Review: Pizza Punks Newcastle 

'Pizza makes me think that anything is possible' - Henry Rollins I've said before and I'll say it again that write a blog has opened a lot of doors for me. One of the great things about it is being able to collobrate with like minded people and peruse my passion for writing. When Aaron … Continue reading Review: Pizza Punks Newcastle 

Holy Crepe! Crepeaffaire is now open in Newcastle!

‘It’s hard to imagine a scenario where someone would say no to pancakes’ – David Levithan I’m sure there are people in the world who’s only experience of the humble pancake is what they have once a year on shrove Tuesday, or possibly those thick American monstrosities you get in hipster diners, however during my … Continue reading Holy Crepe! Crepeaffaire is now open in Newcastle!

Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

'Seafood was always my favorite food. I mean, lobster? Come on!' - Adrian Peterson If being a July birthday has taught me anything (and it hasn’t) it’s that dare to utter the word ‘barbeque’ and it’s guaranteed to rain. I swear every time I try and arrange a birthday cookout we end up popping bubbly … Continue reading Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

The Kingslodge Inn – Durham

'I much prefer very small dinners with close friends' - Tom Ford One look at my Instagram feed and and you'll know how much I love my food. One look at my twitter feed and you'll know how lazy I am. So when It comes to going out for dinner Dave and I inevitably go … Continue reading The Kingslodge Inn – Durham

Review: Fattoush, Newcastle upon Tyne

'Lebanese mezze, Cantonese dim sum and Basque pinchos have all evolved over years and are designed to make sense together' - Yotam Ottolenghi You just need to scan through my Instagram account to know that there's nothing I love more than shoveling food in my gob. We try and go out for dinner together at … Continue reading Review: Fattoush, Newcastle upon Tyne

Why you should take Trip Advisor reviews with a pinch of salt

'Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth' - Marcus Aurelius Years and years ago back in the 80's and 90's, when you wanted to go on holiday the process was this: pootle along to Lunn Poly get a handful.of brochures, try to decipher the … Continue reading Why you should take Trip Advisor reviews with a pinch of salt

Review: Oli & Joes Italian Restaurant, Westerhope

'I love Italian food. I love pasta. A refrigerator full of water and Gatorade? Honey, that's just not gonna happen' - Queen Latifah Where: Oli & Joes 429 Stamfordham Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 5HB Email: enquiries@oli-joes.com Telephone: 0191 214 5111 Parking: Yes It's rare we venture out for dinner on a random Tuesday night but … Continue reading Review: Oli & Joes Italian Restaurant, Westerhope