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Food Review: Alston Bar & Beef set menu, Glasgow

Lunch and pre-theatre at Alston Bar & Beef Alston Bar & Beef recently revamped their set menu so have invited various Glasgow bloggers in for their opinion. We went along for dinner with both Emma Eats and What Claire Baked for food and a natter. Hidden location It's easy to walk right past Alston Bar

lamb leek casserole

Recipe: Lamb, Leek and Nigella Seed Casserole

This recipe is from the British Leek Association website and has been developed by Katriona MacGregor.  Please visit to see their other recipes. Mr Foodie loves his leeks.  A much-neglected vegetable and one, which you will see from the recipes on the British Leeks website above, is a versatile veggie.  Sweetening up many a dish. 

PORK schnitzel recipe

Recipe: Quick Weekday Dinner – Pork Schnitzel

Quick and easy pork dinner  Cooking during the week needn't be all about pasta, you can put together a quick dinner using one of the easiest cuts of meat to get, pork chops. Growing up, I hated pork chops - all that cutting for very little meat.  However, I think this Schnitzel recipe will go

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First birthday of 111 by Nico

111 by Nico birthday celebration We had ventured along to 111 by Nico for their Monday Taste Club, so when an email came through regarding  a special birthday menu for 111 by Nico Mrs Foodie jumped in (it was also her birthday so double excuse to go) Two newbies came along to celebrate after listening

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Food Review: Big Boy Restaurant, 3-3-20, Asahi, Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan

Eat with Big Boy Always looking for something a little different we picked Big Boy Restaurant from our host's suggestions. Big Boy is an American chain but they actually have more outlets in Japan. It's like a mix of American diner and the Little Chef.  Booths and retro eighties styling all the way here.  It

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Food Review: Byron, 100 West George Street, Glasgow

Heavyweight Byron enter Glasgow's Burger Scene This review is a mixture of visits as we were at the press night and then The Colonel said he wanted a Byron burger as he hadn't had one since last visiting London.   So two trips in one week - hurrah! That, of course, should let you know where

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Top 5 meat joints in Glasgow

Top 5 places to satisfy your meat craving in Glasgow (In no order of favouritism) 1. Hutchesons Historic surroundings, impeccable service and delicious food can all be found at Hutchesons.  Remember to stop off for pre-dinner drinks in their cocktail bar. Hutchesons Bar & Brasserie 2. Porter and Rye The huge chunks of meat hanging in

welsh lamb minty yoghurt herbed quinoa recipe

Recipe: Welsh lamb with minty yoghurt dip and quinoa

It's National Burger Day on 27th August and to coincide with this we were asked by Welsh lamb to create a recipe which uses this Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) meat. Protected Geographical Indication covers products whose "production, processing or preparation" takes places in a specific area.  This puts Welsh Lamb in the same elevated company as