) Have launched their new seasonal menu. Some very tasty new additions include Smoked Haddock Goujons with Curried... .... read article

04/11/2015 15:40:34 - Watch out ladies! Big goss from La Popote, who are thrilled to announce the arrival of well respected and brilliant Head Chef Chris Rooney who is joining the kitchen team today! Although he will of course continue to keep a “finger in... .... read article

04/11/2015 15:26:34 - Big up for Hansa Restaurant in Leeds & Wedding bells... Hansa’s Restaurant was chosen as one of the 10 Great Restaurants in Leeds by The Culture Trip's Leeds' Local Favourite 2015 Award! AND>>>> The Observer newspapers also gave them a big up in their OFM Awards as one of... .... read article

04/11/2015 15:00:24 - New offer at Espirito Do Brazil - 2 for 1 Espirito Do Brazil in Liverpool have a new offer! 2 for 1 available All Week.... 2-4-1 off your lunch. You must print the flyer to claim the offer. .... read article

04/11/2015 10:42:01 - Bah Humburger. Returning with GBK Burger Joy You've been asking. We've been listening. So it's BACK. The Bah Humburger, our much loved special, and a burger of Christmas past. 6oz beef with melted smoked Applewood cheese, crispy bacon, generous helpings of... .... read article

30/10/2015 12:39:14 - Best meal Mel's had in AGES I’ve never been a fan of fusion cuisine ever since somebody made me a prawn chow mein burrito during my university days. I love burritos, I love a prawn chow mein....but together, jeez, no. For me, the general problem... .... read article

29/10/2015 11:40:26 - Manchester independent restaurant pioneer Croma marks 15th anniversary with ODEON Cinemas partnership The award-winning Manchester-based restaurant group Croma has sealed a deal with ODEON Cinemas to trial an innovative ‘pizza-at-the-movies’ offer at the Trafford Centre. The ODEON partnership, called Croma Pizzapoint,... .... read article

26/10/2015 12:56:49 - Mel Meets.....David Holden Mel Meets.....David Holden, McCooleys. Hello there, name rank and restaurant please! David Holden, head chef at McCooleys in Concert Square. And how long have you been cooking for? 23 years. Tell me a bit more about... .... read article

19/10/2015 10:59:49 - Mel visits newly opened Cornichon Mel got lucky and scored the hottest table in town! In this case the town in question (Tarvin) isn't very big but it doesnt mean the table isnt hot - with folks from miles around talking about the new Gunnery. The... .... read article

16/10/2015 10:29:40 - A sneak peak at the new Viva Brazil A CGI sneak peak to the new Viva Brazil, re-opening at the end of November! Until then, we are opening a pop-up restaurant Espirito do Brazil in the Metquarter on the 19th of October so keep your eyes peeled! Our... .... read article

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16/10/2015 09:17:42 - Mel needs help We are looking for someone to join our young team working in the dynamic and exciting restaurant and bar sector. Your role will be to contact restaurants for updates, news, menus, offers and then to input this into our... .... read article

15/10/2015 09:40:46 - Buddhist Monks bless Chilli Banana's latest opening When a new business launches, there is always the hope to get off to a good start. Chilli Banana's latest Thai Street Food Takeaway in Bramhall received just that with a blessing from Buddhist Monks in a traditional... .... read article

14/10/2015 15:27:37 - Just two days left to enjoy the Filthy Mario! Yes, Filthy Cow's October special is set to end this Saturday which means you only have 48 hours left to enjoy this very special Filthy Mario! This delight is a signature beef patty topped with mozzarella, spicy... .... read article

14/10/2015 11:42:11 - Shortlist announced for Lancashire Tourism Awards 2015 Some fantastic venues have been shortlisted fot this years Lancashire Tourism Awards, see if your favourite is below: Taste Lancashire Award: Aspect Bar and Bistro, Morecambe The Bay Horse Inn, Lancaster Bertram's... .... read article

14/08/2015 11:57:28 - Happy birthday to Cargo! It's our 1st Birthday!!! We have been open to customers for a year now....the time has flown by. We would like to thank all of our customers for their support and hope you continue to eat, drink & be merry with us!!... .... read article

10/08/2015 16:32:58 - Mel finds little plates can offer big surprises At The Hollows in Chester

Lazy Sunday afternoons - definitely one of my favourite things. This particular Sunday afternoon took me into the smart village of Hoole, just on the edge of Chester City centre. I'd been hearing good things about... .... read article

04/08/2015 15:58:13 - Celebrating 15 years!! We are proud to have been serving Wilmslow for the past 15 years. Thankyou to all our loyal customers. .... read article

28/07/2015 16:23:09 - Fazenda Bar & Grill Liverpool named Best Hospitality Venue 2015 Fazenda Bar & Grill Liverpool has scooped the title of Best Hospitality Venue at the 2015 City of Liverpool Business Awards. The awards, organised by Downtown in Business, are a celebration of Liverpool’s talented... .... read article

23/07/2015 16:26:30 - 21st birthday for independent Le Bistrot Pierre FRENCH independent restaurant group Bistrot Pierre is celebrating a landmark birthday this month following 21 years of trading. The group’s Derby bistrot plans a host of special events to mark the auspicious occasion.... .... read article

22/07/2015 13:44:26 - New beer list on offer at Julians Julian's are now offering stunning beers from around the world, alongside local beers brewed a stones throw from the restaurant. Like the American.... DIXIE 4.5% - 355 ml Brewed in New Orleans, full bodied and... .... read article

22/07/2015 12:15:53 - Mel wears a Hawaiian lei..... Started the week off well on Monday with a visit to All Star Lanes. I go here quite often, mainly just for some after-work drinks at their large circular bar usually with some wings or warm pretzels. I like sitting at... .... read article

29/06/2015 16:24:16 - Residence's Signature Dish of the Month Take a look at our Signature Dish of the Month which is our delicious Rare Breed Steaks; delivered straight from our 3rd generation family butcher, H Greaves & Son. From Melted Galloway, Long and Shorthorn to Holker &... .... read article

19/06/2015 11:29:48 - Hobo Mojitos & Hot Umami Sandwiches As the socialite I am, I was in Chester this week showing my face around the various hotspots of the city. On my way to the train station I popped into Revolution for some lunch and found myself no longer in a 1990s... .... read article

17/06/2015 10:05:43 - The London Carriage Works carries away another taste award! The London Carriage Works, one of Liverpool’s most acclaimed restaurants, has secured the Highest Quality Assured VisitEngland Taste Accreditation from Taste Northwest – for the second year running. “Receiving this... .... read article

15/06/2015 11:36:41 - Celebrate National Lobster Day At Manchester’s Steak & Lobster As National Lobster Day on 15th June approaches, Manchester is being tempted with a series of treats from popular city restaurant Steak & Lobster at Free Trade Hall. In addition to the restaurant’s existing great value... .... read article

11/06/2015 14:06:51 - Mel is moved by Rosylee's Brownie If there's one thing I do love it's a good pudding. So imagine my excitement when Rosylee invited me to a complimentary dinner to sample their fresh new menu (including the mother of all desserts, the chocolate... .... read article

10/06/2015 13:02:04 - Introducing Burger Club Thursdays at Byron This summer, Byron will launch ‘Burger Club Thursdays’, offering exclusive member rewards throughout June and July. The free-to-join Byron Burger Club was founded in 2014 to honour dedication to the cause of proper... .... read article

05/06/2015 16:50:48 - CAU Opens 13th and largest UK Restaurant in Liverpool 5th June 2015 CAU, the restaurant group offering contemporary cuisine inspired by the vibrancy, colour and cultural diversity of Buenos Aires, will be bringing a flavour of the Argentinian capital to Liverpool in May 2015. The 6000... .... read article

03/06/2015 13:03:02 - Art School Restaurant Raises The Liverpool Bar For Quality Food And Drink Liverpool’s Art School Restaurant has received the highest award from one of the country’s leading food and drink quality assessment schemes. The restaurant - which was launched less than a year ago - scored a... .... read article

01/06/2015 15:12:07 - The Beach Motel awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence The Beach Motel in Trearddur Bay, Anglesey today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the fourth consecutive year. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in... .... read article

21/05/2015 09:59:00 - Mel Meets.....The Blackburne's Head Chef Jack Farthing Whilst at The Blackburne Pub & Eatery on Liverpool’s Catherine Street the other night (for their Wednesday Steak... .... read article

08/05/2015 09:23:03 - The Breakfast Club! We will be opening at 9am every Saturday serving our Breakfast/Brunch menu alongside tea, coffee & cakes with all the papers to read as well! What better way to spend a relaxed Saturday morning! .... read article

01/05/2015 15:39:47 - Spring is in the air! At last the days are getting longer and there's a hint of warmth about the air! We have a great supply of produce coming into the restaurants giving our menus a lighter feel! We hope you can join us; perhaps for Early... .... read article

23/04/2015 14:04:52 - Simply Cheshire launch a brand new Spring fair at Arley Hall! A fabulous new Spring shopping fair, Simply Cheshire, is taking place on Friday May 22nd and Saturday May 23rd 2015 at the magnificent Arley Hall and Gardens near Northwich. Simply Cheshire will be showcasing... .... read article

16/04/2015 11:18:07 - Mel Meets.....Cultural Catering Company's Executive Chef Andrew Dekannwarri Mel met Andrew Dekannwarri; Executive Chef at the Cultural Catering Company. Hi Andrew, how long have you been cooking for? I have been catering for all manor of events for 25 years. .... read article

15/04/2015 12:41:59 - Mel has a bueno time in CAU Having driven past the newly opened CAU in Wilmslow over a dozen times since it opened just a month ago, I finally caved in and booked a table. I've enjoyed steaks at their more chic sister restaurant Gaucho, so was... .... read article

30/03/2015 16:44:38 - Mel meets Mr Lau Lunch out on a weekday can be difficult sometimes. You can’t fully relax and have a few glasses of wine, nor can you take your time as you’re on the clock. However, if you've had a nice weekend like me, the thought of... .... read article

30/03/2015 10:22:18 - Our new Spring/Summer Menu is here Our delicious, seasonal menu is now available for you to enjoy. Some of the exciting additions include Fried Whitebait & Calamari with Aoili, Crab Arancini with Avocado Salsa, Southern Fried Chicken Burger with Ranch... .... read article

25/03/2015 16:45:45 - A vibrant menu for a vibrant restaurant! Whenever I eat out, I look for atmosphere in a restaurant. Yes I want good food (that goes without saying) and if possible some well trained staff and a comfy chair; but finding a restaurant with a real buzz seems... .... read article

25/03/2015 12:42:30 - Quality and choice matters at the George and Dragon At the George and Dragon Great Budworth we have installed a Le Verre de Vin Wine & Champagne Preservation System to enable us to sell Champagne and other sparkling wines by the glass with no compromise on quality. The... .... read article

23/03/2015 09:34:57 - Merlin Brewing Company - brewed for a magical taste Sue & David Peart set up Merlin Brewing Company in September 2010, theming their award winning ales around Arthurian legend and conjuring up some great names for their ales such as Excalibur, The Wizard, Dark Magic and... .... read article

20/03/2015 12:27:28 - Breakfast & Brunch Saturday From 11am Whatever you are doing this weekend, make sure Electrik’s yummy breakfast & brunch is on your agenda. Served every Saturday from 11am, choose from the menu below; a wonderful (and cheap) way to start your Spring!... .... read article

10/03/2015 16:16:17 - Ring O Bells - The 2015 Pizza Idol Competition The 2015 Pizza Idol Competition The cook off final of Pizza Idol 2015 took place at the Ring O’ Bells, Christleton on Thursday 5th March with fresh and exciting ideas to get everyone’s taste buds tingling! Three... .... read article

19/02/2015 15:31:27 - The Saffron Room comes to Manchester!! The hugely popular Prestbury restaurant, favourite of many celebrities of the Cheshire set and Footballers, has opened a fabulous new restaurant in Manchester. The venue overlooking the Castlefield Locks is a beautiful... .... read article

26/01/2015 09:47:58 - New Moon Co’s delight at new site in Liverpool New Moon Co's delight at new site in Liverpool New Moon Co have just signed on the dotted line for their latest venture and are delighted to have secured their first venue in Liverpool; and what a venue it is! Located... .... read article

18/12/2014 09:56:55 - New Menu & Cookery Classes coming to Seven Spices! 2015 will see a new authentic punjaban menu and the launch of the authentic Indian cookery classes at Seven Spices. Exciting times at the Cheadle Hulme restaurant, check out the website for more details coming soon. .... read article

05/12/2014 09:49:34 - Mel finds herself in the country and likes it So it seems everyone has been banging on about how good the Parkers Arms up in Lancashire is in the last few months, I have to say its been on my list to try for a couple of years now. They have picked up two... .... read article

03/12/2014 11:00:08 - Liverpool Welcomes First Spanish Pinchos Restaurant Roja Pinchos enjoys early success weeks after opening in Liverpool city centre. Spanish pinchos has become a hit in Liverpool weeks after the city’s first pinchos restaurant opened its doors. Roja Pinchos, located in... .... read article

27/11/2014 17:21:03 - Opening soon in Manchester!! The Saffron Room will be opening its brand new restaurant in Manchester's Castlefield, overlooking the canal. Work is well underway to the building, previously housing Choice Restaurant. Upon Mel's visit a sneaky photo... .... read article

27/11/2014 16:10:19 - Bushtucker trial at Wire FM, courtesy of Warrington Collegiate catering students It was just an ordinary day, but one that Adam Phillips, newsreader with Wire FM, will not forget and a taste that'll last for a long time to come! Nominated by Dominic Walker, Breakfast Presenter with Wire FM, Adam... .... read article

27/11/2014 15:37:30 - New Menu at Steak & Lobster Manchester Yes I know they only do Steak or Lobster, but they have a rather tasty looking new menu out. It's got the same great Rib-eye or Whole Lobster but you can now also upgrade, to 16oz steak or 2lb lobster! There are also... .... read article

20/11/2014 10:14:51 - Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle launches pop-up healthy eating restaurant Olympic meddling winning gymnast Beth Tweddle officially opened Fuel Station kitchen today. Fuel Station - the team behind the diets of celebrities including Alex Gerrard and Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan... .... read article

20/11/2014 09:49:29 - Mughli to Pop Up in Alderley Edge The team behind Manchester’s boutique Indian eatery, Mughli, are set to open their third northern venture in the form of a pop-­up restaurant in Alderley Edge. The venue, which has aptly been named The Railway Cafe,... .... read article

17/11/2014 16:21:17 - Malaysian Street Food in Altrincham Whilst doing my shopping in Altrincham yesterday I found myself floating over to the Market Quarter like those kids did in the old Bisto advert – the smell of good food hung in the air and I had to find who was... .... read article

12/11/2014 09:44:46 - Sundays at Cargo Sunday is traditionally the day of rest, but there's no rest for the talented team of chefs at Cargo Restaurant, Bar and Deli this Sunday as they introduce their new concept Cargo Sunday lunch platters. Cargo launched... .... read article

10/11/2014 15:50:37 - Mel tries Baltic Cellar! It’s a well known fact that you are never more than 10 feet away from a burger in Manchester. Whether you’re going for the ‘dirty style’ or the Golden Arches equivalent there is no getting away from the Americana... .... read article

07/11/2014 10:17:56 - Restaurant credits siu mai recipe with success A Chinese restaurant in Liverpool is crediting a recent surge in customers with a delicious new range of siu mai. Buffet Club, a favourite with families, has introduced a twist on the dim sum classic by adding a... .... read article

24/10/2014 14:29:20 - Hollyoaks girls gather for Gogglebox star's birthday bash Leon and June from Channel 4's Gogglebox were joined by Hollyoaks cast members tonight as Leon celebrated his 80th birthday at the launch of Liverpool's trendy new Chinese restaurant, Chy. Stars of the soap including... .... read article

22/10/2014 13:05:49 - Seriously good Italian! Whilst in the lovely suburb of Mossley Hill last week I noticed a relatively new Italian restaurant called L'Olivetto. Since having quite a large refurbishment from the new owners, L'Olivetto is nothing like its... .... read article

16/10/2014 15:48:54 - All Star Meal When I think of eating in a bowling alley, I think of dubious hot dogs, flat beer, awfully loud music and the stale smell of bowling shoes within a cocoon of fluorescent lighting. Oh how it’s changed. I dined... .... read article

11/10/2014 10:31:58 - Mel delights in returning to Victory Chop House I certainly have a lot of restaurants to visit, but a return to this Chop House was well overdue. My first visit (read it here) came shortly after the Village... .... read article

03/10/2014 11:25:45 - Hotel Football build approaches full time as opening date is confirmed GG Hospitality directors and former teammates, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, will open the world’s first Hotel Football on 8th December 2014. Located opposite Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the hotel... .... read article

29/09/2014 11:02:00 - How well do you know your coffee? Krispy Kreme has revealed that the UK is a nation of Latte Lovers, with Cappucino connoisseurs coming in at a close second in the popularity rankings. The hot beverage that was originally created as an after-dinner... .... read article

26/09/2014 10:18:55 - Andrew Dekannwarri of The Cultural Catering Company Over a career in food spanning 20 years Andrew has supported a wealth of catered events from small private functions to significant events for up to and over 500 guests. Andrew’s classic French cuisine training coupled... .... read article

26/09/2014 09:34:25 - New Restaurant coming to Chester - Urbano32. The Ring O’ Bells, Christleton goes Urban(o)! The award winning team from Christleton led by Ian Wade are opening Urbano32. Urbano32 is a pizza restaurant, bar & social meeting place. The focal point of the restaurant... .... read article

19/09/2014 14:43:49 - Baa Laboratories present their Molecular Mixology After donning their white coats and discussing quantum theories, the boffins over at Baa Bar laboratories have been busy with their applied science of the cocktail and are pleased to introduce a new range of drinks.... .... read article

17/09/2014 12:24:41 - Wine and Wallop is on its way Early this year the License was granted for a new bar in West Didsbury on Lapwing Lane, to be opened in what had remained a deserted video rental store for the previous 12 months. Owner of Burton Road's 'Folk' cafe... .... read article

17/09/2014 10:44:27 - 2nd year win for Mere Court Hotel We are delighted to have won the prestigious County Brides Wedding Venue of the Year Award for the second year running and we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for us!! .... read article

08/09/2014 15:40:37 - La Dolce Vita arrives in Hale Carluccio’s is delighted to announce its arrival in the affluent suburb of Hale, in Manchester, welcoming local residents and visitors for a genuine Italian dining and shopping experience. Conveniently located opposite... .... read article

04/09/2014 10:27:22 - 3rd best hot dog of all time Last night it was the 5th best, but much like a life changing experience, the more you ponder about it afterwards, the more impressed you become. I have now had 12 hours to reflect on it and am very pleased to say that... .... read article

02/09/2014 11:41:57 - Oh my gosht – the Baba Bombay has arrived at GBK! Gourmet Burger Kitchen has brought some banging Bombay beats to the Trafford Centre with the launch of its Baba Bombay special. Shoppers will get the hots for this spicy special at GBK in The Orient, which combines a... .... read article

02/09/2014 09:55:30 - Chef Rod Francis at 47 King Street West Rod Francis is a food maestro. He has the perfect balance of classic training and imaginative flair to bring the dishes to the table and tantalise all palates. Rod was born in Manchester. He learned his skills at... .... read article

01/09/2014 11:08:21 - Le Petit Gourmet Menu launch at 47 47 King Street West Believe Small is Beautiful as they launch their tempting new daytime dining concept... Le Petit Gourmet bridges the gap between traditional casual food such as Tapas or Cicchetti (which has been... .... read article

28/08/2014 15:30:28 - Masterclass at The Violet Hour As you may have guessed, here at The Violet Hour we like the odd libation; we feel that mixing cocktails is a skill to be shared amongst the masses! So come down and secure you, your friends and family a date for your... .... read article

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13/08/2014 16:10:24 - Manchester Bierkeller's 1st Birthday! The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex in the heart of Manchester’s Printworks is celebrating a hugely successful year on Sunday 24th August 2014 –and there will be plenty of steins flowing, dancing on the benches and... .... read article

13/08/2014 09:47:05 - Le Bistrot Pierre's recipe of the month! Welcome to Le Bistrot Pierre's Dish of the Month with resident chef Matt Howes. Each month Le Bistrot Pierre uploads a mouth-watering dish that you can either easily prepare at home or enjoy at their Stockton Heath... .... read article

06/08/2014 13:35:35 - Chairman’s Reserve ‘Rovers X1’ on tour in top Northern bars Manchester – Liverpool – Leeds – Sheffield. St Lucia Distillers has recruited a new Chairman’s Reserve X1 who are currently touring top bars in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield giving mixology demonstrations,... .... read article

22/07/2014 13:20:22 - Come with me and you'll see..... Roll up, ladies and gentlemen! Hold onto your tail feathers! Liverpool is set to see its first premium late night bar; a dazzling new cocktail bar and night club, but unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Wonderland is... .... read article

22/07/2014 12:32:22 - Cheshire’s Newest Al Fresco Summer Venue The latest pop-up venue to check-out this summer is The Verandah at The Yellow Broom in association with Laurent-Perrier Champagne. As part of a major refurbishment completed last year, the original Yellow Broom has... .... read article

21/07/2014 11:46:26 - Tea 42 Launches New Five Course A La Carte Menu After a successful opening late last year, Tea 42 – Manchester’s latest social eatery – has launched a new five course evening a la carte menu, adding to its already popular and extensive dining offering. Tea 42’s... .... read article

21/07/2014 11:25:54 - The Lime Tree's very own farm menu Summer is a special time at The Lime Tree with our garden terraces open for al fresco dining and much of our produce coming from our own farm a few miles away at Macclesfield Forest. The quality and provenance of the... .... read article

15/07/2014 12:27:46 - Under starters orders - New Moon Rising! It was always the plan and Paul Newman and David Mooney of the prestigious Cheshire based New Moon Pub Company are delighted that they will be launching on to the Chester dining scene this week! The ambitious duo is... .... read article

02/07/2014 12:02:24 - Shopping can make you hungry, luckily there's an answer.... Gourmet Burger Kitchen’s Trafford Centre restaurant may be closed at the moment but Stop Crying Your Heart Out because burger joy is set to return next month. The GBK team are transforming the current restaurant into... .... read article

02/07/2014 10:22:44 - The tastiest Malaysian food Mel's had outside Georgetown On Monday I received a fantastic telephone call. This call came from Jim who’s behind the popular NasiLemak which is the food element of The Friendship Inn in Fallowfield. Jim was telling me about his new lunchtime... .... read article

30/06/2014 16:30:00 - 1847: Modern Vegetarian Bistro 1847 entered the Manchester dining scene early 2011 and became renowned for modern, vegetarian cuisine. It has since opened in Birmingham city centre and was voted best vegetarian restaurant outside London 2014... .... read article

19/06/2014 12:03:55 - Mel finds more than she expects at the Racecourse As we were heading to Chester Rocks at the Racecourse we thought it would be a great chance to visit 1539 Restaurant - one that had been on my wish list for a while. The restaurant is in the main grandstand and we could... .... read article

18/06/2014 10:09:18 - Byron bring proper hamburgers to Leeds this summer This summer, Byron bring proper hamburgers to Leeds with the opening of a restaurant on Lands Lane. Byron serve hamburgers the way they should be: patties made with Scottish beef, ground fresh, cooked medium and... .... read article

13/06/2014 14:58:39 - When the sun sets Summer’s coming….and what better way to spend those long summer nights than at The Milton Club! This summer we want you to join us when the sun sets. With a slight tweak in our music policy, we promise to deliver the... .... read article

13/06/2014 14:41:01 - Summer Cocktails at The Milton Club This summer we bring you a whole new range of divine, fresh and fruity cocktails. Available all summer long, we introduce... The ‘Mango Colada’ a fruity, frozen treat. We blend fresh mango with rum, coconut syrup, milk... .... read article

30/05/2014 16:20:35 - Tea 42 launches new casual fine dining evening menu Tea 42 launched their brand new evening menu last night which was designed by Head Chef Matt Smith and his team. Quoted as "phenomenal", "unbelievably good" and "the best surprise of 2014 so far" by journalists... .... read article

29/05/2014 12:20:09 - Sozzled Swan Ale Launch Night As a village pub we strive to make sure that we have a great selection of local ales, with something for all ale lovers. Taking this to the next level we have worked with a local brewery, Spitting Feathers, who are... .... read article

22/05/2014 11:13:16 - New magazine for Liverpool Brand new online Liverpool magazine Urbanista is set to launch on 11th June 2014 during a glittering launch party held at local Seel Street club Empire. Set to be an editorial hub of all things from culture to food and... .... read article

20/05/2014 15:48:00 - The Windmill's new menu is now up and running! There are some delicious new dishes for you to come along and try like Moroccan spiced pork, lamb & apricot sausage with basil mash and tagine sauce along with some pub classics such as Barrows 8oz ribeye steak, hand... .... read article

