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Manchester hospitality community pulls together in face of tier 3

Bars and restaurants are offering each other kitchens, bar space and food in order to keep as many businesses open with enforced restrictions, reports Laura Foster.

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Greater Manchester to move into tier 3 on Friday 23 October

After 10 days of unsuccessful talks between Mayor Andy Burnham and the PM, Manchester will now be 'forced' into tier 3.

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Breaking: London to move to Tier 2 Covid measures on Saturday

Under Tier 2 restrictions households are banned from mixing in pubs, bars and restaurants.

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‘The world upside down’: How curfew is affecting the on-trade

'The guys trying the hardest are taking the biggest hit.'

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Inside the zero-waste Facebook community of Manchester's bars

We speak with Nathan Larkin, founder of the Wasteman of Manchester's bars Facebook group, to learn about his zero-waste efforts.

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Shuttered Manchester bar Marigot Bay makes a virtual comeback

After closing its doors in April 2019, Altrincham bar Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe has announced plans to relaunch as a virtual experience.

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Local heroes: What the northern hospitality scene looks like during covid-19

In the second of our regional series, we caught up with the on-trade in Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

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UPDATE: Highball Brands launches not-for-profit cocktail delivery service

The Drinks Drop delivers drinks from high-profile London and Manchester establishments, with all profits going to the bars.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Inside the zero-waste Facebook community of Manchester's bars

We speak with Nathan Larkin, founder of the Wasteman of Manchester's bars Facebook group, to learn about his zero-waste efforts.

News |  People & Places

Shuttered Manchester bar Marigot Bay makes a virtual comeback

After closing its doors in April 2019, Altrincham bar Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe has announced plans to relaunch as a virtual experience.

News |  People & Places

Local heroes: What the northern hospitality scene looks like during covid-19

In the second of our regional series, we caught up with the on-trade in Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

UPDATE: Highball Brands launches not-for-profit cocktail delivery service

The Drinks Drop delivers drinks from high-profile London and Manchester establishments, with all profits going to the bars.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Science + Industry seeks new approach to menu development with Prototype Drinks

Manchester bar Science + Industry have launched a menu development concept called Prototype Drinks.

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Cottonopolis reveals new drinks menu & new venue

The team at Manchester's Cottonopolis have unveiled a brand-new menu and their plans for a new venue in Ancoats.

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Guardians of the north: The renaissance of the northern bar scene

The northern bar scene is booming, with world-class venues opening – and thriving – across the region. But why? And why now?

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Shakes & the City lands in Manchester for the third regional heat

The good ship Shakes & the City rolled into Manchester for its third regional heat earlier this week.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Science + Industry seeks new approach to menu development with Prototype Drinks

Manchester bar Science + Industry have launched a menu development concept called Prototype Drinks.

News |  People & Places

Cottonopolis reveals new drinks menu & new venue

The team at Manchester's Cottonopolis have unveiled a brand-new menu and their plans for a new venue in Ancoats.

News |  People & Places

Guardians of the north: The renaissance of the northern bar scene

The northern bar scene is booming, with world-class venues opening – and thriving – across the region. But why? And why now?

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Shakes & the City lands in Manchester for the third regional heat

The good ship Shakes & the City rolled into Manchester for its third regional heat earlier this week.