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How do you like your coffee? Photo: Wil Taylor @Flickr

A black coffee please, not an ‘Americano’

Coffee has bean the grounds of many a heated and strong discussion – Ben Walker joins the debate

The cosy interior complete with spiral staircase, elaborate mirrors and vintage-style suitcases. Photo: The Whim Wham Café

The Whim Wham Café

Joanna Fox enjoys hearty portions, gin cocktails and the chintzy lighting of The Whim Wham Café

A sweet that requires no baking but still punches a powerful sugar hit. Photo: Neil Crosby @Flickr

Never-fail cocoa bars

These cocoa bars won’t fail to satisfy the sweetest of teeth

Look out for the new top-end restaurant in town. Photo: Gene Hunt @Flickr

Simon Rogan comes to Manchester

Maddy Hubbard explores how these two new openings will compare to L’Enclume.

Think falafel but healthier. Photo: mrmole @Flickr

Courgette falafel

Eve Commander shares a favourite vegetarian recipe

Enjoy this loaf with a slab of cheddar and a few pickled onions. Photo: BryanAlexander @Flickr

Ploughman’s loaf

Let this cheese and pickle loaf brighten your day

First impressions aren't always correct when it comes to HFW. Photo: Paul Tomlin @Flickr

What we really think about Hugh

Eve Commander ponders the virtue of this controversial chef

To be frank, sausages aren't exactly the wurst things to eat on a budget. Photo: Mr. T in DC @Flickr

Cheaper than chips: the sausage

Cheaper than chips returns with tips on how to get more banger for your buck

The Le Creuset pots don't quite fit in with the student vibe, but they do look good. Photo: Ollie Cartwright

Basque lamb stew

Cook this beautifully rich lamb stew with minimal effort

Is Delia Smith a business or a home cook? Who can tell. Photo: BBC Books

Delia Smith: food missionary or business mogul?

Eve Commander deplores Delia’s cheeky re-release

We recommend going for a wrap and 3 salads for just £5. Photo: Patrycja Marczewska


Kukoos is a new and delicious alternative to Oxford Road’s usual suspects, with everything on the menu at £5 or less

A delicious lump of meat and bread.

The Good, the Bad and the Krunchy

As he nears the end of his degree, Jay Meros looks back on three years of fast food (through haiku)