Review: Bouillabaisse Fridays at Galvin, Edinburgh

Review: Bouillabaisse Fridays at Galvin, Edinburgh

Bouillabaisse Fridays, Galvin Brasserie De Luxe We first tasted bouillabaisse in Marseille a whole decade ago, I remember it well because of the price! We’d had a look at a few restaurant menus before settling on one which looked like it might not bankrupt us. It seemed that €21 wasRead More…

Food Review: Sunday Lunch at The Pompadour, Edinburgh

Food Review: Sunday Lunch at The Pompadour, Edinburgh

Pomp my Sunday lunch! Opulent surroundings and great food are on offer most days of the week in Edinburgh but has there ever been a “Fine Dining” Sunday lunch?  We don’t think so and that is what you will get at The Pompadour by Galvin, the flagship restaurant at theRead More…

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Exploring the Dales of Durham Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh and further afield with links to Manchester, London and more, getting to Durham is an easy journey.   I chilled out on the direct train from Glasgow taking in the scenery of the coast down to County Durham.Read More…

News: New Chef on the menu at One Devonshire Gardens

News: New Chef on the menu at One Devonshire Gardens

New Head Chef Gary Townsend Glasgow’s iconic One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin is well-known for service and style.  The 3AA Rosette restaurant is looking to push forward their offering with new Head Chef Gary Townsend. Gary is highly ambitious with over 16 years of experience which he gained at Cameron House,Read 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…

Restaurant feature: Castle Terrace, 33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL

Restaurant feature: Castle Terrace, 33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL

Michelin Standard Food at Castle Terrace Restaurant Mrs Foodie was invited to a bloggers lunch at Castle Terrace restaurant in Edinburgh to show off their recent refurbishment. Sitting beside Danielle, formerly of Edinburgh Foody fame, Olivia from OH Taste! and Nadine from Eating Edinburgh, this was my first visit sinceRead More…

Restaurant Review: The Stockbridge Restaurant, 54 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AL

Restaurant Review: The Stockbridge Restaurant, 54 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AL

The Stockbridge Restaurant – some of the finest dining north of the New Town The Stockbridge area of Edinburgh has its fair share of accomplished restaurants. Being weegies we made our first foray into Stockbridge territory in 2009 when it was a toss up between The Saint and The Stockbridge Restaurant next door. On thatRead More…

Book Launch: Perceptions by Mark Greenaway

Book Launch: Perceptions by Mark Greenaway

Changing Perceptions of Scottish Cookery Chef Mark Greenaway has come a long way from being chucked out of his Home Economics class back in the day! His three AA Rosette restaurant stunning the Scottish foodie scene with his arty creations, he has now released a book which illustrates his spectacular-lookingRead More…

Restaurant Review: L’escargot Bleu, 56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Restaurant Review: L’escargot Bleu, 56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Traditional French food with a few twists at L’escargot bleu Stepping into L’escargot Bleu is like walking into a suburban bistro in Paris – a bright & welcoming interior with the smell of cooking in the air and the chatter of fellow diners (to our Glaswegian ears it may haveRead More…

Food Review: 111 by Nico, 111 Cleveden Rd, Glasgow, G12 0JU

Food Review: 111 by Nico, 111 Cleveden Rd, Glasgow, G12 0JU

111 by Nico used to be Simply Fish (which served some of the best fish and chips in Glasgow, and before that it was an Italian restaurant called La Famiglia.  It’s still the same owners, same chef but now with a more varied menu and focus on fine-dining.  It’s slightlyRead More…