Tattu, Manchester – ‘Modern Chinese’, Spinningfields Style

Tattu Spinningfields (Manchester)

As we approached Tattu – a swanky new ‘Modern Chinese’ restaurant – I couldn’t help wondering if I was going to feel as out of place as I often do in Spinningfields. This feeling intensified when I spotted the bouncers on the door who then looked at me in a ‘You know this is Spinningfields not the Northern Quarter’ sort …

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A.Wong, London – Fantastic Value, Stunning Dim Sum

A.Wong, London

Although Manchester’s dining scene is thriving it’s still lacking a couple of things for me. One of them being the availability of quality dim sum, as with the exception of Yang Sing most other options are inconsistent at best. So when planning a recent trip to London I wanted to include a restaurant where I could enjoy some quality dim …

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MCR’s Secret Supper Club

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a ‘secret supper club’ by Bonnie, owner of Yang Sing. I didn’t know at the time but later learned it was the first event organised by the ‘Manchester’s Finest’ website who worked with the China Town Association. Bonnie wasn’t joking when she called it a secret, I was only told: “Rendezvous …

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Wong Wong Bakery, Chinatown, Manchester – So Good They Named It Twice

What do you do after a brilliant lunch at Japanese restaurant Yuzu when you crave sugar but they no longer serve dessert? Pop into the small Chinese bakery around the corner for lots of cake of course! I’d walked past Wong Wong Bakery on Princess Street in Chinatown many times since it opened in 2003 but had never made it inside before. That’s …

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Ping Pong Cha @ Yang Sing, Manchester – Ping Pong + Beer + Dim Sum!

I receive quite a few invites from restaurants and PR companies these days so it takes something pretty interesting to attract my attention. That certainly came last week in the form of an invite to the launch party of ‘Ping Pong Cha’, Manchester’s first ping pong residency! It’s not every day you get invited to eat dim sum, drink beer …

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