Food lovers rejoice, as Sunderland Restaurant Week returns to the city on Saturday 9th September until Sunday 17th September, giving independent cafes and restaurants around the city the opportunity to showcase some unique dishes and tantalising flavours. During this week foodies can indulge on special two and three course menus for £10 or £15, as well as daily £5 deals…

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For me, January is about catching up with friends after the festive season and somehow it always involves food. Since I’m trying to lead a healthier lifestyle, I’m making a more conscious effort to choose lighter options when dining out. Even though I see eating out as a treat (meaning I always go for the naughty option) I’m trying my…

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There’s a reason why food lovers flock to Newcastle Quayside and it’s because the restaurants here offer fabulous cuisine and breathtakingly beautiful views, and The Jolly Fisherman on the Quay is no different. Following a £700,000 investment, the eatery which opened its doors last week, offers high-quality dishes using only the best locally sourced produce topped with stunning views of…

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I love Yo! Sushi, but unfortunately it’s one of those places that isn’t on my doorstep. I mean, there’s Nudo in Sunderland’s city centre, but if you don’t get there before dinner time usually all the good stuff is gone. So, it was a real treat to pop through to Yo Sushi, in Newcastle for a little taste of Tokyo.…

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Dubbed the “Willy Wonkas of burger craft” this famous American burger chain is no novice when it comes to dishing up handcrafted burgers and fries. Five Guys, Metro Centre, Gateshead, may be newly open, but this eatery has a reputation that spans more than 30 years. You don’t need a golden ticket to enter this restaurant, but you do need…

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