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MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL 2019 AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL 2019 AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

The nominations for the 2019 Manchester Food and Drink Festival (MFDF) Awards have been announced today – Wednesday 12th June 2019.  The winners of the prestigious awards will be announced at this year’s MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards which will be taking place at Gorton Monastery on Monday 7th October 2019.    The hotly anticipated awards are the culmination of the Manchester Food and…

SIZZLING CELEBRITY LINE-UP FOR BOLTON FOOD FEST

SIZZLING CELEBRITY LINE-UP FOR BOLTON FOOD FEST

Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers will be headlining this summer’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival.   The fun-loving duo will be joined by the nation’s most famous greengrocer Gregg Wallace, festival favourite James Martin – notching up his 11th appearance – and Michelin-starred Michael Caines.     The 14th annual event, organised by Bolton Council in association with Aldi, will…

REVIEW: INCOGNITO DINING, DERBY

REVIEW: INCOGNITO DINING, DERBY

One of my childhood memories is going food shopping with my mom, and always being on the lookout for the ‘V’ sign, an emblem of all things vegetarian. Veganism wasn’t even a thing back then.   Being of the plant-based persuasion a few decades ago used to be problematic due to poor labelling of products, and the limited range for…

PIEMINISTER BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH IS BACK

PIEMINISTER BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH IS BACK

(and it’s even better than before).   What happens when you combine expert pie making skills with the best bits about brunch, then add brimfuls of bubbles, Bloody Marys, Mimosas and spritz’?  You get Pieminister’s take on a boozy, breakfasty lunch that’ll leave you wondering why pies aren’t as synonymous with brunching as eggs.      Last year, Pieminister’s bottomless…

FOODIES FESTIVAL WELCOMES TV STAR AS PART OF NEW HOOVER PARTNERSHIP

FOODIES FESTIVAL WELCOMES TV STAR AS PART OF NEW HOOVER PARTNERSHIP

Sunday Brunch presenter Simon Rimmer is set to share his culinary genius with visitors to the UK’s biggest food and drink festival. The TV cook and restaurateur has been added to a star-studded line-up of chefs and music acts appearing at Foodies Festival.       The hugely popular Foodies Festival, which attracts more than 25,000 visitors to each of its three-day events, is heading to…