Jane Hall

Jane Hall

Jane Hall is a multi-award-winning journalist and the founder of Smart Cookie Media, a communications, marketing and event management firm

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Michelin rated chef James Close

Two North East restaurants among country's best

Newcastle's House of Tides and the Michelin-starred Raby Hunt are on a list of the Top 100 UK restaurants

Ouseburn festival

Food a vital ingredient of Ouseburn Festival

More than 20 food and drink producers will be at Newcastle's Malmo Quay during the weekend Ouseburn Festival

Beer at the Ship Inn, Low Newton

A tour of North East restaurants and cafes which serve up a seaview with their food

Tasty beachside and coastal eateries are on the menu in our guide to places to eat with a view in the North East this summer

Durham Gin Distillery's managing director John Chadwick

Durham Gin to be sold throughout Majestic UK stores as part of a seasonal deal

Durham Distillery, which also produced the triple-distilled Durham Vodka have secured the deal to supply 195 stores in the coming months

Urban Fudge at Distinctly Delicious Darlington

Darlington Festival of Food offers producers the sweet taste of success

Nine food and drink producers from the North East and Yorkshire were voted Festival Favourites during the two-day family event

Father's Day at the Stadium of Light

Father's Day offers the chance to sample some of the North East's top eateries

If you've got a dad who lists 'food' on their favourite things list, there's loads of treats to choose from including lunch at the Stadium of Light

The new Northumberland Seafood Centre at Amble

Something fishy at our Taste of the County marquee at Northumberland County Show

The fruits of the sea as well as the land will feature in the Taste marquee at Northumberland County Show


Asian Fusion restaurant Sohe is celebrating its first birthday in cocktail shaking style

The Jesmond eatery is also launching a new food menu alongside the cocktail concoctions to mark its first year in business

Fabrice Marcotullio of Lewis and Cooper and David Beattie and Tracy Lee of Rounton Coffee

Rounton Coffee signed up to supply award winning delicatessen Lewis & Cooper

The independent roastery has added a new signature Lewis & Cooper variety to their range of ethically sourced blends

Rockliffe Hall Chefs (l-r) Aaron Craig, Richard Allen, Paul OHara

Rockcliffe Hall signs up new team to run its trio of restaurants

Shaun Corrigan joins Richard Allen at The Orangery at the 5* hotel, Aaron Craig is in charge at The Brasserie and Paul O'Hara at The Clubhouse


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