• Lotta bottle

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    Lotta bottle

    Our wanderings along Hadrian’s Wall have brought us up close with this impressive addition at ...
  • Star turn

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    Star turn

    The Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland is making the most of the dark skies in its ...
  • Fab five

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    Fab five

    The popular Naked Deli has expanded into its fifth deli on Grey Street in Newcastle. ...
  • In the mix

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    In the mix

    A new restaurant and cocktail house, The Muddler, has opened its doors on Grey Street, ...
  • Sausages!

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    Sausages!

    It’s all happening in the veggie/vegan world here in the North East, where Quorn has ...

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Lotta bottle

Lotta bottle

Our wanderings along Hadrian’s Wall have brought us up close with this impressive addition at the excellent Twice Brewed Inn, Bardon Mill, near Hexham. The 12ft beer bottle sculpture, complete with Roman centurion photo peep board, is a prime selfie stop-off ...

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Star turn

Star turn

The Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland is making the most of the dark skies in its part of the world with special supper and stargazing nights in February and March. The events will feature a hearty stew supper in The Gatehouse ...

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Fab five

Fab five

The popular Naked Deli has expanded into its fifth deli on Grey Street in Newcastle. The new venture is serving up more of the clean eating favourites to eat in and takeaway which have won Naked Deli fans in Heaton, ...

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In the mix

In the mix

A new restaurant and cocktail house, The Muddler, has opened its doors on Grey Street, Newcastle. Sister venue to STACK, Cluck-Cluck Moo, Yolo Townhouse and Yolo Ponteland, The Muddler’s international menu, created by head chef Pauline Fresnillo, promises pan-Asian food ...

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Sausages!

Sausages!

It’s all happening in the veggie/vegan world here in the North East, where Quorn has opened the world’s biggest meat-alternative production facility and vegan food producer Hooba is crowdfunding an expansion. First to Quorn, whose site in Billingham has been ...

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By the river

By the river

River Bar in Washington has a new look following a £250,000 makeover. The cocktail menu has also been revamped and offers a host of seasonal flavours to complement the South American-inspired food menu. River Bar, Bonemill Lane, Fatfield, Washington, NE38 ...

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Cool operator

Cool operator

The team behind the brilliant Nudo Sushi Box in Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham have opened a new pan-Asian kitchen in Newcastle. Umai Mi serves up pan-Asian food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from dumplings and tempura to sushi, noodles, sizzling ...

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House move

House move

Chef Anna Hedworth, who writes for Appetite and blogs under her penname The Grazer, has moved her Cook House into new larger premises in Ouseburn, Newcastle. Recognised by everyone including The Good Food Guide, Channel 4’s Hidden Restaurants and Radio ...

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The in-crowd

The in-crowd

The Magic Hat Café, Newcastle’s weekly food waste pop-up kitchen and market, has crowdfunded an expansion into permanent premises, raising more than £20,000 in 28 days. The Magic Hat Café and takeaway – which serves homemade food made with surplus ...

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News of the brews

News of the brews

North East brewery S43 has welcomed Texan craft brewer Alex Rattray with a brief to add progressive American-style craft beers to S43’s range of English cask ales. The brewery, formerly called Sonnet 43 Brew House, continues to brew English cask ...

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