So this came as a bit of a random opportunity but a few weeks ago, I was invited to the launch night at Juniper’s new restaurant in Hale… and to be completely honest, I wasn’t too impressed with what experience then – with both their food and their service – but I put that down to a number of factors: 1) perhaps a new team of staff; 2) maybe a new menu; 3) possibly the number of attendees; and 4) definitely the rush.
Not long after the launch, I decided to give it another try (largely because we were gifted vouchers to spend on another meal) and I was pleasantly surprised – so let me walk you through why…
Earlier this week, I was invited by Radisson Blu Edwardian, Manchester to go and have a taste of the new #BeeProud afternoon tea. Here’s a confession: I’m not the afternoon tea-type. The last time I had a full-on afternoon was 4 years ago, in a Best Western in Kuala Lumpur, but #Pride is a great cause – in fact, one that I care very much about so I didn’t waste a sec before accepting the offer! Continue Reading
Evelyn’s is one of the coolest eating places in Manchester at the moment and after having heard so many good things about it for so long, I finally gave it a try last Sunday when we have some guests around… you know, just to see what the fuss is about… Continue Reading
To give you an idea of how long it’s been since my last restaurant review wherein I wolfed down a prawn-filled burrito, I’ve actually turned vegetarian and have been one for months. With my newly acquired diet, I paid a visit to 1847, a veggie restaurant in the heart of Manchester and let’s just say, I can’t think of a better way to make my #FoodieFriday comeback… Continue Reading
Mexican has always been one of my favourite cuisines. Burritos, tostadas, guacamole, quesadillas, tacos, even some of the Tex-Mex stuff… you name it, I love it – in fact, it’s among my top three alongside Japanese and duh, Malaysian. So when I received an invitation to the VIP-only media night at Chilango, the newest burrito joint and possibly the most exciting in Manchester, I flipped. Continue Reading