Review: Gorilla Restaurant

16th December 2014 “Edgy, modern, simply wonderful” Helen Culleton’s first reactions to Gorilla as we sat down for a bite to eat. Placed in the urban theatre industry in Manchester off the corner of Oxford road train station, Gorilla is well known in the area as a popular music venue for up and coming bands,…

Review: Patisserie Valerie

Rewind back ten years and your average ‘caff’ served builders English tea and could sort you out with a sausage and egg bap to get you started for the morning. How the times have changed as Chester is host to some of the most unique cafes around and is anything short of places for an…

Review: The Health Hut

HEALTHY eating is hard to come by these days, especially when out and about. McDonalds, Subway, KFC, Wok ‘n’ Go and other fast food chains line the streets, enticing one in with aromas of burgers, pizzas, chicken and noodles respectively. It’s hard to resist the temptation. That’s where The Health Hut comes in. Based in…

Shrek The Musical comes to Manchester!

16th December 2014 Manchester tour dates: December 2nd 2014 – January 11 2015 Tonight’s performance at the Manchester Opera house was Shrek the musical, directed by Nigel Harman. Having only seen the film production of Shrek (2001), but hearing rave reviews of it’s stint on the West End. I sort out the show with much…

Review- The Slowboat

Chinese food is a great option for when you do not feel like cooking and definitely a favourite of mine. Noticing the Slowboat hidden next to Iceland, on way into town one day, I promised myself to try the food there when I next get a chance. Being welcomed to foreign music upon arriving was…