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Fat Hippo burger brand set to open Bonded Warehouse venue in Sunderland

A successful North East burger chain have plans to beef up Sunderland’s restaurant scene.

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Ching-He Huang

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

How many of us have lumped for a supermarket stir-fry mix, complete with sickly packet sauce, dumped it all in a wok, burned the bottom, and wished we’d just ordered in chow mein? We’re betting this happens a lot.

Bill's Restaurant, Durham City.

Culinary treat tops off an afternoon trip to historic city

I was walking around Durham City taking in the beautiful history and culture and fancied a bit of a culinary treat.

We need your help to find the best Italian restaurant in Sunderland.

Can you help us to find Sunderland's best Italian restaurant?

Pasta or pizza? Spaghetti or penne? Pepperoni or anchovy? Everyone loves an Italian meal.
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1900s town, Beamish Museum

REVIEW: Edwardian afternoon tea, Beamish, County Durham

Visitors to Beamish have long been able to walk in the footsteps of Edwardians, go to school like an Edwardian and even pretend to have their teeth pulled like one. And now you can take afternoon tea like one of your ancestors too.

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See inside the new bar at Sunderland’s The Fire Station ahead of opening

Sunderland’s newest bar looks smoking hot!

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New delicatessen and wine bar short-listed for award just weeks after opening

A new delicatessen and wine bar, which has breathed new life into a landmark village corner, is in line for a prestigious award.

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The former Thai Manor is set to be transformed.

Empty Thai Manor building to become new restaurant and bar for Sunderland’s Sunniside quarter

A restaurant which has sat empty for three years looks set to be turned into a new eatery, after council bosses gave plans the green light.

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Sue's Cafe in Roker.

Review: A tale of two cafes - Sue’s and The Scullery, Roker, Sunderland

Let me take you back to a time when Sunderland were still in the Premier League and the sun was shining, even if it wasn’t all that warm.

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Review: Grumpy Panda vegan diner, Regent Terrace, Gateshead

Review: Grumpy Panda vegan diner, Regent Terrace, Gateshead

Being vegan often sees you being lumped in with the clean-eating brigade.

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See inside Sunderland city centre's newest coffee shop and bistro

A new business whose name is inspired by Sunderland's shipbuilding heritage has opened in the city centre.
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Kelvin Linstead at City Bistro in Park Lane

Sunderland restaurant hosts offers including Beef and Beer night to mark first birthday

A year since it first opened its doors City Bistro, at Sunderland College’s city centre campus in Park Lane, is establishing itself as a destination on Sunderland’s growing restaurant scene.

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Angelo's are runners up in the English Italian awards .
From left  Nello Russo and Federico Trulli

Sunderland chefs named amongst best in the country for Italian food

A Sunderland business has the recipe for success after being named amongst the best in the country for Italian food.

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How to make the perfect steak with Miller & Carter Sunderland

Around 1,500 steaks a week are being devoured at Miller & Carter Sunderland - and we were given a behind the scenes look at how they're prepared.
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The Court Inn, in Durham City.

Review: Court Inn, Durham City

Crown court. Most jobbing journalists have witnessed the wheels of the British justice system creaking at some point in their careers.

From left: chefs Simon Whitehead, Hugo Embleton-Black, museum secretary Ian McLaren,  The Experimental Diner's Lauren McKirdy, chefs Gareth Clarke and Jack Kirby

Halloween pop-up restaurant to take off at North East attraction

Top chefs are set to earn their wings when they transform a city aircraft hanger into a pop-up restaurant.

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Barnett's Restaurant, Frederick Street, Sunderland.

Sunderland city centre restaurant announces its closure

An independent city centre restaurant has announced it is closing its doors.

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Stadium of Light

Review: Riverview Brasserie, Stadium of Light

Sunday dinners are a rarity for me – mainly because I don’t live with my parents anymore and my cooking skills are very limited.

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Make your own personalised beans

Pick up a personalised tin of beans on North East Heinz tour

A Heinz tour, which will roll into the North East next month, is set to leave shoppers full of beans.

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Review: Jumping Bean Cafe, Neville Street, Durham

Review: Jumping Bean Cafe, Neville Street, Durham

The cobbled streets of Durham are not short on cafes.

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