20/05/2014 10:25:45 - The Amalfi Coast of Anglesey Well I must say, having returned from my Welsh adventures, I am still reminiscing my wonderful lunch I devoured last Wednesday at Dylan’s Restaurant in Menai Bridge. Seeking refuge from the horizontal rain across the... .... read article

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19/05/2014 12:55:53 - Introducing The Nag’s Head at Haughton Introducing The Nag’s Head at Haughton, near Tarporley… Cheshire’s new premium pub dining experience with menus created by highly renowned chef/celebrity chef - Nigel Haworth The acclaimed Lancashire-based premium... .... read article

16/05/2014 16:16:57 - Buckley’s hosts Mayors civic dinner The Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Peter Carey, hosted a civic dinner and drinks reception celebrating St George’s Day, at Buckley’s, Warrington Collegiate’s own fine dining restaurant and bar. Just over £800 was raised... .... read article

15/05/2014 13:22:05 - Enjoy Afternoon Tea At Chambers Bar And Grill Chambers Bar and Grill is offering guests a taste of luxury in the form of their new delectable Afternoon Tea. Served in the rustic Chambers surroundings, the choice of several varieties of tea and a delicious menu of... .... read article

15/05/2014 13:09:26 - History of The Thatch Inn The Thatch at Faddiley, Nantwich is a popular stop amongst tourists visiting the picturesque county of Cheshire providing both a tremendous example of thatched old England and a welcome break with good traditional home... .... read article

12/05/2014 14:12:27 - Deli good business for Lunya following digital drive Lunya has become the largest Spanish online deli in the UK after a record-breaking period of business for the Liverpool One-based venture that also operates as a multi award-winning café bar, restaurant and event space.... .... read article

07/04/2014 14:05:09 - Test Penelope's Latest Pancake Creations! After rave reviews of Penelope's kitchen pancakes in the M.E.N and online blog reviews Penelope's will be adding additional options to their pancake offerings. This week you will be able to test their creative pancake... .... read article

03/04/2014 15:05:13 - Have a pizza this! Anybody who has been to West Didsbury at any point will have come across The Metropolitan which sits proudly on the corner of Lapwing Lane and Burton Road. Known to most as The Met, this grand bar and restaurant serves... .... read article

26/03/2014 16:10:56 - New Tequila and Tapas Bar in the NQ ‘Hood' El Capo to open Spring 2014 at 12 Tariff St. in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. El Capo is the newest addition to Manchester’s Northern Quarter. An original concept designed and developed by owner, Peter Skelton. The... .... read article

26/03/2014 12:32:53 - Tea 42 launches evening dining After a successful opening late last year, Tea 42 has launched an evening a la carte menu, adding to its popular and extensive dining offering. The new menu, available Thursday-Saturday from 6pm, contains a selection... .... read article

21/03/2014 16:04:20 - Win tickets to the World Cup this summer with Bem Brasil! SIMPLY PURCHASE A BOTTLE OF FACES WINE, THE OFFICIAL WINE OF THE 2014 WORLD CUP FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO BRAZIL! One lucky winner will receive return flights to Brazil, accommodation for one week and two... .... read article

18/03/2014 09:43:17 - If you’re an aspiring chef, don’t miss this opportunity! Applications are now open for Professional MasterChef 2014! Seven exceptional winners have already been crowned and now Professional MasterChef is back and looking for its next champion. Long established as one of the... .... read article

17/03/2014 15:15:05 - Diners vote for La Boheme to win National Award Many of La Boheme's customers have been so impressed by the food and service at Lymm's La Boheme restaurant it now stands a good chance of winning a prize at Good Food Guide Readers' Restaurant of the Year Awards. The... .... read article

03/03/2014 15:17:23 - Byron's latest invention; the B-Rex! Can anything taste as good as the memory of your first hamburger? That’s the question that Byron’s head chef Fred set out to answer with their latest special – the B-Rex. The story begins years ago, when, after weeks... .... read article

28/02/2014 10:11:23 - High Class Junk Food? Let’s talk about Buns Baby
Let’s talk about you and me
Let’s talk about all the Good Buns and non of the Bad Buns that could be
Let’s Talk about Buns.
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27/02/2014 10:58:20 - The Milton Club: Home to Manchester Fashion Week After-show Parties The Milton Club is to host the after show parties as Manchester Fashion Week (#MCRFW) returns to the city for 2014. Throughout the Bank Holiday Easter weekend The Milton Club will be the elegant backdrop for the... .... read article

26/02/2014 12:15:27 - Warm up with a Kukoo Winter offer! Kukoos by Zouk offer daily specials as well as their £5 meal deals meaning you can enjoy lunch without breaking the bank. Tuck into one of their Spicy Meatball Wraps, a hot soup such as their Lamb & Couscous Harira or... .... read article

26/02/2014 10:17:57 - Frodsham hotel celebrates 55 years trading! Frodsham's charming 16th Century hotel; The Old Hall is celebrating it's 55th birthday this month. Having been granted its license back in February 1959, opening as a six bedroomed hotel and restaurant, over the years... .... read article

18/02/2014 14:11:18 - New Menu Experience at Opus One Opus One have launched a new menu experience - The OpusOne Experience is a journey through all 3 areas of OpusOne: Opus Reserve – for arrival champagne OpusOne Restaurant – for 4 courses, appetizer, tea and coffee... .... read article

18/02/2014 11:52:07 - Robinson’s – Buy Local, Experience Local Robinson’s – Buy Local, Experience Local I’m a huge fan of supporting local businesses when it comes to the bar scene, whether its fresh fruits, farm-house preserves or interior decorators. But one aspect I always try... .... read article

12/02/2014 11:09:28 - Bid high to cook with four Michelin star chefs Manchester House head chef Aiden Byrne has called on fellow celebrity chefs Tom Aikens, Daniel Clifford and Michael Wignall, to host a special fundraising dinner at the North West-based restaurant in aid of... .... read article

12/02/2014 08:45:41 - 50 years and going strong for Victor at La Popote La Popote's Head Chef and Proprietor Victor Janssen has been cooking for 50 years this year (as seen in this image of him receiving an award in the Netherlands from the Chaine de Rotisseurs (oldest gourmet society in... .... read article

04/02/2014 11:48:46 - Club43 Jazz Night Manchester is steeped in JAZZ history...great musicians would come from all over the world to play here in the 50s and 60s, during the hey days of Jazz. At the time there were two venues that were favoured most by the... .... read article

30/01/2014 13:48:49 - Sunny Thinking designs limited edition 75th anniversary book for Soreen Manchester creative marketing agency Sunny Thinking has produced a commemorative 75th anniversary coffee table book for Soreen. The limited edition publication tells the story of how the iconic malt loaf has grown into... .... read article

28/01/2014 13:49:36 - Fine food from Oliver at Bollington Green Over the past 12 months, Oliver at Bollington Green has been knocking out some of their finest dishes. This has clearly been noticed awarding this small family run business with many awards including the red Michelin... .... read article

28/01/2014 12:13:09 - Happy Birthday Pizza Express! On Thursday 30th January the original PizzaExpress in Manchester on South King Street celebrates 25 years in the city and you are cordially invited to join us in the celebrations. Along with our live band, we have a... .... read article

27/01/2014 16:59:34 - Pie & Ale go exotic with pies! EXOTIC PIES NOW BEING SERVED at Pie & Ale in The Hive located in Manchester's Northern Quarter. Sample examples include: Back in the Game! wild boar, pheasant & venison cooked with smoked bacon, porcini... .... read article

22/01/2014 11:33:58 - DILLI SAYS ‘THANK YOU’ Dilli – Altrincham’s original authentic Indian restaurant featuring the best of the sub-continent’s traditional regional dishes - is still among Manchester’s top places to eat. And, to celebrate that, the rest of... .... read article

22/01/2014 09:17:32 - Speakeasy launches series of events Tucked away down one of Manchester’s Northern Quarter alleyways, The Fitzgerald oozes sophistication with the upmost attention to detail in every way. A classy watering hole for the people of Manchester to gossip over... .... read article

14/01/2014 11:15:34 - Success for Manchester food connoisseur at MediaCityUK Carla Tomlinson is celebrating the success of her latest food venture at MediaCityUK – an American influenced eatery located in The Pie Factory. Launched in October 2013, Penelope’s was born after Carla experienced a... .... read article

13/01/2014 13:06:45 - Dilli featured in Manchester Evening News top 10 restaurants! Dilli featured in Manchester Evening News top 10 places to eat in Greater Manchester! What the MEN said...'Dilli, Altrincham: Railing against the ubiquitous tikka masalas too often churned out by curry restaurants,... .... read article

10/01/2014 10:02:32 - Mel samples the dough If you were planned on starting 2014 with a healthy diet of beetroot juice and Alpen along with a daily visit to an expensive gym, I dare say you are now like me; a poor planner yes, but a happy, full and... .... read article

09/01/2014 15:03:43 - Hot-A-Doodle-Doo! We've been hatching plans for a special chicken burger for a while, but the right moment never quite arrived - until now. With the indulgences of the festive season behind us, we felt that chicken's hour had finally... .... read article

18/12/2013 12:55:09 - New Chef & New Menu! The Puss in Boots have announced that they have a new head chef and a new main menu. The new menu has anything from a succulent, juicy and tender steak to fresh soup and a classic burger and homemade chips (or french... .... read article

12/12/2013 10:44:36 - Inspiring the next generation... Robert Cox, Executive Chef at Michael Caines Restaurant at ABode Manchester is hoping to inspire a new legion of chef's as he is to be the Guest Chef at a dinner at South Trafford College. Robert will be in the... .... read article

04/12/2013 14:42:30 - Peckforton Castle wins Large Hotel of the Year for the second year running at the Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2013 Leading Cheshire hotel, wedding, conference and events venue, Peckforton Castle has scooped the prestigious Large Hotel of the Year award for the second year in a row at the annual Marketing Cheshire Awards. Now... .... read article

04/12/2013 09:56:43 - Ozmi joins Warrington Wolves The owners of Ozmi Indian restaurant are proud to announce they have become partners in Warrington Wolves. The popular Indian restaurant Ozmi is located adjacent to teh stadium so it fits really well with the owners to... .... read article

04/12/2013 09:42:48 - Chef Profile: Dion Wyn Jones Work Experience: I studied at Bangor College and then my first proper job was based at Carden Park Hotel as a Commis Chef. I was trained under Rob Price. Tell us about your current menu: The menu... .... read article

03/12/2013 16:36:20 - Tourism and hospitality industry recognised at Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards A night of Hollywood glamour has celebrated Cheshire and Warrington’s top-performing tourism businesses.   The Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards ceremony recognised the exceptional work delivered by the businesses... .... read article

02/12/2013 14:30:21 - Hollyoaks stars flip some burgers! Liverpool's popular hamburger restaurant Byron was taken over last Friday (22nd November) by members of the Hollyoaks cast who were dishing up Byron's Movember themed burger Mo’Shroom to the masses at Byron... .... read article

29/11/2013 13:00:23 - New Photos at The Puss in Boots The Puss in Boots have taken some new photos and we have added them to our gallery. .... read article

25/11/2013 10:37:49 - Budding Artists Rewarded at Oca Oca have been running a kids colouring in and puzzle competition for the last few months, with all kids coming for dinner welcome to enter...and they have picked their two winners.... Well done to: 1. Charlotte... .... read article

13/11/2013 10:21:52 - The White Horse Pub, Chester unveils exciting expansion The White Horse Pub, Chester Race Company’s newest venture in its leisure portfolio today unveiled the results of an exciting expansion project. The gastro-style pub, which officially opened in April (in time for... .... read article

11/11/2013 17:23:17 - New addition to Culcheth dining scene Last week saw the opening of Nectarine, a lovely little independently owned restaurant. The first floor eatery is located in the centre of Cultcheth, everything is made on site, and fresh that day. The chef prides... .... read article

11/11/2013 17:12:13 - New Restaurant Opens in Warrington New Indian restaurant Ozmi has opened in Warrington, opposite the Halliwell Jones Stadium, just a few hundred yards from the town centre. The stylish restaurant promises 'Contemporary Indian cuisine in an elegant and... .... read article

08/11/2013 11:55:30 - Mel attends Lancs Tourism awards dinner Flat caps on, Lancashire breaking news Last night was the Lancashire Tourism awards, our Mel was given a seat, at the back near the toilets as she snuck in, but she was there long enough before being spotted to hear... .... read article

07/11/2013 10:58:02 - Mel visits award winning Ring O Bells Having already heard great things about the Ring O Bells and seen Chef Andy King on stage at the Great British Food Festival I didnt my arm twisting when a friend suggested we go. After a hard day's work at Oring HQ I... .... read article

30/10/2013 11:33:47 - The Ring O’ Bells wins Cheshire Life award. The prestigious Cheshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2013 held at Manchester’s Hilton Hotel on Monday 28 October saw the Ring O’ Bells win Cheshire Life Dining Pub of the Year. The Ring O’ Bells, located in the picturesque... .... read article

25/10/2013 11:11:32 - Chilli Banana on the move! Cheshire’s authentic Thai restaurant Chilli Banana is on the move to custom-converted two storey premises in the centre of Wilmslow. For nearly 20 years Chilli Banana has adjoined The Kings Arms pub beside Wilmslow’s... .... read article

24/10/2013 12:32:04 - Taco of the Town I first had my Margo & Rita fix back in May at the Cheshire Food Festival. Having always been a big fan of Mexican food I was instantly drawn to their bright purple 1974 Citroen HY where I proceeded to eat far too much.... .... read article

22/10/2013 15:31:27 - Beans meet Beer! The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex in Liverpool has made a real impression on the drinking scene in the city since its launch in November last year and has become one of the most talked about venues to be seen in. Its... .... read article

11/10/2013 11:17:03 - New A La Carte Menu launched at Coco's Coco's have launched their new A La Carte menu. Mel is off there this weekend to try it out! If the old menu is anything to go by there were lots of jems on there (the Salmon Crustini starter, and the Lamb with Lime -... .... read article

04/10/2013 09:54:35 - Green Fingered Pupils plant herbs for local pub! The Ring O’ Bells invited two local schools to plant herbs in its garden as part of an initiative to get children involved in gardening. Pupils from Christleton and Waverton Primary school visited the Ring O’ Bells pub... .... read article

24/09/2013 13:16:38 - New Menu at The Fat Olive The Fat Olive have launched a new menu and some new great offers! .... read article

17/09/2013 16:50:27 - Cheshire Life Nomination for Cheshire Life Dining Pub of the Year We are pleased to announce that for the second time in three years we’ve been nominated for Cheshire Life Dining Pub of the Year. The awards are being held on 28 October 2013 so please keep everything crossed for us.... .... read article

13/09/2013 12:38:11 - A Grand Afternoon Let me start this with a warning. There are some incredibly beautiful food shots that look too good to eat. You might want to have a snack or something before reading on (as well as turning down your brightness... .... read article

09/09/2013 15:46:05 - Spectacular New Setting for the Cheshire Food Festival 2013 Arley Hall & Gardens Hosts This Year’s Cheshire Food Festival on Sept 21st & 22nd. On Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September the annual Cheshire Food festival returns, but this time from a spectacular new venue – Arley... .... read article

09/09/2013 14:42:23 - Vote for Oddfellows as 'Best Dressed Hotel'! We’ve been told once or twice we look dapper. One guest even called us nifty. If you agree, we would really appreciate you voting us as Best Dressed Hotel at The Mr and Mrs Smith Awards at... .... read article

05/09/2013 10:08:19 - Mel experiences true Indian street food Whether you like it or not (we like!) street food is here to stay, taking the restaurant world by storm substituting 2012’s burger mania. If you want a German bratwurst, Colombian arepa or Mexican empanada you can get... .... read article

02/09/2013 11:05:52 - New Menu at Greyhound Inn at Saughall Greyhound Inn at Saughall have launched a new menu. .... read article

29/08/2013 12:38:05 - La Popote is full of bloom! The little English Cottage garden at La Popote surely has come into its own, like having an outside flower filled room to sit in, enjoy, and linger over. Truly a delight, has never seen the garden so abundant;... .... read article

23/08/2013 10:24:47 - The Ring O’ Bells receives Cheshire Life award nomination The Ring O’ Bells has been nominated for Cheshire Life Dining Pub of the Year for the second time in three years. Located in the picturesque village of Christleton, the Ring O’ Bells has had a very busy year having... .... read article

21/08/2013 09:39:30 - New Photos at Evuna NQ Evuna NQ have taken some new photos and we have added them to our gallery. .... read article

19/08/2013 10:11:27 - New Lunch Menu at Coco's Coco's have launched their new lunch menu. Why not pop in for a warm Ciabatta - Mel Onionring recommends the Meatballs in napoli sauce & Mozzarella! At lunch you can order from this great or from the A La Carte. The... .... read article

12/08/2013 15:26:46 - New Photos at Michelangelo's Italian Michelangelo's Italian have taken some new photos and we have added them to our gallery. Check out these food shots - look stunning!! Head over to Sefton Park for a meal today. .... read article

30/07/2013 15:20:45 - Mel finds Turkish Delight in Altrincham After a heavy weekend of “socialising” Mel needed to refuel on Sunday evening to help prepare for a busy week ahead. In need of a good meal (as well as a good wash), the decision was made to visit Altrincham’s new... .... read article

26/07/2013 15:06:12 - Viva La Vina! When the weather is like it is at the moment, eating in the city can feel like being on holiday at times. Windows and doors wide open to the hustle and bustle, happy sun-kissed people; it’s a million miles from the... .... read article

25/07/2013 11:37:49 - Yara; Lebanese for yum yum! My friends laughed at me yesterday when I told them that I had booked a table at Yara for 7pm. “Why are you booking it? It’s bang in the middle of the week and will be dead, not like they have any offers to entice... .... read article

16/07/2013 08:02:28 - The Black Swan wins North Cheshire CAMRA Community Pub of the Year The Black Swan is proud to announce that it has be granted the Community Pub of the Year award by the North Cheshire branch of CAMRA for the second year in a row. The pub which sponsors local teams and holds countless... .... read article

10/07/2013 15:50:55 - Mel spends the afternoon in the Gardeners Cottage

You know what it's like, the sun is shining and you need a good excuse to go and eat al fresco so when Mel heard Tatton Park had opened the new Gardeners Cottage Tea Room she didn't waste any time organising... .... read article

05/07/2013 16:49:20 - The Coda Maine pledges to donate 10% off first months food takings to Claire House Marking the anniversary of The Coda Maine in Hoylake, they have released a brand new menu to tantalise your taste buds. For those of you have not yet visited the quirky but down to earth bar on the popular stretch in... .... read article

04/07/2013 09:57:27 - ABode Manchester's Robert Cox shows us how to prepare a Vanilla Panna Cotta dish Summer is technically here, even if the sun isn't shining. This has made me think back to a time when summers were actually summers...where kids could play out in the fields and the smell of freshly cut grass filling... .... read article

27/06/2013 10:38:36 - Less is definitely MORE at Byron Hamburgers I have eaten a lot of burgers over the last 12 months, a LOT. Whether it’s one of the daring types which needs to be eaten with a dislocated jaw in Manchester’s NQ or one from a M6 service station which look like it’s... .... read article

26/06/2013 15:37:30 - PROPER Bar Snacks Check out the brand new dishes NOW available at Chorlton's Dulcimer! Along with the exceptional Ploughman's Dish and Cheese & Pate Platters, they have rolled out the new Dulcimer Chilli (available in both meat and... .... read article

25/06/2013 12:57:06 - Pieminister brings its award winning pies and cider to Manchester’s Northern Quarter After much anticipation, Pieminister opens its first pie and cider restaurant in the heart of the City. Already known by many in the North West for its delicious and original pies, Pieminister’s restaurant offers... .... read article

20/06/2013 16:37:33 - Drinks Enthusiast - The Famous Grouse Tasting Notes 1896. A year that would produce a brand that would be proud to say that it’s Scotland’s number one selling whisky for the last 30 years. The name? The Famous Grouse. But how did this happen? A Perthshire grocer and... .... read article

20/06/2013 09:20:17 - Marco Pierre White rebrands his Hoylake restaurant Marco Pierre White has announced plans to re-brand his Frankie’s Bar & Grill restaurant in Hoylake. Frankie’s, originally a joint venture between Marco and champion jockey, Frankie Dettori, will be re-launched as... .... read article

19/06/2013 14:36:34 - Crazy Wendy on the X-Factor Well... You’ve heard it here first! Didsbury's very own Crazy Wendy from Crazy Wendy's Thai restaurant on Burton Road has made her debut appearance on 2013’s X-Factor, which boasts the return of Sharon Osbourne. We... .... read article

19/06/2013 09:32:28 - New Menus at The King George, Altrincham Joan and Nina at the The King George in Altrincham have added their new menus. You can also check out their Facebook page and the amazing 2-4-1 Thursday offer (plus Thursday is quiz night too!!) .... read article

17/06/2013 11:10:04 - Sunday Roasts with a view Chester’s luxurious period hotel, Edgar House has stepped up their dining with the addition of Phil Dougherty (of Gleneagles, Chester Grosvenor, Chester Racecourse fame) who is now overseeing their Riverside Eating.... .... read article

14/06/2013 09:33:44 - ’40 Years of Brilliance’ SPORTS BROADCASTER PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE BELLE EPOQUE’S 40 YEARS IN A CELEBRATORY LUNCH... 40 years of independent success was recognised with an exquisite lunch at The Belle Epoque on Friday, attended by 60... .... read article

11/06/2013 16:24:22 - 100 new spirits are now available at The Met The Met is proud to announce around 100 new spirits are now available from their bar! If you're spoilt for choice, why not choose one of our spirits of the week? All our new spirits are also available on our popular... .... read article

10/06/2013 09:14:51 - Julian's Restaurant receives TripAdvisors certificate of excellence! Julian’s opened in February 2004 and is owned and run by Julian and Jackie Davies. It is a bistro-style, intimate fine dining restaurant serving International – Modern British Cuisine. Julian’s is one of Wirral’s... .... read article

06/06/2013 10:06:40 - New Restaurant in Stockton Heath Wasabi Teppan-Yaki Japanese Restaurants grand opening will take place tonight .... read article

31/05/2013 14:59:06 - THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF HOUSE Last night House officially opened its doors to welcome customers to the newest cafe-bar restaurant and cocktail lounge in the heart of Chester. Guests included Olympic champion Beth Tweddle and the opening was... .... read article

25/05/2013 10:38:01 - Win a Taittinger Champagne hot air balloon flight with the New Moon Pub Co Two lucky Champu drinkers, with a friend each, will win this once in a lifetime opportunity to get a bird's eye view of the beautiful English countryside accompanied by some fabulous Taittinger Comtes Blanc de Blanc... .... read article

24/05/2013 10:11:00 - Drinks Enthusiast - Robinsons ‘Trooper’ Review Robinsons ‘Trooper’ Review May 14, 2013 The launch of a product can sometimes have little or no fan fare, but one that can break landmarks is a launch worth talking about. A collaboration between Robinsons Brewery and... .... read article

23/05/2013 14:23:25 - Shelly Butterworth of Shelly's Restaurant Work Experience: Life ambition to have a restaurant from a child, I had the best teachers all the family passionate over food. At Shelly’s we cook as much as possible on an Aga Cooker so the cakes and puddings... .... read article

23/05/2013 10:05:17 - Coriander launches new restaurant in Chorlton! Local chorltonites and business owners of South Manchester will get the chance to enjoy an evening of fantastic food and entertainment with the official launch of Coriander’s third restaurant. Taking place at the... .... read article

20/05/2013 16:58:09 - Roll up, roll up! The fantastic CAFE AT THE WALL in Chester are offering any hungry diners the opportunity to take their amazing Ultimate Meat feast burger challenge! This is an ultimate meat feast not for the fainthearted and consists... .... read article

14/05/2013 14:54:00 - The pride of Knutsford...Veteran’s celebrate St George’s Day The Cheshire town of Knutsford had patriotism in copious amounts this Tuesday lunchtime (23rd April), as the Rose n Crown Chop House welcomed local veterans to a special lunch, celebrating St George’s Day.... .... read article

14/05/2013 14:49:47 - The Belle Epoque takes to the red carpet – Knutsford restaurant caters for celebrity launch party Celebrities attending the Manchester launch of ‘The Wreck My Dress Experience’, enjoyed a host of sumptuous canapés, after organiser’s called upon Knutsford’s The Belle Epoque. VIP’s from Hollyoaks, Coronation... .... read article

14/05/2013 09:23:36 - New Menus at The Bubble Room, Bramhall The Bubble Room have launched their new menus. Come and join them and try out the new seasonal dishes! .... read article

13/05/2013 13:48:36 - Byron To Bring ‘Proper Hamburgers’ To Manchester Byron is planning to bring ‘proper hamburgers’ to Manchester when it opens its doors for the first time this June. Situated at the junction of Deansgate and John Dalton Street, the new restaurant will serve diners... .... read article

13/05/2013 12:01:44 - Senorita Mel's been out on the town again... The minute Mel entered the doors to La Vina Deansgate she knew she was in for a good night as jugs of sangria flew past en route to tables full of empty plates and smiling faces.

