Grand Pacific: It All Started With High Tea

Grand Pacific was always one of those places I heard great things about but never ended up going to but I finally decided to break that chain several months ago and now It’s made it on the list of go-to places to go.  The grade II listed building was founded as a gentlemen’s club in […]

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20 Stories : A lovely & Interesting Drinking Experience…On The 19th Floor

20 stories opened earlier this year in February and quickly became a very talked about place.  This bar/restaurant wasn’t at the top of my list but it was close to where my friend and I had just finished eating so we satisfied both of our curiosities. I was immediately impressed with the view of Manchester […]

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The Pie Society: Home Away From Home

I have been living in Shanghai for over 2 months now and I’ve found that it’s a lot easier to go out for food that are of cuisines other than Chinese or cook at home.  It’s not because that I’m not proficient enough in the language to order the food from the menu but it’s […]

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Café Diaries #7: Grindsmith

It wasn’t until the last couple of days that I really thought about ‘What makes an independent café, independent?’ It sounds like an easy question to answer but I beg to differ.  At first what made an independent coffee shop independent to me was the idea that it does not exist anywhere else unlike Starbucks and Costa. […]

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Country Cooking Month #1: Homemade Pizza

June is Country Cooking Month so this month,  I am going to try to cook as many dishes I have not done before or have not cooked in a long time. Country cooking month means something different to everyone.  For example, for some people it means cooking food from your home country, to others cooking […]

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Swadesh: My Go-To Indian Restaurant

Last Monday I was in the city centre and craving Indian food and the first place I thought to go was Swadesh.  There used to be one in my neighbourhood but it shut down.  Luckily, the main restaurant is still doing well in the city centre. Swadesh is right in the centre of Manchester on […]

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