Kilmurray and co Shawlands brunch cafe

Food Review: Brunch at Kilmurry & Co, Shawlands, Glasgow

Brunch at Kilmurry & Co in Shawlands Located where the disappointing Green's Coffee House used to be, and before that BetFred and once upon a time, Newlands Post Office, is Kilmurry & Co. If you've passed here recently you'll have noted the outdoor seating area, which blocks off the post boxes but they are actually still in

Chicken Marbella recipe Spanish food

Recipe: Chicken Marbella

A seventies dinner party favourite rediscovered. Chicken Marbella supposedly first appeared in “The Silver Pallate”, a US cookbook. Though you have to wonder what the good people of Marbella did with their chicken in the thousands of preceding years. The chicken is marinaded in a sweet and sour mix, then braised in the marinade. The

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Food Review: Radhuni, Loanhead

Radhuni, home of the best curry chef in Scotland! We were told that Radhuni is a Bengali word meaning 'passionate cook' so where else would you expect to find the winner of the Scottish Curry Awards' Chef of the Year 2018, Ashok Ram, working? In the business for seven years with a steady trade from locals,

Barristers restaurant bar Knutsford Cheshire

Food Review: Barristers Restaurant and Bar, Knutsford

Barristers restaurant and bar: an arresting location We stopped off at Barristers Restaurant and Bar in the pretty town of Knutsford in Cheshire for a well-earned lunch after driving down from Glasgow.   What was Knutsford Magistrates Court is now a fine-looking restaurant, bar, wedding venue and now a hotel as well!  No leg irons,

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Another American chain picks Glasgow

American Chain Denny's to open in Glasgow American Chain Denny's have announced online that they are coming to Glasgow.   What is Denny's and where do you think they will open? Denny's is America's diner. which opened originally as a doughnut stand in 1953 and grew to become a chain with over 1700 locations.  

The Lookiut by Gardeners Cottage edinburgh

New restaurant from The Gardener’s Cottage Chef Dale Mailey name released

Dale Mailley, chef director of The Gardener’s Cottage, has revealed the name for his third Edinburgh restaurant The Lookout by Gardener’s Cottage is a partnership with Collective. The Collective are an organisation who are currently re-developing the City Observatory site on Calton Hill into a new home for contemporary art. The site will incorporate a

Borough Restaurant Leith Foodie Explorers Review

Food Review: Borough, Leith

Putting the Borough back into Edinburgh Following the abrupt departure of chef-patron Scott Smith from Norn, ‘Borough’ (not ‘Burgh’) fills the space vacated by that rather splendid restaurant (and before that, the Michelin-starred Plumed Horse was of course here too). It didn't take long for ex-Norn head chef Darren Murray to open this new venture in the same

Robyn’s nest cafe Maryhill Still Game breakfast

Food Review: Robyn’s Nest, Maryhill, Glasgow (Still Game Cafe)

Breakfast with Jack and Victor at Robyn’s Nest Robyn's Nest on Glasgow's Maryhill Road has a special claim to fame. It is the cafe where the cafe sequences for Still Game are shot. For big fans of the TV series Robyn's Nest is a place of special pilgrimage. We visited recently to check it out.

Trust 111 by Nico Glasgow

Next menu for TRUST 111 by Nico released with blindfolded tasting

Blindfolded tasting of new TRUST 111 by Nico menu Now this was a different way to spend an afternoon! I had much fun alongside TV Actress Holly Jack and Fitness Model Ross MacKay with some blindfolded eating. Could we TRUST Chef Nico Simeone? You might know we like Chef Nico’s cooking (review here)  and