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

John longs fish and chip shop Belfast

Food Review: John Long’s, Belfast

Belfast's oldest fish & chip shop You can't visit Belfast without visiting its oldest chippy - John Long's.  Operating since 1914, John Long converted part of his grocery shop on Mill Street to sell fish & chips. Demand became so great that he moved to Athol Street, taking over an old warehouse and now over 100

Meat jam glasgow gourmet burger delivery

Food Review: Meat Jam, Kinning Park, Glasgow

Thank 41oodness for online home delivery! Last weekend was a little rough in Foodie towers after a night out at the West End Beer Festival followed by the launch of Belvedere Vodka's new LED-lit Midnight sabre bottle at The Sanctuary nightclub near Kelvingrove. We even had an invite for the launch of the new Tuxedo

Food: Sunday Roast at Blythswood Square Hotel

Sundays are all about relaxation and let's face it slaving over a hot stove to make a Sunday roast isn't my idea of fun!  We joined a gaggle of bloggers to try out the newly launched Sunday Roast sharing menu. The menu sounded delicious, succulent chicken, stuffed with mushroom and thyme, Yorkshire puddings, duck fat

Dandelion cafe Glasgow

Cafe Review: Dandelion Cafe, Newlands Park, Glasgow

  Newlands Park, Southside Glasgow, Dandelion cafe We grabbed the last seats outside to make the most of the sun.   It was sunny and a public holiday hence a very busy cafe. As a result we had a 40 min wait for food to arrive, well, actually that's not true, the slice of cake we

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


Food Review: Singl-End, 265 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6TT

Tasty Cakes and brunch at Singl-end in Glasgow Hidden away in a basement, off the beaten track in Garnethill probably isn’t where you would first look for dishes such as spicy baked eggs or (possibly) the biggest selection of gluten-free cakes in Glasgow. However, it is..! Located along from Glasgow Art School, Singl-end made a

Good food guide 2017

Glasgow doubles entries in 2017 Good Food Guide

  Glasgow receives double the entries in The Good Food Guide 2017 Eventually! It's great to see places such as Eusebi Deli and 111 by Nico bring recognised nationally.  It doesn't always have to be expensive to have a great meal. Check out the other restaurants as well:- Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or Cail Bruich

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Scotland Great Taste results for 2016

Traditional foods from Scotland shine in Great Taste results Out of the 10,000 products to be judged, 3,539 were awarded a Great Taste accolade with 194 being based in Scotland, including 3-star award-winning; Donaldsons of Orkney’s “succulent and juicy” Traditional Orkney Haggis, which was applauded for its “clever spicing”. J Lawrie & Sons’ “meaty, moist