Monthly Archive: May 2016

Karbon Grill, Sunderland

A restaurant overlooking the Stadium of Light is not the usual stomping ground for a couple of Geordies, especially after our team was relegated this week. In fact, I tagged Papa Canny in a photo on Facebook with Dinky at Karbon…
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Homemade Dairy-free Freakshakes

It’s very clear from the number of posts on the Canny Food blog that we’re fans of milkshakes (see our recent post about Saucy Burger’s Freakshakes here). I’ve felt quite guilty that this is something only the Teen and I…
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1901 Caffe Bistro – Jesmond

As new parents, long lie-ins on a weekend are a thing of the past. Instead, as I’m up with the larks, I like to have a nice breakfast with Mr. Canny to compensate. As we were ready early last Sunday…
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Cafe from Crisis, Newcastle – Review

Out wandering with Dinky in the rare sunshine along the Quayside, I was stumped for somewhere new to eat. I then remembered that Crisis had a cafe located not far away on City Road. Skylight Cafe offers a practical training programme…
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Newcastle Vegan Festival – Photo Diary

Last weekend we made a special trip to the Old Assembly Rooms for the annual Newcastle Vegan Festival. I ensured we had empty tummies so we could fully appreciate all the wonderful food stalls in attendance. I heard a few…
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Saucy Burger Sunderland – Review

Folloing a recent trip to the newly opened Saucy Burger we were invited back to give their burgers a try. Having previously visited for their freakshakes, there were a few more of the crazy milkshakes still to try out, so welcomed the opportunity…
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Bank Holiday Food at The Feathers Inn

We have a plethora of gastropubs in the North East, but The Feathers Inn is definitely one of the best. Mr. Canny thinks their Sunday lunch is the best he’s had and I personally admire their commitment to using locally sourced…
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The Wood Oven, Wylam

In this day and age, every restaurant has some sort of online presence. Whether it’s a website, Facebook or Twitter, these methods are employed as a fairly inexpensive way to advertise the business. The Wood Oven in Wylam operates in…
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Cook House, Ouseburn

I’ve resigned myself to the fact it’s impossible to write about food in Newcastle without gaining a few pounds. We are completely spoilt for choice with the number of eateries and, even with my current blogging pace, I’m struggling to keep…
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