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Viva L’Espana – The Drunken Butcher Does Fancy & Refined

Viva L’Espana – The Drunken Butcher Does Fancy & Refined

So far my experiences of the ‘Drunken Butcher‘ have mostly involved vast quantities of meat; huge pies, large roasting joints, steaks and burgers. Not that he’s a one trick pony, there was recently a ‘Healthy Eating’ supper club and there’s a Vegan one coming up too. I seem to have somehow missed them though. I attended his latest event last ... Read More »

The Spice Club Popup @ A Secret Location, Manchester

The Spice Club Popup @ A Secret Location, Manchester

There are only 2 places i’ve struggled to get a reservation at more than The Spice Club; one was the best restaurant in the world at the time Noma and the other, Heston’s 3 Michelin starred The Fat Duck. The Spice Club isn’t a fine-dining restaurant though and there’s no celebrity chef attached, it’s an ‘underground’ supper club run by Monica ... Read More »

MCR’s Secret Supper Club

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 ... Read More »

Roast Dinner Masterclass By The Drunken Butcher

Roast Dinner Masterclass By The Drunken Butcher

My first thought upon hearing of the Drunken Butcher’s Roast Dinner Masterclass was; “but I already know how to make good roasts”. I am rather proud of my roast dinner skills but in the end couldn’t resist attending anyway. I like Iain and it sounded like a fun way to spend a few hours on a Sunday afternoon. He certainly knows ... Read More »

Around the World in 8ish Steaks with The Drunken Butcher

Around the World in 8ish Steaks with The Drunken Butcher

In hindsight, attending a ‘Pit Masterclass’ and preview of new meatastic BBQ joint ‘Red’s True Barbecue‘ wasn’t ideal preparation for a supper club called ‘Around the World in 8ish Steaks’ just a few hours later. But sometimes life presents these unfortunate schedule clashes, where a normal person may have chosen one or the other, I went for option C – eat ... Read More »

An American Feast At Manchester Foodies Supper Club

An American Feast At Manchester Foodies Supper Club

It’s been barely four months since I bit the bullet and attended my first ever supper club at the Rusholme home of the very talented Jamie and Anna aka ‘Manchester Foodies’. Back then it was a Middle Eastern feast inspired by Ottolenghi’s ‘Jerusalem’ and I loved it. Since then, while they’ve been busy moving house i’ve attended several other supper ... Read More »

Arepa! Arepa! Arepa! ‘Columbian Classics’ Supper Club

Arepa! Arepa! Arepa! ‘Columbian Classics’ Supper Club

I like to think i’m pretty cultured when it comes to eating and enjoy a wide range of cuisines but until last year I didn’t know the first thing about Columbian food. That all changed after a visit to Levy Market where I got my first taste of Columbian street food from friends & fellow bloggers Jules & Bailey and their Arepa!Arepa!Arepa! stall. ... Read More »

‘Slumdog Supperclub’ (Food Bloggers Christmas Party) @ Mughli, Rusholme

‘Slumdog Supperclub’ (Food Bloggers Christmas Party) @ Mughli, Rusholme

What’s the difference between a turkey and a food blogger after a Christmas party? Nothing, they’re both STUFFED! Ho-ho-ho! T’was the (11th) night before Christmas when a gaggle of Manchester food bloggers left Indian restaurant Mughli more stuffed than the proverbial festive turkey. Already a firm favourite with most of the bloggers in attendance – including myself – Mughli really ... Read More »

The (Last Ever) Gastroclub Christmas Dinner @ The Mark Addy

The (Last Ever) Gastroclub Christmas Dinner @ The Mark Addy

I loved my first Gastroclub experience at the Mark Addy in June where it returned from a year long break. I’d planned on attending more events but for various reasons hadn’t made it to any since. So when I heard about the return to the Mark Addy for the Gastroclub Christmas dinner I jumped at the chance and snapped up ... Read More »

‘On The Game’ With The Drunken Butcher (Contains MEAT)

‘On The Game’ With The Drunken Butcher (Contains MEAT)

Three weeks ago I’d never been to a supper club, having loved my first experience I couldn’t wait for the second last Saturday. This time run by DineInOut, a dining club who organise events in restaurants and private homes. I’d been tempted by several of their previous events but was finally hooked by the cheekily titled ‘On The Game’ with The Drunken Butcher. I’d been following ... Read More »

The Mark Addy & Losing My GastroClub Virginity

The Mark Addy & Losing My GastroClub Virginity

TheGastroClub is a group of Manchester food lovers started by Katie Brunt in 2010. I followed it’s progress closely during the early months, almost joining on many occasions. Although i’d often already eaten at the places they visited I love that they ask the restaurants and chefs to offer menus which aren’t available to the general public and containing innovative ... Read More »

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