Monthly Archive: October 2017

Vegan Ready Meals – Our Recommendations

It would be great if we had lots of time to spend in the kitchen but with work and other commitments it doesn’t always work out that way. It can also be a problem if you work somewhere that has…
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Collage – Radisson Blu, Durham*

As someone not particularly familiar with the area, it can be difficult offering up recommendations to people visiting Durham. It doesn’t have the selection of restaurants that Newcastle is blessed with, although there is extensive redevelopment work happening in the…
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The Ship Inn, Ouseburn- Review

It has been a while since I’ve properly featured The Ship Inn, a pub with a wholly vegan menu in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle. That’s not been because we’ve not been visiting. Au contraire! We have been dropping by…
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Côte Brasserie, Newcastle

Another restaurant has opened its doors in the Toon. Côte Brasserie is part of an upmarket chain which originally launched in the capital and has become ubiquitous in most cities over the last few years. It has taken over the…
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Kafeneon – Review

We’ll not bore you with the tale of how we ended up in Kafeneon on a sunny Sunday afternoon (saving that for a corker of a post) but we were relieved to see a sticker on the window stating that…
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Violife Chicken Slices – Review

Violife, the non-dairy cheese producer from Greece, have branched out into mock meats! That’s right, Tofurky have a challenger on the vegan sandwich filling front. Having already made a name for themselves producing a wide variety of vegan cheeses, Violife…
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Bill Quay Farm Cafe – Urban Bakery

There will be some of my vegetarian and vegan readers who may not like the idea of visiting Bill Quay Farm on account of the fact it is a working farm. According to the website, the purpose is for the…
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Asda Jam Doughnuts – Accidentally Vegan?

Yes, I’ve been on the hunt for more SFV doughtnuts. It’s little wonder that my jeans are more snug than they used to be! I was passing a small Asda when I remembered we needed kitty litter. Such a glamorous…
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Newcastle Tap – Review

When it’s pouring down with rain, you haven’t done the ‘big shop’, and you need a change of scene, sometimes only a trip to the pub will do! Yup, even the woman who has yet to acquire an appreciation for…
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Nando’s New Vegan Options

Another week, another chain announcing more vegetarian and vegan dishes. Great news for the community, bad news for my purse and waistline! Many within the vegan community were bitterly disappointed at the fact these new additions to the Nando’s menu…
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