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Review: Goa, Seaburn, Sunderland

There’s not much that can warm your cockles more on a sleety Sunday night than a trip to Goa.

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Marcus Wareing

Food and Drink: Masterchef’s judge Marcus Wareing gives some classic recipes a twist

There’s a difference between ‘tampering’ with classic recipes and ‘improving’ them, so says 2-Michelin starred chef, Marcus Wareing.

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Inside The Laundrette

Review: The Laundrette, Westgate Road, Newcastle

Is one of Newcastle’s newest restaurants worth getting in a spin about? I put the menu at The Laundrette through a full cycle to find out.

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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your home - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....
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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....

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We want to find the Italian restaurant of the year.

Help us choose our Italian Restaurant of the Year - here’s the top 10

We’ve got our finalists for the Italian Restaurant of the Year 2017 - and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.

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Ali Hussain, centre, collecting his award in London

Sunderland businessman wins Curry Chef of the Year award

A Sunderland chef has won a prestigious award after turning up the heat with his curry skills.

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Chef Rick Stein.

Food & Drink: Five minutes with... Rick Stein

Rick Stein, the celebrated seafood authority, famous chef and restaurateur extraordinaire – a man who’s travelled the world eating and collecting traditional cooking techniques, magpie-like– claims to be “only a very, very enthusiastic amateur when it comes to Mexican food”.

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Angelo's Ristorante, West Sunniside, Sunderland

REVIEW: Angelo’s Ristorante, West Sunniside, Sunderland

Sounds cheesy, but the mozzarella starter at Angelo’s was one of the best I’ve had in Sunderland. (And I’ve eaten a lot of Sunderland starters.)

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Mantra Thai in Newcastle

Review: Mantra Thai, Forth Banks, Newcastle

For a welcome as warm as Thailand itself, Mantra Thai is always a safe bet.

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Anyone for a tequila? Inside Sunderland’s new Mexican restaurant

A new city centre restaurant has got Mexican food all wrapped up.

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Bonded Warehouse, Fish Quay Sunderland

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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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.

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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!

Pubs and Clubs

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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