We love La Petite Creperie – a delicious crepes and galettes shop in the Grainger Market run by two handsome french men: Julien and Fred. I went to sample their delicious French galettes one lunch time. As, I was standing in the queue, I heard Julien talk to the girl being served about scobberlotch blog! She […]

It was a cold, wet and windy evening as we drove to Haveli. To make it worse, traffic was terrible. I knew we were going to arrive later than our booked reservation. I gave them a quick call. A friendly voice greeted me on the other end and said “no problem”. When we arrived, the […]

One thing I love about the blogsphere is that if you ask for recommendations, you get a ton! When I asked for suggestions for dining in Tynemouth, two fellow food bloggers Taste of the North and Sugar Rushed recommended the same place – Allard’s Lounge. Well, if both of them recommended it, it must be […]

I can’t believe that I’ve lived in Newcastle for so long and have never eaten at The Living Room. Needless to say, I loved it. We decided to go with another couple and take advantage of their Newcastle Restaurant Week offer a few weeks ago. It was a sunny Saturday afternoon, not like today with […]

I love Newcastle Restaurant Week. I’ve written a fair few blog posts proclaiming my love for the initiative and think it’s great to get everyone trying somewhere new for a bargain. This week, we decided to pop into The Waterline for dinner one night. We wanted somewhere on the Quayside and their restaurant week menu looked very […]

We were super excited when MrJ got accepted onto his Mandarin programme at Sichuan University and realised we were moving to Chengdu. However, I was also a little apprehensive as Chengdu is pretty-much the spice capital of China. I have such a low tolerance for spice and thought this was going to be really difficult […]

Dear Readers, I want to let you guys into a little secret. We haven’t been living in Newcastle recently. In August 2013 we left the North-East to embark on a year abroad in Chengdu, China. Chengdu is located in south-west China and is home to 80% of the world’s pandas! MrJ studied Mandarin at Sichuan University […]


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