Tynemouth, UK: Tynemouth Food Festival – What street food will be on offer

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By Sarah Jeffrey  |  Chronicle Live

The Fat Hippo Burger
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Tynemouth Food Festival will be in full swing this weekend as traders from all over the region sell their goods.

If you’re looking for something special to tantalise your taste buds there are plenty of vendors selling hot food and drink.

Whether you fancy something sweet or savoury, visitors can enjoy everything from burgers to pizzas, to frozen yoghurts to crepes.

Here’s a list of the street food stalls who will be selling their wares between Saturday May 9 and Sunday May 10.

Street Food Stalls

Coffee Supreme – specialises in providing freshly roasted, high quality 100% Arabica Coffee, Ringtons teas and Cadbury’s hot chocolate from their fully equipped mobile coffee van.

Delicious Churros – sells Churros, a type of sweet food, that are crispy on the outside but light and fluffy on the inside. They offer a wide range of combinations and alternative flavours.

Dil and the Bear – is a family run artisan café and patisserie on Tynemouth’s Front Street. But over the weekend they will be serving Cuban street food and a selection of Dil and the Bear cakes.

Dutch Doughnut Company – sells hot fresh doughnuts with 4 flavours including: Maple syrup, strawberry, cinnamon and hot chocolate sauce.

Fat Hippo Burger Bar – offers acclaimed gourmet burgers to the great outdoors. 100% Northumbrian beef burgers served pink and juicy straight off the grill.

Memories of the Blackforest – is the only authentic bratwurst stall in the North East of England. It sells authentic German bratwurst imported from Thüringen, Germany, which are gluten free, as well as Schwabian noodles (spatzle) which are unique.

Monsieur Crepe – makes sweet crepes and savoury galettes filled with mouth-watering gorgeousness using a traditional recipe from the Breton region of France.

North East Chipstix – sells a Chipstix Potato snack with a twist. It is served on a bamboo skewer with a selection of 8 different flavours from Piri-Piri, Mexican Chilli to Salt and Vinegar.

North Street Feast – offers gourmet street food from flavours around the world to the North East, including their stacked brioche burger and wrap range.

Northumbrian Farmhouse Events – have a fierce commitment to the very best local meats, and an unyielding commitment to flavour, so they are more than just a burger van.

Ostrich Direct Catering – sells speciality burgers, all served on a bed of salad with cheese, onions and relish of your choice included. They have a selection of 11 different meats to choose from including kangaroo, Camel and Wildebeest.

Papa Ganoush – creates nutritious and innovative Middle Eastern street food.

Pizzette – is a Citroen HY van from 1975 converted with a wood fired pizza oven in the back. Customers can watch their 9 inch pizzas be hand stretched in front of them, topped then thrown in the oven, and delivered in under 2 minutes.

Safari Catering – serves up an exotic African eating experience, including: Crocodile wraps, Boerewors, Chakalaka chicken and exotic game burgers.

Smokin Barbecue Co – offers a delicious taste experience with their meat which is coated in their special dry rub, then slow smoked over hickory wood for 16 hours. The tender meat is then pulled apart and served with their homemade coleslaw and homemade BBQ sauce.

Tokyo Kitchen – makes authentic Japanese food freshly cooked at the stall. Popular dishes include crispy chicken katsu with sticky rice and Japanese curry sauce, and Yakisoba noodles.

Tynemouth Coffee – sells artisan hand roasted coffee available by the bag or the cup.

Yoghurt Delights – provides delicious 97% fat free frozen yoghurt dessert made using a choice of fruits. Each individually made – low in calories and very refreshing.

Zapatista Burrito Bar – makes mighty burritos and tacos loaded with tasty fillings such as slow cooked spicy shredded beef, succulent char grilled chicken breast, melt in the mouth sweet shredded pork and scrumptious sweet potato chilli.