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: Las Iguanas, West Nile Street, Glasgow

Food Review: Las Iguanas, West Nile Street, Glasgow

A taste of Latin America in Glasgow Las Iguanas has settled into restaurantville on West Nile Street. A few years ago there weren’t many places to eat here, now there’s a wealth of chains including Riverhill, Carluccios, Côte, Giraffe, Bills and Patisserie Valerie etc. Unlike most of the others Las IguanasRead More…

Food Review: Moness Resort, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Food Review: Moness Resort, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Fine dining in the heart of Perthshire Mr Foodie and I had a night away at Moness Resort to sample their food and get out of the city for some well-deserved fresh air. Resort Overview Moness Resort sits on the outskirts of Aberfeldy which is very easy to get to from the A9Read More…

Event Preview: G and Sea at Gamba

Event Preview: G and Sea at Gamba

A night of gin and seafood in Gamba Gamba host a Scottish Gin & Seafood Dinner on  August 31st.  David Thomson from Makar will be on hand to host and share why Makar is taking the Scottish craft gin market by storm. G & Sea Details: Wednesday 31st August FourRead More…

Accommodation review: Taynuilt Hotel, Taynuilt, Argyll PA35 1JN

Accommodation review: Taynuilt Hotel, Taynuilt, Argyll PA35 1JN

The Taynuilt Hotel By Oban is easily reached by car or train so it’s ideal for an overnight getaway from central Scotland or a base for exploring the local area. The historic Bonawe iron furnace is also only a mile from the hotel. We took the railway up and enjoyed the scenery whilstRead More…

Food review: Mother India, 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU

Food review: Mother India, 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU

Mother India has been a staple for curry in my family since around 2000. It was my first experience of properly spiced fish and I’m glad to see the spiced haddock is still on the menu! It had been a while since I’d been and Mr Foodie had never been but wasRead More…

Product Review: Coast & Glen – Home delivery fish box

Product Review: Coast & Glen – Home delivery fish box

Online chums @weepinchofsugar and @getstuffedbakes spoke highly of their Coast and Glen fish box, so we thought we should also give them a try. Sorting out out a box was very easy, click on the get started button. Pick what size of box you would like and the frequency of delivery, weekly,Read More…

Food Review: Crannog, Town Pier, Fort William, PH33 6DB

Food Review: Crannog, Town Pier, Fort William, PH33 6DB

Every time we drive by Fort William we say “must try there” but we are always either running late to pitch a tent before nightfall or coming back and a little, erm, whiffy!  This time Mrs Foodie made it (I’ll make her take me don’t worry!  Mr Foodie). Crannog Seafood Restaurant isRead More…

THE UK’S TOP 5 FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED

THE UK’S TOP 5 FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED

The UK’s top five fish and chip restaurants were announced today (13 November) as they compete to be crowned winner of the Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. The  finalists are:- Burton Road ChippyRead More…

Recipe – Asparagus Risotto with Scallops from Eat Fish

Recipe – Asparagus Risotto with Scallops from Eat Fish

Eat Fish asked us to check out their scallops and help get out information about their new business.  As an extra challenge, the group of bloggers who are helping have been given a letter – ours was the letter A. The EatFish ethos is to support Scottish fisherman by buyingRead More…