Race and Health
Eating in One of Britain's Most Racially Divided Towns
Census data shows that white and Asian residents of Blackburn, Lancashire are increasingly divided. I visited restaurants in the town's “Asian quarter” to find out how a council regeneration scheme is forging links between the communities.
How a Tiny Curry House Became the Post-Club Hangout for Manchester DJs
Al Madina is an unassuming takeaway on Manchester’s Curry Mile but is a favorite of the city’s bass music tastemakers. “If I've been booked to play out, there's about a 90 percent chance I'm in a cab heading there for lamb chops,” says Bandulu Records...
Is Manchester’s Famous 'Curry Mile' Turning into a 'Shisha Cafe Mile'?
The Curry Mile has been Manchester’s South Asian dining destination since the 1960s. Now, more than 30 shisha cafes occupy this stretch of Wilmslow Road, almost outnumbering the curry houses, Indian sweet shops, and restaurants.
Inside the Hotel Restaurant That Could Win Back Manchester’s Michelin Star
London has 80 Michelin-starred restaurants, Birmingham five, but Manchester? Zero. Chef Simon Rogan aims to change all that by winning hotel restaurant The French back the star it was stripped of in 2007 with a new kind of fine dining.
Britain Is Running Out of Indian Chefs
Due to restrictive immigration laws and the retirement of first-generation workers, Britain is facing a South Asian chef shortage that could see a third of its curry houses close.