Monthly Archive: July 2017

Wildflower Vegan Cheeze Subscription Boxes – Review

One of the many reasons people cite for not turning vegan is cheese. I’ll admit it was one of my original stumbling blocks, fearing the dairy free alternatives in the supermarkets that I’d tried historically were the best accessible. Thankfully…
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The Tyne Bar, Newcastle

When people ask about vegan pub grub the default recommendation is The Ship Inn, Newcastle’s first pub with an all-vegan food menu. I was surprised to learn that another watering hole close by was also serving up plentiful plant-based food…
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Roasted Chickpeas – Vegan Snacks

As mentioned a few times on this very blog, chickpeas are a wonder product for vegans. The water they sit in (if buying the tinned variety) can be used to make meringues, the legume itself turns into falafel or vegan…
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VietCafe, Newcastle – Review

Occupying the spot once held by KFC at the top of the infamous Bigg Market in Newcastle is VietCafe, which purports to offer a taste of Vietnam to diners looking for something a bit different to the Greggs and kebab shops…
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Fell’s Kitchen Revisit, Gateshead

News reached us that local restaurant Fell’s Kitchen had changed hands recently. I’d previously taken the Teen for a birthday meal last year and had been impressed by the value for money and friendly staff on our first visit (which…
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Camber Coffee, Newcastle

It is exciting to hear about all of the independents that seem to be springing up in Newcastle at the moment. After visiting Sky Apple’s Friday night chippy, Grumpy Panda in Gateshead, and discovering Vegano, it seems like the market…
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Quilliam Bros, Newcastle

There are some places I’ve visited over the years that have not made it to the pages of the blog. It has often been that I’ve simply not had the time to write anything up in a timely fashion, which…
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Watergate Forest Park – Visiting with Dinky

Sometimes you’ll not realise you have a great place to take the kids on your doorstep. That is certainly true when we took Dinky out for a leg stretch to Watergate Forest Park, located not far from Whickham in Gateshead….
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The Gin Society hits Newcastle – August 2017

Gin aficiandos can raise a toast to their favourite tipple when a special festival makes its Toon debut this summer. On Friday 18 and Saturday 19 August The Gin Society will be showcasing some of the world’s finest gins at The…
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Achellos Restaurant – Review

How do you feel about TripAdvisor reviews? I personally don’t check these before booking a restaurant. The Evening Chronicle, a local newspaper, recently published an article highlighting the Top 10 Restaurants in Newcastle featuring TripAdvisor comments and rankings. There’s no mention…
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