In some sad news this afternoon, classic American dining spot Home Sweet Home is closing its doors at the Great Northern.
After serving the good people of Manchester all their breakfast, dinner and tea needs for the past four years, they’ll be shutting for good at the end of the year.
But in a bittersweet consolation, you’ll be able to get a whopping 50% off food for the rest of the month, so get yourself down there and say goodbye.
It’s shutting down as the Great Northern complex is being redeveloped and the space is needed as an entrance to the warehouse apartments.
But don’t panic, Home Sweet Home NQ will continue doing what it does best, and will remain open for all your pancake and waffle needs.
And as a thank you to their loyal customers, they’ll be doing 50% off all scran from Monday-Thursday in December as a closing down gift – including all of their Christmas specials.
To claim this discount simply quote ‘bye bye Home Sweet’ when booking or at the restaurant – the offer is only valid at the Great Northern branch.
They’re officially closing the doors for good on New Year’s Eve, so head down and say goodbye with one last club Cali burrito, chicken in a basket, pulled pork pile up, out n out burger or five dollar shake (you know you want to).
If you can eat this massive 14 inch burger in 20 minutes you’ll win £1,000
Have you got what it takes?
A Preston takeaway has created a 14 inch burger and have challenging people to eat it within 20 minutes. Reckon you could handle it?
Kebabistan in Preston has challenged anyone to eat the burger in 20 minutes, and if they can they will win a £1,000 food voucher to spend at the New Hall Lane takeaway.
The challenge will take place post lockdown, but Yunus Sevinik, owner of Kebabistan, has said the takeaway has already had three contenders interested in taking part.
The burger is the size of a very large pizza and normally costs £35, and it’s already proving really popular with regular customers.
The takeaway has been open for two years now, making freshly made food with quality ingredients.
The bumper lamb burger contains 2kg of meat, which is topped with cheese, salad, pickled cucumber and tomato, and could feed up to 10 people – it’s only been on the menu for three weeks.
Speaking to the Lancashire Post, Yunus said: “People are ordering it. It’s very popular now. “
The menu includes European style Turkish kebabs cooked on charcoal and has even ‘banned’ chips from the menu. He said: “This is my style. Whenever people ask me why are my prices a bit up I tell them I do home made, I don’t buy cheap products.”
When speaking about the contenders for the challenge, he said “They say they can… I don’t think so!”.
Last year, in a similar style, Yunus created a two metre long wrap which the winner ate in just nine minutes, so maybe he will be handing over that £1,000 voucher pretty soon after all.
Do you think you’ve got what it takes to eat a 14 inch burger? Let us know in the Facebook comments!
Aldi launches giant pigs in blanket kebabs which are perfect for the BBQ
These look so good!
Aldi has launched giant pigs in blankets and sausage whirls, perfect for a BBQ this bank holiday weekend.
If you’re hoping the nice weather this week will mean you can whip the BBQ out, there’s one thing you might wanna add to your shopping list, giant pigs in blankets designed for the barbie.
The pig in blanket kebabs are British pork sausages wrapped in Beechwood smoked cured streaky bacon and will set you back just £1.99 for a pack of four.
The new summer-friendly pigs in blankets each come on their own skewer making it even easier to gobble them down while you enjoy the sunshine, beer in hand.
There are also ‘sausage whirls’, essentially sausages swirled around and pierce through the middle.
The swirls will cost just £1.99 for a pack of six.
Both products are now available at Aldi stores across the UK, meaning you can pick these up ahead of your essentials shop for the perfect weekend in the garden!
How to make a quick and easy strawberry daiquiri at home this bank holiday weekend
Name a more iconic summer drink, I’ll wait…
Strawberry daiquiris are boozy, sugary and all-round delicious crowd-pleasing drinks, so it’s only right you become the master daiquiri maker for the bank holiday weekend!
Despite how delicious they are, they’re also incredibly easy to make. You only need 4 ingredients, a blender and voila!
Be warned, this recipe only calls for 10ml of rum but that’s barely a drizzle so feel free to add more – always drink responsibly though, of course.
- 500g Strawberries
- 100g Ice
- 10ml Rum
- Half a lime Lime
- Blend your strawberries and sieve through the puree.
- Add puree, ice, rum and half a squeeze of lime into a blender.
Add as many amazing garnishes as you like, including fresh strawberries and even a drizzle of rum on the top.
From this recipe, you can pretty much make any other flavour combination of daiquiris you like! Why not make a few different flavours and layer them in a tall glass to create a rainbow daiquiri!?