The Northern Quarter BBQ Joint have a new menu and it looks amazing!
With Thomas Street being closed off to pedestrians for the foreseeable future, the bars and restaurants on that stretch of the Northern Quarter have become the new go-to spots for people hoping to get back to normal after 3 months on lockdown.
Cane & Grain have secured themselves a rather large terrace outside, and to celebrate their opening they’ve launched a brand-new menu – one which offers to go “back to basics” and do what they’ve become known for – but really, really well.
So they’ve stripped it all back and it’s now all about their ribs, burgers and sides – giving them more time to concentrate on making them the best in the city – and after a visit this afternoon – they’ve completed it for sure.
Now split into 3 distinct sections, the menu features ‘MEAT‘, ‘BURGERS‘ and ‘BITES and SIDES‘. Looking at the MEAT section and you’ll be treated to their Classic St. Louis trimmed Belly Ribs (Small – £9, Large – £16) and their HUGE Short Ribs (1 bone – £11, 3 bone – £30), both smoked for 12 hours so they literally melt off the bone.
They’re also offering up Jumbo Chicken Wings (3 for £4, 6 for £7) that have been smoked for 3 hours.
BURGER fans will be pleased to know that they’re still offering their excellent Bacon Cheese Burger (£11), Chicken Burger (£10) and their excellent vegan offerings (Beyond Burger and Not Chicken Burger – both £10)
Finally – BITES and SIDES includes their classic Mac & Cheese (£5), Corn on the Cob (£3.50), Padron Peppers (£5) and their Truffle Poutine (£4) which is quite honestly – outstanding.
So they’ve made it much simpler – so they can ensure that the food is always of the highest quality – and tastes the best that it can. I must attest that after a visit today to get these images you see before you – they’ve certainly upped their game considerably during lockdown. Get yourself down for officially the Best Ribs in the City ASAP.
Cane & Grain, 49, 51 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA