Monthly Archive: June 2015

The Staiths Cafe, Breakfast Review

One of most viewed blogs was about a visit Jnr and I made to Staiths Cafe in Dunston. We’ve been back for lunches since as we really enjoyed our grub there, but had not sampled their breakfasts. Me & Mr….
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The Funky Duck, Heaton (Now Closed)

Heaton Road is a hive of gastronomical activity with so many cafes dotted along both sides of the street. We have featured Wild Trapeze’s breakfast, and now it is the turn of The Funky Duck to get the Canny Food…
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Joe and the Juice, Newcastle

It doesn’t seem like five minutes since I discovered Joe & the Juice were opening a store in the Toon. There wasn’t a big fanfare or PR launch, just a few tweets to say Wednesday was the big day. We…
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Cafe 8, Gateshead (Now Closed)

I made a vow to start reviewing more eateries in my home town instead of always venturing into the Toon for scran. I felt I may be limiting my options until I heard about a new cafe which opened yesterday,…
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New Longhorns BBQ, Jesmond

With such close proximity to Jnr’s school, we had to visit Longhorns BBQ on the ‘soft launch’ day of their new Jesmond branch. We were fans when we visited the city centre eatery way back in January, and weren’t anticipating any…
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Jesmond Dene House – Lunch Review

My very first review on the blog was Jesmond Dene House, a local 4 star hotel with an impeccable reputation for food. It wasn’t my first visit, but I decided to write about it to dispel the myth that it…
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Weekend in Amsterdam – Part One

Amsterdam is not somewhere I’d considered visiting, on account of its reputation for stags and bongs. Mr.Canny assured me there was more to the city than this, and that it was a veritable cornucopia of fantastic restaurants¬†and interesting places to…
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Re-f-use Pop-Up, Durham

¬†I’ve mentioned a few times that Mr. Canny and myself like to see restaurants using local, seasonal produce. The idea that we are draining the planet of resources certainly isn’t a new one, and we talk a lot about ethics…
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