The world's happiest waitress... .... read article

10/05/2013 10:20:15 - G'Vine Gin Tasting Notes & Cocktail Recipe G’Vine, handcrafted in France, seems to have redefined the frontiers of the gin category, erasing traditional ideas and changing the perception of this centuries-old spirit. While most of the world’s gin is made from... .... read article

10/05/2013 10:15:02 - DrinksEnthusiast - What's On Round Up A busy couple of weeks have been had in the city of Manchester! There have been rum, master classes, shows and whisky to enjoy, and yours truly could be seen at them all. The Manchester Whisky Club rolled back into The... .... read article

09/05/2013 12:13:04 - Newhall Polo estate hosts fundraiser KNUTSFORD property developer Andrew Irlam and events planner James Golden are urging polo fans to saddle up for the town’s first ever tournament. They are hosting a two-day equestrian event in the grounds of Andrew’s... .... read article

09/05/2013 09:33:54 - The Boot and Slipper closing for refurb The Boot and Slipper will be closing for refurb on Monday 13th May. Our new look will be unveiled at 6pm on Friday 17th May and we would like you to join us for a Hog Roast and Live Music. Normal food service resumes... .... read article

07/05/2013 10:21:15 - New Seasonal Menus at The Victoria The Victoria have launched their new menus. The Spring to Summer menu features Seared Salmon Fillet Risotto - perfectly creamy and with a hit of lemon... delicious!!! The Early Evening menu still overs fantastic menu... .... read article

03/05/2013 09:03:00 - The 2013 Pizza Idol Winner is Announced! The cook off final took place at the Ring O’ Bells on Tuesday April 30th with Eliza Rose taking the top place. Early morning, on Tuesday 30th April three pupils from Christleton Primary School and three from Waverton... .... read article

02/05/2013 11:51:55 - Free DINNER FOR TWO! From July we will be giving away a FREE dinner for two to the value of £40 to a lucky clubcard holder chosen at random every month for the next 12 months! But you have "Got to be in it to Win it!"...so if you don't... .... read article

02/05/2013 11:03:29 - If you like eating GOOD FOOD, read this. Mel likes to think he’s a bit of a socialite, and when out in the various wine bars and country clubs of South Manchester, Mel has heard of a growing rumour that Altrincham is now home to a very good Thai restaurant.... .... read article

30/04/2013 15:07:50 - I Spy With My Massive Pie When Mel goes shopping in the city centre, she quickly gets wound up with all of the dawdling shoppers, stuffy department stores and bothersome shopping assistants. So on Saturday at 1126 with little done, Mel had had... .... read article

26/04/2013 11:24:28 - Drinks Enthusiast - Ketel One Tasting Notes The Nolet Distillery in Schiedam, Holland has been producing quality spirits for ten generations. ‘The who?’ I bet your asking. The Nolet Distillery is home to Ketel One vodka, a brand that you may see in many a bar in... .... read article

26/04/2013 07:38:11 - Mel poshes it up in Hale and finds she could get use it Family birthday, where to go - somewhere different for a change, but needs to be not too far from where the clan live, 'Shall we try Hale, how about the Hale Kitchen'. Why not, great reviews on Onionring, good Oring... .... read article

25/04/2013 10:52:34 - Ring O’ Bells Pizza Idol 2013 Ring O’ Bells Pizza Idol 2013 - The finalists have been announced! The Ring O’ Bells annual Pizza Idol kicked off earlier in 2013. Pupils from Christleton and Waverton Primary Schools created their own pizza with their... .... read article

22/04/2013 13:26:51 - Takeaway BBQ Why not celebrate your summer with a ‘Takeaway BBQ’ from Bangla Fusion where our freshly prepared BBQs are guaranteed to sizzle your tastebuds...with a difference! .... read article

22/04/2013 12:22:29 - Central Perk opens its doors to its Chester Friends Nine years after Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey stopped entertaining millions worldwide with their lives, loves, and laughs of six young friends living in Manhattan, the sitcom and its devoted fans... .... read article

19/04/2013 08:27:48 - Summer Arrives Early with Red Hot’s Sizzling Cocktails Red Hot World Buffet’s brand new cocktails are bringing a taste of summer to its seven restaurants around the UK. The national chain has launched an entirely new drinks menu, spearheaded by its signature Red Hot... .... read article

15/04/2013 16:34:56 - Red Hot Prepares for World Record with 20-Stone Cake Pop A 20-stone cake pop containing more calories than the recommended daily intake for 267 days has been crafted by Red Hot World Buffet in preparation for a World Record attempt. Hand-covered in more chocolate than the... .... read article

15/04/2013 12:07:28 - New Menu at Beijing Restaurant Beijing Restaurant have launched a new menu. .... read article

12/04/2013 11:55:26 - Pepper it is... The results are in from March's competition and it turns out the most popular sauce to accompany steak is pepper with over 50% of you opting for this. If however your'e not in the pepper sauce club you will be glad to... .... read article

11/04/2013 09:55:48 - The Black Swan celebrates a very Good Friday! The official Open Day marked the completion of the on-going building work at the pub. Guests were treated to tea, coffee and pastries on arrival while tours of the new bedrooms took place. Then owners Neil & Anne... .... read article

09/04/2013 12:41:52 - New Photos at Upstairs at The Grill Upstairs at The Grill have taken some new photos and we have added them to our gallery. .... read article

08/04/2013 13:30:52 - Ring O Bells - Now Running Christleton Farmer’s Market Christleton Farmer’s Market changes hands to grow with the community. The Ring O’ Bells in Christleton is delighted to announce that they have taken over the running and organising of the Christleton County Farmer’s... .... read article

03/04/2013 10:21:59 - Red Hot World Buffet Celebrates Bountiful Easter with Chocolate Extravaganza The long weekend may be over, but there is still plenty of reason to celebrate at Red Hot World Buffet, which is marking the school holidays with a festival of chocolate. 12 new chocolate desserts have been added a... .... read article

27/03/2013 15:33:32 - New York in a mouthful Much like a Ford Crown Victoria yellow cab which crams the various streets and avenues of Manhattan, Spinningfield’s Neighbourhood restaurant is also a well oiled machine full to the brim of New York flair and attitude.... .... read article

25/03/2013 15:24:22 - Seriously good food anybody? I decided to treat some friends last week to dinner at Fahrenheit on Oxford Road. Why?? Because I am a great person, they have recently relaunched a new restaurant, and more importantly they also had a meal deal... .... read article

22/03/2013 09:41:59 - Hospitality Action Golf Day at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa The Mere Golf Club & Spa are hosting a fantastic Hospitality Action Golf Day next month which promises to be a day to remember. The golf day will commence with tea, coffee and bacon rolls, followed by a round of golf... .... read article

21/03/2013 14:16:33 - New Photos at The Living Room The Living Room have taken some new photos and we have added them to our gallery. .... read article

20/03/2013 15:22:36 - The Ring O’ Bells receives 2 fantastic award nominations. The Ring O’ Bells has been nominated for not 1 but 2 awards at the 2013 Chester Food and Drink Festival Awards. The two awards the pub has been nominated for are the ‘Best Pub’ category and the ‘Family Friendly’... .... read article

20/03/2013 12:49:39 - DELIcious visit for Mel Yes folks, that was an attempt at a pun which I think worked. Something else that seems to be working rather well is the very nice delicatessen; Jones Deli, a new addition to The Egerton Arms family on the A537 just... .... read article

19/03/2013 16:25:03 - Salt House Tapas & Hanover Street Social make both Michelin and The Good Food Guide 2013! With inclusion in both The Good Food Guide and now the Michelin Guide for 2013 for the first time, both Hanover Street Social and Salt House Tapas join an elite group of venues to be included in both - especially as... .... read article

18/03/2013 17:06:25 - Michelin Guide is next for Oliver at Bollington! Scott Oliver and his team at Oliver....at Bollington Green have now been included in the Michelin Guide! Along with being included with as brand new Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor®, Oliver is sitting... .... read article

13/03/2013 12:30:26 - Bowling After Dark...... BOWLING’S NEW BREED TAKES TO THE STREETS OF MANCHESTER UNDER THE COVER OF DARKNESS GLOW IN THE DARK bowling balls and flashing pins have been used to immortalise some of Manchester’s most iconic streets on... .... read article

11/03/2013 16:49:07 - Comedy Night Comes to Cheshire The Roebuck Inn is showcasing their first Irish themed Comedy Club night on Thursday 14th March with comedians Paul Sinha and Caimh Mc Donnell taking centre stage. Paul is an international comedian currently featured... .... read article

08/03/2013 10:02:40 - Whats your favourite dessert? The results are in! After this months prize draw 321 of you told us what was your favourite dessert... and the results are suprising!! The run-away winners are Cheesecake and Creme Brulee! Classics like Sticky Toffee Pudding, Chocolate... .... read article

06/03/2013 13:51:24 - Kukoos Street Food Celebrates Official Launch Bringing Traffic to a Standstill on Oxford Road On Thursday 28th February 2013, Kukoos Street Food celebrated their official launch by hosting a special party for customers and local residents to showcase their Indian, Moroccan and Lebanese Street Food menu. The day... .... read article

28/02/2013 15:41:41 - Its all about the Pie From the stable of BAKERIE bread & wine bar and wine store comes yet another freshly baked venture this time in the form of pies. Set to open late March 2013 Pie & Ale will complete the set. With adjoining doors... .... read article

27/02/2013 15:12:39 - New Menu at Primo Piano Primo Piano have launched a new menu. .... read article

26/02/2013 14:12:35 - New Winter to Spring Menu at The Victoria The Victoria have launched their new Winter to Spring Menu and Early Evening menu. Also... MONDAY & TUESDAY - Bring Your Own Wine night (no corkage charge). When the whole party order two or more courses off the a la... .... read article

22/02/2013 15:18:14 - New Menu at Oca We have made some VERY exciting menu changes this time round. Having listened to your feedback we cannot wait to show you! We have invested in the latest innovation in the industry . . . the INKA Charcoal grill . . . so... .... read article

20/02/2013 15:07:51 - New Menu at Upstairs at The Grill Upstairs at The Grill have a tasty new menu - such as Pan Fried Scallops & 7 hour braised short rib £12.50 and Anglesey Sea Bass, sweet cucumber relish flavoured with Hendricks gin potato pancake & horseradish cream!... .... read article

12/02/2013 17:03:26 - Duckegg Bluu has undergone a refurbished Duckegg Bluu has undergone a refurbishment and they taken some new photos, so we have added them to our gallery. .... read article

11/02/2013 14:58:42 - Winner drawn for the March competition - and some suprising results in the dessert voting! Win a meal for four people, the dessert of your choice PLUS a bottle of wine at Steak & Lobster at Alto. Mel will pick a name from a big top hat on March 5th 2013 and the winner can then enjoy the lovely prize at the... .... read article

11/02/2013 14:20:15 - Anglesey Self-Catering Cottage Holiday | Sage and Sea Nestled on the beautiful island of Anglesey on the Llys Dulas Estate, Sage and Sea offer their customers self-catering cottages with... .... read article

11/02/2013 10:21:52 - Mel finds a lovely village chophouse..... Yet again, Mel needed to eat. This time, both Mel and her fortunate friend were in Cheadle and heard of a new restaurant in town – the Victory Chop & Ale House which is a fresh concept to the Village Urban Resort. I... .... read article

07/02/2013 15:39:38 - Ring O’ Bells Shortlisted for Publican Morning Advertiser Award! Ring O’ Bells is very proud to announce that we are one of only three finalists in the ‘National Pub Food Challenge Best Curry Offer’. The competition which covers the whole of the UK is run by the prestigious... .... read article

05/02/2013 16:20:18 - New Head Chef at the James Monro We're delighted to appoint Ben Hough who is Head Chef at The James Monro to bring his talents and expertise to both The Monro and The James Monro. He's been with us a year and we're delighted to have someone with the... .... read article

04/02/2013 11:28:35 - A unique taste of Spain comes to Macclesfield this February A new neighbourhood wine bar offering a unique taste of Spain is set to open in Macclesfield on Tuesday 19th February. Tempranillo reflects the soul of Spain, inspired by the new wave of deli-wine bars and, more... .... read article

28/01/2013 12:54:31 - Pinchjo's launches new iPhone app! Pinchjo's the little Mediterranean hotspot in the heart of West Didsbury has moved into the iTunes directory with a nice new app. Seriously good 'giant' tapas, ice cool cocktails, Spanish beer, funky tunes and a laid... .... read article

23/01/2013 16:10:24 - Kasbah team to launch Liverpool’s first Lebanese restaurant on Bold Street Bakchich Libanais set to wow diners with mouth watering cuisine Liverpool’s first Lebanese restaurant is set to open its doors in March bringing a new dining experience to the city.

The team behind Bold... .... read article

22/01/2013 10:43:40 - TNQ restaurant launches Dads Eat Free Instagram campaign The Northern Quarter's number one independent restaurant, TNQ has launched a Dads Eat Free campaign meaning, Dads qualify to eat free if a photo of their Sunday roast is posted on Instagram, using a number of hashtags,... .... read article

18/01/2013 15:15:01 - Kick-start the New Year in style with a visit to the bakerie wine store this January! Bakerie wine store is Manchester’s newest independent wine retailer. An Aladdin's cave of vinous goodies from all over the world. Situated in the Hive in Manchester’s northern quarter we are only 2 minutes walk from... .... read article

18/01/2013 15:10:08 - Giovanni's specials this week! Enjoy our fantastic specials this week at Giovannis! Palline di Pasta Little nibbles of our freshly baked pizza dough, served with a garlic butter dip....perfect to eat while deciding on your menu choices... £3.60... .... read article

11/01/2013 16:59:31 - Happy New Year! Happy New Year! Going from strength to strength, the Ring O’ Bells in Christleton had an amazing 2012 and 2013 is starting the same way. After completing a full refurbishment and the building The Glasshouse... .... read article

07/01/2013 15:15:21 - January - the month of the detox New Year is here, so lets celebrate with a delicious detox cocktail. Just £5.75 each, these booster drinks are all made with fresh super fruits and juices to get you feeling your best. We have also matched some of... .... read article

20/12/2012 16:30:44 - Mel finds her oasis in the Trafford Centre! If you are like me and loathe the idea of shopping in the Trafford Centre during this busy busy time, then fear not as I have only gone and found an absolute treat of a restaurant smack bang in the middle of the Great... .... read article

10/12/2012 15:50:29 - Mel joins the other five stuffed birds..... Stunning Elizabethan hotel, Nunsmere Hall hosts a monthly Supper Club to showcase some of the best local produce on offer coupled with the excellent skills in their kitchen. This month the club was focusing on an old... .... read article

06/12/2012 09:26:54 - Aumbry -Restaurant of the Year by Manchester Food & Drink Congratulations go out to Aumbry who have been crowned Restaurant of the Year at this years Manchester Food and Drink Awards! .... read article

03/12/2012 09:11:03 - Edwardian Group, London Acquires Historic Theatre Royal in Manchester A Manchester building that is thought to have been an inspiration for the exterior of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden has been acquired by the Edwardian Group, London – the management company behind Radisson Blu... .... read article

29/11/2012 11:31:12 - Will they be the next Reggae Reggae Phenomenon? Sweet Mandarin Sauces secure a national listing with 500 Sainsbury’s Twin chefs and restaurateurs, Lisa and Helen Tse from Sweet Mandarin who won Gordon Ramsay’s Best Local Chinese Restaurant on the F Word and appeared on BBC Two's Dragons' Den has said their supermarket deal is a... .... read article

28/11/2012 12:59:58 - Grand Opening New restaurant gets rave reviews on opening night. Bombay 8 opened its doors for the first time, and the customers were won over by the fantastic decor, great service and delicious food. There was even a bit of live... .... read article

27/11/2012 14:54:02 - A Taste of France in North West England book launch Acclaimed French restaurant owner Olivier Troalen, at La Boheme in Lymm, has published his first cookbook, featuring recipes served in the restaurant over the past decade. A Taste of France in North West England,... .... read article

27/11/2012 09:28:43 - Mel enjoys a food experience at Simon Radley's Restaurant We were fortunate enough to experience the Tasting menu at Simon Radley’s restaurant in the Grosvenor this Tuesday... and what an experience it was. The food, I’ll come back to below, was exquisite - a real delight but... .... read article

23/11/2012 10:24:41 - Recession-Hit Customers are "Playing Safe" with Indian Food - says Dilli Altrincham’s Michelin-rated Indian restaurant, Dilli, is taking the biggest gamble of its life. Because their new Christmas menu is going deeper into Dilli’s original promise to deliver the ‘true taste of India’ –... .... read article

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23/11/2012 09:46:49 - New Jobs section added to onionring Powered by those friendly folks at Lobster Jobs we now have a list of jobs that are updated regularly. So, if your in the trade or want to get into it then check out the onionring jobs site. Job Searchers: Simple... .... read article

06/11/2012 15:52:26 - Sabor Do Brasil opens again - refreshed! The restaurant has undergone a refurb, the website has been updated, there is new management in charge... and tonight the Brazilian's open their doors!! Overall the experience will be better, fresher atmosphere and...... .... read article

06/11/2012 14:27:59 - Welcome back James! Abode Manchester are delighted to announce the return of James Cunningham as Manager of the Michael Caines Cafe Bar & Grill. James originally headed up the Grill for two and a half years before being whisked away to... .... read article

02/11/2012 16:06:32 - Stanneylands win Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year 2012 The 4 star country house hotel was awarded the title of Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year 2012 this week at a glittering awards evening in Manchester. The hotel’s winning team were thrilled to receive the award and... .... read article

31/10/2012 10:28:11 - Happy 10th Birthday Amba! Popular Restaurant and Bar in Hale, Amba celebrates its 10th Birthday in November witha special Cheshire Menu. Celebrating Cheshire’s Fine Foods, its available - Available from 6pm – 10pm Sunday to Friday 6pm – 7pm... .... read article

29/10/2012 17:15:18 - Cheshire’s new pub get’s a makeover The Roebuck pub and restaurant is an attractive Grade II listed building, nestled in the Conservation Area of Mobberley between Knutsford and Alderley Edge and is one of the suburbs most favourable and attractive dining... .... read article

29/10/2012 16:07:14 - Oddfellows now in Michelin 'Eating out in pubs' Guide 2013!! GREAT NEWS!!! And just in time for a double celebration this weekend! We have been listed as a new entry into the Michelin “Eating out in pubs” Guide 2013. Arguably the most prestigious guide judging pub food... .... read article

26/10/2012 12:44:10 - The Vale Royal WITCHES launch event! Claire House is launching their fourth ‘coven’ of its successful WITCHES (Women in Touch with Claire House) fundraising groups. The Vale Royal WITCHES will raise the profile of the hospice in the Vale Royal and... .... read article

26/10/2012 10:51:30 - Celebrity chef David Mooney’s The Old Sessions House launches with a bang Knutsford’s very own celebrity chef David Mooney marked his hometown return with a bang on Wednesday. A veritable who’s who of the North West media and Cheshire business leaders celebrated the launch of David’s new... .... read article

11/10/2012 12:51:20 - Celebrate autumn with our new lunch menu at La Popote! Crisp Autumnal Days are upon us; falling leaves, mellow fruitfulness, golden light....so time for lots of fabulous new comforting seasonal dishes for the colder weather. And while you browse the menu (starts October... .... read article

09/10/2012 10:32:07 - New Head Chef Ken Calder joins The Angel Pub The Angel is a traditional dining pub next to the NOMA development and on the edge of the Northern Quarter of Manchester City Centre. Its quirky and original interior, log fires, and original paintings by Yorkshire... .... read article

08/10/2012 13:54:39 - Opening soon - be one of the first to try Indish Indian! A wonderful new Indian restaurant is opening up on the site of Hilal. Fully refurbished with a new interior and a fabulous new menu Indish is set to be 'talk of the town'. You, can be one of the first to dine here...... .... read article

02/10/2012 12:09:15 - Inglewood Manor Shiny New Website Much as we’ve loved our current website, we felt the time had come for a fresh new look, so we’ve been working throughout the Summer to create a lovely new site, due to go live this week. Not only that, but for surfers... .... read article

27/09/2012 - New Autumn to Winter Menu We have updated our menu to the Autumn to Winter 2012. .... read article

26/09/2012 16:13:06 - The Black Swan named Community Pub of the Year The Black Swan Pub in Rixton with Glazebrook, Warrington, has been awarded the North Cheshire Community Pub of the Year 2012 by the North Cheshire branch of CAMRA one of the five Cheshire branches of the voluntary... .... read article

25/09/2012 11:03:43 - Michelangelo’s sizzles into September by launching ‘unique’ steak on the stone! South Liverpool’s newest restaurant is turning up the heat by launching the city’s very first steak on the stone dining experience. Michelangelo’s, which is located opposite Sefton Park’s picturesque lake, will offer... .... read article

21/09/2012 10:27:10 - Local beers, cheeses, chutneys and even caviar! CAMRA's Pub of the Year; the Egerton Arms is busy adding the finishing touches to their upcoming launch of the new delicious and sumptuous Jones Deli. The name comes from Jeremy's grandparents and uncles who built... .... read article

18/09/2012 - New menus coming to Dilli soon! Altrincham’s Michelin-rated Dilli restaurant – which has built a reputation for introducing western tastes to real Indian regional cuisine – is now taking the complete Asian experience one step further. Private dinner... .... read article

12/09/2012 15:28:05 - Prolific Restaurateurs Rev-up for Third Cheshire Venue David Mooney, co-owner and chef patron of prestigious Cheshire eatery the Lord Binning in Kelsall and his business partner Paul Newman have announced the acquisition of a third venue, the Hanging Gate in Weaverham near... .... read article

12/09/2012 12:23:40 - Mel bets big and wins a steak...... Mel was very lucky last week, very lucky indeed......why I hear you cry? Well let me tell you. Typically when picking a restaurant, Mel would never think "I must go to the casino for a bite to eat" - and why would you?... .... read article

12/09/2012 11:28:33 - Game Season is now OPEN at Table Ten! Game season has well and truly opened with a bang at Table 10 in Sale with a selection of some of the finest game on sale now at the restaurant! This week sees wild boar, venison and ostrich at Table 10! .... read article

28/08/2012 16:55:54 - Red-y...Steady...Bake! Red Hot Summer Cake Off Goes Down a Treat in Manchester Local families and amateur bakers were given a tasty treat last week when Red Hot World Buffet hosted a free cake decorating masterclass and competition in Manchester. The company’s head pastry chef Darshan Choudhari... .... read article

28/08/2012 14:19:36 - Sessions Ale Success for Local Pub Partnership With the opening of The Old Sessions House now imminent, restaurateurs Paul Newman and David Mooney celebrated their affiliation with Gregg Sawyer of Knutsford-based Tatton Brewery by getting hands on their Sessions... .... read article

10/08/2012 12:06:52 - Awards a plenty for 1539! • Restaurant 1539 was awarded with an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence in early 2012 for serving food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients, achieving standards that stand out in... .... read article

09/08/2012 14:46:43 - Pizzariffic! Mel was again out on her travels last night, this time skulking around her favourite district; the Northern Quarter. Anybody who is anybody will know that this is the place for cocktails, hipsters and live music. Not... .... read article

03/08/2012 10:52:09 - Oddfellows are nominated for Food Pub of the Year! Congratulations to the beautiful Oddfellows who within their first year of trading have already been nominated for Food Pub of the Year at The Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2012. Well done! Think they deserve it? We... .... read article

25/07/2012 09:33:50 - Fancy an Italian Stallion? Or how about some Summer Passion?! We have a whole host of temptations for you with our new cocktail menu, launching this Thursday. Try our new look menu and receive 1/3 off the list price of all the cocktails (old and... .... read article

19/07/2012 11:38:24 - Exclusively Yours...... Sweeping up the drive passing through the gates towards this beautiful contemporary building, it is hard to imagine a more perfect setting for your wedding day than The Yellow Broom. The Yellow Broom is unique, hidden... .... read article

05/07/2012 14:15:08 - Local Chef Returns to Home Ground with New Dining Destination David Mooney, co-owner and chef patron of prestigious Cheshire eatery the Lord Binning in Cheshire has announced his return to Knutsford, where, along with business partner Paul Newman, they will open the second venue... .... read article

04/07/2012 12:24:27 - TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence! Scott Oliver and his team at Oliver....at Bollington Green are the proud owners of a brand new Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor®. Sitting proudly as Macclesfield's number one restaurant, Oliver is... .... read article

