Grub at Fairfield Social To round out our highly enjoyable Manchester weekend, we headed down to the Fairfield Social just behind Piccadilly Station for the regular Grub street food event. This weekend it had a strong beer emphasis with a tokened event running across two main bars in the former industrial space. This showcased some …

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Sam’s Chop House “Fucking hell” is the only appropriate way to describe quite how hungover I was after the delights of Umezushi followed by more drinks of more varieties than I care to remember. After a truly nightmarish drive to town when I thought I was going to turn into a pillar of salt, we …

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Umezushi Oh, Manchester. So much to answer for… It had been a few months since my previous trip to the northwest cottonopolis so I was glad to renew acquaintances and once again spend time with my pals Frances and Darren, along with our friends from Birmingham Katy and Luke.Salmon and kimchi Our first culinary stop …

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Manchester! It had been an age since I’d last spent any time in Manchester so when an opportunity to visit regular guest quester Frances, who moved there a wee while back, came up I made the arrangements and toddled down the road.Refuge Over the course of the weekend we visited a lot of different places …

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