Queer Dialogues: Manchester’s Sexuality Summer School
The University of Manchester hosts the Sexuality Summer School: a five-day, city-wide, public conversation on gender, sexuality and culture open to all
Use your Noodle! A vending machine like no other
Not just Pot Noodles on the line, you can win cash too
Come Dine With Me: student edition
Four students discover whose cooking would triumph, in their own express Come Dine With Me evening, because they couldn’t think of anything more original.
What makes the perfect burger?
After witnessing a meat fuelled craze of ecstasy (over text), Catrin Stewart asks: what makes the perfect burger? And why do we love them so much?
Re-defining comfort eating
Catrin Stewart looks at the privilege associated with comfort eating and how the consumption of food is fundamentally about more.
A week with Studifuel
Read a week in the life of a Manchester student – but with the added benefit of snacks from Studifuel, a student tailored subscription snack box.
Kosmos Taverna: Fallowfield’s hidden Greek gem
Tucked away between the popular takeaway shops of Fallowfield, is a charming Greek restaurant, Catrin Stewart reviews the hidden gem of the student village
Las Iguanas: a chain restaurant like no other
Following a re-decoration of the Manchester branch, Las Iguanas hosted a night of carnival dances, dinner and cocktail masterclasses.
The rise of communal dining
Have you noticed more restaurants with long benches or multiple food vendors? Catrin Stewart talks to Mackie Mayor about the rise of communal dining.
Feed your mind: finding food in all the right places
The social media world can be a minefield of fakery and misconception – The Mancunion looks at the best wholesome accounts online
Want Not Waste: The SU’s eco-venture
Save money for yourself and save the planet with Want Not Waste, the new zero-waste store in the SU
Packed lunches: quick, simple, healthy
Burnt through your student loan in just a couple of weeks? Save money and treat your taste buds with a packed lunch, not a meal deal
On the joy of a single ingredient: potatoes
The humble potato: an often overlooked vegetable, we consume it so regularly that we forget about its charm.
Review: Baity Didsbury
Catrin Stewart reviews Didsbury’s latest food venture: Baity Didsbury. A small, simplistic Palestinian restaurant that’s big on flavour
The politics of complaining about food
As customers, we have the right when paying for food to be able to finish our meal: Catrin Stewart muses on the politics of complaining in restaurants
Fallowfield’s favourite bar, The Font, is being replaced by a business as similar to its predecessor as possible. The £2 cocktails are back!
Strongbow Dark Fruit… bakery?
Strongbow Dark Fruit cider opens a one-off bakery in the heart of Manchester, treating its fans to Dark Fruit inspired cakes, doughnuts and ice cream.
PLY’s winter cocktail menu
PLY’s new winter cocktail menu features an array of festive themed drinks: from the Roast Peach Old Fashioned to the hot chocolate wine, there’s something for everyone this Christmas.
Hatch’s urban Narnia: A festive fantasy
Oxford Road’s hipster haven ‘Hatch’ expands its size and repertoire in time for Christmas, celebrating with ‘Urban Narnia’, a festive event showcasing the new food and drink vendors.