A look inside Glasgow’s Newest burger joint Smashburger

Smashburger Glasgow new burger opening

Smashburger comes to Glasgow Just when we thought Glasgow couldn’t handle another burger joint, American chain Smashburger arrives.  They open officially tomorrow (19th October) at the side of the Sauchiehall Centre (where Flying Tiger is). This is their first venture into Scotland with a Dunfermline restaurant also opening soon. According to a Smashburger, their mission 'is

Rioja Finnieston Glasgow Michelin Star

Chef Modesto Fabregat brings Michelin Star dining to Rioja In Glasgow

Four Day Gastronomic Spanish Showcase Set For Rioja Finnieston Michelin-starred chef Modesto Fabregat is taking over Glasgow Spanish restaurant Rioja, in a gastronomic four-day exchange this Sunday, 22nd October until Wednesday, 25th October. (Click here to see what we had last time we visited Rioja)  Inspired by modern Michelin dining and local produce, Modesto is bringing

Courtyard Dairy opening - BIG CHEESE!

News: Official opening of The Courtyard Dairy

Unveiling the big cheese Last Wednesday, 11th October, the Duchess of Northumberland, Lady Jane Percy LL, officially ‘split the cheese’ at the formal opening of the new expanded and enhanced premises of Yorkshire's famous multiple award-winning cheese shop, The Courtyard Dairy, near Settle. It was Lady Percy's second time in this position, having been the

Fizz Feast returns to Edinburgh

Event: Fizz Feast – A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food

Sparkling wine festival returns to Edinburgh for 2017 Fizz Feast “A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food” will be taking place on Saturday 18 November at The Edinburgh Academy on Henderson Row following the success of last year's event. Fizz Feast is the only consumer wine fair dedicated to sparkling wine in Scotland

Kokoro Gin sansho berry Japanese inspired Gin

Event: Discovering Kokoro Gin at Nippon Kitchen

My neighbour Kokoro I love gin, it's true. Last time I counted we had 15 bottles with everything from African gin made in Malawi to tea-infused gin, quince-flavoured gin and cacao gin.  As well as a love for all things gin, I also love Japan, so an invitation to find out more about Kokoro Gin,

Visit Tobago

Diary: Day 1 Visiting tropical Tobago

It’s not every day that Visit Tobago ask you to come and discover their island (the smaller of the two islands which make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago), so what to do? Well, I jumped at the opportunity of course!  Mr Foodie was sad not to make it along...but someone has to give our cats cuddles while

Hutchesons City Grill glasgow steak tails from the grill rusk and rusk

Food Review: Tails from the Grill at Hutchesons City Grill

Tails, you win! It's no secret that we like Hutchesons, so an invitation to try out their 'Tails from the Grill' night - well, refusal would just be rude! An unsurprisingly cold and wet September night definitely felt a lot warmer in the cosy and sophisticated surroundings of Hutchesons City Grill (it must have one

Seafood from Scotland - Beer and Seafood event - Tall Ship - Glasgow

Seafood Scotland ‘Fish Supper’ with matching craft beers

Seafood paired with beer? What's the catch? Now that is a combo! White wine is generally thought to be the drink to have alongside seafood but Seafood Scotland and The Brewers Association of Scotland invited us along to a "fish supper" to show that wine isn't the only drink that can be paired with seafood.

chaakoo glasgow bombay cafe

Celebrate the first birthday of Chaakoo

Special curries at Chaakoo for 1st Birthday This Friday and Saturday, Chaakoo on St Vincent Street in Glasgow will be celebrating their 1st birthday . To celebrate, they are having a special birthday cocktail  and special curries! Friday's curry is Kadai Chicken and Saturday's will be Lamb Garlic bhona. *Curries only available 5pm-close each day!*

UK Top 20 Fish & Chip shops revealed – is yours here?

  UK’S TOP 20 FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED It’s the  30th anniversary of the National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish and the semi-finalists for the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award - one of 15 categories in the 2018 National Fish & Chip Awards have been announced.  The 20 shops