Scottish Gin Awards – Preview for tonight

Scottish Gin Awards

First Scottish Gin Awards Finalists The first annual Scottish Gin Awards takes place tonight with 28 producers and 56 gins progressing to finalist stage in the new national competition. The awards, sponsored by The Scottish Gin Society, cover both taste and business performance and were judged earlier this year by an experienced judging panel consisting

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Recipe: Tortilla for brunch, lunch or a snack

This dinky little tortilla was inspired by a visit to Waitrose of all places.  Whilst wandering around I spied a mini fry pan that I thought would be perfectly sized for a brunch tortilla.  So after badgering Mr Foodie that we really needed another piece of kitchen equipment, off, we went home with the said

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Food Review: Sail away with Scotts at Largs

Full steam ahead with seafood at Scotts A trip on the Lexus Lady to try out some appetising food from Scotts was a real treat. But first a bit of background. Scotts bars and restaurants are a firm favourite amongst weekend sailors. They operate in both Largs and Troon marinas, and will soon be opening another

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Preview of new opening Leiper’s Attic

Scottish food in the attic Another new opening in Glasgow this week. This time Glasgow foodies can get excited about Leiper's Attic which is part of Cottier Theatre.  The upstairs restaurant of Cottier has had a makeover and a brand new menu. We're going along on Wednesday to check it out for ourselves, but first

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New look to Amber Regent in Glasgow

Amber Regent - serving Glasgow for 30 years! Celebrating a milestone birthday often means time for a new look and the Amber Regent on West Regent Street has done just that so we went along last night to see the revamped restaurant ourselves and sample some of their food. The family-run restaurant has been serving

Food Review: Potluck, Glasgow

Excellent odds at Potluck If you remember where No Way Back (or Grianach before that) was on Nithsdale Road, you'll know where Potluck is.  If not, it's on the same stretch of road as Locavore, Lebowskis and The Bungo. Standing out with a bright yellow facade, Potluck welcomes you in. Inside is very small with

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Event Preview: Best of The West Festival, Inverary

There’s no risk of festive-goers going hungry at this weekends Best Of The West Festival (BOWFest) – the family-friendly festival held in the grounds of the magnificent Inveraray Castle from 8-10th September 2017. That’s because its popular Food Tent is jam-packed this year with a whole host of delicious delicacies from Argyllshire, including: Winston Churchill

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Hotel News: USB Charger points for easyHotel

Each time we go away I always say I'm going to keep x, y or z in the case so I'm not going argh I've left it behind.  But you know, I never do! easyHotel have polled holiday makers to find out what they have left behind.  Answers have  included Fondue set, chest hair mousse, (???)

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New Opening: The Citizen, St Vincent Place, Glasgow

  Read all about the latest opening in Glasgow The Di Maggio Restaurant Group continue their domination of St Vincent Place with the opening of The Citizen.  This beautiful building was once where copies of The Glasgow Citizen and Evening Citizen newspapers were put together. Nowadays it is full of images of local citizens by

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Food News: Smashburger opens 5th UK venue

US Smash heads to Glasgow We haven't tried Smashburger yet, but will be sorting that out in no time at all when they open their first restaurant in Scotland this October (and fifth UK restaurant) on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow City Centre. Smashburger tell us that they use 100% British Red Tractor Assured beef which