Monthly Archive: October 2015

Lunch at The Earl of Pitt Street, Newcastle

We have previously blogged about The Earl of Pitt Street, having visited with a friend for Sunday lunch earlier in the year. We were very impressed, and have returned many times since if we’ve fancied a decent roast while in…
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Canny Launch – The Town Wall, Newcastle

I’ve been following the progress of Canny, a local business which has created a range of ‘clean’ milkshakes, for a while now on Twitter. I started to follow initially because of the shared moniker, but my interest grew after doing…
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Paradiso, Newcastle

Paradiso has been around for donkey’s years. This grainy photo is of my 19th birthday, I believe, which we had in that very restaurant. Forgive the hair, but it was the 90s! Many establishments in the area have come and…
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Toby Carvery, MetrOasis

I can envisage the snide Twitter comments about this post already. There are two things our visit to Toby Carvery at the MetroCentre proves; 1) I love Mr. Canny very much and I want to make sure he’s accommodated when…
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Fenwick Food Hall – Revamp

We’ve been invited along to the relaunch of the Fenwick Food Hall, located within the iconic department store. I was always a big fan of their delicatessen and would pop in for a YoSushi or to stock up on confectionery…
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Rossopomodoro – New Restaurant in the Toon

A couple of months ago we were introduced to newbie Joe and the Juice in Newcastle. This juice bar was set up in John Lewis as part of a UK-wide plan to improve the food offerings within the department store. At…
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The Bake, Byker

I was invited to eat at The Bake, or Al Baik as it was formerly known, a while ago for a friend’s birthday. I looked at their Facebook page and decided I didn’t want to spend my Friday evening eating…
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The Town Wall, Newcastle

One of my big fears about Mr. Canny’s veganism was whether I’d still be able to enjoy my favourite meal – a good old Sunday lunch. The Quorn substitutes that pubs and restaurants offer are not always suitable for vegans,…
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The Bohemian – Pink Lane, Newcastle

I was concerned, rather selfishly, how Mr. Canny’s recent conversion to veganism would affect the blog. I remembered how hard it was to be vegetarian over a decade ago in Newcastle, but the recent spate of openings ( see our…
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