Laura Springer

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How Social Media is Affecting the Restaurant Industry

Posted by Laura Springer on Oct 17, 2019 12:13:58 PM

We are all aware of the influential impact of social media. But to what extent is it affecting what we want to do and crucially, what we want to spend our hard-earned money on? A recent study conducted by Awario suggests that social networks influence a massive 74% of consumers in their purchasing decisions, whether that be purchasing “things” or “experiences”.

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Topics: dining, restaurants, food, TableNow, manchester, budget, corporate, business, linkedin, money, perk, richard branson, employee, management, wellbeing, employer, productivity, hr, data, analytics

Top 10 Gluten-Free Restaurants in Manchester

Posted by Laura Springer on Oct 17, 2019 10:17:48 AM

Let's face it, dining out gluten-free can be a PAIN. From having to find somewhere that provides gluten-free options to often clueless staff, it can be far from easy. Everyone opting for a gluten-free diet will know the difficulties of dining out as part of a group and feeling awkward having to enquire about the gluten-free options available as they haven't been clearly marked on the menu. 

Well, now you're in luck! We have compiled a list of the restaurants in Manchester that offer the best gluten-free options for diners that are easy to order. If you have a gluten intolerance, suffer with coeliac disease, or just want to lose a bit of weight, we're here to help you find the best dishes in Manchester without those pesky proteins! 

                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Topics: dining, restaurants, food, TableNow, manchester, vegan, vegetarian, manchester city centre, fine dining, gluten-free, coeliac disease, coeliac, gluten, gluten-free restaurants

Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Manchester

Posted by Laura Springer on Oct 16, 2019 4:54:42 PM

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or just wanting to cut down your meat consumption, there are plenty of restaurant options in Manchester. With veganism on the rise in the last decade, restaurants have followed suit and have finally started properly providing for those who follow a plant-based diet. Long gone are the days where there would be one vegan dish on the menu (usually a stuffed mushroom of some description *eye roll*, now there are menus and even whole restaurants dedicated to plant-based dining. We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Manchester that offer plant-based options to help your dining journey as simple as possible!  These restaurants are either entirely plant-based, or have some wonderful options. Happy vegan dining!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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Topics: dining, restaurants, food, TableNow, manchester, vegan, vegetarian, environment, green, plant-based, manchester city centre, fine dining

Top 5 Autumn Winter Drinking Spots in Manchester

Posted by Laura Springer on Oct 4, 2019 10:23:04 AM

 

Manchester excels when it comes to outdoor drinking spots and Mancunians can’t get enough of drinking outside whether rain or shine. In the summer, there’s a multitude of outdoor beer gardens across the city that people pile into as soon as the weather hits 18 degrees. They’re the perfect place for after work drinks, long weekend drinking days and warm evening nights.

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Topics: TableNow, manchester, finedining, rooftop bar, drinking, christmas, bar, autumn, wine

The Top 5 Weird and Wonderful Employee Benefits

Posted by Laura Springer on Oct 1, 2019 11:05:30 AM

Job perks are becoming an increasingly important factor in people’s career choices. According to careers website Glassdoor, 57% of people say perks and benefits are amongst their top considerations before joining a company. Making your employee benefit package stand out from the crowd is a sure-fire way to attract those who are focussed on being rewarded with the best perks in the business! 

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Topics: dining, restaurants, food, TableNow, manchester, budget, corporate, business, linkedin, money, perk, richard branson, employee, management, wellbeing, employer, productivity, hr, data, analytics

Top 10 BEST Restaurants in Manchester

Posted by Laura Springer on Sep 27, 2019 11:13:24 AM

Wanting some restaurant inspiration? Spotted a restaurant you fancy but not sure whether to take the plunge? In a completely new city and wanting to use your time wisely? TripAdvisor is your best friend. Collating reviews from real people, the key to TripAdvisor's success is it's informality. It's like receiving recommendations from not one source, but thousands! 

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Topics: Insider, dining, restaurants, Steak, food, TableNow, american, curry, indian, burger, italian restaurants, manchester, tapas, spanish, italian, gastro pub, finedining, budget, midrange, cheap, instagram, rooftop bar, pizza, tripadvisor

Tokyo Ramen Review; The Best Place for Ramen in Manchester?

Posted by Laura Springer on Sep 24, 2019 3:14:40 PM

Ramen (ラーメン) is a noodle soup dish that was originally imported from China and has since become one of the most popular dishes in Japan in recent decades. After dominating Japanese cuisine for many years, it spread across to the West and now we can't get enough of the stuff! It's a hug in the bowl! 

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Topics: Insider, dining, restaurants, Steak, food, TableNow, american, curry, indian, burger, italian restaurants, manchester, tapas, spanish, italian, gastro pub, finedining, budget, midrange, cheap, instagram, rooftop bar, pizza

Why Brits Really Quit Their Jobs

Posted by Laura Springer on Aug 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM

 

According to Monster, 52% of Brits want to quit their jobs. This staggering statistic comes off the back of a recent survey completed by job advertising site Monster who examined how many people wanted to quit their job, the reasons why and why even when employees do want to leave, they are reluctant to do so.


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Topics: dining, restaurants, food, TableNow, manchester, budget, corporate, business, linkedin, money, perk, richard branson, employee, management, wellbeing, employer, productivity, hr, data, analytics

Wilderness; a new three-storey bar and kitchen in Northern Quarter

Posted by Laura Springer on Aug 15, 2019 3:33:48 PM

Inspired by a love of food, drink, travel and people, Wilderness Bar & Kitchen is bringing a taste of Scandi life to the Northern Quarter.

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Topics: Insider, dining, restaurants, food, finedining, cocktails, scandinavia, wilderness, northern quarter

Zumu X DIVE NQ Review: A match made in heaven?

Posted by Laura Springer on Aug 7, 2019 3:15:10 PM

Who doesn't love Asian cuisine? From steaming bowls of ramen, to juicy bao buns, sticky skewers to perfectly rolled sushi, there's a blossoming love of Asian cuisine that is far from slowing down. In recent years, diners have moved away from Westernised takes on Asian food and moved towards more authentic tastes. People are starting to see not only how tasty it is when prepared authentically, but how varied and healthy it can be. 

The UK is also discovering the joys of a street food style of dining; they're smaller dishes that have been freshly prepared, flash cooked and when enjoyed in a restaurant, delivered to the table in waves. Forget the traditional style of choosing one main meal each, now you can sample many tasty morsels, whilst sharing with your family or friends. 

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Topics: Insider, dining, restaurants, Steak, food, TableNow, american, curry, indian, burger, italian restaurants, manchester, tapas, spanish, italian, gastro pub, finedining, budget, midrange, cheap, instagram, rooftop bar, pizza

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