A man’s guide to pain-free Christmas Shopping in Glasgow

A man’s guide to pain-free Christmas Shopping in Glasgow

Man friendly Christmas shopping in Glasgow Mr C was in Glasgow city centre to sort out some Christmas shopping and to see what’s on offer at this year’s Christmas Market on George Square. Mackintosh at The Willow 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EX, 0141 204 1903 Start the day in style withRead More…

Review: Toro Coffee Co.

Review: Toro Coffee Co.

No bull coffee at Toro In keeping with the current growing trend of Coffee Shops popping up throughout the city, a new supping hole has recently opened up in Glasgow’s Southside. Toro Coffee Co is located on Pollokshaws Road not far from Shawlands Railway Station and Pollok Park. Mrs FoodieRead More…

The Grill On The Corner – Christmas Menu

The Grill On The Corner – Christmas Menu

Christmas at The Grill on the Corner, Glasgow As Mr and Mrs Foodie were otherwise engaged in London, I’m glad to say that I stepped in to attend The Grill On The Corner’s Christmas Menu tasting. Having been given the menu go over before attending, I had plenty of timeRead More…

Good Pint/Bad Pint

Good Pint/Bad Pint

What makes a good pint of beer, and why it can go bad It can take bars an age to build up a reputation for serving a good, clean, tasty pint of beer. That reputation however, can disappear in the blink of an eye, should your regulars be given aRead More…

Visiting Abbey Road, London

Visiting Abbey Road, London

Destination Abbey Road On a recent trip to London with Mr & Mrs Foodie, and old Father Foodie one of the main attractions I wanted to visit was Abbey Road. Home of the famous recording studios and of course that zebra crossing. Whilst the Foodies were at an all-day event,Read More…

Belvedere Single Estate Vodka Launch

Belvedere Single Estate Vodka Launch

Following an invite from Mrs Foodie, I accompanied her to her second home, the lovely city of Edinburgh. I was only too happy to accept, as it involved tasting some of my favourite beverage, Vodka. On arrival at The Voyage of Buck pub, we gratefully accepted the vodka martinis onRead More…

Travel: Visiting the city walls of Dubrovnik

Travel: Visiting the city walls of Dubrovnik

Wandering around Dubrovnik city walls My first, and so far, only visit to Dubrovnik was with my very good friends Mr and Mrs Foodie. We were staying in a local, family-run hostel in Lapad, 2 miles north of the historic centre, which looked onto the main port, where cruise shipsRead More…

Food review: Lunch at Chaophraya, Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

Food review: Lunch at Chaophraya, Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

Mr C visits Chaophraya On arrival at the venue, the first thing that strikes you is the building itself. Absolutely stunning outside, and you will discover the same is true inside as well. I also found out that Chaophraya is named after the main river in Bangkok / Thailand. SettlingRead More…

Thaikhun Thai Cookery School

Thaikhun Thai Cookery School

Learning Thai Cookery Mrs Foodie and I popped along to Thaikun at Silverburn, to take part in a cookery class, where we would be shown how to create a popular Thai starter, main course and cocktail. On arrival at the restaurant, we were warmly greeted by our host for theRead More…

Food Review: Nando’s, Silverburn, Glasgow

Food Review: Nando’s, Silverburn, Glasgow

Is Nando’s still…”cheeky”? Mr C popped along to Nando’s at Silverburn, Pollok, in Glasgow’s southside for a quick bite to eat before going to the cinema. We arrived at the restaurant about 5.30pm. It was busy, but not as jam-packed as we thought it would be, considering it was a FridayRead More…