03/07/2012 11:52:30 - Dun Cow recieve Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor® It’s a clean sweep! We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Dun Cow Dining Inn has recently been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor®. The Certificate of Excellence award honors hospitality... .... read article

13/06/2012 11:39:06 - ABode Manchester are delighted to announce the appointment of Bryn Evans as MC Cafe Bar & Grill Head Chef No stranger to Manchester, Bryn has previously worked at Obsidian and Harvey Nichols before moving to the famous Bodysgallen Hall in Llandudno (3 AA Rosettes). Bryn started his career at the Chester Grosvenor under... .... read article

01/06/2012 16:43:19 - MP back's Indian Brasserie for Prestigious Tiffin Cup From a multitude of choices, Chester MP Stephen Mosley has nominated the Indian Brasserie Upton for the coveted ‘Tiffin Cup’. The Tiffin Cup is an annual British competition to find the best South Asian restaurant in... .... read article

01/06/2012 12:49:11 - New dishes - now in colour! The Rectory has recently launched some stunning dishes on their menu. To help show you how fantastic these are, we have a great collection of photos illustrating some fine dishes! .... read article

24/05/2012 23:22:05 - Catering students cook for Queen’s visit Catering students at Warrington Collegiate served up an amazing array of dishes to celebrate the Queen’s visit to Warrington when they hosted a special buffet lunch for VIP’s and Dignitaries at the official opening of... .... read article

10/05/2012 14:30:48 - Vegetarians and Vegans well catered for at Da Piero! Da Piero now has 2 new menus which will run alongside our a la carte menu, one dedicated to Vegetarians and one dedicated to Vegans. The recently extended restaurant has won numerous accolades since opening, and now... .... read article

08/05/2012 12:28:49 - Red Hot World Buffet Defies Double-Dip Recession to Lead Hospitality Boom Red Hot World Buffet is leading impressive growth in the hospitality industry, despite recent figures revealing the UK economy has entered a double-dip recession. Easter trading statistics for the national restaurant... .... read article

01/05/2012 10:13:47 - 'Best Curry Award' for Indian Brasserie Jai Hashim, Director and Executive Chef of The Indian Brasserie Upton, pictured winning the ‘Best Curry Award’ for the 2nd year running, teamed-up with Co-Director Firuz Miah in 2009 - since then, they have won between... .... read article

19/04/2012 10:12:31 - New dishes to enjoy at Le Bistrot Pierre We’re delighted to tell you about our new à la carte menu and we hope you find many things to tempt your taste buds out of doors as the evenings grow longer. Our new menu includes a few new dishes as well as some of... .... read article

12/04/2012 12:22:17 - Win a Ferrari Driving Experience at Giovannis Would you like the chance to drive an Italian supercar, you could enjoy the ultimate rush as you tear up the tarmac of a fun a challenging racetrack. A truly unforgettable experience, this could be your chance to find... .... read article

11/04/2012 11:10:43 - Pub of the Year The Egerton Arms in Chelford is proud to be awarded CAMRA (campaign for real ale) ‘PUB OF THE YEAR 2011’. Beating 350 other pubs in the Cheshire area for 2011, the Egerton Arms has been supporting TATTON BREWERY in... .... read article

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05/04/2012 09:31:15 - ‘At your discretion’ - Hospitality Action Restaurant Appeal ‘At your discretion’ Hospitality Action Restaurant Appeal supported by Michael Caines for Hospitality Action Week: 14th-20th May “Simply by adding a discretionary donation of just £1 to your bill during Hospitality... .... read article

03/04/2012 12:58:18 - Meet the Chef - AJ Bousselham Hometown: Rabat, Morocco  Work experience: Years of watching & helping my family cook in Morocco and then learning the trade professionally at different places in Manchester; JasJasJas, Selfridges,... .... read article

02/04/2012 13:50:46 - Giulio Ciccotta Hometown: Palermo, Sicily  Work experience: My early experience was gained in my home country of Sicily .I worked alongside famous Sicilian chef Arturo Cascino at the well known five star Hotel Delle... .... read article

17/02/2012 14:01:38 - New Head Chef at the James Monro The James Monro has successfully appointed its new Head Chef, Ben Hough who is a leading light in the North Wests culinary scene. Click on to the James Monro page to see all of his great new menus. .... read article

06/02/2012 16:21:51 - Steven Smith - Chef/Patron at Freemasons at Wiswell Hometown: Blackburn  Work experience: Steven started his career in hotels and pubs around Blackburn and went on to gain experience at recognised restaurants such as Gilpin Lodge in Cumbria and The... .... read article

31/01/2012 09:33:31 - Dilli celebrates the food from one of Indian's toughest regions Altrincham’s Michelin-rated Indian restaurant, Dilli, is teaming up with the Government of India Tourist Office and the Rajasthan Tourism Development Board to celebrate the food of India’s largest state. The two-month... .... read article

30/01/2012 16:19:04 - Café Istanbul Celebrates 32nd Birthday with Launch of New Private Club/Dining Room Café Istanbul, one of Manchester’s most established restaurants, is to celebrate its 32nd birthday with the launch of a new private club/dining room. The popular Bridge Street eaterie which has been serving fine... .... read article

30/01/2012 13:59:16 - New Menu now being served at the Twisted Med! New a la carte menu now being served at the Twisted Med .... read article

26/01/2012 11:44:14 - Christleton Country Farmers Market Launched in November 2011, this new community event is held on the second Saturday of every month at the award winning Ring O’ Bells pub in Christleton. The aim of the Christleton Country Farmers Market is to feed a... .... read article

30/11/2011 14:28:24 - Popular Mobberley eatery launches its own take on the Twelve Days of Christmas The Roebuck in Mobberley is getting into the festive spirit by launching its own take on the Twelve Days of Christmas. From 1st December, every day will have a special offer or dish or cocktail for customers to enjoy... .... read article

22/11/2011 13:44:30 - We are extending... Due to our success in Altrincham we have decided to extend our restaurant. You can find us in the same great location and we will be open throughout the development of the neighbouring build. .... read article

15/11/2011 11:21:35 - RECIPE: Game Terrine with Beetroot By Head Chef Andrew Ferguson For the terrine: 1 Rabbit 2 Duck legs 1 Pigeon, breasts only 4 Savoy cabbage leaves 5g Tarragon, finely chopped 5g Chives, finely chopped 5g Flat leaf parsley, finely chopped 3 Drops white truffle oil 1tsp Sherry... .... read article

04/11/2011 13:15:48 - Onionring team joins Movember in support of Men's Health charities It's Movember, the month formerly known as November, now dedicated to growing moustaches and raising awareness and funds for men's health; specifically prostate and testicular cancer. Three members of the onionring... .... read article

27/10/2011 11:38:02 - Thomas Restaurant launches Onionring Cocktail Academy Every Saturday at Thomas Restaurant in Manchester's Northern Quarter, learn how to make 5 classic cocktails in our exclusive clubroom, then experience our leisurely lunch menu for only £30.00 per person. Thomas' recent... .... read article

25/10/2011 11:34:11 - Sarah impresses food lovers with culinary delights Sarah Newall, 19, from Latchford, took to the stage at historic Walton Hall to create a mouth-watering dish with culinary tips on the side at Warrington’s First Food Festival. An appreciative audience sampled the... .... read article

21/10/2011 12:06:59 - New Faulkner Video Trailer now live! Check out the new video trailer for the Faulkner in Chester...on their Onionring page HERE! .... read article

17/10/2011 15:35:05 - 651 Onionrings in the Dome!! Thanks to everyone who entered Our competition on the Onionring stall at Cheshire Food Festival proved to be a big hit with festival goers! The question "Can you guess how many onionring's?" causes a mix of confusion and wonderment. Some would... .... read article

11/10/2011 20:53:07 - Warrington Collegiate culinary students hired by Michelin Star restaurants Two culinary students from Warrington Collegiate have shown that they have the recipe for success after being hired by two of the country’s leading Michelin Star restaurants. 17-year-old Alex Pendelbury is the newest... .... read article

26/09/2011 15:13:44 - Calling all Cheshire Foodies (and any local musicians!) October 2011 marks the start of a beautiful new friendship between North West gastronomes and local producers and restaurateurs. The first ever Cheshire Food Festival will take place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th... .... read article

20/09/2011 10:52:41 - La Casona now delivering to your door! Top Heaton Moor restaurant La Casona are now doing delivery food! so you can enjoy their great Spanish dishes in the comfort of your own home! Thursday to Sunday, from 5.30pm Thurs to Saturday and from 1pm on Sunday... .... read article

20/09/2011 09:49:00 - This week's Specials at The Bear's Paw Why not check out this week's specials board at The Bears Paw in High Legh. Click here to view a host of terrific dishes including... .... read article

09/09/2011 10:14:26 - Gift vouchers now available at the Horse & Jockey We've been asked several times recently for gift vouchers so we thought, with Christmas on the way, now might be a good time to remind you all that gift vouchers are available all year round for you to purchase. You... .... read article

07/09/2011 13:11:06 - The Smoker Inn celebrates it's 400th anniversary The Smoker Inn celebrates it's 400th anniversary this year...1611 to 2011, we have had a celebration draught beer called " Smoker 1611" made specially for us by Robinsons Brewery, Stockport which is on sale at the pub... .... read article

02/09/2011 16:36:07 - Annual Farmers Market Warrington Market's Annual Farmers Market returns to Warrington Town Centre on Saturday 3 September between 10am - 4 pm. There will be over 40 stalls selling a wide range of amazing local produce which has been grown,... .... read article

30/08/2011 15:42:45 - Spirit's Salmon Fillet, Peas, Asparagus & Tomato and Herb Dressing Recipe Designed by Spirit’s Head Chef Rick Barlow, this delightful recipe (which serves 4) is a perfect main dish for this time of year. Ingredients 4 Salmon Fillets 250g Garden peas 1 bunch of asparagus 2... .... read article

30/08/2011 10:19:41 - Liverpool Food & Drink Festival 3rd - 12th September The Liverpool food festival is back once more with the launch weekend on the 3rd & 4th September on Sefton Park, Liverpool. Celebrity chefs including Marco Pierre White and Masterchef's John Torode will be around at... .... read article

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23/08/2011 10:49:25 - Top Chefs go Head to Head in X Factor Style Cooking Final On the 20th of October 2011, 10 of the UK’s most skilful chefs will be going head to head in a competition inspired by visionarydining.com in aid of Hospitality Action, the Hospitality Industry’s benevolent fund... .... read article

16/08/2011 16:29:01 - Spirit's Delamere Goats Cheese, Beetroot Chutney, Roast Beetroot & Wild Rocket Recipe Designed by Spirit’s Head Chef Rick Barlow, this delightful recipe (which serves 4) is a perfect starter for this time of year. Ingredients 200g soft goat’s cheese 4 raw beetroot 100g wild rocket 100g... .... read article

15/08/2011 14:28:03 - The Sparrowhawk shortlisted for the Taste Lancashire category Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) and visitBlackpool have announced the shortlist for the Lancashire and Blackpool Tourism Awards 2011/12, which will be held at the Paradise Room, Pleasure Beach Resort,... .... read article

12/08/2011 13:07:34 - New Med Fusion restaurant - the Twisted Med now open in Castlefield, Manchester New Mediterranean fusion restaurant, Twisted Med opens in Castlefield Manchester City Centre on August 11th Just before the start of the Christmas festivities a brand new restaurant opens its doors in central... .... read article

09/08/2011 18:25:47 - Manchester Riots - an update on the situation in Manchester Centre We've spoken to and visited some restaurants in Manchester today to get a feeling for whats happening in the city centre.... there is mixed opinion. The police have been in touch with a number of restaurants across the... .... read article

27/07/2011 10:52:45 - Evuna nominated for best wine list - Vote for them now! Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2011 Message from Evuna.... We are very honored to be nominated again for the Best wine list award by Manchester Food and Drink Festival. Our wines are world class and have won... .... read article

21/07/2011 09:29:08 - La Casona start delivery service From next Thursday, July 28, La Casona will be starting a delivery service within a five-mile radius of Stockport, on Thursday through to Sunday nights inclusive. For more information contact the restaurant on 0161... .... read article

13/07/2011 - Cookery Classes in Lancashire from The Longridge Restaurant The Longridge cookery school, established in 1991, has over 20 dates throughout the year to choose from; from simple three course dinners to specialised game and fish days, as well as creating sauces and desserts that... .... read article

11/07/2011 09:41:01 - New Head Chef at the Roebuck Local lad Steve returns to make The Roebuck “the greatest” in Mobberley THE new head chef at popular Mobberley pub-restaurant The Roebuck has only one aim - to make it “the greatest”. Stephen Kanaris started his career... .... read article

05/07/2011 15:13:51 - Va Bene sauce is now on sale The Va Bene sauce is now on sale in the restaurant. If you love the ribs at Va Bene, then you already love our sauce! The new recipe makes it even more mouth watering than ever. It's on sale in the restaurant now in... .... read article

05/07/2011 13:17:37 - Spice up your BBQ with Hilal After the successful launch of the first Indian Ready-to-Barbeque specialities in 2006, the Hilal's Sizzling Summer Special is back once again. Try our freshly marinated, ready-to-barbeque range and spice up your BBQ... .... read article

30/06/2011 09:25:53 - Barn Owl scuptes it's very own owl Wood sculpter Tim Burgesss recently finished his latest masterpiece by Sculpting a large The Barn Owl at The Barn Owl! Click on the link to view this great piece of art! .... read article

24/06/2011 17:49:20 - Leos now open on Mondays - and 1/2 price offer to celebrate! We are changing our day off! - Leos will be closed on Sundays as of June 26th 2011, However we will be open on Mondays as of June 27th! Every Monday we will be offering Half Price Pizza, pasta and risotto dishes only,... .... read article

22/06/2011 20:14:05 - Thursday 24th - New A La Carte Menu at Bredbury Hall Launch of A La Carte Menu at The Restaurant at Bredbury Hall Hotel This week sees the launch of the sumptuous new a la carte menu at Bredbury Hall’s award winning restaurants. Using the finest ingredients with a... .... read article

16/06/2011 13:31:22 - Nantwich Festival of Arts As part of the Nantwich Festival of Arts, The Cheshire Cat and Firenze in Nantwich will both be displaying a selection of artist’s work across the course of this weekend and will be holding a preview evening for the... .... read article

06/06/2011 11:57:12 - New Menu at the Fat Loaf, Didsbury The Fat Loaf Didsbury are proud to announce that our exciting new Summer Menu has well and truely started. Alongside our Fat Loaf favourites are the addition of some tasty new Summer dishes plus an extended fish &... .... read article

28/04/2011 16:22:33 - Indian Brasserie Wins 'Best Curry' Award Congratulations to the Indian Brasserie! they have been awarded the best Curry award from the Chester food and drink festival 2011! Well done guys! About the Indian Brasserie...The Indian Brasserie is a stylish and... .... read article

18/04/2011 14:55:18 - Iguana Bar now serving food! Hello friends! The Iguana Bar is delighted to announce the arrival of our brand new menu! The sparkly new kitchen opened in early April and is serving a wide range of dishes, which we're calling 'Around the Globe.'... .... read article

13/04/2011 11:12:32 - Improvement works on the way for the Terrace at the Horse & Jockey Well work has started on upgrading the terrace in time for summer. We have welcomed your feedback on our plans, and we've taken into consideration some of your suggestions. With this in mind we have decided to... .... read article

11/04/2011 14:48:45 - New Menu At Stay By popular demand Heddys exotic dishes have made their way to Stay. New additions to the menu, such as Heddy's traditional kebab dishes cooked on charcoal, as well as delicious grilled food. Dont limit your BBQ's to... .... read article

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11/04/2011 14:23:35 - Latest news and goings on from La Cantina, Chester Ciao Amici, here we are in April already, the time is flying by, the sun is shining and fine dining and fun events are happening at La Cantina. Read on to discover the ‘goings on’ at No. 5 Boughton and promises of... .... read article

08/04/2011 10:04:13 - Over 50 World Beers Now Served at Fat Loaf, Didsbury We are proud to announce our new world beers list at Fat Loaf Didsbury Green. We have carefully chosen a selection of bottled beers from Europe & the USA that you are less likely to be offered at other pubs or bars.... .... read article

05/04/2011 11:27:37 - The Landlord and the Gay Ghost After over 35 years in the trade, Alan Frain, the Bunbury Arms landlord, has run several olds inns with a variety of interesting tales attached to them. Amongst these legends and spooky stories, none have left the... .... read article

05/04/2011 10:32:49 - New Seasonal Menus now being served at Tom at 101 Popular Stockton Heath restaurant, Tom at 101, have launched their new seasonal menus, using the best of what is in season to create some great new dishes. There are also some great new offers on - Free sparkling wine... .... read article

04/04/2011 16:05:09 - Onionring team up with the Natter to bring you he latest in fashion, music, the arts, news and comment Onionring have teamed up with the Natter.co.uk to bring you the latest fashion, music, the arts, news and comment - we will be featuring and article and a link to some recent news, gossip or reviews from the Natter on... .... read article

29/03/2011 - Restaurant 1539 have there own new blog! Restaurant 1539 have there own new blog! Visit our brand new blog and keep up to date with all the latest offers, events and news from behind the scenes at 1539 Restaurant & Bar. With contributions from Head Chef... .... read article

17/03/2011 14:49:40 - Famous Daun Pisang Banana Leaf at Lotus Lotus will be serving it's Famous Banana Leaf Set Meal! Very popular amongst the Malaysian community, the Daun Pisang is one of the more famous dishes at Lotus. Available only on certain weekends. Check the facebook... .... read article

16/03/2011 12:14:49 - Horse & Jockey's latest newsletter, The Bugle The spring edition of our quarterly newsletter is out in a week or two, but, in the meantime, you can click on the pdf link below for a sneak preview of what we've got in store....... .... read article

14/03/2011 13:09:25 - Tameside restaurant to topple tallest tower title On Thursday 24th March 2011, the Indian Ocean Restaurant in Tameside, Greater Manchester will be holding a record breaking charity night in aid of MEN Matter, a North West based male cancer appeal. To date, Men Matter... .... read article

03/03/2011 09:31:25 - Wigan Food and Drink Festival 2011 starts today! The Wigan Food and Drink Festival 2011 will take place 3rd - 13th March 2011 Now firmly established the Wigan Food and Drink Festival in the local and regional calendar. The festival in 2011 will be one of the largest... .... read article

02/03/2011 14:04:14 - KRO will be at the Heaton Moor Produce Market this Saturday The first Heaton Moor produce market is taking place this Saturday 5th March on Shaw Road, Heaton Moor, next to KRO.
A selection of produce will be on offer, including bacon butties, roast pork and rotisserie... .... read article

02/03/2011 12:57:53 - Champagne Fridays - Launched in style! Clubland's Skyla launched Primavera's first Champagne Friday. A reality TV show is being filmed about the life of Skyla over the next year and Sarah who is Primavera's events director, is Skyla's stepmother. The camera... .... read article

02/03/2011 12:06:26 - Vote us as 'Pub of the Year' We need your help to vote us pub of the year. Please text 07866756665 or email pubsrdowntous@yahoo.co.uk stating "The Old Hall in Hope... .... read article

28/02/2011 11:40:55 - New Head Chef joining the team Renown Chef, Aled Williams is joining the expanding team of top Chefs at the Quay Hotel and Spa, Deganwy, during early February. General Manager, Neil Beech and Executive Head Chef, Sue Leacy, expressed their delight... .... read article

25/02/2011 13:19:18 - Bryn Evans appointed head chef at Rhubarb, Didsbury Suburban dining will never be the same again as West Didsbury’s Rhubarb appoints Bryn Evans as Head chef. West Didsbury, Manchester, February 28th 2011: Rhubarb has appointed Michelin trained Bryn Evans as head chef.... .... read article

24/02/2011 09:51:25 - Win a meal at the Fool's Nook! The fabulous Fool's Nook in Sutton just outside Macclesfield is giving away a FREE table for two with two courses each! All you have to do to have a chance of this fantastic prize is by becoming their 500th... .... read article

14/02/2011 17:00:30 - FREE chips at KRO2 with National Chip Week! KRO2 on Oxford have dedicated a whole week to chips- “National Chip Week!” Come along to KRO2 on Oxford Road between the 21st - 27th February 2011. Come on down and enjoy the feast. Offers include: Chip butty and a... .... read article

11/02/2011 13:40:16 - The Yewkulele - 2nd Edition For all the latest on The Yew Tree's events and news, click here. .... read article

11/02/2011 13:35:41 - The Bull goes global! For all the latest on The Bull's events and news, click here. .... read article

11/02/2011 09:44:40 - New Andrew Nutter trained Head Chef at the Bay Tree, and other news... We are delighted to welcome our new Head Chef Nick Godfrey and his brand new menu on Wednesday 2nd February..... With his training with Andrew Nutter and most recent experience as Head Chef at the Great John Street... .... read article

09/02/2011 15:42:08 - La Popote Booked Ten Years Ahead A most delightfully charming couple who recently celebrated their GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY here with a lovely dinner party, have provisionally booked their DIAMOND Anniversary in December 2021! On that wonderfully... .... read article

09/02/2011 15:27:04 - Gourmet Light Lunches Our Gourmet light lunches proving to be more and more popular, we have added some new dishes for spring including...haggis, neeps and tatties and scotch eggs, as they were so popular for Rabbie Burns' Birthday Week! I... .... read article

18/01/2011 15:18:58 - Murillos launch dining club - eat free for a year! Welcome to Murillo’s Dining Club. Eat Free For a Year ..... When Joining Murillo’s Dining Club. The Club will be officially launched on 1st February 2011 but memberships are being taken now! As numbers are going to... .... read article

10/01/2011 13:48:04 - Alvanley Arms launch Fresh and (very) Local Market Menu The Alvanley Arms, Cotebrook, have launched a Farm Fresh and Local Market Menu! The menu has been devised using the majority of fresh produce from their own farm next door and support of local suppliers. The team of... .... read article

14/12/2010 10:27:21 - Drinking with the Spirits; the ghost of The Swettenham Arms Given the nature of the history of our Inn, it may not be too surprising for customers to hear then that have been a number of ghost sightings in the area, including one at the inn itself! On 15th November 2005 a... .... read article

10/12/2010 10:36:00 - We're now a free house! We always knew it would be a learning curve..... Recently, we've hit a couple of snags with the microbrewery which has led to us running out of our own beer. The problem with brewing it ourselves is that we can't pick... .... read article

06/12/2010 17:00:37 - Roebuck is 'Best of Britain' A POPULAR Cheshire pub has been dubbed the 'Best of Britain' by a leading national newspaper. The Roebuck in Mobberley was named as the place to eat in a Sunday Times travel feature on Alderley Edge. The feature... .... read article

01/12/2010 15:38:33 - Top 100 Pubs Horse & Jockey has been nominated as part of the Telegraph's Famous Grouse top 100 pubs in the country! .... read article

01/12/2010 15:36:41 - Top 100 Pubs Fools Nook has been nominated as part of the Telegraph's Famous Grouse top 100 pubs in the country! .... read article

24/11/2010 14:35:47 - Feeding the Homeless this Christmas at Choice Bar & Restaurant Feeding the Homeless this Christmas at Choice Bar & Restaurant in Castlefield. Every November & December restaurants throughout Manchester & Britain raise money for the homeless through the StreetSmart initiative by... .... read article

23/11/2010 13:05:30 - Stables Brasserie - Wigan start-up business of the year 2010 Congratulations to the Stables Brasserie, Wigan for being named as Wigan Start up Business of the year 2010! To celebrate Onionring diners can enjoy a free 175ml glass of house wine when spending over £10 on food per... .... read article

09/11/2010 16:08:27 - International Restaurant of the Year Award Va Bene scooped the award for ‘International Restaurant of the Year’ at the prestigious Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards ceremony 2010 at Thornbridge Hall last night. The awards are in their ninth year and are... .... read article

03/11/2010 14:52:30 - Make Mine a Stein KRO2 is hosting the launch of the fabulous Kaiserdom Pilsener this week as we continue to add quality draught and bottled beers to our extensive range across all of KRO's bars. We have also been given the ok to... .... read article

02/11/2010 10:59:25 - New Wine & Dine concept at Tapas Tapas VIVA EL VINO: NEW WINE & DINE CONCEPT - FLIPS TRADITIONAL DINING ON ITS HEAD Campo Viejo and Tapas Tapas encourage daring diners to add mystery to their meal The UK’s most popular Rioja wine brand Campo Viejo... .... read article

29/10/2010 15:17:07 - Curry house keeps in the heat The heat is on at an Indian restaurant in Wilmslow..and it’s not just their acclaimed curries. For after last year’s Arctic winter, the contemporary-styled Eastern Revive is pioneering a revolutionary heating system.... .... read article

