Recipe: Vegan Sweet Potato & Sweetcorn Chowder

Vegan sweet potato and corn chowder recipe

I absolutely love making soup but was thinking that I've got into the habit of always adding some kind of meat to it for added flavour. There must be more to a soup than a bacon base? (Is there? says Mr Foodie). Not only was I thinking of a more veggie friendly version but also

Macdonald Marine hotel & spa north berwick sunday lunch

Sunday lunch review: Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

Treat yourself to a filling Sunday roast with sea views It was a bright sunny afternoon when we tried out the brand new Sunday lunch concept at the Craigleith Restaurant within the Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick. We settled down at our table overlooking the West Links Golf Course and the Firth

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Event Preview: Martin Wishart at HOME

Chef Martin Wishart creates special menu for HOME and Social Bite Martin Wishart has created a special dinner menu for 'HOME' restaurant in Edinburgh. Martin and the Social Bite team will be preparing a three-course dinner menu priced at £35.00 per person. All of the profits will go to Home and the Social Bite charity,

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Food Review and competition: Afternoon Tea at The Terrace, Hilton Grosvenor

Tea on The Terrace The recently opened 'The Terrace' within The Hilton Grosvenor hotel is the latest spot in Glasgow’s west end to offer afternoon tea. A pianist playing on a grand piano, muted colours and the peaceful elegance of the Grosvenor is perfect for some time out and a chat over sweet and savoury

Dixie Chick Ashton Lane

Dixie Chick opens on Ashton Lane

Chick out the new opening on Ashton Lane The folks behind Vodka Wodka have today opened Dixie Chick on Ashton Lane. Upstairs from the popular cocktail bar, Dixie Chick is heaven for those who love their chicken 🐔.  There's chicken strips, glazed wings and chicken burgers served with loaded fries.  Toppings such as chilli and

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Event Preview: Bucks Bar First Birthday

Buck's 1st Birthday Party It's the first cluckin' birthday of Buck's Bar this September weekend and they are celebrating with lots of fun.  This Bank Holiday Sunday 24th September at Buck's Bar you'll get music, tattoo art, Harley Davidsons and more. Running from 3 pm till late, the party will, of course, feature CHICKEN!  

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Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Edinburgh and Glasgow pre-opening recon! One of the best bits of the blog is getting to visit restaurants as they move into an area. Vapiano are opening up in Edinburgh (Just off St Andrews Sq) and Glasgow (Buchanan Street) later this year so they wanted to introduce us to the Vapiano experience, in advance, by sending

NF&CA 2018 Anniversary Seafish fish and chips

Top UK Fish and Chip Shops Announced

UK’S TOP 10 FISH AND CHIP SHOPS ANNOUNCED The UK’s top 10 fish and chip shops have been revealed as part of the 30th anniversary National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. Following the latest round of judging, 10 businesses have been shortlisted for the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award, one

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Event Preview: Vegfest UK, London 21st and 22nd Oct 2017

Advance tickets now on sale for one of UK's biggest vegan consumer shows VegfestUK A grand total of around 13,500 visitors came to last year's  VegfestUK London, and with the growth of the vegan market right now, even more visitors are expected at this year's annual vegan blockbuster event. Around 250 stalls, 23 globally inspired

Scottish Gin Awards

Scottish Gin Awards – Preview for tonight

First Scottish Gin Awards Finalists The first annual Scottish Gin Awards takes place tonight with 28 producers and 56 gins progressing to finalist stage in the new national competition. The awards, sponsored by The Scottish Gin Society, cover both taste and business performance and were judged earlier this year by an experienced judging panel consisting