Zumu X DIVE NQ: 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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The History of Manchester's Restaurants and Bars

Posted by Laura Springer on Aug 6, 2019 10:05:57 AM

Manchester's food and drink scene is booming. The net number of new openings in the city centre has increased by 22% over the last five years, research by food and drink analytics company CGA reveals.

These new restaurants must integrate themselves into the city and a find a place to call home, a tall order when real estate in the city centre comes at a premium. Restaurant owners have been forced to be creative when finding a perfect home for their restaurant, acting like hermit crabs finding old, historically-rich buildings to settle in. 

Diners tucking into their three course meal or enjoying a cocktail may never know they are sitting in a disused warehouse, courtroom or even railway station.

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Rudy's Pizza: Is It Really Good Enough To Rank Third In Europe?

Posted by Laura Springer on Jul 25, 2019 11:42:48 AM

Who doesn't love pizza? It's Italy's best export (other than Gino D'Acampo) and Brits have a long established love affair that is far from slowing down. 

Rudy's Pizza (named after the owner's doggo) is all about the pizza; specifically Neapolitan pizza. After opening in Ancoats in June 2016, the restaurant has gone from strength to strength. Rudy's now boasts an impressive four sites across Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. Clearly people can't get enough of the perfectly formed Neapolitan pizza served in a laid back setting. 

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Best Rooftop Bars in Manchester

Posted by Laura Springer on Jun 12, 2019 11:46:33 AM

Who doesn't love a rooftop bar? Once reserved for those wanting to enjoy cocktails and canapes, and closely resembled something out of a Bond movie or Sex and the City, rooftop bars have now diversified. There are a range of different bars across Manchester to suit all your alfresco drinking needs; those partial to casual day drinking as well as a tipple under the stars are able to find the perfect spot in Manchester. We're a whole lot more than underground clubs and dingy pubs. 

Acting as perfect sun-traps, they're flocked to as soon as the weather gets a bit warmer. There's a perfect rooftop bar for everyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, whilst taking in that beautiful skyline we all know and love! Here are our picks of the best in Manchester, whether you're looking for casual pints with pals or glam weekend cocktails. The choice is yours.

Cheers!

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