When me and The Mother went over to Manchester this weekend, part of the deal was a nice lunch in the Trafford Centre. I’d been trying to sell the Trafford Centre to her for ages but I knew she wasn’t having any of it. I wish I could have taken a photo of her face when she walked in. To be fair the main entrance is pretty impressive and adding on a bonus that I wasn’t going to trail her around a load of clothes shops she was tickled pink.
We settled on a restaurant called Giraffe. We’d not been before and we both wanted to try something new. Relaxed atmosphere. Warm lighting and colour. Booths for Two. Nice.
If I’m completely honest, when I first opened the menus I panicked a little when I didn’t see any of the gool ol’ classics. There was nothing safe. But I took a deep breath and allowed myself to look through the menu with new eyes. When I read about the BBQ Chicken & Smoked Cheddar Quesadilla, I knew I had found my lunch.
toasted flour tortilla filled with shredded BBQ chicken, black bean chilli & oozing melted smoked cheddar, served with chipotle aioli & ranchera salsa dips
Oh my life! It’s culinary genius, so simple yet so perfect. I had high expectations and I have to say that the food delivered. It was amazing. Definitely something I couldn’t not eat again. Sometime soon.
This is definitely a new ‘favourite’ place to eat. Another challenge from Challenge 30 to be checked off.