FIRST LOOK: Beer Shacks, Gin Tents And Kick-Ass Tunes Shook Up Manchester Last Night!

Manchester Food and Drink Festival '16 launched in Albert Square last night

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Lovin rocked up to see what all the fuss was about and we have to say, it was beery good.

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The gig kicked off at Manchester Spinningfields' Iberica

On the menu was the classic Tortilla Espanola, skewered squid with a dash of alioli, posh chorizo balls, a selection of delectable creamy cheeses, garlic asparagus on sourdough and enough fizz to drown a Spanish King.

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It didn't take long for the place to fill out

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...Or us to fill up

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Before the taps ran dry we were moved to Manchester's iconic Albert Square

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To enjoy street food from some of Manchester's best-loved vendors

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Which was danced off to some happenin' beats

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The official launch was photographed by the wonderful Jacob King.

Read about the agenda and what's not to be missed at this year's Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2016 here.

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