Popular Finnieston bar Distill to close

Distill Finnieston bar closing Glasgow foodie explorers

Finnieston Bar Distill has announced it will close Distill located on Argyle Street in Finnieston has announced that they will not be refurbishing as previously thought and will now close. The popular bar, previously 54 Below and The Ivy, posted on Facebook their plans. “Alas, dear friends, it’s time to get the hell off this

Halloumi Glasgow new spring menu

Competition – new dishes on Halloumi Spring menu

Curdle up a little closer, lovely mint Halloumi is the bright Greek-Cypriot restaurant on Hope Street, named after the famous cheese from Cyprus which is usually made from a mix of goat and sheep milk. The finished "squeaky" product is typically garnished with mint for flavour and longevity, which is then grilled or fried rather than

It all Started Here Wild gig catering pop up Glasgow porridge Glasgow foodie explorers

Wild Fig pop up at It All Started Here

Looking for a delicious brunch? Head along to Wild Fig Pop-Up As it says up there. Are you looking for a delicious way to start the day? It all stared here coffee house in Shawlands, Glasgow has a pop-up with a difference just now - a selection of porridge! This much neglected winter warmer is

chinese new year

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year It’s the start of the Chinese New Year today (Friday 16th February) and so we end a busy week (Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day) with more fun! Chinese New Year takes place on a different date each year because it is based on the lunar calendar. The date can fall between January 21

Courgette and pea soup Glasgow food blog foodie explorers

Courgette and Pea Soup Recipe

A bright and tasty winter warming soup - Courgette and Pea It might be winter but there’s light at the end of the tunnel.  Bring some brightness into your life with this Courgette and Pea Soup.   Full of gorgeous tastes such as Thyme and Nutmeg plus Courgette and pea. A thick and tasty soup.

Passion fruit cava champagne cocktail

Cocktail Recipe: Passion Fruit Fizz

Put some passion into your drinks We saw this De Kuyper Passion Fruit liqueur whilst out shopping recently so thought it would be ideal for Valentine’s Day and make a bit of a change from the usual Kir Royale cocktail. De Kuyper have blended passion fruit, oranges & grapefruit harmoniously together to create a sweet

Six by Nico Edinburgh new restaurant

News: Six by Nico to open in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Foodies to get their own Six by Nico Six by Nico is opening East this Spring with a restaurant opening n Edinburgh. This April, Six by Nico will open on Hanover Street in the centre of Edinburgh’s food scene. 'Six by Nico' in Edinburgh will be the third addition to his growing restaurant portfolio,

Valentine’s Day gifts

Last minute Valentine’s Day gifts

Don’t panic this Valentine’s Day Have you left it too late? Don’t worry! You can buy these fun and tasty treats for your loved one this Valentine’s Day and not look like you went to the garage as if you had forgotten all about it. The best way to Mr Foodies heart is by a

Valentine’s Day Greggs

Valentine’s Day Greggs Style

Make your sausage roll this Valentine’s Day If you didn’t get a table booked at Greggs for Valentine’s Day fear not!  Be like us and have a Greggs-style Valentine’s Day at home. Romance was in the air in Foodie towers as it is the month of love and Valentine’s Day is soon.  Mr Foodie was

Blue food festival Dasheen Tobago

Event: Find out about the Blue Food Festival in Tobago

It’s all about the dasheen in Tobago Once a year three villages in Tobago join together to celebrate the dasheen plant in a festival called “Blue Food Festival”.  What is dasheen? And What is blue food?  Dasheen is a tuber plant which looks like a sweet potato meets a coconut.  The nickname “blue food” comes