Restaurants — all blog posts

  • Cathedrals & Cola: Coca-Cola vs Pepsi

    What else is an idle mind to do, except create a list of cathedrals I’ve visited around the UK, and whether they serve Coca-Cola or Pepsi?

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  • Gourmet 2 Go, Newcastle takeaway

    Living in a fairly student-y area of Newcastle, we get a lot of takeaway leaflets through the door. Largely, these are a fairly predictable split between pizzas, curry and Chinese, so when I saw the menu for Gourmet 2 Go come through the door, I was impressed. Well, impressed by the menu, not impressed by… Read more »

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  • Notes from my talk at Front Row Conference 2011

    The notes from my talk ‘CMS/design’ integration at this year’s Front Row Conference are online. URL for sharing is http:///bit.ly/frontrowtalk.

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  • The Living Room, Newcastle: appalling service and food to match

    I recently went to The Living Room in Newcastle to celebrate a birthday. If you don’t have the time and patience to read through the remainder of this post, here’s the gist of my thoughts: I would never go back again.

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  • Caffe Z, Newcastle

    Following on from my long-overdue review of Madrasi in Newcastle, here’s a review of Caffe Z in Sandyford, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The service The service was relaxed and friendly: we weren’t hurried to finish our meal, which happens more often than not), and the waiters were able to recommend dishes without hesitating, which is always a bonus!… Read more »

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  • Madrasi Indian restaurant, Sandyford, Newcastle

    A bit late in the coming, but I’ve finally got around to reviewing Madrasi, an Indian restaurant in the Sandyford area of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It’s on the way home for me from Jesmond Metro, so I’m surprised it’s taken so long for me to sample it (see also: Caffe Z)! I ended up getting a takeaway on a… Read more »

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  • Nino’s, The Gate, Newcastle: Review

    A review of Nino’s Italian restaurant in the Gate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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  • Fat Buddha – Durham restaurant review

    As is probably obvious from my recent post on my favourite restaurants in Newcastle, I like eating out – possibly a bit too much – and finally ended up in Fat Buddha, off Claypath in Durham city centre. I’ve been meaning to go to Fat Buddha ever since it opened (in 2006, I think), but… Read more »

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