July 27, 2013

Instant Iced Latte Without Starbucks

  Let me stray from the beauty ramblings for just one day, if it hasn’t already escaped your attention, it’s a humid mess outside. My normal mugs of steaming coffee no longer work. Enter the obvious option, iced. Google seems to think you have the patience to brew regular coffee…

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February 23, 2013

The Fat Hippo Newcastle

      Sunday morning food thoughts almost instantly lead to The Fat Hippo when in Newcastle. The hand cut chips alone are worth tracking it down when in Jesmond. A very chilled out café with a picture perfect selection of lunch options from stacked meaty burgers to mouth watering…

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February 3, 2013

The Biscuit Factory Newcastle

      I’m on a mission to track down all the indie eateries around Newcastle before my third (and final!) year is up. For a friend’s birthday lunch we decided to sample The Biscuit Factory. It’s smushed in the middle of factories and warehouses on the edge of Shieldfield,…

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January 20, 2013

Stateside Diner Newcastle

        Stateside Diner  Pink Lane, Newcastle   The ultimate in comfort food is diner food. Whether you want a can’t-fit-your-mouth-around-it burger or a hot diggity dog with all the extras, you can find it in your nearest American hideout. Stateside Diner is hidden amongst the trendy and vintage…

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