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Event: Bill in the Botanics this summer 🎞

  Outdoor Cinema at Glasgow Botanic Gardens This August   The Glasgow Botanic Gardens is the stunning backdrop for four nights of classic cinema screenings.   Glasgow’s very own Bill Forsyth will be celebrated with four nights of his films. 'Bill in The Botanics’ will run from 17 to 20 August showcasing four films -

Conflict cafe London Syria

Event: Syrian pop-up Conflict Café puts peace on the table

Pop-up restaurant returning to London Pop-up restaurant, Conflict Café, is returning to London. Running from 21-23 September, it will explore the Syrian crisis through the country’s cuisine and celebrate the power of food to break down barriers and get people talking. Now in its fourth year, Conflict Café, created by  charity International Alert, has highlighted

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Hutchesons The City Grill opens after refurbishment

Last weekend saw the re-opening of Hutchesons with a stylish new-look. Re-branded as The City Grill and 158 Club Lounge, the look is more boutique in style. The City Grill menu has expanded with delights such as ceviche, tomato tartare and cote de boef , all sounding delicious! Click here for the a la carte

Camping prep tips

Travel: 5 ways to prep for a camping trip

5 Essential tips for preparing for a camping trip It's camping season so we have pulled out our camping gear from the back of the hall cupboard! Now, in the process of packing, we've put together 5 tips to help prep for a camping trip. These might seem a bit common sense like, but as

Malibu iced coffee recipe cocktail summer

Cocktail Recipe: Malibu Iced Coffee 🍸

Creamy, coffee cocktail Malibu have teamed up with Palm Vaults of Hackney who  are renowned for their unmistakable tropical style, making them a match made in paradise for Malibu’s summer of fun! Putting the versatility of Malibu rum to the test, the girls at Palm Vaults have been working hard to develop some eye-popping, jaw

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Everything you need to know about Mugstock festival

This Friday (28th July) sees the return of MugStock Festival. This is the first time that I'll be visiting, though Mr Foodie was there for one day last year, so I'm looking forward to a proper campsite music festival as it's been a wee while since I was at T in the Park or the Reading Festival! If you haven't heard

the bakery by zique west end glasgow bakery

Food Review: The Bakery by Zique, Hyndland, Glasgow

The Bakery to head to in Hyndland Cafezique and Delizique owner Mhairi Taylor has expanded her delicious offerings to the West End of Glasgow with The Bakery by Zique.  Mhairi is joined at The Bakery by Zique with pastry chef  Lyndsay Michie who trained at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles and Le Gavroche in London

Merchant city festival glasgow

Foodie Events at Merchant City Festival

It's nearly time for the Merchant City Festival in Glasgow so here's hoping the sun keeps shining! We've picked a few foodie-related pieces from the programme for inspiration. There will cooking demos in Merchant Square and street food vendors outside with the weekend road closure of Miller Street ensuring that there will be more pavement

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It’s all about vermouth this summer

There's more to vermouth than cocktails You've probably tried vermouth in either a Manhattan or a Negroni but have you tried it neat? We have dabbled with the sourer side of drinks as the heat rises making our way up the ladder from Aperol to Campari, with a few Negronis and Manhattans on the way,

Tomato bread recipe Catalan Spain

Recipe: pa amb tomàquet (tomato bread)

One of my favourite Catalan dishes is really simple, it's just bread, tomato, olive oil, garlic and salt.  There's hardly any cooking involved and is perfect alongside a beer, but with wine and well anything! It can be served as a snack on its own, as a starter or beside a salad for a light dinner.