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Step into Christmas at Diecast’s Winterhood
8th December 2023

Step into Christmas at Diecast’s Winterhood

Live Christmas music, mouth-watering food and drink, and jaw-dropping entertainment wrapped up into one: Winterhood is the present we’ve been waiting for
Christmas dinner alternatives
7th December 2023

Christmas dinner alternatives

For those who are bored of the classic Christmas roast, here are some alternatives for your festive dinner with housemates or family
Freight Island: The Twilight Trail
4th December 2023

Freight Island: The Twilight Trail

Christmas may have arrived early with the launch of the spectacular “Twilight Trail” at Freight Island
Ten top tips for Freshers this flat Christmas
29th November 2023

Ten top tips for Freshers this flat Christmas

A step by step guide to hosting a successful Christmas dinner with your flat this winter
Have yourself a very merry spritzmas with these festive cocktail recipes
27th November 2023

Have yourself a very merry spritzmas with these festive cocktail recipes

Gin-gle your way into Christmas with these five delicious cocktail recipes
Soul-warming miso beans: A cosy dish to conquer the cold in Manchester
24th November 2023

Soul-warming miso beans: A cosy dish to conquer the cold in Manchester

Beans, beans, good for your heart, warm yourself up with this recipe to start!
Winter wonders at The Black Friar: A cosy tavern delight
20th November 2023

Winter wonders at The Black Friar: A cosy tavern delight

Are you sick of the miserable weather? Are you a lover of classic, warming British dishes? Are you ready to be immersed in the Christmas spirit? If so, get yourself down to The Black Friar in Salford to try out their new winter menu
Fall? More like the rise of the seasonal veg
15th November 2023

Fall? More like the rise of the seasonal veg

Try these recipes featuring seasonal ingredients to elevate your culinary experience through these winter blues
Review: Freight Island – Payal’s Bombay Curry Club
9th November 2023

Review: Freight Island – Payal’s Bombay Curry Club

Are you a curry lover? Why not head down to Escape to Freight Island’s latest all-you-can-eat curry buffet to enjoy a selection of delicious dishes
Christmas begins here: Save the date for Manchester’s Vegan Christmas Festival
8th November 2023

Christmas begins here: Save the date for Manchester’s Vegan Christmas Festival

The highly anticipated Vegan Christmas Festival makes its way to Manchester this November, and will be home to a variety of vendors and talks about sustainability

Get involved with Food & Drink

New opening: Popeyes in Manchester
1st November 2023

New opening: Popeyes in Manchester

Popeyes, the famous Louisiana fried chicken restaurant, makes its way to Manchester with reasonably priced meals and a convenient Piccadilly Gardens location
Review: Halloween cocktails at Motley
30th October 2023

Review: Halloween cocktails at Motley

The Mancunion headed to Deansgate to try out Motley’s spooky-themed cocktails
Duck ragù: A recipe that will beat the winter blues
27th October 2023

Duck ragù: A recipe that will beat the winter blues

Want to impress your flatmates with a fancy meal? This duck ragu recipe is the one for you
Freight Island: The Twilight Trail 
25th October 2023

Freight Island: The Twilight Trail 

Manchester’s cultural scene is set to light up with an unparalleled celebration of winter wonder
Menagerie review: An immersive dining experience
25th October 2023

Menagerie review: An immersive dining experience

The Mancunion visited Menagerie to ask if this influencer-recommended hot spot is worth the spend
The history of Halloween for foodies: Trick-or-treating and its not-so-sweet origin
24th October 2023

The history of Halloween for foodies: Trick-or-treating and its not-so-sweet origin

From superstitious rituals to creepy costumes, learn about the Halloween traditions that have both died and survived
Bottomless curry at Zouk Tea Bar & Grill
19th October 2023

Bottomless curry at Zouk Tea Bar & Grill

Celebrating National Curry Week in style, The Mancunion headed to Zouk to try their irresistible £20 bottomless deal
Shedding light on South Indian cuisine
13th October 2023

Shedding light on South Indian cuisine

South Indian cuisine remains a hidden gem amidst the overwhelming popularity of North Indian dishes
Review: Student night at HOME Bar & Kitchen in Manchester
5th October 2023

Review: Student night at HOME Bar & Kitchen in Manchester

HOME has just introduced Student Night, pairing the perfect combination of food and cocktails
Five new restaurants and bars to try in Manchester this autumn
29th September 2023

Five new restaurants and bars to try in Manchester this autumn

A guide to Manchester’s current hottest spots