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Eating Out

Sunderland’s new Chop House restaurant aims to raise the ‘steaks’

Sunderland’s newest restaurant is aiming to raise the “steaks” with its beefed-up menu.

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Tosca, Derwent Street

REVIEW: Is Tosca in Sunderland worth singing about?

Italian restaurants are two a penny in Sunderland, but are they worth your pennies?

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John Williams

How a South Shields chef went from peeling spuds to winning a Michelin star at The Ritz

This year The Ritz in London will appear in the Michelin Guide for the first time - and it’s all thanks to a South Shields-born chef and his team. Katy Wheeler speaks to executive chef John Williams.

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Tom Daley.

Interview: Tom’s Daley bread

When you picture Tom Daley, he’s probably in pair of Speedos or a Team GB tracksuit – not an apron. But the Olympic diver is showing off his culinary skills in a new healthy eating cookbook, Tom’s Daily Plan.

Man claims Cadbury stole his idea for Oreo creme egg

Man claims Cadbury stole his idea for Oreo creme egg

Sweet-toothed Nick Allam is claiming to have invented the Oreo Creme Egg - TWO YEARS before Cadbury put their latest creation on the shelves.

Will you be trying out turmeric this year?

17 super foods for 2017

If you can't stomach discarded bits of meat or even an insect sandwich then you might want to avoid these latest foodie trends.
Ian Wong from Asiana (left), Cindy Godoy from The Elephant Tea Rooms and Kam Chera from the Funky Indian Picture: DAVID WOOD

Dates announced for second Sunderland Restaurant Week

Get your waistbands at the ready - Sunderland’s Restaurant Week is back.

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Barrio Comida, by night, down on Newcastle's Quayside.

Review: Barrio Comida, Newcastle

Pick a few things and do them well.

Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani - photo by Dave Charnley

Part play, part cookery show promises to spice up Sunderland diners’ lives

Treat your tastebuds to a theatrical feast with a show that’s part play, part cookery demonstration.

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Doritos Lightly Salted crisps could contain wheat/gluten and soya, which could cause problems for people with an intolerance or allergy.

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owner of popular crisp brand Doritos is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

The Broomside Park.

REVIEW: Broomside Park, Belmont, Durham

I have become something of a home bird in recent years.

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The first adverts for Cadburys's Creme Eggs have already been on television.

Forget Christmas - the creme egg countdown is underway!

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Windows on the Tyne

REVIEW: Windows on the Tyne, Gateshead

Views in the Toon don’t come much better than at this oft-forgotten restaurant.

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Would you fancy trying this new beer? Picture: Pixabay.

Alcohol-free beer bids to help drinkers with New Year detox

A brewery has created a new alcohol-free beer to help Britons detox this January.

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If you're struggling today, why not test out these hangover cures.

Six hangover cures to help you during the festive season

We all know the feeling: you had one tipple too many with your friends and family, and now it’s the morning after the night before and you are PAYING FOR IT.
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Fat Buddha, Seaburn

Christmas party review: Fat Buddha, Seaburn, Sunderland

Christmas comes but once a year – and with it the challenge of finding a venue for the orgy of bacchanalian excess that is the Echo newsroom night out (last year we were out til nearly 11!)

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Advice has been issued to help people who suffer with dementia.

Tips on reducing dinner stress for Christmas guests with dementia

People who are hosting somebody with dementia for Christmas dinner are being urged to think about how they set the table to reduce stress levels.

These handy hints will help even the most experienced of Christmas dinner cooks. Picture: Shutterstock.

How to cook the ultimate Christmas dinner – according to professional chefs

Whether it’s your first time hosting the Christmas family feast or you’re an experienced cook, these top tips from professional chefs will help you prepare for the big day.
Nadon Thai Restaurant, Crossgate, Durham CIty.

Review: Nadon Thai Durham turns out to be a good winter warmer

Tucked away from the clubs and pubs off North Road and just a moment from the view of the city’s castle and river over Framwellgate Bridge, Nadon Thai is quite a find.

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Crowds enjoy the Proper Food Festival held at Bents Park, South Shields this summer.

South Shields steps up to the plate again to host food festivals

A double helping will be served up to foodies as festivals make plans to set up their stalls next year.

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