26/10/2010 15:49:29 - Heathcotes Outside triumph at Mobo Awards MORE than 1,000 VIP guests were treated to cuisine from around the world by award-winning caterers Heathcotes Outside at this year’s MOBO Awards Ceremony. The event, which took place at Liverpool’s Echo Arena,... .... read article

25/10/2010 16:46:18 - Stables Brasserie M.E.N Review - 'give me a night in Stables anytime' Overall: 3/5 Decor: 3/5, Service: 4/5, Food: 3/5 Location, location, location – a mantra every self-respecting estate agent will be using soon on impressionable BBC workers who want to believe Swinton is not really in... .... read article

11/10/2010 15:30:40 - Amans continues to donate to Breakthrough Breast Cancer Dine in at Amans and you will be helping to fight Breast Cancer as 5% of the cost of every meal goes to the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Order selected drinks and you could be helping further. 50p on selected... .... read article

07/10/2010 15:02:34 - New Gluten Free Menu available at Chilli Banana, Liverpool New - Gluten Free Menu Although we have always been able to offer plenty of dishes for a Gluten Free diet we have taken things a bit further by producing our Gluten Free Menu. When ordering from this, most of our tasty... .... read article

04/10/2010 15:23:26 - Another award for the Blue Raj! MORE than 160 people from the business world gathered at a gala dinner at Old Trafford football ground on Friday 17th September for the Messenger’s second annual business awards ceremony. The Blue Raj in Urmston won... .... read article

04/10/2010 12:18:11 - Delighted double-winner Dianne bags second Onionring prize Our first double winner dines out through onionring again! Dianne entered the prize draws for Oca (Sale) back in August, and was shocked and delighted to find out she was drawn out as the winner. Then two months later... .... read article

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03/10/2010 09:00:05 - Happy 1st Birthday to La Cantina, Chester Happy 1st Birthday to La Cantina in Chester - congratulations on a great first year! A few words from La Cantina...'Buon Giorno! La Cantina is now One year old, yes hard to believe that a whole year has passed since we... .... read article

29/09/2010 09:38:22 - Try our Rustica pizzas Our chefs have put their creative hats on and have come up with some fantastic Rustica pizzas that will surely tempt you! The Rusticas have bigger, thinner and crispier bases which mean more room for the toppings you... .... read article

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29/09/2010 09:36:32 - Primahome - the new Delivery Service from Primavera Primavera will soon be launching it's very own delivery service enabling us to bring our culinary delights direct to your door. From pizza to pasta, to wine or beers, Primahome will deliver your menu choice free of... .... read article

29/09/2010 09:24:54 - Try Primavera's fantastico! Boutique wine selection. As wine lovers, we wanted for you to share the experience of tasting high quality, stunning Italian wines. This is why we have brought you our exciting 'Primavera Boutique wine selection'. We have personally chosen... .... read article

24/09/2010 14:54:16 - Bienvenue à La Popote! After spending most of their lives in the top-end restaurant industry in South Africa and becoming a household name, where their names were synonymous with the highest quality and with many awards and accolades under... .... read article

23/09/2010 12:45:58 - Free Dishes at Chilli Banana Liverpool with your Reward Card FREE DISHES AT CHILLI BANANA LIVERPOOL ! Start enjoying free takeaway or dine in dishes with a Chilli Banana Reward Card - • Simply Pick Up a reward card • Collect a stamp every time you dine or... .... read article

21/09/2010 21:18:15 - Tour de France starting soon at Le Bistrot Pierre, Stockton Heath Le Bistrot Pierre on London Road in Stockton Heath is inviting local residents on a journey to sample some of the great tastes of France when they take part in a tour with a difference. Tour de France has been... .... read article

20/09/2010 16:38:51 - Where East meets West Hi, my name is Oui ('Oooey') and I'm delighted to welcome you to The Siam Village Thai Restaurant. I come from the beautiful city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, which offers its visitors culture, adventure, and... .... read article

20/09/2010 13:00:42 - Michelin-rated Dilli is now in the Good Food Guide Dilli - Altrincham’s Michelin-rated Indian restaurant - is among the new entries in the 2011 Good Food Guide. The UK’s bestselling restaurant guide praises a menu that is “a world away from your high street curry... .... read article

20/09/2010 11:33:30 - Free meals for 2 weeks from Jahan restaurants to support the Pakistan Flood Appeal Jahan Indian restaurant group will be offering free a la carte meals for two full weeks in September and October as they aim to raise £25,000 for the Pakistan Flood Appeal organised by the Disasters Emergency Committee... .... read article

16/09/2010 11:27:16 - Fancy a canal boat ride to the match with Choice Restaurant? Choice Restaurant have teamed up with LS Lowry cruises to get you to the game in style! Crusies go to Old Trafford and there are tickets available for the Liverpool game this Sunday (19th Sept). Includes a three... .... read article

09/09/2010 22:28:25 - Voted one of the "UK Best Cheap Eats" by The Independent "Despite being as landlocked as it is possible to be, the seafood here is a wonder"... declared the Independent who voted us 27th in their recent "UK Best Cheap Eats" article. .... read article

09/09/2010 17:15:13 - The Good Food Guide 2011 award Da Piero top marks...again! For the second year running Da Piero is featured in THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2011. Congrats to Da Piero, Dawn (restaurant owner) said 'We are absolutely delighted to have been featured in the latest edition of the Good Food... .... read article

08/09/2010 13:57:23 - B Lounge Piccadilly wins top national award! The recently refurbished Piccadilly pub picked up the award for Best Pub at the Best Bar None awards in Manchester on Sunday. "It was a fantastic do and we were delighted to have won", says Kelly. "The judges are so... .... read article

07/09/2010 15:59:51 - WORLD-RENOWNED wine maker David Hohnen will be raising a glass to wine lovers at The Roebuck WORLD-RENOWNED wine maker David Hohnen will be raising a glass to wine lovers at The Roebuck in Mobberley next month. Hohnen was not only one of the pioneers in Western Australia’s Margaret River region, but he also... .... read article

20/08/2010 14:37:32 - Manchester's first Gastro Club Katie Brunt tells us about Manchester's first Gastro Club... 'Gastroclub Manchester started almost by accident, with one innocent tweet about wanting to start up a GastroClub after not really believing there wasn't a... .... read article

19/08/2010 10:13:27 - Transport your tastebuds to Thailand this summer with a visit to Chilli Banana! Transport your tastebuds to Thailand this summer with a visit to Chilli Banana! Try our great value summer lunch menu with Tasty New Thai Salads, Thai Noodle Bowls, Stir Fries, Rice Plates, Curries and our popular Thai... .... read article

10/08/2010 09:07:23 - Naeem takes Dilli Deeper into India Manchester’s ‘Curry Mile’ needs to raise its game if it’s going to keep its place as a world-famous Asian restaurant area. Because tastes are getting more sophisticated among English lovers of Indian food – says... .... read article

30/07/2010 11:41:11 - Robin Beeson - Bolton Olive Press Hometown: Bolton  Work experience: Learning at Bolton college doing NVQ's, i then moved up to the Lake district as a commi chef at the Low Wood Hotel at Windermere. After a couple of years I moved on... .... read article

30/07/2010 09:39:26 - Award winning afternoon teas at Shellys restaurant Award winning afternoon teas at Shellys restaurant... Freshly made Sandwiches and Wonderful Home made Scones Strawberry Jam and oozing with Devonshire Clotted Cream and Tea Pigs Tea or really go for it and enjoy a... .... read article

23/07/2010 10:10:50 - Raffle Time We’ve decided it’s time we did our bit! To help generate some much needed and well deserved money for Cancer Research UK, Giovannis is calling on their GREAT customers and running a raffle that will be drawn on August... .... read article

16/07/2010 14:12:29 - The (sad) history of The Marsh Cat To the west of Liverpool and the East of Wales, beside the ever-changing sands of the River Dee lies the port of Parkgate.

Our story begins in the year 1775 when Parkgate was a thriving port with many ships... .... read article

14/07/2010 15:26:30 - A garden party? At the Trafford Centre? KRO Trafford Centre is to officially launch its outside dining area on Friday 23rd July with a Summer Party and BBQ. From 4 - 9pm there will be a delicious selection of barbequed foods on offer and jugs of Pimms at a... .... read article

01/07/2010 13:49:00 - The Longridge Restaurants, 20 years - special events to celebrate Paul opened his doors on July 13th 1990 – Friday the 13th! Within 9 days a fire ripped through the kitchen, two days later with enormous help from friends and no sleep he re-opened. A year & half later the restaurant... .... read article

01/07/2010 11:02:48 - Are you a talented musician? Beluga Cafe Bar are looking for any new local musical talent to possibly play at our venue. Are you a DJ, in a band or maybe a singer? If so and are interested, please send us a CV and also a demo CD to Beluga Cafe... .... read article

22/06/2010 14:34:35 - KRO rows to second place! KRO rows to second place! The England squad could learn a thing or two from KRO bar and restaurant’s Dragon Boat team as they romped to second place in Sunday’s (20th June 2010) Salford Dragon Boat Race at Ontario... .... read article

17/06/2010 09:15:50 - KRO, row, row your boat...! Danish bar and restaurant group KRO are gearing up for this year’s Salford Dragon Boat Race. On Sunday 20th June at the Ontario Basin at Salford Quays, many teams will be in the same boat...but competing against each... .... read article

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14/06/2010 08:35:34 - Julians Restaurant gains top marks again! Visit Britain and Taste Liverpool - restaurant Accreditation Scheme... For the Second year running 2009/2010, we have again been awarded the HIGHEST QUALITY ASSURED ACCREDITATION WITH 94% FOR FOOD! Also for the... .... read article

11/06/2010 14:18:24 - Grado Onionring Night Photos A Fantastic night was had by all at Grado for the Onionring Gourmet Night...a few snaps from the night. .... read article

03/06/2010 16:21:51 - Food Fit for a King at the James Monro FOOD FIT FOR A KING - Haggis is a dish which most of us would associate with only turning up on Burns Night, but not for one Liverpool chef! Liverpool born Paul Fuller is a chef who is not shy of experimenting and... .... read article

03/06/2010 15:22:38 - World Cup Special - Support England in style! We've all got them on in the Onionring office, and we'll be wearing them throughout the World Cup!! You could have one too, for just £2. Order yours today online. Engerband World Cup Wristbands take their inspiration... .... read article

27/05/2010 16:45:17 - Jump Start Your Heart raises £4k!!!! 11 very brave people including our very own Peter & John from the pub jumped 10,000 feet out of a plane last Saturday! We couldn't have had better conditions for the jump, well done to Jeff Nevitt, Nick & Anita... .... read article

24/05/2010 16:35:33 - Nominated again for Gordons ramsays best local restaurant!!! Nominated 4 years running for local food hero and nominated for Gordon Ramsays best local restaurant two years running... The Menu is brought to you from local producers and suppliers and the attention to detail...... .... read article

24/05/2010 12:11:52 - Be deliciously different at the Indian Ocean! With a week to go before National Vegetarian Week 2010 (NVW), the Indian Ocean in Ashton-under-Lyne, is getting ready to put some spice into your leaves! The restaurant has cooked up a special vegetarian menu to mark... .... read article

14/05/2010 10:20:15 - Obsidian celebrate all things Mancunian with Manchester Tart Obsidian Restaurant and Bar in Manchester are celebrating all things British this month with their great British menu during the month of May. The kitchen team are also celebrating all things Mancunian with the... .... read article

07/05/2010 11:15:26 - Recipes of the Month from Choice Restaurant We have selected three simple courses for you to cook from this months menu. Try Crab Cakes with Green Chilli Jam, Spring Lamb Shank with Root Vegetable and Soft Herb Broth and Apple & Shallot Relish to go with a Cheese... .... read article

07/05/2010 08:36:18 - The Big Curry a BIG success for the Indian Ocean! The Big Curry a BIG success for the Indian Ocean! The Indian Ocean faithful turned out in force on Thursday night (29th April) at the restaurant’s Big Curry Charity Night. The much anticipated event, in aid of ABF The... .... read article

06/05/2010 10:30:15 - Shelly's awarded the Tea Guild Award for Excellence Shelly’s in Warrington has been awarded an “Award of Excellence” in The Tea Guild’s highly coveted Top Tea Place 2010 awards. This prestigious award is now in its 25th year and is seen as the ‘Michelin star’ of the tea... .... read article

27/04/2010 09:02:19 - Marco Pierre White prodigy now head chef at the Hale Kitchen Marco Pierre White prodigy, Myles Smethurst, has just been appointed Head Chef at the Hale Kitchen and Bar, 149 Ashley Rd, Hale. Myles is not stranger to Hale as he has also worked with Paul Kitchin at Michelin starred... .... read article

21/04/2010 13:56:49 - Obsidian launch seasonal spring summer cocktail menu Obsidian restaurant and bar are proud to have launched their new spring summer cocktail menu, Obsidian well known for its impeccable cocktails and award winning bar manager have put together a menu that really is a... .... read article

08/04/2010 15:35:23 - Fools Nook links-up with WaterAid to help the world's poorest communities Charity drive hopes to raise thousands through free tap water. .... read article

25/03/2010 16:43:37 - Celebrate the ‘Champagne’ of beers during Cask Ale week During this year’s Cask Ale week, pubs all over the country will raise a glass to toast Britain’s national drink. To celebrate, The James Monro on Tithebarn Street will be launching a competition to name the top three... .... read article

17/03/2010 15:48:49 - Signiture Dishes from Mughli restaurant, Rusholme Top Rusholme restaurant Mughli's tells us about their top signture dishes... Imli Chicken - Tender chicken bites pan-fried with bullet chilli in a tamarind and orange sauce, served with garlic naan bread. Kali Mirch... .... read article

11/03/2010 22:16:14 - Master the art of mixing with Obsidian Obsidian Restaurant and Bar are proud to launch their very own cocktail classes with their award winning bar tender Tom Lloyd. Tom will be showing groups of people how to mix, muddle shake and stir their way in to... .... read article

11/03/2010 12:29:06 - Ramsay's Best Restaurant - get your nomination in! RAMSAY’S BEST RESTAURANT DO YOU KNOW BRITAIN’S BEST RESTAURANT? Gordon Ramsay is looking for Britain’s best restaurant and he wants to know where you love to eat. Tell us about a hidden gem or a local culinary... .... read article

03/03/2010 13:42:27 - Looking for somewhere a bit 'different' for a getaway? Once described as 'The most Romantic place to stay in all of England', Wizards Thatch of Alderley Edge was the subject of recent scrutiny from none other than The Times Newspaper’s Mystery Guest. The Mystery... .... read article

23/02/2010 10:00:54 - New Spring 2010 Menu at the Stuffed Olive The fantastic Stuffed Olive restaurant, located within the Longview hotel just a few hundred metres from the centre of Knutsford have launched an exciting new menu...dishes include: Stuffed Olive Seafood Salad (chef... .... read article

02/02/2010 13:58:55 - Latest newsletter sent out, grab a cuppa and have a read... Onionring's essential rules this Valentines.... Find a date and send out a card (anyone will do). Get organised - use onionring to book a table now. Don't forget your wallet (that was an embarrassing date!). Don't be... .... read article

27/01/2010 17:42:45 - French Kiss Cocktail Recipe - courtesy of Obsidian Why not try this amazing cocktail, the 'French Kiss' courtesy of top Manchester Bar & Restaurant, Obsidian. Obsidian’s Valentine’s Day cocktail - Ingredients 10ml Rose Petal Liquor 10ml Cointreau 25ml Strawberry Puree... .... read article

25/01/2010 13:50:14 - New owners take over the Cheshire Lounge The Cheshire Lounge, a contemporary restaurant, bar and function venue, near Altrincham in North Cheshire has been taken over by Rostherne Ltd. The new owners, Chris Tunnicliffe, Managing Director of Think DM, a... .... read article

21/01/2010 13:16:16 - Onionring newsletter released - OMG another great newsletter from Onionring, LOL As you know Onionring is a cool site, and we are down with the kids...if you haven’t noticed we have been tweeting and facebooking (think that’s what the youth of today are calling it). So get yourself involved, "why... .... read article

20/01/2010 11:08:10 - Samsi listed in Channel 4's Top 10 Healthy Restaurants in the UK New Samsi listed on channel 4 website as one of the top 10 healthy restaurants in the UK! What Channel 4 say... 'If you want healthy, look no further than Japanese cuisine and sushi in particular. Leave the deep-fried... .... read article

18/01/2010 16:45:41 - 7 Days of Offers from The Fat Olive 7 days of offers from The Fat Olive... MONDAY STEAK NIGHT Half price Grills, Fish and Specials 6pm – 10pm Steaks by DC Scott of Ormskirk TUESDAY TENNER Any two dishes from the A La Carte menu for only £10... .... read article

18/01/2010 12:10:16 - New Menu at Beluga Manchester To bring in the New Year we have changed our menu, you will find fresh new ideas and the return of old favourites. We will be launching it on January 18th so why not come down and try it for yourself! 50% off and 1/2... .... read article

15/01/2010 09:15:22 - Wendy is now singing live on Thursday nights and its 25% off!! Due to massive demand over the weekends Wendy would like to start the weekend early by performing on Thursdays. Her shows on Friday and Saturday nights are often sold out so to meet demand Crazy Wendy has relented to... .... read article

11/01/2010 16:05:53 - Tom's Bar Tom At 101 Restaurant, Bar & Grill - Cheshire Life Restaurant of the Year 2008/2009. As well as being on the ‘circuit’ in Southport – Tom’s Bar has a thriving bar scene - and its great for a relaxed drink or sandwich... .... read article

01/01/2010 17:57:15 - January Prize Draw Now Open! Prizes to be confirmed. Be one of the first to enter our first monthly prize draw of 2010. List of winners for our Christmas prize draw is now up. .... read article

10/12/2009 14:00:10 - Casa Bella now offering Turkish dishes Casa Bella is now offering Turkish inspired dishes alongside the Italian menu. With Ibo's Turkish roots - from the Mediterranean coast of Turkey - the restaurant can now offer a selection of dishes for anyone interested... .... read article

09/12/2009 13:19:30 - Alvanley Arms Staff Winners at the CATS AWARDS 2009 The CATS Awards 2009 - Celebrating Achievements of Talented Staff, The visitor economy’s most outstanding skills event. Alvanley award winners... Sue — Winner of Highly Skilled Front of House Staff. James – Winner of... .... read article

08/12/2009 14:54:33 - Santa comes early! Onionring news. Latest Newsletter Sent Out!! Santa has come down the chimney early this December. We (and the elves in our factory) have been working overtime to get you the best gift we could. We've got no less than TWENTY-ONE free... .... read article

07/12/2009 13:01:23 - Tom opens his new Southport Restaurant! Tom Rogers - the 'Tom' in Tom at 101 has opened his 2nd venue is Southport...more details will follow shortly but you can rest assured it will bring the successful formula of great food, drinks and service to Southport. .... read article

30/11/2009 15:01:18 - Gordon Ramsay’s F Word - Sweet Mandarin winner of the Best Local Chinese Restaurant 2009-2010 Channel 4 features Sweet Mandarin on Gordon Ramsay’s F Word as the winner of the Best Local Chinese Restaurant 2009-2010. About Sweet Mandarin... The brainchild of three successful sisters with a passion for food and... .... read article

30/11/2009 13:47:03 - Blue Parrot Swings Its Doors Open Glitz and glamour have come to Picadilly! This new chic Bar and Restaurant opened to public after ungoing a full refurbishment. Bespoke furnishings and cool sculptures were in place to welcome the upmarket clientale.... .... read article

26/11/2009 10:30:52 - Bentleys launch coffee shop Ideal for a quick cappuccino or latte, along with a delicious cake or perhaps a Best Quality bacon butty or Edwards of Conway sausage butty. The launch of the coffee shop will benefit not only local customers but also... .... read article

23/11/2009 20:06:14 - Exclusive Wine Launch at Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean in Ashton under Lyne has been chosen as the location for the exclusive Manchester launch of a new range of wines that are specifically designed to complement the spices and tastes of Indian food. On... .... read article

18/11/2009 12:59:51 - Christmas comes to Keele Hall this Weekend! Christmas comes to Keele Hall this Weekend! Keele Hall is staging a spectacular Christmas market this weekend, promising to bring festive cheer to all visitors. Held in association with Douglas Macmillan Hospice on... .... read article

10/11/2009 12:58:07 - Make It Fat Loaf This Christmas The Ultimate Gift Experience - Get To See How We Do It! A very special day spent cooking and learning how we do it at The Fat Loaf of your choice plus then a meal for 2 people in the evening including a bottle of... .... read article

09/11/2009 16:33:24 - Indian Ocean Scores a British Curry Awards Hat-trick The Indian Ocean Restaurant in Ashton-under-Lyne has proved that good things come in threes, by being named Best Restaurant in the North West for the third year in a row at the prestigious British Curry Awards. The... .... read article

30/10/2009 10:45:24 - Rio Ferdinand & Friends in the Kitchen with Marco Pierre White PFA in supporting the Rio Ferdinand Live the Dream Foundation. Join Rio and friends along with Marco Pierre White for an unforgettable evening of entertainment. FERDINAND, & FRIENDS IN THE KITCHEN WITH MARCO PIERRE... .... read article

26/10/2009 16:32:55 - Recession is Good News for Diners The recession is good news for diners as restaurants are increasingly offering fantastic deals. This is because the British public are now far more price conscious, which has had a knock on effect on their eating... .... read article

23/10/2009 12:49:25 - Lava Rocks Grill at the House Restaurant Top Altrincham restaurant has introduced a new Grill section as part of the just released new menu...but with a difference! The meats are cooked over lava rocks for a unique char grilled flavour, come and try for... .... read article

21/10/2009 21:20:08 - New Autumn menu now being served! Brand new menu out for the autumn - come and try some fantastic new dishes! More about Sylk...Carl, Derren & the team welcome you to Sylk Wine Bar and Restaurant. Located in the Centre of Macclesfield just off Mill... .... read article

15/10/2009 17:06:37 - The Modern Bar and Restaurant wins Restaurant of the Year at the prestigious Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards 2009 Located on floors 5 &6, Urbis’ very own The Modern Bar and Restaurant scooped the Restaurant of the Year Award on Monday night’s Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards 2009, held at The Palace Hotel. The Modern Bar... .... read article

14/10/2009 10:48:15 - Photo Gallery of the Food Festival on 11th October now online Farmers Market took place in the car park of The Morris Dancer.

