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From Marilyn Monroe’s love of hot fudge sundaes to Elvis’ infamous peanut butter and jelly sandwiches here we have compiled the alleged favourite foods of some of history’s favourite sex icons

In this week’s food and drink section, the theme has been ‘style over substance’. With this theme in mind, Ry Jackson criticizes Manchester’s The Ivy on account of it’s ‘deplorable airplane food’ and forgettable service

Do Islanders actually eat? Elena Bradley explores whether the lack of food in Love Island is a facet of their format or an active choice to dehumanize contestants

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Bored of your same-old meal deal sandwich? Never been for lunch on the Curry Mile? Dovid Brown challenges to swap out that predictable, underwhelming meal deal for an exciting trip down the Curry Mile. Think flavourful middle-eastern food at a fraction of the cost of your meal deal. Truly level up that lunch!

Forget Domino’s and Pizza Hut, Josh Sandy takes a look at a slice of the takeaway pizza industry to sing the praises of a true icon – the chicken shop pizza

Food editor, Elena Meritxell Bradley gives Deansgate favourite, Tapeo and Wine a go to see how good their paella is

As a commentary on how to be a conscious and sustainable restaurant in 2019/20, Franco Manca are leading the pack. In using their surplus dough to feed the homeless (with pizzas in December and sourdough bread for the year), It’s a company that is setting goals for others to follow.

Introducing the Mancunion’s Food and Drink section to a weekly segment, ‘Death Row Dinners: Starring…’ – Each week, we’ll ask everyone and anyone what their last meal would be… What would yours be?

From interior change to seasonal menu shifts, Writer Dominic Fung gets to sit down with Bill Collinson, founder of the newest ‘Bill’s Restaurant’, and discusses their new menu and the importance of excellent service…