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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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Coronation Chicken, Vegan Style

After posting a recent recipe for an alternative to Chickpea Tuna using Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Chicken someone suggested this could be also used to make a vegan version of Coronation Chicken. I decided to give it a try and it…
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Vegano’s Debut at Kells Lane Market

The Kells Lane Food Market held its monthly event yesterday (1st July) in Gateshead. I took Dinky along for a wander round the food stalls as I’d heard on the grapevine that a new business was using the market as…
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Little Piece of Sky Chippy, Heaton

Following on from the news Grumpy Panda were set to open imminently in Gateshead I discovered veggie cafe Sky Apple were starting to open their Little Piece of Sky Deli later on a Friday night to serve up dishes usually…
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Grumpy Panda Opens in Gateshead

The wait is over! Since the launch of restaurants like The Temple of Seitan in London I’ve been waiting for an 100% vegan junk food experience to land in the North East. The Bohemian may have the dairy free pizza market…
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Loca Whitley Bay*

I was invited along to have a behind-the-scenes look at new restaurant and cocktail bar Loca, which officially launches tomorrow (29th June) on South Parade in Whitley Bay. As I have previously blogged, it seems this area is undergoing a…
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Zucchini Pasta Bar, Newcastle

Finding somewhere to visit for a speedy and budget friendly lunch in Newcastle isn’t always an easy ask. Unless you’re in the market for a sarnie or salad takeaway food can be limp or cold by the time you return to…
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Lost and Found Newcastle

Lost and Found, a new cocktail bar-slash-eatery on Heaton Road in Newcastle, seems to have been a big hit with the local clientele. Seeing positive reviews on Facebook of their food menu and mention of vegan dishes ensured I was keen to…
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Karma Koffee, Newcastle

It’s great to see another independent cafe open in Newcastle recently. Karma Koffee (not a typo) has taken over the space underneath Elula on Ridley Terrace, once home to Flat Caps Coffee before his move to Carliol Square and a…
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Cauliflower Curry – Simple Vegan Recipes

As chickpeas are my staple store cupboard ingredient I was wondering what other recipes I could concoct using them. I had a head of cauliflower that was languishing and decided to make a curry with them both instead of Cauliflower…
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