Bistro in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Named for owner-chef Nick Grieves' grandmother, the Patricia is perpetually busy; book ahead to feast on dishes like raw Orkney scallops with fermented red pepper, and roast quail with chocolate and fennel prepared in the semi-open kitchen. Excellent vegetarian choices might include roast leeks with aged feta foam. Many of its old- and new-world wines are available by the glass.