Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:06

Kerrianne Covell, Mink (Middlesbrough Live)

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Kerriane Covell

Will she? Won't she?. Boro's own diva-in-the-making left fans on tenterhooks right until the last minute whether she would make what turned out to be a huge coup for Mink.

Now call me an old cynic but I think X Factor from judges houses onwards is somewhat scripted.

Like WWF but for all the family so it remains to be seen whether we'll ever get to see Kerrianne again in such intimate surroundings as Mr Cowell hasn't been returning my calls.

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Summer is over and September is here! These are the six finalists for September's competition, with this months theme being 'Roads & Streets'. We got a great response again and the standard of entries once again excellent!

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Monday, 01 September 2014 18:59

Al Forno's, Middlesbrough

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Al Forno, Middlesbrough

I wasn't sure whether I could be bothered to write another Italian restaurant review but Al Forno is worth a mention particularly as it has recently opened the new Bar Al Forno in Darlington and they do make a formidable bolognese but more of that later.

The Middlesbrough site is ideally situated near the corner of Southfield and Linthorpe Roads and it's a big, friendly, spacious place where so many Italians are cramped and intense.

Arriving at 6pm we have the run of the happy hour and the full menu so are spoilt for choice.

Al Forno offers a mix of restaurant staples alongside a selection of their own signature dishes.

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