Category Food

Flavours & Beats – Food and Drink Festival at Jarrow Hall

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, […]

Côte Brasserie, Newcastle

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 […]

Lost and Found, Heaton

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 […]

Tapas Revolution

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 […]

Smashburger

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 […]

Meet & Treat Café

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 […]

La Yuan

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 […]