Peace and loaf: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

Peace and Loaf makes eating out an adventure. But that doesn’t mean it is not serious about serving good food

217 Jesmond Road, Newcastle (01912 815 222). Meal for two, including drinks and service, £110

Let’s start at the very end, with a petit four of bubblegum-flavoured marshmallow dyed the shade of blue that meat inspectors use to mark carcasses as unfit for human consumption. There are reasons why there are very few genuinely blue foods. It’s the colour of decay. More to the point it’s the colour of mould. But it’s also the colour of bubblegum, a marker that it’s a food for kids, because adults would run away.

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