We all have those days.
The days where we wake up on the wrong side of the bed and think that everything is absolutely shit.
A lot of us will lean towards comfort eating in times like these – and rightly so.
There’s nothing a good comfort meal can’t cure.
Here are our top ten comfort meals in Manchester right now.
1. Toastie – Northern Soul, Church Street
A toastie filled with pulled pork and macaroni cheese can cure any bad day.
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2. Small Fry – Common
Tucked away on Edge Street, you’ll find Manchester’s best feed.
Whether you want a hearty burger or the biggest fry-up of your life – Common has it all.
Go on an empty stomach – trust us.
3. Ramen – Shoryu Ramen, Piccadilly
Slurping up a bowl of ramen when you’re feeling down is the ultimate pick-me-up.
It’s like a hug in a bowl.
This last year addition is sure to brighten up your day.
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How do you like your spicy ramen? With a fiery kimchi broth, prawns, scallops, squid, nitamago egg, kikurage mushrooms, nori seaweed, spring onion, seasoned beansprouts, sesame and fried shallots – the Kimchi Seafood tonkotsu ramen will get your body up and running for the rest of the week #feelitinyourbones
4. Burger – Luck, Lust, Liquor and Burn
If I’m having a bad day, all I want is a big juicy burger. A proper one with great meat and loads of cheese.
There’s something about having that squidgy package of heaven planted down in front of you that just get the endorphins pumping.
5. Fish, chips and mushy peas – The Swan With Two Nicks, Altrincham
A beautiful proper gourmet pub with excellent food and lots of outdoor benches for when it’s sunny.
Their haddock and chips is the ultimate comfort food.
They also have a killer pudding menu for when it’s been a real shitter…
6. Chicken pie, mash and peas – Great North Pie Co – Altrincham Market
Because pie means home.
7. K-Pop Burger – Fusion Lab, Arndale Market
You gotta look after yourself when you’re feeling down – and chicken is a great way of doing just that.
Korean fried and oh so tangy!
8. Burrito – Changos
Sink into the burrito of your dreams and watch all of your worries fade away.
Extra guac, please.
9. Truffle ravioli – Rosso, Spring Gardens
Who says money can’t buy happiness?
The Ravioli al Tartufo filled with ricotta and black truffle in butter and sage sauce changes lives.
10. A massive subway
You’re feeling shite so you deserve to eat whatever the f*ck you want.
Including a footlong Subway filled with everything you could ever want.
Hearty Italian with steak and cheese and extra pickles, please.
Don’t worry, be happy.