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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…

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…

FESTA ITALIANA TO HOST A VERY SPECIAL FESTIVAL BANQUET

FESTA ITALIANA TO HOST A VERY SPECIAL FESTIVAL BANQUET

Festa Italiana (26th-28th July) announces ‘Suburbs Meets City’ Neapolitan Festa banquet Tre Ciccio from Altrincham to visit the city centre to collaborate with Salvi’s from Manchester Saturday 27th July Tickets are on sale now   Festa Italiana Manchester, the city’s festival of Italian food, drink and culture, is this year hosting the first ever ‘Suburbia Meets City’ banquet.   Designed…

THE IVY COLLECTION COMES TO MANCHESTER

THE IVY COLLECTION COMES TO MANCHESTER

The Ivy Spinningfields will be the largest restaurant to open in the UK in 2018, with space for approximately 535 covers over four unique floors Whilst living in London, The Ivy on West Street was one of my go-to places for dining out. I am so very pleased to hear The Ivy is coming to Manchester, a city whose dining…

RELAM INVESTMENT SIGNS EXCLUSIVITY DEAL FOR LAS IGUANAS AND BELLA ITALIA IN UAE

UAE-based conglomerate RُELAM Investment has acquired the exclusive rights to the brand of Casual Dining Group, the owner of Las Iguanas, Bella Italia, and Oriel Grande Brasserie in the UAE. Signing the franchise deal was officially announced during a launch event attended by both parties at Las Iguanas, Royal Festival Hall, paving the way for RELAM Investment to open 11…