• Green scene

    Latest, News

    Green scene

    City Tavern in Newcastle is that rare thing – a proper pub with proper beer ...
  • Pint-sized

    Latest, News

    Pint-sized

    Ouseburn Leisure Group, which recently opened The Waiting Room micropub in the Grade II-listed former ...
  • MPW pops up

    Latest, News

    MPW pops up

    Craggy-faced one-time culinary enfant terrible Marco Pierre White popped up in Durham city recently to ...
  • On top of the world

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    On top of the world

    Great work on the part of Newcastle Bottle shop and deli mmm… glug… and pubs ...
  • Top team

    Latest, News

    Top team

    We bring news of fresh young faces at the excellent Harissa Mediterranean Kitchen in Newcastle, ...

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Green scene

Green scene

City Tavern in Newcastle is that rare thing – a proper pub with proper beer and proper food for foodies of all colours – omnivorous, veggie, vegan and all. We like the vegan gyoza – steamed Asian parcels filled with ...

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Pint-sized

Pint-sized

Ouseburn Leisure Group, which recently opened The Waiting Room micropub in the Grade II-listed former ladies’ first-class waiting room on Durham Railway Station, is looking to grow more real ale venues. Owner Graeme Robinson tells us: “I’ve always had a ...

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MPW pops up

MPW pops up

Craggy-faced one-time culinary enfant terrible Marco Pierre White popped up in Durham city recently to officially open the latest Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill in the city’s redeveloped Old Shire Hall, home to Hotel Indigo. The menu includes ...

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On top of the world

On top of the world

Great work on the part of Newcastle Bottle shop and deli mmm… glug… and pubs The Bacchus and The Bridge Tavern, all of whom have won prizes in the RateBeer.com Awards – a worldwide poll of ale drinkers. mmm… glug… was ...

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Top team

Top team

We bring news of fresh young faces at the excellent Harissa Mediterranean Kitchen in Newcastle, where Richard Brimacombe has been appointed executive head chef and Nick Smith is now general manager. The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean-inspired destination is branching out ...

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Go west

Go west

Venturing out in the coming weeks? Try 13th Century Askham Hall in Cumbria, which has relaunched its restaurant with a focus on local produce and the best of its gardens. Allium at Askham Hall is led by head chef Richard ...

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Quick… it’s NU!

Quick… it’s NU!

We love little more than a roast butternut squash salad and a grilled chicken burger here at appetite, so we offer up a big welcome to healthy fast food café and takeaway NU TO GO, in Gateshead. Serving up affordable ...

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On the move

On the move

Jon Chadwick and his team at the excellent Durham Distillery are set to move into the city’s Riverwalk complex following an investment of more than £500,000. The 4,000sqft space on the city’s historic riverside will be the site of the North ...

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Mine’s a pint

Mine’s a pint

A pint or three invariably helps to oil the wheels when the appetite team is out on its fleet of tandems of a weekend, so we were pleased to see Black Sheep Brewery named as the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire ...

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The pies have it…

The pies have it…

Could the humble pie be the key to helping men live happier, healthier, longer lives? Newcastle-based social enterprise Food Nation believes so and it’s secured nearly £100,000 from the Movember Foundation to launch a Men’s Pie Club to prove it. ...

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