Monthly Archive: July 2015

The Wandering Fork, Gateshead

I’m always in the look-out for new dining experiences. I’ve never been one for dinner parties, mainly because of the pressure I’d be under to cook something perfectly, which I definitely couldn’t do. My culinary expertise is for the Canny…
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River Cafe on the Tyne, North Shields

One of the things I missed while we were in Brazil was a good old Sunday lunch. No-one does a dinner quite like the English, and I was really wanting a decent Yorkie pud. Following on from the disappointing experience…
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Iglouu, Jesmond

While on our jaunt to Brazil, Mr. Canny introduced me to the dining wonder that is ‘weigh and pay’. There are many establishments over there that have a Pick ‘N’ Mix approach to how you pay for the food you…
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Les Petits Choux, Newcastle

I pride myself on knowing about new places in Newcastle, but even I failed to notice new cafe Les Petits Choux opening a few weeks ago in the Toon. It was only when they started to follow me on Twitter…
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The Engine Room, Gateshead

Me and Mr. Canny have recently taken to volunteering at the local animal shelter, which means long walks with doggies on Sundays and kitten cuddling. While out on one such walk we discovered a pub not far from where we…
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Robin Hood’s Bay Camping

After our experience of hiring Olive, the VW campervan we visited the Yorkshire Dales in, we bought a tent for spur of the moment family trips away. After all, it doesn’t require too much in the way of planning to…
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Cellini’s @ Amiro’s, Washington (Now Closed)

Having heard on the grapevine that Cellini’s had acquired another restaurant in Washington we were interested to give it a try. We had visited Cellini’s and were very impressed with the standard of food and service we’d had. Jnr and…
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Afternoon Tea – Broom House Farm

We’re fond of going out on a Sunday afternoon for a drive, especially as it usually involves a stop off for cake. We had been to Broom House Farm, which is located just outside Durham City, a few times for…
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