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Dinky Days Out – Exhibition Park Railway

The Canny Teen was obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine as a tot. We made many a trip to the Railway Museum in York and visited various stations around the North East to put a smile on his chubby little…
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Eating anything but beef at Beefeater!

Like Toby Carvery, Beefeater is not the sort of place you’d imagine vegans being keen to dine at. Many people – myself included – have families that don’t share their diets and find themselves having to eat in restaurants where…
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Vegan Pizza in the North East

The last National Pizza Day posed an interesting question for me. I had a plethora of suggestions for our veggie and meat-loving readers, but I wondered where in the area served up a top notch dairy-free cheese option for us…
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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

Travelling as a vegan can be daunting, but I’ve found using the Happy Cow app in a strange country or city really helps take the fuss out of trying to find somewhere to eat. Some places are easier than others,…
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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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