Monthly Archive: November 2015

The Vintage Cafe, Birtley (Now Closed)

I became aware of The Vintage Cafe through Instagram, which is my new ‘stalking ground’ for finding new places to eat in and around Newcastle. I had bemoaned the fact Gateshead was lacking on the vegan/veggie front and it was becoming tedious we…
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Fat Hippo Underground Thanksgiving Special

I’m not American, so celebrating Thanksgiving seems like a weird thing to do. I would, however, trumpet the return for one night only of my favourite Fat Hippo burger. When I first visited FH I chose something called the Candy…
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True Coffeehouse, Heaton

We found out more about True Coffeehouse on our visit to the North East Vegan Festival a couple of weekends ago. They aren’t just specifically vegan, but it was good to know that they would have a few options he could…
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Living with a Vegan

I’ve felt outrage this week. Since Mr. Canny’s bold decision to become vegan I have felt frustrated at the attitude of establishments towards catering for those who have made a specific lifestyle choices in relation to the food on their…
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The Broad Chare, Newcastle Quayside

Having Brazilian guests a few weeks ago meant we had to think of the best places in the North East we could take them. They arrived at Newcastle Airport on a thankfully sunny Sunday, and we took them for an…
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Foodie Round Up

Quayside Market I have previously blogged about my love of Newcastle’s Quayside Market, which has been going for many years. Held every Sunday, it is attended by the great and good of the Toon’s ‘pop-up’ cuisine brigade. If you’re feeling…
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Newcastle’s Christmas Continental Market

I have many Christmas traditions, and one of them is a visit to Fenwick’s window followed by an amble round the Christmas Continental Market. This annual event, located round the base of Grey’s Monument, is the perfect opportunity to pick…
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Wensleydale Heifer – Review

 On our visit to Yorkshire we had a lovely chat with a guy in the Green Dragon Inn, the place we parked up Olive during our VW adventure. He recommended we tried The Wensleydale Heifer if we were partial to…
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North East Vegan Festival, Stadium of Light

Mr. Canny was interested in attending NEVFEST this weekend, a celebration of all things vegan held at the Stadium of Light and organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We were looking forward to being further enlightened on the array of vegan…
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Vegan Breakfast at Sky Apple Cafe, Heaton

Jnr had something school related to participate in this weekend, which meant an early start for the whole family to get him over to Jesmond. I decided to soften the blow of the 8am weekend wake-up call for Mr. Canny with…
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