Kracklin, Newcastle

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, … Continue reading Kracklin, Newcastle

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Sohe, Jesmond

We were invited to try out Sohe's lunch menu last week. So I took my brother along so we could both escape uni revision for an hour or so. Here's how we got on... J: There’s a lot that can be said for Osborne Road, the Jesmond street popular with just about anyone who enjoys a … Continue reading Sohe, Jesmond

Zapatista

Walking up Northumberland Street, it’s easy to spot many a bored looking student holding a sign for a business or restaurant that is “just round the corner”, “5 minutes walk” or “right down this ally way”. There’s so many, they’re far too easy to ignore as you dodge the endless stream of charity workers, political … Continue reading Zapatista