14.10.2018

Taster Menu And Tapper's Gin Glight At Albatross And Arnold

We were invited to a sample a seven-course tasting menu from the magical hands of the Head Chef, Michelin trained, Jon Green...

26.09.2018

Nam, Ancoats - Manchester

As Ancoats continues to evolve from Manchester’s ugly duckling into a sophisticated urban swan, the eatery openings there also continue...

12.09.2018

The Food Porn Awards Invite Entries To This Year's Competition

Eateries from across the North of England have the opportunity to enter this year’s Food Porn Awards from 27th August 2018...

10.09.2018

Beer Flights And Small Plates At Store Street

I quite like a glass of wine but given the choice, I’m a beer girl. So, the chance to sample a £7 beer flight, as part of Store Street’s Beer Month, was a no brainer....

28.08.2018

Higgidy Pies

With her love of cooking, Camilla set up Higgidy in pursuit of the perfect, imperfect pie. Handmade, the pies became famous for their slightly wonky look...

21.08.2018

Kickstarter Campaign Launches To Fund Ancoats And Northern Quarter Charity Cookbook

Manchester based creative agency, Shoot the Moon, are raising money to fund the publication of a charity cookbook through a Kickstarter campaign...

20.08.2018

The Anthologist - Manchester

Last month, Drake and Morgan added The Anthologist on St Peter’s Square to its stable. They already have a branch of The Refinery in Spinningfields...

01.08.2018

Judging The International Cheese Awards 2018

For the past few years, I have attended the International Cheese Awardson judging day and frankly it is one of the highlights of the Taste Today calendar.

31.07.2018

The Junk Food Project To Diversify

The Real Junk Food Project Manchester is to open the North’s first waste food catering business.

27.07.2018

New Menu At Malmaison, Manchester

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to Malmaison in Piccadilly,Manchester,to sample the delights of their new Chez Mal Brasserie menus. Always a pleasure....

19.07.2018

Festa Italiana Smashes It’s Own Visitor Numbers Record

Over 28,000 people visited the recent Festa Italiana in Manchester's Cathedral Gardens, smashing last year's total.

19.07.2018

The Gaddum, Windermere

Nestled on a hillside and with fabulous views of Lake Windermere stands The Gaddum restaurant, part of the Brockhole visitor centre in Windermere.

06.07.2018

An Authentic Taste of Italy

Next week, Manchester’s second, Festa Italiana will begin. This free to attend festival is a celebration of all things Italian in food and drink.

03.07.2018

Thatchers Cider Pairing

We all have a go-to summer drink, something that just embodies the season for us. For some it’s Pimm’s, or a nice cool bottle of rosé and in my case, it is cider.....

21.06.2018

New Menu Additions At Randall & Aubin, Manchester

Manchester’s finest brasserie, Randall and Aubin, have made some seasonal flourishes to their already gorgeous menu....

20.06.2018

Sunday Roast At Grill On The Alley

Another weekend means another excuse to go out for a Sunday Roast. We’re of the school of thought that it’s much better to have it cooked for you...

17.06.2018

Lanique - Luxury Rose Sapppirit

One of the most intriguing products I found have found recently is a rose spirit, with a very regal pedigree, called Lanique...

15.06.2018

Gusto Restaurant - Didsbury

The recently refurbished Gusto in Didsbury is looking very smart. Especially with its new, heated terrace area to the front

12.06.2018

The Albert Square Chop House

We love a bank holiday, it allows us to schedule in a whole extra day of weekend meal times. A big weekend called for a big lunch, and so we went to The Albert Square Chop House.

30.05.2018

Iberica's New Spring/Summer Menu

I love everything about this time of year; sunshine, light mornings and evenings, only having to wear one layer of clothing, new menus in the restaurants.

23.05.2018

Kahlùa Brunch And Cocktails

In my late teens and early twenties sipping on a Black Russian was de riguer but since then I have rarely indulged in drinking Kahlúa. That was until the rise of the Espresso Martini...

18.05.2018

Sour Beer And Lambic Beer Weekend

A celebration of niche beers that fall in to the sour beer and Lambic categories from brewers in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

13.05.2018

A Savoury Afternoon Tea At Barristers, Knutsford

It’s no secret that we enjoy an Afternoon Tea and that we also love bobbing over to Barrister’s in Knutsford to sample their latest offerings...

08.05.2018

Soho Juice Co

The team got to work and started developing their first mixer, a Cucumber, Mint & Lime to serve with clear spirits such as gin, vodka and tequila...

23.04.2018

Chivas Regal Blending Workshop

I blame my Mother for my love of Scotch whisky. Apparently, she used to rub it on my gums when I was teething in order to numb the pain.

17.04.2018

The Hinchcliffe Arms, Hebden Bridge

It’s been very quiet in Ancoats recently and we finally worked out why...

11.04.2018

Shoryu Ramen - Manchester

We love Asian food here at Taste Today. It is often our comfort food of choice. From Chinese to Vietnamese and Thai to Japanese, we love it all.

10.03.2018

Alston Bar And Beef - Manchester

Alston have bought their steak and gin offering from North of the border, Glasgow to be exact.

09.03.2018

George's - Worsley

From the outside, George’s looks like a traditional Georgian inn but inside it has a contemporary New England feel...

28.03.2018

The Patron, Manchester

An Irishman and a Norwegian went into a bar. It sounds like the beginning of a joke but it really happened...

23.03.2018

Grafene, Manchester

This British Modern Fine Dining restaurant is superb and if it isn’t on your list of ‘must do’ Manchester restaurants then it should be.

16.03.2018

Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

The menu contains some of the dishes you would expect to find in your local trattoria and some you certainly wouldn’t.

05.03.2018

The Abel Heywood, Manchester

In the years we have been going here, I can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal and we always look forward to eating here...

05.03.2018

The Head Of Steam, Didsbury

The Cameron family have been brewing and running public houses in the North East of England since the 1860’s...

04.02.2018

The eXchange Food And Drink Lounge, Manchester

I don’t normally frequent the Oxford Road end of Portland Street, preferring to hang out within a short stroll of Piccadilly or Victoria train stations...

19.01.2018

The Stonemason's Arms, Timperley

Today was all about Sunday lunch, which on such a chilly day was just what the doctor ordered