Electric East Launch Party

  • January 23, 2012

**UPDATE: Electric East is now closed and Mark Lagun is at The Earl of Pitt Street*

Last Wednesday we were lucky enough to be invited along to the launch/re-opening of Electric East, former home of Barn Asia (NE1 4DP). Inside very little has changed, apparently using the same staff, and the interior is very similar (and cool), so hopefully the food still stacks up.

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Barn Asia Rescued!

  • November 25, 2011

Good news this week that Barn Asia - recently closed - has been rescued! The fact that they are keeping the same chefs and staff is always a good sign. Hopefully they can turn it’s fortunes around and we will visit soon again. Here’s the PR: Top Newcastle restaurant is ‘born’ again  A renowned restaurant in Newcastle city centre which fell victim to the recession has been given a new lease of life thanks to a loyal customer. Barn Asia…

Barn Asia Closes it’s Doors

  • October 2, 2011

Sad news that Barn Asia has gone insolvent - didn’t realise last year they were voted one of the top 100 restaurants in the world! We were there during restaurant week and had a really unique meal - word is that potential new owners might carry on where the old team left off, so, best of luck to them! Nothing will ever beat last year’s loss of one of our favourites - Starters & Puds on Shakespeare Street. We hope…