The Lowry Theatre has certainly made a mark on me since it opened sixteen years ago. I’ve seen everything from community Shakespeare, intimate one man shows, mainstream theatre to gigs.
But aside from a few pre-show drinks, I had never eaten there. We all know that theatre food is tiny pots of ice cream grab bags of sweets right? Wrong, very wrong. As well as being a super contemporary arts centre, it turns out that The Lowry is also home to a kick ass restaurant: Pier Eight.
The Lowry was a beacon of light on the dark, stormy night we visited!
As I stare down the barrel of a second Christmas without any booze, I am looking at how to make the constant round of meals, parties and gatherings a bit more exciting and festive drinks wise– there are only so many glasses of tap water I can handle.
It’s not just me. There are designated drivers galore at Christmas as well as those who have simply chosen not to drink alcohol. So for all those laying off the alcohol during the annual party season, here is my guide to a very merry non alcoholic Christmas! Read More
Kilner is a kitchen institution- they’ve been making their glass jars and storage for 175 years, and are the go to choice for jam makers and preservers.
To get in the Christmas spirit they’ve created a pop up store in Liverpool and it is well worth a visit.
Lets be honest, this is why we all need Kilner jars in our lives – to infuse the booze!
Food experiences come in all shapes and sizes and I’m greedy enough to want to try them all. But I’m never happier then when I can get back to the real nuts and bolts of food and talk to the people who are farming it, growing it or cooking it. So a recent road trip down to River Cottage with some friends was a dream come true.
You couldn’t knock the smile off my face!