Food Review: Hug, Skirving Street, Shawlands

Food Review: Hug, Skirving Street, Shawlands

Getting a hug in Shawlands On a recent stroll around Shawlands with Mrs Foodie, we decided to go for a cuppa somewhere. With plenty of cafes to choose from, we plumped for Hug Cafe, on Skirving Street. Initially we were only going to have a coffee & tea, with theRead More…

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

The Laurels, Southside Glasgow We needed to get out the house for some fresh air but the weather was a bit cold and wet…well, it certainly helped inspire our choices off the menu at The Laurels! The Laurels is on Clarkston Road and is within walking distance of both Muirend RailwayRead More…

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

We found our thrill in Millbrae hill Millbrae hill cafe recently opened in the Battlefield/Langside area in the Southside of Glasgow and has settled in to become a firm favourite of locals quickly (it used to be 1901 cafe). Inside the decor is muted with colour from the seating and some piecesRead More…

First birthday of 111 by Nico

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 cameRead More…

Food Review: Burr & Co, George Street, Edinburgh

Food Review: Burr & Co, George Street, Edinburgh

I’ve been meaning to check out Burr & Co since they opened after the refurbishment of The George Hotel and finally found myself there for a girl’s lunch on Monday. Food A good selection of pastries, sandwiches, snacks, salads, cakes and slices. My quiche was creamy with a flaky pastryRead More…

Restaurant review: Gion Nanba, 23-1 Nagitsuji Fushikawacho, Yamashina Ward, Kyoto Prefecture 607-8167, Japan

Restaurant review: Gion Nanba, 23-1 Nagitsuji Fushikawacho, Yamashina Ward, Kyoto Prefecture 607-8167, Japan

Like Chihana on the opposite side of the main Shijo Dori street, Gion Nanba is also a well-regarded Michelin-starred kappa-style (counter) kaiseki (traditional multi-course dining) restaurant hidden down a narrow alley. Chihana has 3 stars, Gion just 1, but after splashing out on the former we realised that we could still afford one more fine-dining experienceRead More…

***CLOSED*** Food and Drink Review: MacGregors Pie and Ale Howff, 5 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow, G1 1PG

***CLOSED*** Food and Drink Review: MacGregors Pie and Ale Howff, 5 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow, G1 1PG

It’s pie time you visited! Recently opened MacGregors Pie and Ale Howff has all the pies you never knew you needed!  Situated across from Babbity Bowsters on Blackfriars Street in the Merchant City, MacGregors has given new life to the old Strathduie bar. Food Pies range from regular fillings likeRead More…

** CLOSED** Food Review: Byron, 100 West George Street, Glasgow *CLOSED*

** CLOSED** Food Review: Byron, 100 West George Street, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Heavyweight Byron enter Glasgow’s Burger Scene This review is a mixture of visits as we were at the press night and then The Colonel said he wanted a Byron burger as he hadn’t had one since last visiting London.   So two trips in one week – hurrah! That, of course,Read More…

Food Review: Sunday Roast at The Trading House, Glasgow ***CLOSED***

Food Review: Sunday Roast at The Trading House, Glasgow ***CLOSED***

Easy like Sunday….afternoon Right in the middle of Glasgow city centre is The Trading House.  We LOVE the bar and were invited along for a blogger Sunday Roast lunch.  Tea, Papers, Roast and Bloody Marys – what more do you need? Bloody Mary, Virgin Mary and a Bloody Mary madeRead More…

Food Review: Kitty O’Sheas, 15 Waterloo Street, Glasgow

Food Review: Kitty O’Sheas, 15 Waterloo Street, Glasgow

New Menu at Kitty O’Sheas The Colonel and myself always like lunch at Kitty’s, its quick, tasty and being next to Glasgow Central Railway Station, handy for transport. We felt it was time for another quick lunch so we ventured down into the depths…. Another new menu, which was aRead More…