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Newcastle Restaurant Week – Caffe Vivo

Caffe Vivo is somewhere I’ve visited on numerous occasions, but have not featured on the Canny Food blog. I perused their special menu for NE1’s Newcastle Restaurant Week which, if you don’t already know about, is an bi-annual event in where…
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Creams Newcastle – New Dessert Parlour Opens

After the success of Kaspa’s it wasn’t long before another parlour franchise decided to open its doors in the Toon. Creams Cafe opened last week, and naturally Jnr was keen to give it a try. On the corner of the Bigg…
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Longsands Fish Kitchen, Tynemouth

Is someone who claimed not to like fish allowed to review a Fish & Chip restaurant? I took along my trusty companions who do eat fish to blog about Colman’s as they were certainly better placed to comment on the grub, while I…
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The Wandering Fork, Gateshead

I’m always in the look-out for new dining experiences. I’ve never been one for dinner parties, mainly because of the pressure I’d be under to cook something perfectly, which I definitely couldn’t do. My culinary expertise is for the Canny…
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River Cafe on the Tyne, North Shields

One of the things I missed while we were in Brazil was a good old Sunday lunch. No-one does a dinner quite like the English, and I was really wanting a decent Yorkie pud. Following on from the disappointing experience…
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Iglouu, Jesmond

While on our jaunt to Brazil, Mr. Canny introduced me to the dining wonder that is ‘weigh and pay’. There are many establishments over there that have a Pick ‘N’ Mix approach to how you pay for the food you…
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Les Petits Choux, Newcastle

I pride myself on knowing about new places in Newcastle, but even I failed to notice new cafe Les Petits Choux opening a few weeks ago in the Toon. It was only when they started to follow me on Twitter…
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The Engine Room, Gateshead

Me and Mr. Canny have recently taken to volunteering at the local animal shelter, which means long walks with doggies on Sundays and kitten cuddling. While out on one such walk we discovered a pub not far from where we…
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Robin Hood’s Bay Camping

After our experience of hiring Olive, the VW campervan we visited the Yorkshire Dales in, we bought a tent for spur of the moment family trips away. After all, it doesn’t require too much in the way of planning to…
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