Is anyone else losing track of what new restaurants have opened in the Eldon Square or Metrocentre food courts? And with so many to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to decide which one is worth your time. We got invited along to Smashburger to try their burgers and popped in for lunch this […]

A new monthly food market in Low Fell, Gateshead launched today. Being Gateshead locals, we feel like it’s been a long time coming and couldn’t wait to visit.  Organised by the same team behind the Staiths Food Market (which for those wondering, will return next month on the 2nd Saturday of the month), Kells Lane Food Market is a […]

Dear readers, you’ll know by now that our love of Asian food holds no bounds so when Meet & Treat invited us along to give their menu a whirl, we were more than happy to! Read on to see how our evening went… Meet & Treat Café is just on the outskirts of Stowell Street (China […]

I have not been this excited by a new restaurant in a long time. If you’re long-time readers of this blog, you’ll know that we lived in Chengdu, Sichuan in China for a year from 2013-2014, and since coming back to the Toon, we’ve badly missed the food we grew to love there. But then […]

The new food court in Eldon Square has been causing quite a buzz, and it can be hard to choose which new restaurant to dine at. We were excited to be invited to the VIP night for Thai restaurant Chaophraya. One of our favourite cuisines, and with a rooftop terrace to boot, were we in for […]

One of the great things about writing this blog is that I discover local businesses that I might never have known about otherwise, and this one is particularly apt with #Veganuary happening this month. Auntie Mo’s are a Sunderland-based business who produce vegan cookie mixes. Maria (Auntie Mo) started making dairy-free cookies after she found out […]

Remember Battle of the Burger? Well, the 44Events team that brought it together have announced their new street food event and it’s a good’un – Thai Kwondo! On the 3rd/4th February, they are inviting eight vendors to put forward their Thai dish for popular consumption, review and judging at the brilliant venue of Wylam Brewery in Exhibition […]