Eating Out

Eating Out

Interview: From crooning to cooking for former boyband star Donal Skehan

A decade ago, young Donal Skehan was plying his trade as a pop star, showcasing his dance moves and– “the most mortifying aspect of it” – wearing matching white training outfits to the gym with his Streetwize bandmates.

Eating Out
Martin Appleton-Clare - pie god

Martin takes third pie-eating crown

Pie-eating legend Martin Appleton-Clare has made history by becoming the World Pie Eating Champion for the THIRD time.

Eating Out
Martin Appleton-Clare

Three, two, one - get eatin! Are you ready for the pie munching championships?

The 2016 World Pie Eating Championships will take place at Pie Noon tomorrow at Harry’s Bar in Wigan.

Eating Out
Exterior of Mr Wang's Chinese and Japanese restaurant, due to open soon

Ex-pub getting a taste of the Orient

Hoppy Hour with Andrew Nowell...

Opinion 4
Cheers! A dram of whisky to toast the festive season

20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas

With the nights fair drawing in and the festive season upon us, it’s the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside.
Eating Out
Getting the garnish right can make the difference between a 'good' or a great gin and tonic

How to perfect the art of gin drinking

Having been called everything from ‘Mothers Ruin’ to ‘Kill Grief’ and ‘Poverty’, you’d be forgiven for thinking gin would have retreated to the shadows of dingy bar shelves a long time ago.

Eating Out
Mathematicians believe they can create the perfect cup of coffee

The secret to the perfect cup of coffee?

Mathematicians are a step closer to answering one of life’s biggest questions - how to make the perfect cup of coffee.

Eating Out 2
Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

You really are what you eat, according to scientists, who have discovered the gene that determines if you like chicken korma or Eton mess.

Offbeat 2
Inspectors found chickens in back yard

Anger as chickens are found roaming in Wigan takeaway’s yard

A Wigan takeaway could face sanctions after food safety officers found a brood of chickens scurrying round in the back yard.

News
Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

Offbeat 4
Product warning

Juice recalled over explosion fears

Bottles of posh squash have been pulled from the shelves over fears they may explode.

Eating Out 1
ASDA, Co-op, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose recall yogurt brands after health scare

ASDA, Co-op, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose recall yogurt brands after health scare

Five of the UK’s leading supermarket are recalling a number of own-brand yogurts after the Food Standards Agency found they may contain pieces of rubber.

Offbeat 2
World's hottest chilli: Carolina Reaper

World’s hottest chilli to hit UK shelves

Right in the middle of the warmest spell of weather this year, UK food fans are bracing their tastebuds for a fiery blast.

Offbeat 1
The Queen

Pubs stay open later to celebrate the Queen’s birthday

Monarchy fans and beer fans alike will be able to celebrate a bit longer this weekend as pubs across England and Wales have their opening hours extended to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

News
Two thirds of Brits check in at airport bar

Two thirds of Brits check in at airport bar

Holidaymaking Brits make the bar their first port of call when arriving at the airport departure lounge.

News
Cheetos

Cheetos recall snacks over allergic reaction fears

The manufacturer of Cheetos snacks has extended a recall of its products over fears they could spark allergic reactions.

News
Morrisons

Allergy scare forces Morrisons to recall barbecue skewers

Supermarket chain Morrisons has recalled packs of salmon skewers as a labelling error means they pose a potential allergy risk.

News
Time to get grilling folks, the sun's out!

Facts to help you ‘chill n’grill’ this National BBQ Week

Summer’s arrived here in the North West so it’s time to dust off the barbecue and get grilling!

News
Would you serve guests a ready meal?

Ready meal dinner parties ‘no longer shameful’

Serving up a ready meal at a dinner party is no longer considered a social faux-pas, suggests new research.

News
Load more