Category Archives: Coffee

Restaurant Review: Lucha Libre, Manchester

When I was living in Rome, my friends and I took a weekly trip to Spanish-founded Montaditos 100 where you can get a pint of beer or sangria for €2 and then pick at their selection of mini baguette sandwiches—or

Restaurant Review: Lucha Libre, Manchester

When I was living in Rome, my friends and I took a weekly trip to Spanish-founded Montaditos 100 where you can get a pint of beer or sangria for €2 and then pick at their selection of mini baguette sandwiches—or

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Restaurant Review: Greens Restaurant, Didsbury

Watching Simon Rimmer and Tim Lovejoy lark around on Channel 4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’ has become a weekend ritual of mine. Simon always seems to cook up a storm on the show (either that, or the various guests have been practicing

Restaurant Review: Greens Restaurant, Didsbury

Watching Simon Rimmer and Tim Lovejoy lark around on Channel 4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’ has become a weekend ritual of mine. Simon always seems to cook up a storm on the show (either that, or the various guests have been practicing

Restaurant Review: Karczma Polska, Old Town, Swindon

Britain has long had a strong Polish community, however Polish fare is hard to find and Polish restaurants are few and far between. In recent years, many supermarkets have added a small international section selling polish meats, yoghurts and their

Restaurant Review: Karczma Polska, Old Town, Swindon

Britain has long had a strong Polish community, however Polish fare is hard to find and Polish restaurants are few and far between. In recent years, many supermarkets have added a small international section selling polish meats, yoghurts and their

Café Review: The Retreat, Grassington

A few weeks ago, my mum and I went to visit my aunt and uncle in the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales. They are great lovers of rambling, but, while I appreciate the fresh air and beautiful views, I

Café Review: The Retreat, Grassington

A few weeks ago, my mum and I went to visit my aunt and uncle in the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales. They are great lovers of rambling, but, while I appreciate the fresh air and beautiful views, I

Café Review: He Says She Waffles, Cirencester

Cirencester’s town centre is abounding with great cafés and eateries. Wander under stone archways and through the narrow alleys, and soon enough you will fall upon He Says She Waffles—a little waffle house with big flavours. There is no sweeter

Café Review: He Says She Waffles, Cirencester

Cirencester’s town centre is abounding with great cafés and eateries. Wander under stone archways and through the narrow alleys, and soon enough you will fall upon He Says She Waffles—a little waffle house with big flavours. There is no sweeter

Manchester Christmas Market: The Biggest and Best of the UK

Don your christmas jumper and wooly hat and spend an evening amongst the chalet-lined streets of Manchester. No Mancunian december is complete without the UK’s largest Christmas market and this year its bigger and better, with several new locations bringing

Manchester Christmas Market: The Biggest and Best of the UK

Don your christmas jumper and wooly hat and spend an evening amongst the chalet-lined streets of Manchester. No Mancunian december is complete without the UK’s largest Christmas market and this year its bigger and better, with several new locations bringing

Café Review: Sugar Junction, Manchester

Set in Manchester’s young and trendy Northern Quarter, Sugar Junction (SJ) is a warm and welcoming haven against the blistering winter cold outside. I first heard about this tearoom by way of Chinese whispers of sorts. When visiting me at university,

Café Review: Sugar Junction, Manchester

Set in Manchester’s young and trendy Northern Quarter, Sugar Junction (SJ) is a warm and welcoming haven against the blistering winter cold outside. I first heard about this tearoom by way of Chinese whispers of sorts. When visiting me at university,

Restaurant Review: Da Agnese, Lake Albano

Not only does Ristorante Da Agnese have a superb view over Lake Albano and the encircling hillsides, it is also surrounded by towns famous for their top-quality produce: buffalo mozzarella from Circeo, porchetta from Ariccia and local prosciutto and salumi

Restaurant Review: Da Agnese, Lake Albano

Not only does Ristorante Da Agnese have a superb view over Lake Albano and the encircling hillsides, it is also surrounded by towns famous for their top-quality produce: buffalo mozzarella from Circeo, porchetta from Ariccia and local prosciutto and salumi

Restaurant Review: Roscioli, Rome

Roscioli is a salumeria-cum bakery-cum cheese shop-cum deli-cum restaurant that excels in every category (much like that overachieving student from your high school class). But excellence come at a price. Both the restaurant and the bakery sit unassumingly along a

Restaurant Review: Roscioli, Rome

Roscioli is a salumeria-cum bakery-cum cheese shop-cum deli-cum restaurant that excels in every category (much like that overachieving student from your high school class). But excellence come at a price. Both the restaurant and the bakery sit unassumingly along a