Monthly Archive: June 2016

Summer Food Markets

We have some great events to look forward to over the summer months in the North East, if you like food like we do! Here is a round up of some we’d recommend you visit. With a host of local…
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Top 10 Newcastle Lunches Under £5

You read the title right; all this delicious grub for a fiver! Some are even cheaper. We’re quite fortunate in Newcastle to have an array of budget places to pick up a freshly prepared sarnie or hot meal without resorting…
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House of Tides, Newcastle Quayside

*Please note: House of Tides have stated they are no longer accommodating vegans for their Taster Menus. Other dietary requirements will be cater for, however. I don’t necessarily subscribe to the notion you get what you pay for. We’ve relished…
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Sunday Lunch at Cosy Dove

I usually don’t worry too much about Google Analytics and the like as a ‘hobby blogger’ but, after a conversation with a friend, I decided to see what the Most Searched For terms were on the Canny Food blog. My reviews…
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Lunch at South Causey Inn, County Durham

Visiting a pub on a weekend and struggling to book a table to dine is definitely perceived as a good thing these days. With so many choices for eating out, somewhere that is packed week in, week out, must know their shallots when it…
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Canny Food Round Up

I realised this week that we eat out and about nearly as much as at home, and I’m sure its more common than people realise. If you purchase lunch from an on-site cafe while at work each day, for example, you’re probably well…
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Retail Therapy with Canny Food

After writing about the farm shop at Brocksbushes Farm I thought about all the great little stores we have in Newcastle and the surrounding areas that I’ve enjoyed visiting recently. I decided to do a round up post of some…
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Brocksbushes Farm

Now that summer is officially here (I think!), I wanted us to try out strawberry picking. It was something I always wanted to do as a child but never did. It is also one of the few foodie activities we…
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The Lambton Worm, Birtley

I was recently invited to review The Lambton Worm – a pub we’d visited in the earlier days of the blog. With a newly installed chef, ‘who has already worked at some of the leading restaurants across the North East and…
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The Green Room Bistro, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough. Home of the Parmo and not much else in a culinary sense. It is also not somewhere I’d usually consider travelling to, until I heard about The Green Room, that is. Having pretty much exhausted the options of Newcastle…
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