Fazenda Brazilian Argentinian gaucho restaurant Edinburgh Glasgow foodie explorers

Now open: Fazenda, George Street, Edinburgh

There’s a Brazilian reasons to visit Fazenda Sorry, that’s a bit of a dad thing to say, isn’t it?  We were invited along to the soft opening of South American restaurant, Fazenda Bar & Grill on Edinburgh’s George Street and left, not only with full bellies, but with high hopes for the latest restaurant to

Check with Heck Movember sausages Sausage casserole

Check with Heck: meat n two veg

Yorkshire-based sausage brand HECK is working alongside the world-leading men's health charity The Movember Foundation. HECK have renamed themselves as CHECK for the duration of November, in order to encourage men to have a search for lumps on their scrotum. A survey completely by HECK showed that almost one in 10 (9.8%) of men between

Alston Bar and beef glasgow steak chips

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

111 by Nico Glasgow

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

slow cooker pulled pork

Recipe: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

  Slow cooker pulled pork - perfect half time snack Mr Foodie wanted to show off his cooking skills and make a dish that would go well with a beer for a half time feed during the Euro 2016 games.  Pulled pork is very easy to make, it's just how long it takes to make

Kisarazu Japan food restaurant Glasgow foodie explorers

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


** CLOSED** Food Review: Byron, 100 West George Street, Glasgow *CLOSED*

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