Monthly Archive: September 2017

The Best Veggie Burgers in the North East

Following on from our lacklustre experience at recently opened Burger, I started to contemplate whether a decent meat free burger was easy to find in the area. Many pubs and restaurants will offer this as the standard veggie-vegan offering, not…
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Burger, The Gate

“Do we really need another BBQ/burger/pizza joint (delete as appropriate) in the city centre?” When we heard about Burger opening in The Gate, a reasonably new player in the already saturated burger market, we groaned. The above question is asked…
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A Vegan Guide to Berlin

We have devised a list of all of the places we’ve tried out in Berlin. We may feature a photo diary of the places of interest we visited while there in the near future as it was truly fascinating and…
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Let Them Eat Cake, Heaton

It is great to see independent businesses popping up all over Newcastle, especially when – from an entirely selfish point of view – they offer vegan alternatives. Yesterday (Saturday 24th Sept) a new cake shop opened in Heaton, not far…
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Aurora Kitchen, Newcastle

During a recent conversation with a friend regarding what we are missing in Newcastle food-wise, we both bemoaned the lack of something geared towards healthier choices. While Heaton and Gosforth have a Naked Deli, we struggled to suggest anywhere other…
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Carnaby’s, Northumberland

After a relaxing morning being pampered at Doxford Hall’s Spa I was in need of a healthy but filling lunch. Not being to familiar with this corner of Northumberland and having my dietary requirements meant I was caught on the…
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A Vegan Guide to Dublin

Earlier in the year we had the pleasure of visiting family over in Dublin. Being vegan and travelling somewhere unfamiliar can lead to some apprehension, but thankfully I was able to do some research beforehand to scope out where to…
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Breakfast at The Journey, Newcastle

Earlier in the year I popped into a relatively new cafe in Newcastle to give it a try, just before the start of the first Vegan Restaurant Week. I was impressed by The Journey’s vegan food offering and was happy…
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Vegan Afternoon Tea – The Running Fox, Felton

During a week where I ate 3 afternoon teas I’d hoped the best had been saved for last. The Running Fox, located up the Northumberland Coast, is somewhere I’d raved about in my pre-vegan days. Their pies and cakes were…
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Ben and Jerry’s Dairy Free Hits the UK

Twitter and Facebook is awash at the moment with chatter about Ben & Jerry’s dairy free varieties hitting the shelves of Tesco. Exclusively available at the supermarket chain until Jan 2018, there was a real buzz as people shared places…
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