Christmas Countdown – Win The Pocket Guide to Whisky

The pocket guide to whisky foodie explorers Blair bowman

Make whisky navigable with this wee book The world of whisky can be a daunting one, so many brands, distilleries, types of cask and limited editions about.  It can all be a bit confusing and that’s before you enter into debates about blended whiskies and how much water to add, if any! Blair Bowman and

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Food review: Eat the world with One Star House Party

Five Stars for One Star! One Star House Party isn't a house party and even if it was, it wouldn't stay for too long in the same location. No, this is a travelling pop-up restaurant on the road for 20 months, visiting 20 countries and popping up in 20 different places. The old Ketchup Southside at 1179

Iberica glasgow Roscon de Reyes

Christmas Countdown – Win with Iberica

Three Kings Day (Dia de Reyes) is celebrated in Spain on 6th January to mark Epiphany and the day the Three Kings visited Baby Jesus. On this day a ring-shaped, candied fruit and sugar-topped cake, known as Roscon de Reyes is eaten. Traditionally, a small figurine is placed inside the cake and the lucky person

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Event: Overgate Christmas Market in Dundee

There's no better excuse than Christmas to get out and about and try some new things, in new places.  Today I was in Dundee at Overgate shopping centre checking out their food and drink Christmas market.  It's not the biggest market but what I did like was that even for an avid stalker of Christmas

Shackleton Ice Bar, Edinburgh

Christmas Countdown – Shackleton Ice Bar

Win whisky with ice (literally)! Fancy visiting Edinburgh's only Ice Bar? The Shackleton Ice Bar will be popping up on George Street from 17th - 24th December and we have two tickets to give away to one lucky reader (RRP £7 per person). Shackleton Blended Single Malt Whisky has a great story behind it. It was

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Five places in Glasgow to try out soon!

Five Places to try out soon! Mr Foodie is in for a treat this December as I've made a list of five places that we need to go and try ASAP! Fylkir of Copenhagen We love a bit of Scandi crime so some Scandi food is right up our street as well. Whether it’s a

Cock and Bull Kitchen Edinburgh

Pop up Cock and Bull Kitchen opens in Edinburgh

Cock & Bull Kitchen is a  pop-up casual dining and bar experience which has just opened in Edinburgh.  A modern take on the American Diner, with booth seating and jukebox vibes.  Has anyone been yet? Here’s a look at the menu ... The kitchen is open from lunch until late with a Scottish twist on the

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Christmas Countdown – Hotel Chocolat 😍

Hotel Chocolat Christmas Sleekster It’s Christmas! And what makes Christmas? Chocolate!  Whether it’s taking time out for a luxurious hot chocolate after a hard day’s Christmas shopping or treating yourself to a Christmas gift.  Here are some suggestions from Hotel Chocolat. Christmas Hot Chocolat- available in Hotel Chocolatcafé stores only Available in Salted Caramel & Clementine

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Food review: winter game menu at Iberica

Good game on Ibérica's seasonal menu Ibérica do things a bit differently at Christmas. You won't find any turkey or Christmas pudding on their seasonal menu, instead over the Christmas period you can eat from the regular menu or a game menu which runs until the end of December. If the thought of game doesn’t appeal to

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Pop up Restaurant for Shawlands

One Star House Party pop up in Shawlands One Star House Party is a pop-up restaurant which has travelled to 20 different countries, in 20 months to build 20 very different restaurants out of what they discover along the way. Now it’s coming home. Couple Trisha & Kevin McCrae and their team, immerse themselves in