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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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John Whaite

Food and drink: Former Bake-Off winner John Whaite is all about food bringing comfort

John Whaite may have won the third series of the Great British Bake Off while it was still on the BBC, but he really doesn’t go in for impartiality.

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.

This berry and mango smoothie is a good healthy option.

Shaping Up: Six common mistakes with carbs

We all know there are good carbs and bad carbs, but often people get confused and end up eating the wrong type.


See inside new wine bar and delicatessen that’s set to be a foodie hot spot

A flavour of bygone East Boldon has been brought back to life with the opening of a new wine bar and delicatessen.

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Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street

Review: Elizabethan Banquet, Lumley Castle + five quirky places to dine in the North East

If I was to be as blunt as Henry VIII, I’d say the food wasn’t great.

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Tom Reeves is a finalist in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year competition

Award-winning chef from Michelin-starred restaurant heads home for pop up event

A young chef from Hartlepool who’s become a protégé at a renowned Michelin-star restaurant, will bring a taste of his award-winning technique to his home region.

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Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

‘Superfood’ is the latest buzzword in the world of health. You’ve probably seen or heard it a lot recently.

Acai powder.

Recipe of the week: Raspberry acai smoothie bowl

This is my favourite breakfast at the minute.

Jesmond Dene House

Review: Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle

There are few roads in the region more likely to send stress levels soaring than the Central Motorway in Newcastle during rush hour.

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The North East Land, Sea and Air Museum

Top chefs to host Experimental Diner pop-up restaurant at aircraft museum

A new dining concept it set to take off at the aircraft museum in Washington.

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Are you partial to a festive tipple?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.


Victorian tearoom with period photographic twist opens in Sunderland

Fancy taking afternoon tea like a Victorian?

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