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12/10/2009 11:17:43 - October Onionring Newsletter Released So how's your week going?... that good?! Great! Well, as usual we have been busy updating and adding the regions best restaurants to Onionring. We have the latest restaurant news, menus and events...but possibly most... .... read article

12/10/2009 10:29:06 - New approach at TavernCo explained by Keith Gurney Q. What new things have you in store? A. Well, for one, we have added the phrase “Mod Mex” to our restaurant’s description. This is a direction we are going resulting from several trips to the States. Mod Mex is the... .... read article

09/10/2009 15:45:58 - Preston & Thai Food highest rated by Onionring Users! PRESTON RATED THE NO.1 DINING OUT TOWN IN THE NORTH-WEST! Onionring.co.uk – the popular North-West dining and venues guide now has over 10,000 restaurant reviews and recommendations featured on the website. With... .... read article

09/10/2009 12:21:42 - The Railway Gastro Pub in Euxton achieves the Highest Quality Assured Award “Taste Lancashire” is a quality award scheme for eating establishments developed by Lancashire & Blackpool Tourist Board and Quality in Tourism. The award recognises the importance of the food and drink industry to... .... read article

09/10/2009 11:25:43 - Lymm chef Jenny Thoden is one of the best in Britain! Lymm chef Jenny Thoden is one of the best in Britain – according to judges for the country’s ‘Young Chef of the Year’ award. The 25 year-old Finnish-born chef, from Aiden Byrne’s Church Green gastro pub in Lymm, fought... .... read article

08/10/2009 14:09:31 - The Modern featured in the 2010 Which? Good Food Guide! The Modern bar and restaurant has been placed into the which? Good Food Guide for 2010! The prestigious guide fully lists just 11 restaurants from the Manchester area as part of it's carefully selected guide of 1,200... .... read article

07/10/2009 09:23:32 - The Faulkner is back after undergoing a full referbishment NEW LOOK - NEW MENU - OLD FAVOURITE The Faulkner is back after undergoing a full referbishment. and has re-opened as The Faulkner Bar & Kitchen! Our fantastic new menu is served all day every day. We also have a great... .... read article

06/10/2009 10:39:11 - New Pocket Manchester guide released October sees new art exhibitions, fashion collections, restaurant menus, plays and musicals are what urban life is about at this time of year. Events to look out for include the annual Manchester Literature Festival... .... read article

01/10/2009 16:48:35 - Good Pub Guide - Cheshire Dining Pub of the Year...The Roebuck! Congrats to the Roebuck in Mobberley, near Knutsford - they have WON Dining pub of the year 2009/10 for Cheshire region from the Good Pub Guide! Well done...and keep up the good work! -------------- More about the... .... read article

01/10/2009 14:42:48 - The Fastest Tandoor in the West - Indian Ocean sets WORLD RECORD! Ashton Under Lyne’s Indian Ocean restaurant has SMASHED the Guinness World Record for the most amount of nan breads cooked in an hour! On Tuesday 29th September the chefs at the Indian Ocean cooked 649 nan breads!!... .... read article

01/10/2009 11:37:55 - CATS - celebrate the achievements of Cheshire’s talented staff CATS 2009 - Thursday 26th November at Tatton Park CATS celebrate the achievements of Cheshire’s talented staff, recognising and rewarding outstanding individuals who have made a difference to the industry. The event... .... read article

30/09/2009 10:56:10 - Changes at Piccolino, Liverpool We are delighted to tell you about some new changes to Piccolino Liverpool! Pasta Room - Our focus remains on serving fresh food of the highest quality and to highlight this you can now watch our chefs make fresh pasta... .... read article

30/09/2009 10:27:58 - A change to the vibe in Arch 10 The Pitcher and Piano on Deansgate Locks, Manchester are launching a 'restaurant' feel in Arch 10.... To celebrate they have put together a great offer... Dine in Arch 10 - 2 courses for £10 all day every day. Plus,... .... read article

29/09/2009 15:56:56 - Aiden Bryne's Lymm Restaurant in UK's top 10 percent TV chef Aiden Byrne’s first restaurant venture – the Church Green gastro pub in Lymm, Cheshire – has been awarded three coveted AA rosettes. Few eating places earn that level of restaurant grading in their first year …... .... read article

23/09/2009 12:19:38 - September newsletter released Have you had the latest newsletter into your inbox? Strictly speaking this newsletter has got the X-Factor. Waltz your way through all our restaurants by searching online - no intensive training needed! Swing your way... .... read article

21/09/2009 16:14:40 - Francs launch all inclusive wedding package Francs have launched a fantasic - All Inclusive Wedding Package for 100 persons. Inclusive of VAT £4,995.00! This menu includes 4 course meal plus... Crockery & Cutlery Glasses White Linen Napkins White Linen Table... .... read article

17/09/2009 15:57:03 - Ryan Tereszczuk Hometown: Lymm, Cheshire  Work experience: I've worked in a few different establishments, in a wide range of different roles, starting primarily with a Front of House role, however my passion lies in... .... read article

15/09/2009 09:31:08 - New Head Chef & Menus at Bacchanalia Popular Manchester centre restaurant and bar, Bacchanalia has a new head chef and new lunch and evening menus! The new chef has been busy devising the fantastic new menus so why not come and try for yourself?! The... .... read article

09/09/2009 15:29:53 - True romance - Romance Restaurant Boat Review by the Wigan Courier DINING tranquillity, picturesque surroundings, good home cooked food, if any of this is making your mouth water, then look no further than Romance Restaurant Boat. There are many superlatives to describe my outing on... .... read article

07/09/2009 15:58:37 - Sheldrakes awarded highest Taste Accreditation SHELDRAKES AWARDED HIGHEST TASTE ACCREDITATION BY VISIT ENGLAND QUALITY IN TOURISM For the second consecutive year Sheldrakes Restaurant in Lower Heswall, has received the highest accolade for Taste Liverpool Highest... .... read article

28/08/2009 15:21:51 - Railway inn now a freehouse! Owners Tony & Lynda have now purchased the Railway Inn from Punch taverns, so the Railway Inn is now officially a freehouse! .... read article

26/08/2009 14:24:55 - Wirral FDF this bank holiday weekend Onionring are proud to continue our sponsorship of the Wirral Food and Drink Festival. Unfortunatly we wont be having a stall this year, but are very much looking forward to mooching about the event to see what is on... .... read article

25/08/2009 16:07:16 - Good Food Guide award for Da Piero Top Wirral restaurant Da Piero has been chosen for the BEST NEW ENTRY award in the 2010 Edition of The Good Food Guide!! Why not come along and find out why? .... read article

25/08/2009 12:02:00 - Liverpool Food & Drink Festival 2009 The week will begin with a spectacular Launch Day event on Sunday 13th September at Sefton Park. Come along and experience the gastronomic delights that Liverpool bars, restaurants and producers have to offer. With up... .... read article

17/08/2009 12:37:54 - The Duke of Portland reaches finals of industry ‘Oscars’ Times may be tough for the UK’s pub trade, but the Duke of Portland in Lach Dennis has cause for celebration this week after being named Best Gastropub in the Northwest in the Great British Pub Awards, putting it... .... read article

14/08/2009 12:25:48 - Bentley's opens its doors for business This exciting new Fish and Chip Restaurant and Takeaway started serving customers from 11:30 this morning. All last minute preperations were made in time, the chips were ready to hit the fryer and the doors were opened.... .... read article

13/08/2009 13:05:17 - Jenny Powell's video guide to Manchester Introducing the first edition of Pocket Manchester with Jenny Powell's video guide to the city. Browse the interactive guide online and... .... read article

28/07/2009 16:18:46 - Heathcotes revives restaurant with AA three Rosette Award! HEATHCOTE REVIVES RESTAURANT WITH AA THREE ROSETTE AWARD Celebrity chef Paul Heathcote’s flagship Longridge Restaurant has received one of the industry’s top accolades. The AA three rosette award takes Preston’s... .... read article

28/07/2009 16:07:43 - Local Pubs & Drinkers called to support safer drinking MANCHESTER PUBS & DRINKERS CALLED TO SUPPORT CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE SAFER DRINKING - Manchester’s pubs and clubs and drinkers are being called on to get behind the new Think Safe Drink Safe card (TSDS card) campaign to... .... read article

28/07/2009 11:22:44 - Onionring feature in new Manchester guide The new Pocket Manchester guide is currently being distributed around hotels and tourist centres throughout Manchester. Onionring feature in the back cover. Inside the guide you'll also find lots of tips for visiting... .... read article

17/07/2009 13:49:34 - The Met launches new Terrace menu! Ideal for those summer days (and nights) sat outside at the Met. The new Terrace menu includes great sharing plates such a Ploughman's and Antipasta. Served 6 – 10.30pm. Come along and try for yourself! .... read article

15/07/2009 13:17:01 - Heathcotes wins top industry accolade Heathcotes Restaurants has won a top industry accolade for their use of technology. The local chef took home the award for best use of technology at this year’s prestigious Catey awards, held at London’s Grosvenor... .... read article

08/07/2009 13:32:19 - The “Haute Couture” of Champagne, has arrived at Tom at 101 The “Haute Couture” of Champagne, has arrived at Tom at 101 Restaurant, Bar & Grill. It is only fitting that a love-story be the inspiration behind the creation of a prestigious Champagne House…. And the story behind... .... read article

06/07/2009 13:56:17 - Stuart’s Table to introduce Aubrey Allen As you know, we are always striving to source our products from the best possible locations so that we can offer the most consistent food around. Aubrey Allen is a family business established over 70 years ago. The... .... read article

01/07/2009 09:06:43 - The Village Bistro, Chester - An award winning history... An award winning history... The Village Bistro was established around the millennium and the current proprietor, Jason Shaw, took over in February 2002, having been head chef there for the previous 12 months. Since... .... read article

30/06/2009 12:20:27 - New Summer Menu at Oca - and there's a burger on it! OCA have made some great changes for their new Summer Menu and... for the first time ever, there's a burger on it. How cool is that? Oh... there are new pizzas too... and new starters. They've also got new salads, new... .... read article

30/06/2009 12:15:44 - Ponds first birthday! It's Ponds first birthday this Saturday the 4th of July, we are celebrating all day, a huge thank you to all our Customers, Suppliers and Local Radio for their support and assistance, and encouragement, and our... .... read article

30/06/2009 11:29:47 - New Summer Wines at the Green Room Modern yet friendly bar, The Green Room is pleased to announce the arrival of their new Summer wines, great for a drink al fresco...weather permitting! So come along and try for yourself. .... read article

29/06/2009 22:25:05 - DUK nominated for UKTV local food hero & Gordon Ramsay's best local restaurant! DUK has been nominated for Gordon Ramsay's best local restaurant competition and also uktv local food hero (4th year running)!! Please vote for us at www.channel4/fword. Many thanks for your support! .... read article

29/06/2009 - Restaurant 1539 celebrates its 1st Birthday! Restaurant 1539 - a unique dining experience. Restaurant 1539 at Chester Racecourse recently celebrated its first birthday, an ideal opportunity to look back at some of the highlights from its first year. 1539 is a... .... read article

27/06/2009 13:17:20 - Make every day a holiday - Try the Summer Specials at Deli-Med Make every day a holiday - Try the Summer Specials at Deli-Med, Winckley Street, Preston: 3 Tapas for just £6.79 - Around the Med in a lunchtime: We think our new tapas to eat in or take out is something special,... .... read article

19/06/2009 13:35:20 - Ring O Bells voted in top 20 pubs in the country! Great news...the Ring O Bells has been voted 12th in the Morning Advertiser's Top 20 Pubs in the Country - yes the whole of the country! .... read article

19/06/2009 13:24:59 - News and bits from Hullabaloo Dinner parties: I think you all know I do private evening dinner, buffet or drinks parties now...so if you are interested in booking one please let me know with plenty of warning! Kids parties: I know a lot of parents... .... read article

17/06/2009 17:13:02 - Singapore flavours menu coming soon to Kindertons New menu with Singapore flavours to be found NO WHERE else!! Coming soon to the Kinderton (Late June 2009!) Call for details - or watch this space! .... read article

16/06/2009 15:48:28 - EastZEast serves up healthy meals and salads The hugely popular Indian restaurant off Deansgate, Manchester are serving a healthy menu to meet the demands of customers. The new menu consists of exciting salads (priced at £4.95) and healthy fat-free meals (£9.95).... .... read article

15/06/2009 09:30:16 - New Manchester restaurant coming soon! Popular modern Indian restaurant Eastern Revive are soon to be opening their 2nd restuarant, this time in Manchester city centre - watch this space for more details. .... read article

11/06/2009 10:37:07 - Win a Holiday or £500 CASH!! You can win a holiday or £500 cash!! Simply Text the words 'WHATS COOKING' and your e mail address to 07797807313. One lucky winner will be drawn at random and win this fantastic prize. ENDS JULY 31st - so... .... read article

08/06/2009 12:39:29 - Over 10000 reviews now posted Thanks to all our wonderful onionring users we have now had 10027 reviews posted on the website. We've had everything from personal attacks on managers from ex-members of staff, to declarations of love about... .... read article

04/06/2009 14:16:36 - Book directly online at Tom at 101 You can now reserve your table online via onionring!! Simply click on to the 'Book Now' button on Tom's page and follow the on screen prompts, simple! .... read article

04/06/2009 10:05:50 - SK brings healthy Oriental Takeaway to the N-West! Healthy eating isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when talking about takeaway food but that’s all about to change with the launch of Straits Kitchen (SK) in Urmston, Manchester. SK on Flixton Road, is the... .... read article

02/06/2009 08:44:55 - Good Food Guide success for Da Piero Dawn and Piero were delighted to feature in the top five contenders at the mid-way stage for the North West in the Good Food Guide ratings. After only 3 ½ years trading this achievement was incredible for us! As the... .... read article

29/05/2009 13:04:33 - Lauch of Heathcotes Wine Club Want to know more about the exciting topic of wine? Open to everyone, the Heathcotes wine club is free to join & will engage diners with the basics skills from how to open, pour and taste wine like a professional.... .... read article

28/05/2009 13:33:16 - Amici wins Stockport Express Restaurant Amici wins Stockport Express Restaurant of the year...again!! After our success in 2007 we have just won the award for 2009!! So call in and find out why? Amici Restaurant is the ideal venue for friends to get... .... read article

28/05/2009 13:30:13 - New Summer Menus at Tom@101 Tom at 101 in Stockton Heath have launched their new Summer menus! And with lots of drinks deals, great dining offers and live music is sure to be a fantastic summer at Tom's! .... read article

26/05/2009 15:55:51 - New Menu & 3rd Birthday celebrations at Bacchanalia New summer menu launched this Monday (25th MAY), loads more salads, pasta and fish dishes. We have also included some more unusual stuff like rabbit curry, wood pigeon and a white chocolate & poppy seed terrine with... .... read article

26/05/2009 14:15:23 - The second helping of onionring news this May Our latest newsletter has just gone out. Here it is for you..... Hello to all you lovely Onionringers... it seems the summer is here (yippee)! With the scorching bank holiday weekend now past, we thought some scorching... .... read article

26/05/2009 11:15:41 - New Menus from Vermilion Vermilion and Cinnabar are pleased to announce the addition of a variety of new dishes to our already popular A la carte menu. We have introduced a variety of sushi rolls and exotic sizzlers to tempt any palate. The... .... read article

20/05/2009 09:52:29 - New summer menu at The Victoria Our new summer menu is now up and running and we have plenty of new season produce for you to choose from. During it's fairly short season we will be featuring asparagus quite heavily! We also have spring lamb on... .... read article

13/05/2009 13:09:35 - Onionring May Newsletter Released Hello to all you wonderful Onionringers...as today is a beautiful day we thought we'd add to the sunny, cheery vibe and serve up a helping of the regions best restaurants and dining out deals...'cut to the jib' I hear... .... read article

08/05/2009 13:11:05 - Starsailor visit the Bellingham On Sunday 26th April the Wigan band stopped in at their old haunt, the Bellingham. The Band were being filmed by Channel 4 for a documentary before playing live at the Tavern later that night. They sat on the balcony,... .... read article

05/05/2009 14:39:23 - Historical Venues most popular with business delegates Research carried out by Keele Conferences has revealed that many delegates attending business conferences and events would prefer them to be held in a stately home – with over half of those surveyed choosing this option... .... read article

05/05/2009 13:55:14 - Ego Celebrates 10 years Ego celebrate their tenth birthday this week with the first restaurant in Heswall opening in 1999. Since then the company has gone from strength to strength, slowly expanding when perfect neighbourhood locations came... .... read article

30/04/2009 16:55:25 - Celebrities Get a Grilling at Restaurant Bar and Grill It was a case of soap kitchen rather than Hells Kitchen at Restaurant Bar and Grill in Manchester on Sunday 26th April when two celebrity teams competed in a cook off in aid of the city’s New Children’s Hospital... .... read article

30/04/2009 13:58:51 - Eat the Earth review of Hullabaloo Eat the Earth review of Hullabaloo - 'As part of celebrating our five years of being together, N and I went to an organic cafe in Altrincham for lunch on Saturday. I’ve known about this cafe for a while, tried their... .... read article

28/04/2009 19:12:11 - New Tapas Menu at Deli Med Deli Med has just launched their new Tapas menu! All dishes are home cooked and made fresh and on the premises. Dishes include Mediterranean Meat Balls, Spicy Chicken wings, stuffed peppers, magic beans, and lots... .... read article

27/04/2009 17:03:05 - 'Family Friendly Award' 2009 The Ring O Bells have won the 'Family Friendly Award' at the Chester Food and Drink Festival 2009! Ring O’ Bells has chosen Children Today, also located in the village as their Charity to support for 2008-09. .... read article

27/04/2009 10:36:52 - Bar and Courtyard (Chester) offer a new menu The new menu is ideal for lunch or dinner, with reasonable prices and delicious dishes. The lunch options, which can be enjoyed in the sun of our courtyard area, include "proper" sandwiches. Like our sliced sirloin of... .... read article

15/04/2009 14:29:00 - April Newsletter Goes Out To view it click here... http://www.onionring.co.uk/newsletters/14-04-09.asp To sign up to our newsletter, .... read article

14/04/2009 14:53:18 - New Hotel for Chester City Centre The Coach House on Northgate Street has announced that the nine roomed hotel above the popular restaurant will open on May 1st 2009. The upper two floors of the building have undergone a spectacular refurbishment to... .... read article

06/04/2009 12:02:03 - Want better odds than National winner Mon Mome - then enter the onionring prize draw! The onionring prize draws, now running each month with new prizes, have gone from strength to strenght. For the month of April there will be 7 lucky winners drawn, that would take to total number of winners through... .... read article

02/04/2009 12:51:05 - Interested in a veggie extravaganza restaurant night? I would love to do an entirely vegetarian set and mystery menu...with really lovely dishes to entice even the carnivores amongst you! However, I am unsure how popular this would be so am testing the water and if I get... .... read article

02/04/2009 12:33:45 - Residence win at the Northern Hospitality awards! TWO CHESHIRE WINNERS CELEBRATE A NORTHERN HOSPITALITY AWARD at prestigious ceremony held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. The Northern Hospitality Awards, held on Monday 30 March, saw two Cheshire winners pick up... .... read article

01/04/2009 09:29:37 - The Victoria in Altrincham are offering a new menu The new menu reflects the Spring/Summer season with seasonal ingredients throughout the menu. Due to popular demand the Steak and Kidney pudding has returned too! We are now included in the Good Food Guide and the... .... read article

31/03/2009 10:08:23 - Onionring has rolled out news feed Onionring has rolled out this RSS news feed so it can be found on many popular blogging sites, including Blogger.com, WordPress and BlogCatalog.com. There are over 60 million blogs in the Blogosphere, with thousands... .... read article

26/03/2009 09:40:16 - Be the first to try the new menu at London Rd, Alderley Edge Be the first to sample the unique culinary delights of the new spring London Road menu, and taste the finest seasonal & local produce carefully prepared by your head chef Laurence Tottingham. The new menu starts today... .... read article

25/03/2009 13:11:24 - Grillados, Urmston opens new dining room The restaurant has been hugely popular since opening in December 2008. So much so that Jill and Joey decided to renovate the upstairs of the building and open a second dining room and cocktail bar. To celebrate they... .... read article

23/03/2009 16:24:09 - New Brazilian Restaurant NOW OPEN (APRIL 09) Read details about the development - the NEW BEM BRAZIL just off deansgate opened in April 09.       STORY POSTED MARCH 09...The Pau Brazil restaurant in Manchester's Northern Quarter has proved very popular... .... read article

18/03/2009 10:01:40 - Lunch at the Hatton? Lunch at the Hatton? Tell us before 11am & we'll guarantee you a 45 minute turnaround for lunch. Call us to book or for more information. .... read article

17/03/2009 17:44:06 - The Bhurtpore Inn is S.Cheshire Pub of the Year 2008! CAMRA Pub of the Year 2008 We have done it again! The Bhurtpore is South Cheshire Pub of the Year for the 4th year running. .... read article

17/03/2009 17:41:01 - Bhurtpore Inn - About our Food Fresh, home-made and locally sourced food is the order of the day at The Bhurtpore, with menus designed to suit all tastes. The set menus are diverse and are complemented by special dishes which change day-by-day. Meat... .... read article

11/03/2009 20:01:14 - Gorgeous new Tapas and Salsa restaurant opens in Warrington A beautiful new restaurant for Warringtons Bridge Street. Tia Tapas & Salsa opened its doors on Saturday 28th February 2009. The restaurant has undergone a massive renovation and is unrecognisable to the Thai restaurant... .... read article

09/03/2009 15:38:15 - First UK Chinese Restaurant to Use Twitter for Business When Lisa Tse, CEO of the award winning restaurant and cookery school, Sweet Mandarin (@sweetmandarin) in the Northern Quarter, Manchester, UK, first heard about Twitter from one of her customers, she was puzzled but... .... read article

27/02/2009 15:26:34 - Meet the Chef - our results so far... We asked 20 local chefs a number of questions to find out a little bit more about them. We hoped to learn what drives them, what inspires them, where they learnt their trade and much more. To read the interviews or... .... read article

27/02/2009 14:42:45 - Susan Chan Hometown: Newcastle-under-Lyme  Work experience: Having been inspired by my mother and watching her work tirelessly in the trade, I also became involved from an early age. I was given the opportunity... .... read article

18/02/2009 14:48:06 - S.Thomas/A.McGlone Sian Thomas and Andrew McGlone work together at the Pitcher and Piano.Hometown: Lincolnshire/Canada respectively  Work experience: have been working in the bar and restaurant trade for over 10 years... .... read article

16/02/2009 16:28:39 - Isinglass have a new winter menu Defrost the soul. Come out to Isinglass to taste our new winter menu. Instead of going down the Australian auction route, here at Isinglass we're keeping the quality flag flying - food gently nudged from field to... .... read article

16/02/2009 15:53:04 - Do you dream of running your very own restaurant? Once again Raymond Blanc is on the hunt for a talented couple to join him in opening and running a restaurant. If you are a talented cook or host and believe you have the skills to succeed in this challenging and... .... read article

16/02/2009 13:42:43 - Hilal launches new menu The new contemporary menu is now available at the Hilal in Stockton Heath. The Hilal continues to delight customers, new and old at the Stockton Heath restaurant. The feedback from customers is that the food is exellent... .... read article

05/02/2009 09:09:15 - February News from Tom at 101 Tom at 101 Restaurant, Bar & Grill Newsletter, February What’s going on at Tom at 101 Upstairs……? ______________________________________________________________________ Credit Crunching Dawn till Dusk Menu (2... .... read article

04/02/2009 12:41:30 - Green Chilli opening on 11th February This newly refurbished restaurant on Altrincham's Downs will be re-opening after an extensive refurbishment. If you are one of the first to try the restaurant or have any updates for onionring then please send them in. .... read article

02/02/2009 21:43:41 - Manchester’s foodies look to the West Country as “Rhubarb” serves up a taste of Cornwall One of Manchester’s most exciting restaurants is offering its customers a taste of Cornish spring time with the added chance to win a luxury beachside holiday in the county. Rhubarb is teaming up with Ocean Blue to... .... read article

28/01/2009 13:42:48 - Jungle Book Teams up with Giraffe Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale The Jungle Book is coming to Manchester’s Opera House. The show which runs from this Wednesday 28th January to Saturday 31st January is the world’s first major production of the family... .... read article

28/01/2009 08:43:49 - Can you help us fill any gaps? Were always looking to update our listings and fill in any gaps in information. If you notice a restaurant which we dont have listed please do send details in. You'll be helping the restaurant's owner to get more... .... read article

27/01/2009 11:48:31 - Victoria reveal their new menu Firstly we would like to wish everyone a happy new year, and hope it is a good one for all! We have developed our new Winter 09 menu, hope you like it. Our favourites so far are the Pigeon Pasty starter and the Pot... .... read article

26/01/2009 13:31:54 - Be the first to know about Heathcotes Get the latest information from your favourite Heathcotes, Olive Press and London Road restaurants by signing up to their newsletters. CLICK HERE TO... .... read article

24/01/2009 11:45:02 - Azzure launches a new menu for 2009 The new menu offers a wider choice of dishes, with something for every discerning palate. Along with the new menu Azzure is hosting Ladies night on Thursdays with 2 cocktails for £8 and complimentary canapes. To... .... read article

23/01/2009 15:02:31 - Cheshire life review for La Casona La Casona, the popular Heaton Moor restaurant has been featured in the latest Cheshire life magazine - Under the 'Meal in a Minute' feature. Read what they had to say below. .... read article

23/01/2009 09:41:42 - Fina Bar & Grill opens in Macclesfield A grown-up venue, sophisticated, but not stuffy, stylish, with a funky twist, Fina Bar & Grill is the new place in Macclesfield. Meet your friends; make new ones; dine, drink and delight in the ambiance of this all... .... read article

13/01/2009 15:21:36 - Keele Hall undergoes £300k refurb KEELE HALL INVESTS £300K, TAKING STAFFORDSHIRE EVENTS TO A NEW LEVEL Keele Hall, Keele University’s premier conferencing and events venue, is investing £300,000 in a major transformation that will create the largest... .... read article

07/01/2009 15:11:04 - Valentines bookings now taken throughout the North West Just over a month to go before Valentines Day and restaurants are getting full for this years big Valentines rush. Special Valentines menus are available on both the Friday and Saturday nights at some restaurants. If... .... read article

05/01/2009 16:08:59 - Andrea Mellon Hometown: Horwich  Work experience: self taught - always loved to cook. From being made redundant in the travel industry post 9/11, 1st restaurant inkaa,in Horwich then moved to open new one in... .... read article

23/12/2008 11:39:49 - Have your cake and eat it this Christmas Panettone is becoming a popular choice in British homes this Christmas with health-conscious families opting for the Italian Christmas dessert over traditional British Christmas pudding. Sicilian restaurant NUI in... .... read article

19/12/2008 15:28:07 - Expansion at TV chef’s award winning Greens restaurant Greens restaurant has been expanded to help cater for all disappointed diners they had to turn away every week. Owners Simon Rimmer and Simon Connolly have expanded the restaurant into adjacent premises to create an... .... read article

