Monthly Archive: April 2016

Jumping Bean Cafe, Durham

We recently discovered that Durham has a vegetarian and vegan cafe, tucked away in a side street near one of the Canny Teen’s favourite haunts Dark Matter CafeĀ and hidden gem The Pancake Cafe. Jumping Bean Cafe is located on Neville…
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Sneaky Peek – Cal’s Own, Jesmond

We were invited along to the Launch Party of Cal’s Own in Jesmond. As big fans of the Heaton restaurant we were full of anticipation, but due to Dinky couldn’t go along. Instead Cal and Kerry kindly opened the doors…
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Grainger Market – Foodie Heaven

As a child, nothing would strike terror in my heart more than being dragged to the Grainger Market. The city centre indoor market, which houses over 100 businesses, was not always the foodie haven it has become. Back in the…
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A Visit to Grey’s Monument

I have a few vivid memories of my native Newcastle as a child, most of which focus on food (quelle surprise!). I recall visiting Wimpy on Newgate Street for a friend’s birthday party, I remember being taken to Farnons (now…
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Fell’s Kitchen, Gateshead

Canny Teen recently had a birthday and unfortunately – due to the Dinky Diner’s arrival – it wasn’t given its usual fanfare. His day consisted of school and a dentist appointment, so I tried to make it up to him…
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