Sweet-and-Sour Guinea Pig Is a Chinese Peruvian Revelation
You’ve probably heard of nikkei—the fusion that marries Peruvian and Japanese ingredients—but the mash-up of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine results in some even more interesting dishes.
Colombia Is Finally Starting to Drink Its Own Coffee
Colombia produces some of the best coffee in the world but almost all of the good stuff gets exported. Only recently have Columbians had the means to enjoy coffee made with high quality, homegrown beans.
Manchester Is Going Crazy for a Restaurant Named After a Cabbage
Hispi has become the city's most talked about opening. “My old head chef said, ‘Are you seriously going to call your fucking restaurant cabbage?’” says owner Gary Usher, who hopes the name reflects his unfussy approach to food.
These Male Survivors of Sexual Assault Are Helping Other Victims
Daniel Wolstencroft was sexually abused as a child and teen. Now he's set up a project to encourage other men to speak out.
Why This Bakery Is Selling ‘Burnt’ Sourdough
The rye loaves at Manchester’s Pollen Bakery have blackened crusts so dark they look burnt—a baking style common in France but still rare in the UK. “It gives a much nicer texture,” says baker Hannah Calvert. “It’s crunchy and chewy at the same time.”
This App Lets You Eat the Food Restaurants Throw Out at the End of Service
Too Good To Go works like this: choose a restaurant from the app and pay in advance for a portion of food, all priced between £2 and £4. Then head down to the eatery at the end of service to collect your meal.
This Is How You Build a Pub Entirely from Scratch
Four pubs close every day in Britain but in Manchester, people are taking matters into their own hands—literally—and building a boozer from scratch. Everything from the bar tiles to the dart boards is being handmade by volunteers.
We Spoke to the Women Protesting Against the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Film
Stop Porn Culture and 50 Shades Is Abuse are two organisations that believe the film is dangerous in its promotion of violence against women.
This New App Could Help UK Sex Workers Get Revenge On the Pricks Who Abuse Them
"Safety Nets" app allows sex workers to instantly alert each other to suspicious or violent customers.