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Review: Italian Farmhouse, Roker Hotel, Sunderland

It’s easy to forget about the Italian Farmhouse, tucked beneath the Roker Hotel.

Compere Matt Reed

Win bingo, burgers and cocktails for four at Bonded Warehouse

Bingo Revolution is heading to Bonded Warehouse next weekend – and you could be there for free.

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The Food Standards Agency is investigating the reports.

Meat traces 'found in vegan and vegetarian ready meals from Sainsbury's and Tesco'

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said it is investigating allegations that traces of meat were found in vegetarian and vegan ready meals.

Franchisee Jasper Maudsley and some of the staff who took part in the clean-up.

McDonald’s workers join fight to clean up Sunderland park

McDonald’s workers swapped chips for skips as they joined a bid to clean up a Sunderland park.

The Herb Garden in Westgate Road.

Review: The Herb Garden, Newcastle city centre

When I first visited The Herb Garden a number of years ago it was green to Newcastle’s restaurant scene.

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Gins now come in a variety of flavours.

Sunderland BID: How Sunderland is embracing revolution in the gin industry

People of a certain age will remember the time when the only question that you would be asked if you ordered a gin and tonic was how much ice you’d like.


National Fish and Chip Day: Where to get your supper in Sunderland

Today’s the day to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite dishes - and who doesn’t love a fish supper?

The Funky Indian in Borough Road, Sunderland city centre.

Review: The Funky Indian, Borough Road, Sunderland

I have a love / hate relationship with eat all you can menus.

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These are the best places for BBQ food in Leeds

5 of the best places for BBQ food in Sunderland

It's National BBQ Week - so what better reason to check out these tasty restaurants?

The Port of Call, Seaham. Picture by FRANK REID

Review: Port of Call, North Terrace, Seaham

I’ve got a soft spot for Seaham. Time spent working in the Echo’s old district office at the top of Church Street means I got to know the East Durham town well and over the years I’ve seen its independent cafe and bar scene flourish.

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No2 Church Lane in Sunderland

Win a vegan meal for two at Sunderland’s No2 Church Lane

Following on from the success of its first Vegan Day earlier this month, No2 Church Lane is hosting another one this Sunday - and you could be there for free.

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Cake artist rises to challenge to create incr-edible Prince Harry and Meghan

A baker has given the words Royal icing a whole new meaning after making a life-size version of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle out of cake.
The Scullery in Silksworth Lane, Sunderland.

Highly-rated Sunderland restaurant’s licence plans approved - despite concerns over noise

One of Sunderland’s top-rated restaurants has had an application to sell alcohol and play music in a new function room approved.

Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall

Review: Spa day deal and lunch at Seaham Hall’s Serenity Spa

Checking in for a day at Serenity Spa is like checking out from the daily grind.

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The new orangery at Seaton Lane Inn

Review: Seaton Lane Inn, East Durham

It may be a stone’s throw from the bustle of the A19, but a stay at Seaton Lane Inn left us feeling like we’d had a restful break in the countryside.

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Neil Woods will host the first in a series of talks.

Sunderland’s Holmeside Coffee launches series of talks covering everything from drugs to serial killers

A popular independent coffee shop has launched a series of talks at its new Sunderland home.

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Beets 'n' pieces, one of the vegan burger options.

Win a vegan meal for two with drinks at Sunderland’s No2 Church Lane

A city centre burger bar is hosting a special Vegan Day - and you could be there for free.

Inside Mumbai Silk

Review: Mumbai Silk, Douro Terrace, Sunderland

As transformations go, they don’t get much more dramatic than at Sunderland’s newest Indian restaurant.

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Commonwealth Games medallist David Bolt.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: You only get one body – take care of it

Last week’s column about nutrition and food received a really positive response, and I got lots of messages via social media to say that readers were taking my tips and giving them a go.

Bonded Warehouse, Fish Quay Sunderland

Review: The Bonded Warehouse, Fish Quay, Sunderland

What’s the new Bonded Warehouse all about?

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