Pure Dog Food

Pure Dog Food

Normally when companies ask if they can send us a product to review it is something meant for human consumption or use...

VonShef Kitchen Electricals

VonShef Kitvhen Electricals

Who doesn’t love a kitchen a gadget? I certainly do. I love cooking but if there is a time saving solution I’m at the front of the queue.x....

Heck Vegan Sausages

Heck Vegan Sausages

So here we are, half way through January and all trying to eat healthily, lose a few pounds and/or partake in Veganuary....

Comptons Gravy Salt

Comptons Gravy Salt

Comptons Gravy Salt is an ingredient you may not be aware of but as it is extremely versatile and useful, it is one that should be in every kitchen...

The Bridge, Prestbury

The Bridge, Prestbury

For decades my family has been patrons of The Bridge Hotel and Restaurant, in the picturesque, historic Cheshire village of Prestbury...

Tapper's Gin

Tapper's Gin

I hadn’t come across this brand of small batch, artisan gin before, but after tasting it I knew I had to write about it

It's Cooking Good Book

It's Cooking Good Book

We are in awe of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital charity and everything they do, so this year we decided to raise funds for them...

Manchester Three Rivers Gin

Manchester Three Rivers Gin Experience

Wanna be the best human being on the planet this Christmas? We can tell you how!...

Tattu, Spinningfields

Tattu, Spinningfields

What do you get if you cross Oriental fine dining with fine art? You get Tattu in Manchester...

The Refinery, Spinningfields

The Refinery, Spinningfields

After visiting The Anthologist in St Peters Square, we were asked to check out their sister restaurant, The Refinery in Spinningfields...

Proove, West Didsbury

Proove, West Didsbury

Our most recent foray into this leafy suburb was to visit Proove, the authentic Napoli pizza and street food restaurant...


Taster Menu And Tapper's Gin Flight 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...


Nam, Ancoats - Manchester

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


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...


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....


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...


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...


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...


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.


The Junk Food Project To Diversify

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


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....


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.


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.


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.


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.....


New Menu Additions At Randall & Aubin, Manchester

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


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...


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...


Gusto Restaurant - Didsbury

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


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.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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...


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.


The Hinchcliffe Arms, Hebden Bridge

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


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.


Alston Bar And Beef - Manchester

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


George's - Worsley

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


The Patron, Manchester

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


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.


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.


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...


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...


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...


The Stonemason's Arms, Timperley

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