Tag Archives: fast food


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 […]

Nan Bei (南北)

I love the Grainger Market. If someone asks me where they can get a quick bite for lunch, or where to pick up some groceries in town, or where to find a specialist item I haven’t heard of, my answer is always the same: You should go to the Grainger Market. Luckily for me and the […]

La Petite Creperie

We love La Petite Creperie – a delicious crepes and galettes shop in the Grainger Market run by two handsome french men: Julien and Fred. I went to sample their delicious French galettes one lunch time. As, I was standing in the queue, I heard Julien talk to the girl being served about scobberlotch blog! She […]

Shark Club – Wing Wednesday

Our friend Dan happily wrote about his recent chicken wings experience with MrJ. Enjoy!  I’ll tell you straight off, me and wings had a big fall out several years back when I made the fatal error of trying some cheap microwave chicken wings from Iceland. Why, you ask? All I can say is: student. Broke. […]


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 […]

OK American Diner (A19)

Doesn’t this picture look fab? Doesn’t the OK diner somehow look much more regal in black and white, compared to it’s usual pinkish-red and blue neon flashing signs? This gem of a diner is located on the A19, relatively close to Hartlepool. So yes, it took about 30-40 minutes to drive to from my house, […]