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You can win a free curry every week for a whole year

What could be better than that?

Jamie Roberts

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If you love curry then now’s your chance to win a year’s supply of the good stuff.

That’s right, you can bag yourself a free curry every week for a year, courtesy of the good people at Zouk.

If you’ve not been down before, Zouk serve up authentic Indian and Pakistani dishes in their relaxed, modern restaurant – and the curries are spot on.

And that’s not the only prize up for grabs, as you can also get your hands on a year’s supply of Didsbury Gin, as well as a year of free Sunday roasts from The Refuge.

But how, I hear you ask?

Well, to bag these incredible prizes and more, you’ll have to head out and about and find one of many red envelopes, hidden on doors around Manchester city centre with prizes inside.

Manchester’s Finest ran the ’12 Doors of Christmas’ competition last year, and it was so popular it’s back again with loads of great prizes up for grabs.

To see a full list of the prizes on offer, and to sign up and get notified when the first door goes live, head over to the Manchester’s Finest website here.

There’s also more details on what else you’ll need to do to get notified when the other doors are revealed.

PARKLIFE, NOEL GALLAGHER AND COURTEENERS TICKETS inside Door 8’s red envelope… go, go go!

Posted by Manchester's Finest on Sunday, 16 December 2018

Remember, these are going to be snapped up fast so you best make sure you’re ahead of the pack.

Good luck, and enjoy those curries…

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Manchester’s newest outdoor food market is now doing brunch and it looks next level

That’s my weekend plans sorted…

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Escape To Freight Island

If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a brunch with a difference this weekend, then we’ve got just the place for you.

Head down to Escape To Freight Island, as it just got a whole lot better with the launch of its brand spanking new weekend brunch menu.

It’s available every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 12pm, and it looks like some absolutely next level scran.

Escape To Freight Island

You can expect a seriously good selection of delicious brunch dishes and plenty of cocktails (not just prosecco!). There’s loads on the menu, with the platform offering up plenty of veggie and vegan options too.

Grab yourself some delicious things like the Patty Queen Breakfast Bun (£6.50), with double sausage patty, free-range egg, proper American cheese, grilled potato, brioche bun, and top and bottom ketchup.

There’s also some great flatbreads on offer, like the Smashed Cannellini & Nduja Pizetta (£8), with Cannellini bean, Nduja, Cumberland sausage, red onion, kale and Fior di Latte cheese.

Escape To Freight Island

There’s also a vegan favourite, Grilled Avo & Halloumi Khubz (£8), with avocado, grilled portobello mushroom, coriander and pickled cucumber.

As for drinks, you can choose from a great selection of beers, soft drinks and cocktails, including Mimosas and Bloody Marys –  a brunch classic.

So what are you waiting for? Get yourself booked in here!

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Manchester’s best tiki bar is back with brand new colourful cocktails AND pizza

If you like Pina Coladas…

Alex Watson

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The city’s best tiki bar is back open with a brand new cocktail menu, new look and even pizza!

If you’re not going on holiday this year, treat yourself to some bright tiki cocktails in the colourful Liars Club. 

The Liars Club reopened on Wednesday September 23rd, with a whole new cocktail menu.

The ‘Liars Original’ menu includes a delicious Liars Club version of the classic Pornstar Martini, filled to the brim with Bacardi Blanca, Passionfruit, vanilla, lime, pineapple and plenty of bubbles.

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There’s also the classic and bright blue Cobalt Bay, a tangy concoction of Mount Gay rum, Cocchi Americano, lemon, guava and grapefruit.

And for those who like Campari drinks, try the Two Birds One Stone, a mix of 5 Golden Rums, Campari, Galliano, pineapple, pandan and lime.

There is, of course, Tiki Classics to really get you in that holiday mood including Liars’ Pina Colada, Mai Tai, Daigquiri and a Zombie that will make you feel as such the next day.

AND what’s more you can even order a pizza from Crazy Pedro’s next door! 

Get involved and find more info here! 

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Aldi’s sell-out Christmas hampers are back and you can order them online this year

These are perfect gifts!

Alex Watson

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Aldi’s Christmas Hampers sell out every year, this year they’re back and you can even bag yourself one in a nice easy online order. 

This year there are seven different themes of Hampers ranging from Fancy Food to the Ultimate Celebration Hamper.

Prices start from just £19.99 and go all the way up to a huge £99 hamper for the ultimate Christmas gift. 

The cheapest of the boxes is the Christmas Favourites, which has a selection of Aldi’s premium ‘Specially Selected’ range products in. 

Aldi UK

There are five goodies in total in this box including a bottle of Argentinian Malbec and strawberry and Champagne chocolates. 

The Ultimate Celebration Hamper, costing just shy of £100, is new this year, but is packed full of 26 items in total.

There’s a range of Specially Selected and normal items including three boozy bottles of Vueve Monsigny Champagne, Argentinian Malbec and A New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc – making sure all taste buds are covered.

There’s also posh chocolates, clotted cream fudge and florentines. Plus a range of cheese and chutney. 

Aldi UK

Another newbie this year is the Chocolate Celebration Hamper, which is perfect for all those chocolate lovers in your life (so everyone). 

It’ll set you back £29.99 and comes with a range of nine different chocolate surprises including Roth pink gin creams and milk chocolate honeycomb.

Some people have pointed out that this one is an incredible dupe for the Fortnum & Mason’s hamper that sets you back £2,500. OUCH. 

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Other hampers include The Luxury Collection Hamper (£59.99), The Christmas Feast Hamper (£79.99), Afternoon Treats Selection Hamper (£39.99) and The Vegan Hamper (£29.99).

The hampers are incredible value for money in comparison to others on the market, including some of the Chocolate Collections from Hotel Chocolat which range from £25 to £100. 

Each hamper is beautifully packaged in a wicker basket but it is possible to buy all the ingredients separately and build your own at home.

You can only order the hampers online this year, and they went live for pre-orders on September 21st so you can bagsy one now (they’ll dispatch on November 11th). 

You’ll also have to fork out an additional £2.95 for delivery this year!

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