With a name that invokes the memory of my favourite part of a pork joint, I felt compelled to eat here. Crackling done right is an experience, an experience far removed from the pork scratchings that occupy good bar space and are left to gather dust. It’s salt, it’s fat, it’s everything bad for you, […]

Happy 2018! For those feeling the pinch this month, but still wanting to enjoy a meal out, albeit it on a budget, then take a look at these deals and save some pennies. **Disclaimer: I haven’t been paid or gifted in anyway to promote these deals. I just love a good bargain. I will update […]

Street food. Live music. Around-the-world gin bar. Craft beers. Espresso martinis. If all this sounds up your street, check out Flavours & Beats – a brand new event hosted by Savour Magazine and Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle (STAN) at Jarrow Hall this weekend (Fri 24th-Sat 25th November). Street food vendors include The Geordie Bangers, PHI Pies, […]

I can’t believe the amount of new restaurants that are popping up all over the city. One that I was looking forward to visiting was Côte Brasserie. Apart from some brief drinks and nibbles at their Covent Garden branch, I had never dined at the restaurant chain before and was curious to see what was on […]

Sound the claxon! We have found a restaurant we have truly fallen in love with. Lost and Found is a 1920s inspired restaurant in Heaton. It’s on the same street as the popular Butterfly Cabinet, and serves a brunch, mains and dessert menu (as well as an extensive cocktails, wine and beer menu). We popped […]

We were invited to review another new restaurant in Grey’s Quarter in Eldon Square. This time it was Tapas Revolution. I took along my trusty foodie friend and we settled down for a night of tapas and chat.  Tapas Revolution is a relatively new ‘chain’ restaurant in the UK with seven restaurants (including the one […]

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 […]