Gordon Ramsay Revisit: A tribute to my Mum & goodbye to this blog

If you’ve ever read this blog before you may be surprised to find yourself here again, given it’s been over 5 years since my last post. Believe me, nobody is more surprised than me. I had no intention of blogging again, but for a few very good reasons, which I’ll get to, it just felt right. 12 years ago this …

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Côte Brasserie, Manchester

Cote Brasserie, Manchester

I wouldn’t usually write about somewhere after eating just one dish but I’m making an exception here since it was so damn good. The dish in question was a stunning ‘cote de boeuf’ at Côte Brasserie in Manchester. It was very much a spontaneous visit; late on a Monday night after attending a ‘Meet The Brewer’ event at Cane & Grain (review …

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63 Degrees, Northern Quarter, Manchester

As much as I love the interesting and modern cuisine that our top restaurants are serving these days there will always be a place in my heart for classic, French fine-dining. It’s where it all began for me at Gordon Ramsay’s flagship 3 Michelin star Royal Hospital Road restaurant in 2006. So I was fairly excited to hear about 63 …

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