16/12/2008 16:10:43 - Introducing YARSHAGUMBA 'YARSHAGUMBA' - the natural herb with proven amazing benefits to the body, grows in the pastures above 3,300 meters up to 4000 meters in the HIMALAYAN REGION OF NEPAL. YARSHAGUMBA (Cordyceps Sinensis) has been proven... .... read article

11/12/2008 11:49:11 - Da Piero link up with a prestigious Tuscan winery Da Piero was recently selected by the Italian Winery FANTI to promote their wines at the restaurant in Irby. Sharing the same belief in the Italian Slow Food, Da Piero was an obvious choice for this prestigious winery... .... read article

11/12/2008 10:49:21 - Lisa Tse Hometown: Manchester  Work experience: I've been cooking since the age of 11 learning from my mother and grandmother in the catering business. Food is in the blood in our family as we are the 4th... .... read article

10/12/2008 15:13:02 - The opening of The Chester Grille The Chester Grille, a new restaurant opens within the MacDonald New Blossoms hotel in the beautiful historic city of Chester. We hope this restaurant will prove to become a perfect addition to the city’s dining scene ….... .... read article

03/12/2008 11:24:34 - Discounted leisure membership at Crabwall manor Corporate rate - £30 a month includes: Unrestricted use of facilities Full induction and 6 week reviewed programmes Full access to swimming pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi Free access to all classes Monday to... .... read article

28/11/2008 09:43:57 - Christmas Cookery Demonstrations Christmas is important at Harrop Fold Farm. We love to plan lots of easy but inspiring meals for entertaining as well as cosy family suppers Imagine discovering Leah’s Pantry adorned in Christmas decorations with a... .... read article

26/11/2008 16:17:47 - Zumar rasies the bar to beat the dangers of the 'curry mile' Beware! Fake Indian curries should carry a health warning. For super strength vindaloos and phals can actually damage the stomach lining and digestive system. And some of the worst offenders are in Manchester’s... .... read article

25/11/2008 17:57:36 - New restaurant coming to Oxford Street, Manchester - Opening Jan 09! Veteran Bradford restaurateur is planning to spread his wings across the Pennines with a £1m investment in a new eatery. Peter Bashir who with sons Mudassar and Tayub runs the award winning Zouk Tea Room and Grill on... .... read article

24/11/2008 17:11:46 - Simply Heathcotes Quick Bites Simply Heathcotes Quick Bites for just £6.95 Why wander around town for an expensive sandwich, and cup of coffee, eating lunch on the street when you can join us in the warmth & pleasant surroundings of Simply... .... read article

24/11/2008 17:07:57 - Cooking for Christmas with Heathcotes Learn how to create the perfect Christmas dinner at the Longridge restaurant cookery class. The cookery classes take place in the Chef's Table which is fully equipped with all the latest equipment. The Classes start at... .... read article

22/11/2008 13:15:23 - Dilli gets glowing review from MEN Neil Sowerby, the Manchester Evening News principle restaurant critic enjoyed a meal at Dilli and scored it highly in all catogories. .... read article

18/11/2008 13:37:12 - Greenwood Fryery takeaway in Warrington launches new website The popular Warrington Takeaway, the Greenwood Fryer have launched a brand new website - www.greenwoodfryery.co.uk AND...They have just won a food hygiene award! Sleeing the best Fish & Chips -- Kebabs --... .... read article

17/11/2008 11:46:15 - Chris Blower Hometown: Warrington  Work experience: I was thrown in at the deep end and trained under Tom Rogers from 101. I soon discovered that my discipline and with guidence from Tom, how small changes... .... read article

14/11/2008 12:20:50 - New Menu at Dilli & 2 for 1 coming soon! Popular Indian restaurant Dilli is launching its new a la carte menu on the 20th November - so watch this space for details. And... as a post Christmas special Onionring diners can get 2 for 1 from the 26th Dec to the... .... read article

14/11/2008 11:32:53 - Cabbage Hall - Privilege Card Cabbage Hall have launched a Privilege card so if you would like to be kept up-to-date with all the news and up coming events, together with details of exclusive promotions offered to Privilege card holders, simply... .... read article

04/11/2008 20:54:17 - Vermilion celebrates the formal inauguration of its Thai Cooking School Vermilion Restaurant, the most successful restaurant in Manchester is delighted to announce the formal inauguration of its Thai Cooking School by Dr Warunee Varanyanond - Director of Institute of Food Research and... .... read article

04/11/2008 20:04:26 - Crazy Wendy may be the perfect person to get your office dancing this Christmas The much loved "Crazy Wendy" has been delighting customers in her Thai E Sarn restaurant with her unique renditions of classic hits. Wendy sings a selection of past hits from Elvis Presley, Tom Jones & Shirley Bassey.... .... read article

04/11/2008 15:52:56 - Bella Roma in Warrington wins food award! Bella Roma in Warrington wins food award! Why not come in and find out why!? .... read article

29/10/2008 13:26:05 - 'BATTLE OF THE CHEFS' EVENING AT THE BELLE EPOQUE Celebrating the Knutsfood Food Festival, two of the North West’s most enduring chefs recreated one of their earliest TV battles. Simon Rimmer and David Mooney first met in the Granada studios, over 10 years ago They... .... read article

28/10/2008 05:05:39 - Cheshire Life Award Winner House Restaurant was awarded the "Highly Commended" Award under the Newcomer of the Year for 2008. Its been an exciting time at the restaurant with its initial success and growth in popularity with locals and visitors... .... read article

28/10/2008 04:56:53 - Opening on Friday 31st October 2008 Come and try and this beautiful new restaurant at Altrincham's Goose Green. With the paint dry and the staff trained we are now looking forward to welcoming our first customers. We recommend you book in advance for the... .... read article

27/10/2008 10:33:09 - Salem Hemissi Hometown: Manchester  Work experience: I have been cooking since 16 yrs old. Trained at a catering college in GENEVA ,SWITZERLAND in 1977.   Tell us about your current menu: I strongly... .... read article

24/10/2008 11:16:51 - Look out for the Park Inn...Cars! If you drive or walk past them your unlikely to miss them! The Park Inn have two new cars on the road, all in RGB and Park Inn Colours! One a taxi and the other a fantastic new mini. Keep an eye out for them on the... .... read article

17/10/2008 11:27:26 - The Bay Tree in Cheadle launch new offer and takeaway menu! We have just launched or credit crunching brasserie menu for Tuesday - Thursday and early doors at the weekend. This will be £10.95 for 2 courses and £12.95 for 3 courses. We are sticking to 3 starters, mains and... .... read article


15/10/2008 10:08:14 - Fighting the pinch at The Longridge Restaurant With the economic climate looking very gloomy & the credit crunch taking effect we have a couple of special offers to help put a smile back on your face! The newly appointed manager Adam Draper formerly of Simply... .... read article

15/10/2008 09:34:28 - Fat Loaf to open in Didsbury Opening a ‘Fat Loaf’ restaurant in Didsbury has always been on the cards for Tim Wood and Paul Taylor. That’s where they first met in the kitchens of the Felix restaurant on the western edge of the village … and they... .... read article

15/10/2008 09:34:28 - Paul on show at Tatton Park Festival Paul will be a Celebrity Chef at the Northwest Food Lovers Festival at Tatton Park, Knutsford. The festival is to take place on Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th October. It is to be a celebration of Northwest Chefs and... .... read article

15/10/2008 - Great new bar offers and cocktails at Tom at 101, Stockton Heath Come and see whats happening at Tom at 101 upstairs! We have some great bar offers on drinks, cocktails, wine and 'grazing food' in the bar area. Its now been separated off to create a stylish and sociable place for... .... read article

14/10/2008 13:23:19 - Bryn Awel Tapas tempts the tastebuds The Bryn Awel Hotel is bringing a twist to Friday evenings to help chase away the autumnal blues, by launching a new Tapas menu to bring a Spanish taste to the start of the weekend. And in a bid to help people beat the... .... read article

13/10/2008 13:42:15 - Xmas Party Offer! at Jade Garden Book now for your Christmas party and get a free bottle of house wine for party of 4 or more. Offer end 16th November 2008. .... read article

13/10/2008 12:41:30 - Autumn menu at The Victoria has now even more local suppliers... The Victoria pub in Altrincham have managed to pick up a couple of new suppliers for the new Autumn menu, getting their pumpkins from Red House Farm in Dunham and are hoping to start using them for more of our veg in... .... read article

09/10/2008 12:15:19 - 15 Cairo now new bar and grill - Mojo Popular warrington Bar and restaurant 15 Cairo has been renamed as Mojo Bar and Grill. The modern and stylish bar and grill has a seperate bar area with sofas to lounge about on during the day. New menus and offers... .... read article

07/10/2008 16:09:46 - THE ROBINSONS ARE BACK AT THE “CHURCH” Julie Robinson is a rarity among pub landladies. She is among the few to have held two separate licences … for the same pub. For the Robinson family is now back at the Church House Inn at Bollington - eight years... .... read article

06/10/2008 17:38:52 - Park Inn opens its doors Park Inn Leigh, opens the door to welcome their first guest on 3rd October 2008. Park Inn, the fresh and innovative mid – market hotel brand operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group, has reached the major landmark of 50... .... read article

06/10/2008 16:54:19 - New menu at Symphony Restaurant Bar & Grill, Sandbach The Symphony Restaurant Bar & Grill has released its new October 08 seasonal menu. Click on to their page for details. .... read article

06/10/2008 15:01:25 - The Hilal re-opens after refurbishment The new surroundings at the Hilal in Timperley, near Altrincham, are truly stunning. The restaurant has had a full refurbishment to give it a modern, luxurous feel. Above the new bar hangs a large chandelier underlining... .... read article

29/09/2008 19:07:23 - Onionring had a great time at the Nantwich FDF... We met lots of you at our stall in the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival. Our ever-popular "Guess how many onionrings" competition again proved hugely popular with over 1000 people entering, thanks to the great prize... .... read article

29/09/2008 09:09:00 - Guess the Onionring's - Answer Revealed... It was great to see so many people at the Nantwich Food & Drink Festival, we had a lot of fun with our game 'guess the number of Onionring's in the box', we are just going through all the entries to see who has won, but... .... read article

22/09/2008 16:38:36 - Marc Mattocks Marc Mattocks is head chef for Barkers Bespoke - the outside catering wing of the Metropolitan   Hometown: Hull  Work experience: In my 15 year career I have cooked in Various Michelin... .... read article

17/09/2008 13:37:46 - Oddfellows scoops ‘Cheshire newcomer of the year award' Oddfellows scoops ‘Cheshire newcomer of the year award' Since its opening in April, Oddfellows has certainly made its impression on Chester’s vibrant nightlife scene and this was formally recognized when ‘Life... .... read article

17/09/2008 13:21:48 - Fire at newly opened Panacea in Alderley Edge One of users has just emailed in to let us know... "Panacea in Alderley Edge just opened has burnt down after a 3 million revamp" BBC confirmed this information.... Firefighters called to bar blaze About 30... .... read article

16/09/2008 12:38:38 - Ringing the Changes for Cheshire village ‘Time’ has been called at the Ring O’Bells in Christleton. Time for a re-launch! The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Chester, Councillor Brian and Mrs Raewyn Bailey officially opened the pub at a special launch party... .... read article

16/09/2008 08:18:13 - The Wild Boar hotel opens its Beauty Rooms Another fantastic addition to this delightful hotel on the outskirts of Chester... The BEAUTY ROOMS brings together the very finest in beauty treatments for today’s woman, combining quality brand names such as EVA and... .... read article

15/09/2008 13:05:56 - Robert Thornton Hometown: Keswick  Work experience: Grosvenor House Hotel London 1969.- 1971 apprentice chef. Hotel Bayerisherhof, Munchen 1971-1972 Commis saucier. Hotel Schweizerhof, Davos Switzerland 1972-1973,... .... read article

09/09/2008 16:35:24 - Three fantastic accommodation packages now available at Oddfellows, Chester Odd is an odd little word, perhaps unusual, random, standing out from the crowd? Well, Oddfellows is all of those things and more. Oddfellows is an exciting venue in Chester city centre where no two experiences are the... .... read article

09/09/2008 15:27:40 - Cookery Classes for Kids - Free, Fun & Educational The kids may now be back at school but our fun & educational cookery classes are far from boring. Sit back and enjoy your Sunday roast whilst the kids enjoy an interactive cookery class run by our very own head chefs!... .... read article

08/09/2008 12:54:22 - The Queen's visit to Underscar Manor - Menu details and more.. The Royal Menu - Roast quail breast served with quail leg, leek and pinekernal cannelloni and a sweet and sour sauce. Medallions of local roe deer roasted and served with a mini venison casserole, wild mushrooms,... .... read article

08/09/2008 12:31:30 - La Casona's Weddings are proving very popular La Casona Spanish restaurant offers a comprehensive outside catering service. Its the ideal service for those looking to plan a wedding you'll remember for your lifetime. See what Mr and Mrs John France (06/08/2008)... .... read article

08/09/2008 11:46:23 - Onionring Wirral Food Festival competition winner announced... Thanks to the hundreds of people that visited our stall and entered our 'Guess the number of Onionrings in the box' game. With over 2,000 entries the game proved very popular with the festival goers, and with answers... .... read article

08/09/2008 10:32:13 - Nantwich Food and Drink Festival - DINING OFFERS Onionring.co.uk have teamed up with the Nantwich Food and Drink festival to setup some great dining out deals. Many run for the week before the festival and up to the end of October. You can enjoy... * Free Wine at... .... read article


05/09/2008 14:33:21 - What’s going on at Tom at 101 Upstairs……? Christmas with Tom at 101 - 2008 “Anyone for Turkey??” Christmas is nearly upon us (again) and what better place to enjoy all your Christmas festivities than at Tom at 101 Restaurant & Bar. Whether you’re celebrating... .... read article

05/09/2008 10:19:49 - Plough Inn wins 'The National Champion, Best Gastropub 2008' On Thursday 18th September The Morning Advertiser newspaper threw a glittering black tie dinner for a 1000 guests made up of the country's leading companies in the entertainment and hospitality industry at The London... .... read article

04/09/2008 10:51:55 - Isak Miah Hometown: Sylhet, Bangladesh  Work experience: I got over 30 years of experience, so theres too many to list but here are a few restaurants I have worked in. SW19 near Wimbledon. Rawalpindi, London.... .... read article

03/09/2008 16:45:39 - Sheldrakes launches monthly Gourmet Evening Following Sheldrakes nomination for the Wirral food shine 2008, we would like to extend an invitation to the launch of... Sheldrakes Monthly Gourmet Evening. 30th Sept 08 - A gastronomic journey through seasonal... .... read article

01/09/2008 14:44:26 - Gift Vouchers now available from Mitchells, Tattenhall Looking for that special gift? Why not give someone a Mitchells’ Gift Voucher? Lots of people are buying them, and lots of people are receiving them. An ideal gift if you are not sure what to get someone for a special... .... read article

01/09/2008 14:29:07 - Would you like to be on TV? Take part in 'Come Dine with Me' Are you a great cook? Do you want to take part? The hugely successful Channel 4 show Come Dine With Me is returning for a new, daytime series. We’re looking for people over 18 years of age with a passion for cooking... .... read article

01/09/2008 14:24:21 - Toss-up September at Bacchanalia, Manchester Win your meal at the Toss of a coin. The waiter tosses a coin, you shout ‘Heads’ or ‘Tails’. If you win you get your meal free. All of September, All Day, Every Day .... read article

01/09/2008 12:38:12 - New Menu and offers from the Quay Hotel The Quay Hotel have some great new dinding deals, bedroom offers and lots of fantastic forthcoming events. VUE RESTAURANT OFFERS - LUNCH 2 COURSES £10.00 MON TO FRI SUNDAY LUNCH £16.95. NEW SEASONAL A LA CARTE MENU... .... read article

29/08/2008 11:55:44 - Stuarts Table - Wine Shop & Gift vouchers now available! Stuart's Table at the Farmers Arms in Huxley have extended their fantastic wine shop, they have an extensive range of wines for sale at great prices. Call in or just call for more details. Also now available, and ideal... .... read article

28/08/2008 15:35:55 - New menu coming soon The fantastic new menu at 15 Cairo will be launched on the 10th September 2008! Including two courses for just £9.95! Sunday lunch also available from £7.95! .... read article

28/08/2008 10:49:50 - Ciao Hale! Piccolino, the Italian restaurant and bar, arrives in the village. Piccolino, the renowned Italian restaurant and bar, is opening its latest 150 seater venue in the heart of Hale next month, in the former Sinclair’s... .... read article

27/08/2008 17:07:44 - A Cosmopolitan Cure For Cheshire Panacea Manchester, is now firmly established as the North’s leading venue for world class cocktails, globally influenced fresh food menus and a high service led environment, not too mention a consistent celebrity... .... read article

27/08/2008 16:53:04 - The Victoria, Altrincham - up for awards and new menu now out! We have had some very good news recently, firstly we have been nominated for an award in the Cheshire Life food and wine awards in the category of casual dining (see this months edition), also we will be appearing in... .... read article

27/08/2008 11:58:22 - New Cocktail Menu Launched at Living Room, Chester Cocktail Menu Launch...The new cocktail menu at The Living Room has been launched focusing on the 'healthy option' using freshly prepared fruits and juices to tingle the tastebuds. Why not drop in and try our Bar... .... read article

20/08/2008 12:53:54 - Tom at 101 now recruiting! Popular Stockton heath restaurant - Tom at 101 is now recruiting for full and part time experienced restaurant and bar staff. Call 01925 212 660 for details. .... read article

18/08/2008 13:51:26 - Drinks offer at Baccanhalia extended! Baccanhalia the popular city centre restaurant and bar have now extended there fantastic midweek drinks offers to 8pm! 2 for 1 ON ALL COCKTAILS* All Bottled Beer** £2.00 Bottles of House Wine £9.50 MONDAY TO FRIDAY... .... read article

18/08/2008 12:44:49 - Meet Adam Wilde Hometown: Hale  Work experience: I started my training at Shrigley hall hotel & country club at from the age of 14 until I moved to London’s hotel scene when I was 17, I jumped straight in at the... .... read article

13/08/2008 14:00:38 - BURBUSH’S PIES JUDGED THE BEST IN ENGLAND BURBUSH’S of Penrith can now proudly boast it bakes the best pies in England after picking up the highest accolade at this year’s Great Taste Awards. The tiny Cumbrian firm was the only English pie-maker to be awarded... .... read article

11/08/2008 13:03:36 - Two weeks to go...Wirral Food & Drink Festival With less than two weeks to go, Wirral Food and Drink Festival 2008 is set to be a Bank Holiday celebration not to be missed. Remaining a free entry event our festival promises to offer something for all the family.... .... read article

11/08/2008 12:56:55 - Thai Buddhist Monk’s visit The Thai Lounge Thai Buddhist Monk’s visited The Thai Lounge in order bless the restaurant and wish the owners, staff and customers good wealth and fortune. The service was attended by a few customers and the staff of The Thai Lounge,... .... read article

07/08/2008 14:21:23 - We are nearly open! We're currently engaged in a frantic race against time to meet the new proposed opening date - the weekend of August 16th and 17th. This is dependent on the flooring going in on time (well it would help). There have... .... read article

06/08/2008 18:30:00 - Sopranos Altrincham now open all day! Sopranos Altrincham now open all day! So come and enjoy summer on our fantastic courtyard terrace. Away from the hustle and bustle of Altrincham - why not enjoy our any pizza or pasta deal for just £7! - don't forget... .... read article

06/08/2008 15:00:43 - Dilli up for Healthy Eating award at MFDF Award winning Indian restaurant, Dilli is up for another award - this time its for Healthy Eating. If you think they deserve it then why not vote for them?? Click on to the Manchester Food & Drink festival site -... .... read article

06/08/2008 13:47:31 - Thai Monk's to vist the Thai Lounge - Why not come along? The Thai Lounge in Whitefield, Grt Manchester will have Thai Monk’s from a Temple coming to the restaurant on this Sunday 10th August 2008 at 10.30am to bless the restaurant and tell them about the karma of the... .... read article

06/08/2008 09:05:09 - Are you an Oddfellow? Oddfellows Chester is the newest members club, bar, brasserie and hotel, below are some details about Membership - click on to their website for more details. The spark that forms the basis of a friendship is... .... read article

04/08/2008 14:58:32 - The Queen's visit to Underscar Manor - Watch the Video The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh came to dine with us in June 2008. Here is a photo of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II meeting our staff.
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01/08/2008 14:22:47 - La Tasca, Didsbury Xmas offer *Book a party of 8 or more before November 1st and get a free Jeroboam of Cava! (3litres).*  For those of you familiar with La Tasca, few words are necessary for you to appreciate the difference which La Tasca can... .... read article

01/08/2008 14:07:53 - Wirral Chef Shine 2008 Award winning Chef Robert Bryson, of Sheldrakes Restaurant, Lower Heswall, is this month’s nominee for the Wirral Chef Shine 2008. This year’s Chef Shine is based around the ‘Home Grown’ theme, using seasonal local... .... read article

01/08/2008 10:47:10 - Mediterranean BBQ at the Stuffed Olive, Knutsford The popular Knutsford restaurant the Stuffed Olive will be holding summer Mediterranean Barbeque's every Friday and Saturday nights. Come and enjoy a nice evening, alfresco if possible. Call for details or simply come... .... read article

31/07/2008 15:37:05 - We want you as a new recruit!! The Fat Loaf is currently looking to recruit for an exciting new venture and also for our existing restaurants. The Following positions are available: Head Chef Assistant restaurant manager Waiters both full & part... .... read article

31/07/2008 14:57:46 - 'Time' has been called at the Ring O'Bells in Christleton 'Time' has been called at the Ring O'Bells in Christleton. Time for a re-launch! Successful local pub entrepreneurs Ian Wade and Adam Johnson of Modern British Taverns have taken over at the Ring O'Bells and will... .... read article

31/07/2008 14:52:45 - Tom at 101 launches new menu Popular Stockton Heath restaurant Tom at 101 has launched fantastic new evening and lunch menus, the menu incorporates the best of local produce where possible. Why not go and try the new menu and use the fantastic... .... read article

30/07/2008 15:37:00 - Restaurant Locus now under new ownership... Restaurant Locus the popular Chester restaurant is now under new ownership, still family ran. There is also a new fantastic british menu now available to try. .... read article

30/07/2008 09:37:22 - Wirral Food and Drink Festival Goes Back to Your Roots Wirral Food and Drink Festival returns for the third time this August with a new patron, the North West’s cultural ambassador Loyd Grossman. The popular festival will be held over the bank holiday at Claremont Farm,... .... read article

29/07/2008 11:57:39 - Dog Inn, Nr Knutsford wins CAMRA award The Dog Inn has been awarded CAMRA'S Pub of the Season - Well done to Steve, Tony and all the staff at the pub. Click on to their Onionring page for more details about this fantastic country pub located just a few... .... read article

28/07/2008 12:07:56 - Christopher Downes Hometown: Cheadle  Work experience: The Edge Hotel in Alderly as a trainee commis chef, then I moved to the Excelsior Hotel as a sauce chef. Then as one of 86 chefs Portobello restaurant in Cheadle... .... read article

25/07/2008 16:01:04 - La Tasca, Didsbury comedy night details confirmed.. The FIRST Sunday of every month will host our new comedy night. The first event will be held on Aug 3rd. Starting at 7.45pm. Tickets £7 on the door or £5 in advance. Featuring comedians such as Tony Burgess and Simon... .... read article

24/07/2008 12:09:30 - Attention All Beer Lovers!! Located directly below the Fat Loaf in Altrincham is Mort Subite. A new beer cafe/bar showcasing over 250 different styles of beer from some of the best homegrown and continental brewers of the business. Now Available!... .... read article

23/07/2008 16:45:15 - Nantwich Food & Drink Festival News THE NANTWICH FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL - BRINGS BACK THE BEST OF BRITAIN. Friday 26 September to Sunday 28 September 2008. If fantastic regionally produced food and drink is your passion, a hot date for you diary has to... .... read article

22/07/2008 12:26:51 - La Tasca Didsbury launch new comedy night The last Sunday of every month will host our new comedy night. Starting at 7.45pm. Tickets £7 on the door or £5 in advance. Featuring comedians such as Tony Burgess and Simon Bligh. .... read article

21/07/2008 14:48:06 - Take out just got Social Manchester’s Urban retreat, The Social at Urbis has just launched its new take out range, and has given its interior design a bit of a shake up to boot, creating a wholesome DIY look (complete with chip board wood... .... read article

21/07/2008 11:44:37 - Top 5 Restaurants of the Month Announced... This month's Top 5 restaurants as rated by you are now live on the site. CHESHIRE RESTAURANTS: - Queenie Mumbles in Altrincham - Tavern Co. in Altrincham - Konak in Alderley Edge - The Roebuck in Knutsford -... .... read article

