Cottonopolis

A long Bank Holiday weekend positively begs to be celebrated with a good brunch. With a friend's birthday to celebrate and 5 girlfriends all miraculously free on the same day at the same time; we had arranged to meet at Cottonopolis in the Northern Quarter for a date that would combine a birthday brunch with … Continue reading Cottonopolis

Tariff and Dale

Manchester in the sunshine is simply glorious. Smiles are more rife than hay fever, wool coats which were worn just last week are replaced with loose linen and camisoles and restaurants open their bi-folding windowed doors, allowing life to spill onto the streets in a deliciously "summer fete" fashion. I was working away one Friday … Continue reading Tariff and Dale

SiOP Shop

I have the teeniest, tidbit of a recommendation for you with this post, but though it may be short, I can promise you it's extra sweet and cream-filled *insert drool emoji here*. Found in the depths of the Northern Quarter, SiOP Shop is now the official home to Blawd Bakery, known for previously making magic … Continue reading SiOP Shop

Trof

Discovering that one of your favourite watering holes not only whips up a dazzling G&T, but also offers a banging food menu is one of those super delicious pot luck moments, like finding a five pound note in your jeans pocket or getting an extra shot of vanilla syrup in your Chai Latte for free. … Continue reading Trof