• Kala is back – and the King Street bistro is doing everything right
    by Louise Rhind-Tutt on August 8, 2020 at 8:48 am

    Following a crowdfunding initiative, Gary Usher’s King Street bistro Kala became the fastest restaurant project to reach £100k in Kickstarter’s history when it opened last year. It went on to receive glowing reviews in The Sunday Times and The Observer, and quickly became the kind of place locals felt loyal about. Whether popping by for a The post Kala is back – and the King Street bistro is doing everything right appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Honest Burgers team up with Boursin for a steak frites special
    by Louise Rhind-Tutt on August 7, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    Steak frites is just one of those perfect dishes, isn’t it? Juicy pink steak, crisp golden fries, rich béarnaise sauce… It’s a French bistro comfort food classic. If it’s on a menu, it’s hard not to order it. The ingredients have to be good, though. There’s really nowhere to hide with a dish that simple. The post Honest Burgers team up with Boursin for a steak frites special appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Manchester Pride asks LGBTQ+ people to march for peace in virtual parade
    by I Love MCR on August 7, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    Last week, LGBTQ+ charity Manchester Pride announced that it will deliver three days of virtual celebrations for LGBTQ+ people in Greater Manchester over the August bank holiday weekend in a bid to reduce the impact of social isolation through celebration. Now, the charity is reaching out to the communities of LGBTQ+ people across the region The post Manchester Pride asks LGBTQ+ people to march for peace in virtual parade appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • A new Indian restaurant is coming to the Corn Exchange this summer
    by I Love MCR on August 7, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    This summer sees the launch of a new restaurant in the city centre: Delhi House Cafe, a modern Indian restaurant that has already an established base in its native homeland. Plans for the Corn Exchange restaurant have been three years in the making, and the Lamba family took hold of the site 15 months ago The post A new Indian restaurant is coming to the Corn Exchange this summer appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Manchester’s Official Caribbean Carnival is going online for first time ever
    by I Love MCR on August 7, 2020 at 11:17 am

    For the first time in almost 50 years, the Official Manchester Caribbean Carnival will this year be going online for the very first time. The event in the park has been cancelled, but the yearly Carnival celebration will be replicated online this weekend with a mix of live and pre-recorded displays of culture, heritage and The post Manchester’s Official Caribbean Carnival is going online for first time ever appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • A brand new ‘trapbox’ bar and restaurant is opening on Bridge Street this summer
    by I Love MCR on August 7, 2020 at 10:46 am

    202 Kitchen, a brand new ‘trapbox’ bar and restaurant concept, has announced it will open in Manchester this summer with an enclosed outdoor area for all weather.  The restaurant will serve ‘trapbox’ cuisine, a relatively new foodie concept seeing colourful foods such as mac’n’cheese, waffles, fried chicken, burgers, and grilled seafood piled into a box. The post A brand new ‘trapbox’ bar and restaurant is opening on Bridge Street this summer appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Manchester warned to follow the rules – or face stricter lockdown
    by I Love MCR on August 6, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Last week, new stricter measures were introduced across Greater Manchester, meaning members of different households could no longer meet in private gardens or indoors, including homes, pubs and restaurants. Now, Sacha Lord, the  Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, has advised the public that they must abide by the new rules in order to The post Manchester warned to follow the rules – or face stricter lockdown appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Manchester Food and Drink Festival announces 2020 dates – and new format
    by Louise Rhind-Tutt on August 6, 2020 at 8:22 am

    The Manchester Food and Drink Festival will be back for 2020, with a new format in place for the city’s first COVID safe major outdoor event. The 23rd MFDF, sponsored by Just Eat, will take place this year from 24th September – 5th October, following council approval of the new Festival safety plan. The Festival The post Manchester Food and Drink Festival announces 2020 dates – and new format appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Meet the Manchester author whose first novel is a Mancunian music melodrama
    by Michael Thame on August 6, 2020 at 6:56 am

    Steven J. Gill loves his music. In the early 1990s he managed a few bands with a little success, but gave it up to pursue a more sensible career. Thirty years later and he has just published his first book, The Rock ‘n’ The Roll. ‘N’ That, a rollicking ride-along Manchester-based novel about the discovery The post Meet the Manchester author whose first novel is a Mancunian music melodrama appeared first on I Love Manchester.

  • Outdoor seating in Manchester to become smoke-free
    by I Love MCR on August 6, 2020 at 6:23 am

    In the run up to 4th July, when the hospitality industry was allowed to reopen, a series of measures were rapidly put in place in Manchester to trade on pavements and roads Pop-up seating was introduced across the city to support Manchester businesses, and to help cafes, bars and restaurants with limited inside space to The post Outdoor seating in Manchester to become smoke-free appeared first on I Love Manchester.