If anyone knows me, they know the way to my heart is through food. So, here are 7 Local Foodie Gifts I would be more than happy to receive this Christmas!
Here are some places in the North East that are offering a thoroughly festive afternoon tea from sweet mince pices and stollen to pigs in blankets and turkey stuffing sandwiches!
This has been a labour of love (and still is a work in progress), but on the blog is now an up-to-date gluten free guide for dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham areas for 2019! This is one of the most popular pages on my blog, and it was woefully out of date (I apologise!). So, I've went … Continue reading Gluten Free Dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham
***Looking for 2020 January Food Deals? Click here.*** Happy 2019! Feeling the pinch this month, but still wanting to enjoy a meal out (albeit it on a budget)? I hear you! Here's a list (in progress) of some of the best restaurant deals in Newcastle and beyond this month. Get booked in and save some … Continue reading The Best 2019 January Food Deals
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
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 … Continue reading Côte Brasserie, Newcastle
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 … Continue reading Tapas Revolution
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 … Continue reading Smashburger
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 … Continue reading Meet & Treat Café
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 … Continue reading La Yuan