Monthly Archive: December 2016

Karma Kitchen Vegan Christmas Event – Newcastle

It was with some excitement we ordered from Karma Kitchen earlier in the year, Newcastle’s first 100% vegan Indian takeaway. It was great not to have to explain our dietary requirements, especially the importance of nothing including ghee. You can…
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Canny Food’s Christmas Traditions*

I think every family has festive traditions that are carried out from year to year, and some passed from generation to generation. I have ‘inherited’ some from my own family and it doesn’t feel like Christmas if they don’t happen. Next…
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Chaophraya Newcastle – Review*

Occupying a prime spot as part of Intu Eldon Square’s Grey’s Quarter, Chaophraya is arguably the most stylish of the new eateries thus far. As part of the same stable as Intu Metro Centre’s Thaikhun (which is also tabled to…
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Dobson and Parnell, Newcastle Quayside*

I’m a huge fan of Blackfriars, home of the oldest dining room in the UK. We visited back in the summer and we were mighty impressed with the dishes on offer to vegetarians and vegans. You can read about our lovely…
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Airport Food Options – Dismal!

Since Mr. Canny became a vegan we have made two trips through Newcastle Airport to fly to other destinations. On the first occasion it was short haul so snacks were more appropriate, and we duly visited good old Boots in…
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Central Oven & Shaker – Opening Event*

Officially opening this evening (8th December) is Central Oven & Shaker, an eatery and cocktail bar opposite Central Station. We were invited along to check out the food and ambience of the newest addition to the Crafted Project’s portfolio, the leisure division…
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Barrio Comida – Newcastle Quayside

In New York last week I tried out Los Tacos in Chelsea Market after hearing good things about their grub. The queues were huge, which is always a good sign, and we enjoyed the fresh simplicity of the tacos we sampled….
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Dairy-Free Macaroni Cheese – Vegan Recipes

During our visit to New York we made a point of heading to S’Mac, a small restaurant chain in Manhattan specialising in that good old American classic Macaroni Cheese. What I was particularly impressed by was the fact they had a…
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Enchanted Parks 2016 – Photos

There are some traditions that we’ve been doing for years, like visiting Fenwick Newcastle’s Christmas Window display or watching Home Alone, and others that are reasonably new traditions for us. Enchanted Parks started a few years ago as an initiative between…
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Redragon, South Shields

It can be daunting trying out a new restaurant when you have a dietary requirement and I hope this blog goes some way in helping alleviate some of the fears you may have as a vegetarian or vegan dining out…
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