21/07/2008 11:00:21 - RNK offers cookery lessons! RNK - the Afro-Caribbean Wirral, Merseyside Restaurant - is offering cookery classes in the restaurant or at home. Group cooking parties or one-on-one sessions. With our cookery classes you and your friends or... .... read article

17/07/2008 14:34:14 - New Menus at Rainbow Bistro, Glossop New seasonal menus have been launched at the Rainbow Bistro, Glossop - inc Tapas for a tenner! Click on to their page for details. .... read article

14/07/2008 - Sheldrakes wins awards... Sheldrakes has recently been awarded the highest category attainable, the ‘TASTE LIVERPOOL HIGHEST QUALITY ASSURED’ accreditation, in the new 'Taste Liverpool’ restaurant accreditation scheme. The scheme is sponsored... .... read article

14/07/2008 - More awards for The Oak, Kelsall The Oak at Kelsall continues its success story with a growing list of awards. Most recently it was named best bar/pub and won best use of local produce at the chester food and drink festival. This follows the title of... .... read article

11/07/2008 - New menus now being served at Hudsons Restaurant, Sandhurst Hotel New seasonal menus are now being served at Hudsons restaurant. Including a new Two to dine menu - Two to Dine for £19.99 ~~~~~~~~~~ Menu Chefs Homemade Soup of the Day, served with a Crusty Roll (V) Or... .... read article

11/07/2008 - Level 2 Award in Food Saftey in Catering Course Lymm High School are running a one day course on Thursday 24th July. The Level 2 Award in Food Saftey in Catering will be awarded on completion of the day's training. Anyone interested please call Tel: 01925 750701... .... read article

10/07/2008 - Sweet Mandarin in Manchester Hosts Chinese Cookery Classes The beginners’ course, teaches you the ABC of tradional and modern Chinese Cooking for those with a passion for cuisine from the Far East. It is specially designed for people who are interested in learning to cook... .... read article

09/07/2008 - New menus at No.4! No.4 Dine & Wine in Didsbury have launched their new new seasonal menus - click on to their page for details. .... read article

09/07/2008 - WE NEED YOUR VOTE - Marmalade, Chorlton WE NEED YOUR VOTE! Were officially nominated for UKTV food's search for Britains ultimate local food hero! This prestigiuos award pays tribute to people like us who go the extra mile to bring fantastic local food to... .... read article

09/07/2008 - Major changes at Heathcotes flagship Longridge restaurant CELEBRITY chef Paul Heathcote has today revealed a reshape at his flagship Longridge restaurant. Michael Noonan has been appointed as head chef at the critically acclaimed restaurant, which was the first of Paul’s 14... .... read article

08/07/2008 - Dont forget to enter this months comp! You could win meals out, Jazz tickets and even a CHEF for the night! Click on to our competition page to enter, but to get you started below are the prizes and entry questions. Win a chef for the night from Room27. Room27 have teamed up with Onionring to offer this unique prize worth... .... read article

07/07/2008 - Julian's restaurant awarded top marks! Julians restaurants gets fantastic scores from THE MERSEY PARTNERSHIP TOURIST BOARD RESTAURANT ACCREDITATION SCHEME - An exiting new venture promoting the quality of the regions food. We are thrilled to announce that... .... read article

07/07/2008 - Northop Hall - Hotel’s £half-million landmark The North Wales visitor economy received a further boost this week as the Holland family unveiled the results of its latest major investment at Northop Country House Hotel. A massive £half million project has created a... .... read article

07/07/2008 - Buy One get One Half Price, at the Oak! New Onionring offer now on at the Oak... Buy two main meals get the cheapest HALF PRICE. Available all day and evening Monday - Thursday. Booking recommended. Please mention Onionring offer when booking. .... read article

03/07/2008 - Panacea, Alderley Edge opening in September! A Cosmopolitan Cure For Cheshire. Panacea Manchester, is now firmly established as the North’s leading venue for world class cocktails, globally influenced fresh food menus and a high service led environment, not too... .... read article

03/07/2008 - Julian's New Table D'Hote menu now available! Click on to their page for details. And LOOK out for the summer offer! .... read article

01/07/2008 - Sheldrakes now serving breakfast Breakfast is now being served at Sheldrakes! Sheldrakes have just launched a breakfast service from 10-5pm Monday to Saturday and 10-12 on Sundays. “Breakfast at Sheldrakes” £12.95 for all five courses With a choice... .... read article

27/06/2008 - Y…McGREGOR Top 3 for healthy eating award! At the recent FoodNW Awards, Y Mcgregor we were in the top 3 for the 'Healthy Eating' award - a great achievement! The winner on the night was the Wirral Teaching Hospital(NHS). .... read article

27/06/2008 - Accreditation awards for Julian's Restaurant, Wirral Julian's have been awarded the following by the Mersey Partnership and the Tourist Board... Taste Liverpool Highest Quality Assured Accreditation. Made in North West Accreditation. Well Done! .... read article

24/06/2008 - Charity Night a big Sucess at the Thai Lounge The Thai Lounge’s Charity Night on Wednesday 18th June to raise money for Christies, and specifically raise money for the research in lymphoma. The event was in the memory of Mr Mark Mason who recently died from a form... .... read article

19/06/2008 - Sheldrakes wins award! Sheldrakes has recently been awarded the highest category attainable, the ‘TASTE LIVERPOOL HIGHEST QUALITY ASSURED’ accreditation, in the new 'Taste Liverpool’ restaurant accreditation scheme. The scheme is sponsored... .... read article

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19/06/2008 - Golden Lion, Ashton, Nr Chester under new ownership! New Events and offers now on.. New events and offers now on at the Golden Lion. Why not call in and see for yourself?! .... read article

19/06/2008 - Recipe: Salmon Wellington (Julian’s Signature Fish Dish) Boneless skinless fillets of Salmon sliced and layered with cream cheese and baby spinach. Rolled in a puff pastry parcel and baked for 25 – 30 mins at 200c. Cut into ½” slices and presented upright exposing the cross... .... read article

13/06/2008 - New Menu at The Oak, Kelsall The Oak have launched their new menu. Same wide choice and all dishes are prepared with local fresh ingredients where possible. .... read article

11/06/2008 - Kids eat free this Fathers Day at Carluccio’s Carluccio’s are offering a fantastic opportunity for the whole family to celebrate Father’s Day together. Children can eat for free, when accompanied by an adult. Each adult must purchase two courses, which entitles... .... read article

11/06/2008 - New Menu at Bar Lounge, Chester! The new menu at Bar Lounge has just been launched. A Modern British menu incorporating traditional classics and the best in local produce. Click on to their page for details and to book. .... read article

11/06/2008 - New seasonal menus at Isinglass, Urmston The new seasonal menus at Isinglass have just been launched. Click on their page for details. .... read article

11/06/2008 - Mezzaluna, Chorlton show of their favourite dishes To give you a taste of the freshly prepared mediterranean & Italian dishes being served up at Mezzaluna in Chorlton we have taken a few snaps....Mouth watering stuff! Kingprawns Cici- gently sauteed with chickpeas and... .... read article

10/06/2008 - Ithaca opens in Manchester! It’s been over two years and £4m in development but finally Ithaca restaurant and bar is launching in Manchester city centre. The time and money has been well spent and undoubtedly Ithaca will soon be deemed one of the... .... read article

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10/06/2008 - FREE Online Marketing Workshop The Livebookings Network is running a free workshop in Manchester, focusing on providing practical advice to restaurateurs on the topic of online marketing. Come along to meet the Livebookings Network team and learn... .... read article

04/06/2008 - New Tapas Bistro now open in Preston! Pond - a new bodega/tapas bistro is now open at 37 Cannon street Preston. Offering eclectic world wines, beers and our delicious tapas food... open daily from 12.00 noon til late and bookings now being taken on 01772... .... read article

03/06/2008 - Stresa Restaurant, Ramada Salford Quays opens its doors The new Italian restuarant - Stresa, located within the new Ramada Hotel in Salford Quays has now opened!   The Restaurant is called Stresa after a small village in the northern region of Italy. The new exciting... .... read article

03/06/2008 - Y…McGREGOR Short-listed for the Food Northwest Award for the Healthy Eating. Food Northwest Awards 2008: Y…McGREGOR Short-listed for the Food Northwest Award for the Healthy Eating Agenda. Y…McGregor prides itself on being a ‘healthy food and juice café’ and since it was established just over... .... read article

27/05/2008 - The Market Restaurant news and updates... “Up Market” - Why not go “upmarket” and try our new concept. Upstairs at The Market Restaurant you will find the Elizabeth Raffald Room. In this newly refurbished oasis you can have a drink whilst waiting for your... .... read article

22/05/2008 - Enjoy Afternoon tea at the Heathercliffe Hotel Indulge yourself with a choice of delicious Afternoon Teas at The Heathercliffe. Choose from a selection including Cream Teas, Full Afternoon Teas or Fresh Strawberries with Champagne. Prices start from just £6.95 per... .... read article

21/05/2008 - Belle Epoque - Roof Garden Open & Event info... Private Mediterranean Roof Garden is now open at lunchtimes and evenings, to make the most of the fine weather. Please join us for relaxing drinks or dining al fresco. Our Summer menus are available, bringing you the... .... read article

15/05/2008 - More Wine Nights announced with George Bergier at the Fat Loaf George Bergier has been in wines all of his working life. He has opened over a ¼ million bottles in service time. He started as a waiter in Warsaw in 1962, then first came to Britain in 1968 to join the team at the... .... read article

15/05/2008 - Sheldrakes Nominated for Awards Sheldrakes has recently been shortlisted for two prestigious awards. New Dish for Liverpool 08 (final 6) - Chefs in the region were asked to submit a new signature dish to symbolise the city of Liverpool in 2008, using... .... read article

07/05/2008 - Red House Farm - Festival for Foodies, 25th & 26th May Red House Farm ‘Festival for Foodies - Food & Fun for All!’ 25th & 26th May. Meet some of the best local & speciality producers on the foodie circuit, find out what makes them so passionate about their food, and sample... .... read article

01/05/2008 - Chester Races with Upstairs at the Grill Wed 7th May, Last minute availability at Upstairs at the Grill (Chester Race Day - Special Menu). Simply call the restaurant for details. .... read article

30/04/2008 - New Lunch menu at Beluga New Lunch Menu now launched! Beluga are pleased to announce that delicious new lunch menu has now been launched. We've gone right back to basics with this one, providing your favourite choices and some great new... .... read article

30/04/2008 - Spring Smoothie offer - 1/2 Price with Onionring! Spring into action with the Spring Smoothie offer. To put a spring into your step. Y…McGregor are offering half priced fresh fruit smoothies up to 31st May 2008. Simply print off the voucher (on the Y Mgregor Onionring... .... read article

30/04/2008 - Radisson SAS Liverpool - a Fantastic Wedding, Function or Business Venue Radisson Sas Liverpool now on Onionring Venue section - click here to view this stunning venue! .... read article

22/04/2008 - Does Manchester have good Restaurants? The Manchester Circuit Series In association with Manchester Confidential presents: Does Manchester have good Restaurants? A look at food and drink in our City When and Where: 6:30 pm, Tuesday 22nd April at The Circle... .... read article

21/04/2008 - Sweet Mandarin launches a Blog

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Today we finally announced the official launch of the "Sweet Mandarin" blog with a formal press... .... read article

11/04/2008 - 'Consistent Panache' at Isinglass Restaurant Isinglass has been recognised as providing local & seasonal menus with 'consistent panache' at the Manchester tourism awards 2008! .... read article

10/04/2008 - Herb & Spice now concentrating solely on contemporary catering Herb & Spice, the contemporary catering business, was originally located within the “Food for Thought” delicatessen in Hale. The businesses ran as one, side by side for over 8 years and enjoyed rapid growth. Although... .... read article

28/03/2008 - Shellys' Wins Best Cafe Recent award winner for Northwest Best Cafe - 7000 entries, 50 were short listed...and Shellys WON best in Northwest. And... ***** stars for hygene from environmental health food agency. .... read article

28/03/2008 - Onionring at Chester Food & Drink Festival - Guess The Onionring's in the Box Thanks to everyone who came to see our stand at the Chester Food & Drink festival, it was a fantastic weekend. Also a big thank you to all of you who entered our game - 'Guess the Onionring's in the Box', we had over... .... read article

17/03/2008 - And the Winners of the North West Food Oscars are… Glitz, glamour and sensational food were the order of the night (Thursday 13th March 2008) for the 2008 NW Fine Food Awards Gala Dinner when the region’s finest food producers gathered to hear which of them had been... .... read article

12/03/2008 - Take That Night at the Moorside Grange - Save £5 With Onionring! Moorside Grange is pleased to inform you of the Hotel’s Take That Tribute Night On Friday 4th April 7.30pm – till late! Tickets are £29.95 per person – Including a 3 Course Meal and a night’s entertainment. - Quote... .... read article

03/03/2008 - Try the Seven Spices for Authentic Indian cuisine If Indian restaurants were all judged on their authenticity, then Cheadle Hulme's Seven Spices would be a sure winner! The kitchen hosts a specially-imported authentic Indian tandoor, the clay oven that gives its name... .... read article

29/02/2008 - GAUCHO MANCHESTER CELEBRATES ITS RECENT REFURBISHMENT AND IT’S ‘BEST RESTAURANT IN MANCHESTER AWARD' Zeev Godik, founder of the hugely successful Gaucho group of restaurants is delighted to announce the refurbishment of Gaucho Manchester. Opening its doors the new interior will continue to showcase the restaurant... .... read article

29/02/2008 - Closing down celebrations at Simply Heathcotes As part of our closing down celebrations at Simply Heathcotes Manchester we are holding a number of events / special menus for the last week which includes the following:- Lunch : Monday 3rd March to Saturday 8th... .... read article

26/02/2008 - Stanley Arms nominated by the Chester Food & Drinks Festival Stanley Arms nominated by the Chester Food & Drinks Festival & shortlisted for an award in the following categories: - Excellence in Customer Service - Best Newcomer. .... read article

22/02/2008 - Simply Heathcotes to close and be replaced by 'The Elliot' CELEBRITY chef Paul Heathcote today revealed his ambitious plans for a new £1m fine dining restaurant in Manchester city centre. The entrepreneur, who has a portfolio of 15 restaurants across the North West, is... .... read article

15/02/2008 - Valentines sees surge of users We hope you had a great Valentines Day. We are celebrating it at onionring because we had record visitor numbers using the website yesterday. Suprisingly our busiest time on the site was between 3pm and 5pm as men... .... read article

12/02/2008 - Special Valentines stays at Wild Boar Hotel We are offering two packages for any 1 or 2 night stay between the 14th and 16th February(inclusive). 1 night package £150 per couple, 2 night package for £290 per couple. So treat that loved one to that special break... .... read article

11/02/2008 - Rams Head, Grappenhall Re-Launch Party The Rams Head has undergone a massive renovation costing over three quarters of a million pounds, and the difference is spectacular. The local media and press are invited down on this glorious February Monday night to... .... read article

08/02/2008 - New Menu at Sokrates, Horwich!!! New in 2008 Light Meze Banquet at Sokrates in Horwich for £13.90pp... for a great meal with a variety of flavours!' .... read article

07/02/2008 - Relish extends 50% off discount until end of Feb Due to continued popularity Relish has extended the 50% off Food Bill until 29th February 2008. Print off voucher and present it upon arrival. Not Valid 14th February 2008. .... read article

01/02/2008 - The Rock Taverns Valentine link with divorce THE ROCK TAVERN’S VALENTINE LINK WITH DIVORCE The Rock Tavern at Marple Bridge has introduced a new dish to its Valentine’s Day menu … to mark a special historical link with 150 years of divorce. For the ‘Rock’... .... read article

02/01/2008 - 50% OFF the Bill at BELUGA, Manchester Beluga - the fantastic Manchester city centre restaurant is offering all Onionring users a late Christmas present of 50% off the food bill, From 2nd Jan to 13th Feb 2008. You must print off the voucher from the... .... read article

20/12/2007 - Mai Bai wins Best Lunch Venue! Mai Bai has won the Metro Food and Drink Award for 'best lunch venue'. To celebrate we have arranged for all Onionring users to have a drink on us! One free beer or glass of wine with every main hot or sushi dish.... .... read article

08/12/2007 - Xmas Present Ideas .... from the onionring shop. http://www.onionring.co.uk/shop.asp2 All the latest cookery books, kitchenware and lots of gift ideas! Including Simon Rimmer's (Earle... .... read article

07/12/2007 - Santa health alert THE BIG RED GUY IS JUST GETTING BIGGER Santa is facing a health scare that could slow down his delivery times and change Christmas forever. The problem is – the big red guy is just getting bigger. And that means he... .... read article

07/12/2007 - New Menus at Hudsons Restaurant at the Sandhurst Hotel Visit their page on Onionring for details... The Sandhurst Hotel and Hudson's Restaurant in Middlewich, has been refurbished to a high standard with an Edwardian theme by Steve and Rowena Moore who now own and run the... .... read article

06/12/2007 - Grado OPENING in Manchester TODAY CELEBRITY chef Paul Heathcote today unveils his latest business venture in the heart of Manchester - a £1m traditional Spanish Tapas restaurant. Paul, who owns 15 restaurants across the North West, decided to adopt a... .... read article

30/11/2007 - New Restaurant Opening - Eastzeast spices things up in Manchester Wednesday 21st of November 2007 welcomes the launch of eastzeast, a vibrant new Indian restaurant in the heart of the city centre. Following in the footsteps of its first award winning venture on Princess Street, this... .... read article

22/11/2007 - Last Minute Xmas Party Availability at the Moorside Grange, Disley Christmas parties in the Peak District with overnight stay just £49 per person* For Christmas parties in the Peak District or indeed if you are searching for something different for your Christmas party in Greater... .... read article

22/11/2007 - Broxton Hall Launches new website! Broxton Hall, Nr Chester has launched their fantastic new website click on to www.broxtonhall.co.uk to find out more! .... read article

21/11/2007 - Dilli Wins Manchester Food and Drink Festival award as the best provider for vegetarians DILLI HONOURS THE TRADITIONAL ROOTS OF REAL INDIAN FOOD - Altrincham's award-winning Dilli restaurant is offering a New Year invitation to sample India's original vegetarian cuisine from its new menu. For the Halal... .... read article

21/11/2007 - New Indian Restaurant - Seven Spices opens in Cheadle Seven Spices is an absolute must for those of you who love authentic Indian cuisine in all its richness and diversity. An elegant, contemporary setting with a warm ambiance creates a relaxed atmosphere in which families... .... read article

16/11/2007 - New Winter Menu at the Cock O Barton Fantastic new winter menu and wine menu now being served at the Cock O Barton, Malpas. Tel: 01829 782277 .... read article

14/11/2007 - Heathcotes to open new restaurants in £3 million expansion! Heathcotes is to open three new restaurants and refurbish its existing portfolio in a £3 million expansion, it is announced today. The company, owned by acclaimed chef Paul Heathcote, will open one new restaurant in... .... read article

14/11/2007 - Manchester at the heart of Paul Heathcotes 2008 plans Manchester and its surrounding areas will be at the heart of chef Paul Heathcotes business activities for the next 12 months, his company has announced. The acclaimed chef will open his first Spanish restaurant – Grado... .... read article

14/11/2007 - THE MODERN TO OPEN AT URBIS One of the most iconic buildings in Manchester will soon be home to a new contemporary bar and restaurant aptly named, The Modern. Renowned for its forward thinking and innovative approach to promoting modern city... .... read article

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30/10/2007 - Suckline Pig Recipe from The Fat Loaf PUGHS SUCKLING PIG, CREAMED CABBAGE, NEW POTATO FONDANTS - and organic apple sauce made with Westons cider. (England). From MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS (CITY LIFE) FOOD COLUMN Matt Shaw - head chef at The Fat Loaf... .... read article

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27/10/2007 - Tatton Park Food Lovers Festival 27th and Sunday 28th October 2007 A great food filled family day out Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October 2007 Tatton Park 11am to 5pm (last entry 4pm) In addition to over 80 fine food and drink stalls, a variety of entertainment is featured for... .... read article

26/10/2007 - Onionring gets 90,000 monhtly users Stats for the last 30 days running from 25/9/07 - 25/10/07 show 90,611 visitors. (Thats an increase of +13.78%) In total 454,925 pages were viewed. The average time on the site is 03:10 viweing on average 5 pages.... .... read article

15/10/2007 - 39 Steps award winner 39 Steps of Wilmslow, Cheshire (http://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2063) has been awarded Cheshire Life... .... read article

24/09/2007 - THE QUAY NAMED WELSH HOTEL OF THE YEAR The Quay Hotel & Spa, Deganwy, has crowned its first year of operation by being named Welsh Hotel of the Year in the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards 2007. In a glittering ceremony at The InterContinental Hotel in... .... read article

24/09/2007 - Nantwich Food and Drink Festival Offers

The RACC has put together a great range of offers this year to suit everyone’s taste, appetite and budget. From a light lunch at the New Salad Bowl, Audlem, who have teamed up with the local... .... read article

08/08/2007 - Summer Dishes at the Cock O' Barton Now that the beautiful sunny weather is eventually here, take an afternoon trip out and make the most of our updated Summer menu.     Our popular Coachman's Lunch menu @ £12.95... features a number of great Summer... .... read article

30/07/2007 - The Sycamore Inn opening night The most awaited opening party in the northwest this year. The Sycamore Inn in Birch Vale is the venue. This Gastropub, Hotel & Restaurant has had a massively extensive makeover from top to bottom. Unrecognisable from... .... read article

10/07/2007 - La Taverna - Italy trip June 07 Antonio and myself Like to have a trip to Italy to refresh the memory and look for some culinary inspiration a couple of times a year. It seems a bit frivalous but considering it now costs two of you less to get to Pisa... .... read article

15/06/2007 - New Competition - the 1st prize from Ideal Beauty is worth over £3500! Idealbeauty.co.uk…Beauty at your fingertips. The leading beauty site in Manchester has three fabulous, life changing experiences to give away. In association with three of Manchester’s top beauty salons we will be... .... read article

11/06/2007 - Winner of Best Small Hotel 2007 Winner of Best Small Hotel 2007 at the Visit Chester & Cheshire Annual Awards. Visit Chester & Cheshire Chairman, Mike Cooksley said: “I have no doubt that this award will provide a major boost to the team’s morale,... .... read article

01/06/2007 - New Head Chef at the Pavilion The Pavilion Bar & Grill is the ultimate bar and casual dining experience overlooking the River Dane and set in the beautiful... .... read article

31/05/2007 - Making a Hullabaloo about Kings Court King’s Court in Altrincham is the forgotten corner of town … and that’s official! For even the latest street map doesn’t know it’s there. And Susi Illston – who owns the court’s organic café deli Hullabaloo - has... .... read article

17/05/2007 - Great Pudding Club Starting Tuesday night May 22nd and every third Tuesday of each month. Comprising of a main course (something light of course and there will be a choice of either fish, meat, or chicken) then onto the main event! Each... .... read article

11/05/2007 - Ning gets updated Ning has new chefs and a new menu. The beautiful Asian restaurant on the top of Oldham Street in Manchester will continue to offer fantastic dishes at reasonable prices. If you havent yet tried it out then be sure to... .... read article

11/05/2007 - New Onionring flyer to be distributed The flyer design shown here is the latest from onionring. Our designers created this to be passed out through friends of the site. If you would like some flyers to put out in your place of work, to hang on your... .... read article

11/05/2007 - Nosh Up continues to expand into the North West More takeaways are allowing online ordering through Nosh Ups unique tool. Order food online today from your favourite, local takeaways. Nosh-up.com provides you with access to a variety of different takeaway types,... .... read article

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10/05/2007 - Lesley Waters Recipe - Steak and Mushroom Sarnie with Double Mustard Sauce Lesley Waters makes this very easy dish just the thing when you really don’t want to cook. It is essential to use the very best ingredients and here in the North West we have them. With flavoursome mushrooms, creamy... .... read article

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10/05/2007 - Antony Worrall Thompson Recipe - Fruity Venison Casserole with Parsley Dumplings This is a recipe Antony Worrall Thompson demonstrated at the NW Food Lovers Festival at Tatton Park last October. It was made using the fantastic venison from Tatton Park. .... read article

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10/05/2007 - James Martin Recipe - Apple Charlotte This is a recipe that James Martin Made at the Food lovers Festival at Stonyhurst last year, it uses very traditional ingredients and turns them into something special. Make sure you use a good quality white bread not... .... read article

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10/05/2007 - Paul Heathcote Recipe - Bread and Butter Pudding Top chef, restaurant-owner and food consultant, Paul Heathcote trained for 12 years with Raymond Blanc (at Le Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons).   Paul opened his first restaurant ten years ago and has gone on to open... .... read article