Monthly Archive: September 2016

Karma Kitchen – A New Takeaway Experience

Takeaways as a vegan are a risky affair. Many a time we’ve arranged food to find something has been erroneously included, even though we’ve mentioned Mr. Canny’s plant-based diet. I’m sure other people have tales that match being served up egg noodles…
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Brunch and Lunch – Some Canny Places to Try

I noticed we didn’t have many breakfast and brunch reviews on the blog, so of course immediately tried to rectify this! Here’s a few we’ve tried out in the last week. We’ve obviously focused on the vegetarian and vegan options, but…
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Creme de la Creme, South Shields

I recently joined a local foodie wall on Facebook as a way of discovering smaller concerns in the area with good reputations to visit. I’ve been a bit lax in terms of dealing with the South Shields area, which is where…
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A Tale of Two Birthday Afternoon Teas

It’s quite obvious from the sheer volume of afternoon tea reviews I’ve done I enjoy my cake. When it came to organising something for a recent birthday, my friends didn’t have to think too hard about what I might like to…
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Ury, Newcastle Quayside

Having frequented Ury in its former guise of Rasa, I was hoping the change in moniker hadn’t meant a drop in the high standards in food and service I’d previously experienced. A big fan of their Keralan cuisine, I’d heard on…
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Temperance Coffee House, Gateshead (Now Closed)

I’d complained a little bit (shocking right?!) about the lack of small independent cafes and restaurants in Gateshead recently. I find it crazy that there are two thriving Subway franchises in the town centre when a family-run Italian restaurant that…
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Eating as a Vegetarian & Vegan in Nando’s

Dining out in chains has been a revelation for us since becoming vegetarian and vegan. We’d obviously prefer to support local restaurants and cafes, but that isn’t always possible. We also eat out with our meat-eating friends from time to…
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Auckland Castle Afternoon Tea

Having been asked a few times where to find a children’s afternoon tea, it seemed quite fortuitous I heard about Auckland Castle’s offering specifically aimed at the little darlings. I decided to take my niece along to try it out,…
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