Chalk Bar & Grill Re-launch – Didsbury

chalk cocktail bar

Last Thursday evening I went to Didsbury. I haven’t been to Didsbury for quite a few years and whilst it’s always been a hub for bars and pubs that I frequented in my student days, I always felt it was missing a really good cocktail bar.

Enter Chalk Bar & Grill – recently refurbished and now being run by MAD Ltd, the team behind several other Manchester drinking establishments such as Rosylee, Tusk, Walrus, The Fitzgerald and Hula.

We were lucky enough to be invited along to their re-launch party so sampled some delicious cocktails, nibbles and delightful surroundings. Continue reading

Beef and Pudding 2nd Birthday Brunch Bash

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Last week I had the pleasure of being invited along to Beef and Pudding‘s 2nd Birthday Brunch Bash in Manchester city centre. I’d always wanted to try Beef and Pudding since it’s launch as I used to work very close by, but had never got round to it. So when they got in touch to say they were having a Birthday brunch and celebrating the launch of their Bloody Mary buffet, it seemed like the perfect time to finally get acquainted. Continue reading

Wakey Wakey Eggs & Bakey!

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Please forgive the lack of posting over the last month, I’m afraid I was a bit busy over Christmas as I moved house the first weekend in January! I trust you all had a lovely break and you are enjoying 2016 so far.

Now that I’m pretty much settled into my new home, I promise to bring you a lot more recipes and recommendations – hopefully you’ll enjoy them as much as I like making them!

To begin with I thought I’d share a easy-peasy recipe I tried out at the weekend. I saw a similar dish pop-up on my facebook feed, so I’ve had a go myself and made a couple of alterations. Continue reading