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Manchester's Midland Hotel is setting up two Simon Rogan restaurants. Photo: Gene Hunt @Flickr

Manchester’s Michelin prospects

Manchester may finally be reentering the Michelin Guide, but does the Mancunian restaurant scene need it?

The leather sofa and open fireplace vibe adds to The Metropolitan's lovely Sunday lunch. Photo: Gene Hunt @Flickr

Making a meal of Manchester

Thus begins our anti- Nando’s campaign

Sweeten up your burgers by making them out of cake. Photo: Natalie Ingham

Burger cakes

The burger craze has now hit the dessert course with these fun cakes

Can Nigella regain her popularity after flop Nigellissima? Photo: Hugo Burnand,

Nigella Lawson: love or loathe?

This week we place the sultry Nigella Lawson under the meticulous Food & Drink section’s microscope

And they're not all alcoholic! Photo: edenza @Flickr

12 Drinks of Christmas

Trust us, there’s a Christmas drink to suit every mood

Not just a pretty face - these biscuits are tasty and make great presents too. Photo: Andrew Shaw

Bake your Christmas presents!

Decorative biscuits, truffles and chutney make lovely homemade presents

A tasty and equally as festive replacement for the mince pie. Photo: Maddy Hubbard

Mini chocolate cherry tarts

These tarts are a delicious alternative treat to the ubiquitous (and overrated) mince pie

You'll never see a food blogger without a camera. Photo: Jason Lam @Flickr

Manchester food blog round-up

Maddy Hubbard gives us the lowdown on the world of foodie bliss at just the click of a button

Team up with housemates to cover the basics at a fraction of the cost. Photo: David Holt London @Flickr

Cheaper than chips

Frideswide O’Neill offers some frugal tips for your shopping, cooking and eating habits

Vegetable boxes can inspire chefdom in the least cheffy of us

The Manchester Students’ Food Co-operative

Join the veg box scheme to avoid the uniformity over-packaged nightmare of supermarket veg

The Function Room is a modern nightclub with two massive wooden lizards on the wall

The Function Room

This new drinking spot offers a dance floor and intimate bar combo

Go on, enjoy a pie at Pi. Photo: Adam Bruderer @Flickr

Let me tell you about Chorlton

Are you sitting comfortably? Let Ben Walker watalk you through the culinary hot-spots of charming Chorlton