Ribs, Juniper, Curry and more!

Ribs, Juniper, Curry and more!

Butchershop Bar and Grill – The Rib Shack

Launching Friday 5th June in celebration of the West End Festival, Butchershop Bar and Grill bring you a whole new pop-up dining experience on their terrance.

Welcome to The Rib Shack!

A glistening, smoky rack of ribs; without doubt one of the most finger-lickingly delicious foods in existence. best eaten with your hands, a pile of napkins and a cold beer.

So leave your table manners at the door, roll up your sleeves and get messy at The Rib Shack this summer.

butchershop bar and grill

63 Tay Street in Perth

Graeme Pallister is launching a series of Demo Dinners on Tuesday 30th June where he’ll demonstrate how to cook the main course everyone will enjoy for dinner. The Demo Dinners will then take place bi-monthly on the last Tuesday of the month.
At the first Demo Dinner, Graeme will be making a simple baked hake with a mussel broth. Easy for people to recreate at home, and delicious to enjoy on the night!
The evening costs £20 per person and includes the demo, the main course and a matched glass of wine. An optional dessert will also be available for additional £5. 
To book, people can call 01738 441451 or email info@63taystreet.com.
Info www.63taystreet.comTwitter page: @63TayStreet
  63 tay street

Scottish Juniper Festival

Ticket Price: £15.00 / £12.00
Age Group: 18+

A delightful way to celebrate World Gin Day 2014! An array of exciting Gin brands and Boutique Fashion will be presented in the grand setting of Summerhall, Edinburgh.scottish juniper festival


• An array of different gins to sample, from here in Scotland to across the globe we have picked a selection for your taste buds.
• Spiritual Sessions on Gin based topics from experts Geraldine Coates, James Sutherland & Mike McGinty.
• Local fashion boutiques will be on hand to let you try and buy some of their finest and even buy some!
• Tours of Summerhall Distillery, Cocktails in the Courtyard and Gin Inspired Food.

Friday 13th:
Perfect G&Ts with James from 56 North – 6.00 to 6.50pm
Gin Cocktails with Mike McGINty – 7.20 to 8.10pm
GinTime with Geraldine Coates – 8.30 to 9.30pm

Saturday 14th:
Perfect G&Ts with James from 56 North – 12.30 to 1.20pm and 8.10 to 9.00pm
Gin Cocktails with Mike McGINty – 3.10 to 4.00pm and 7.00 to 7.50pm
GinTime with Geraldine Coates – 1.45 to 2.45pm and 5.30 to 6.30pm

 Wagamama to The Fort

Wagamama venture out East with an opening at The Fort on 8th June.   A 170 seat restaurant will create 40 new jobs as well as some new decor to the shopping/food village.  A semi circular open kitchen will give a peek into the Wagamama cooking process.

For more information on wagamama’s menus, opening times and locations visit www.wagamama.com


Fancy being a Tennents Brand Ambassador?

Fancy a year in Italy telling everyone how wonderful Tennent’s Lager is?

Based in Rome and Milan, the role will involve promoting Tennent’s to Italians through social media posts and chatting to the public.

Candidates must be over 18, hold a valid UK passport and full clean EU driving licence.

To apply, submit a video (no longer than 90 seconds) and a CV to theitalianjob@tennents.com explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the job.The ability to speak conversational Italian is also mandatory.

The Doublet is up for sale

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Glasgow set to wake up to organic, one free breakfast at a time.


On Wednesday 17th June, Glasgow will wake up to a wealth of delicious, complimentary breakfasts as part of Organic Naturally Different’s Wake Up To Organic Campaign.

Whole Foods Market in Giffnock will be hosting a very special live event that will see foodie blogger, author and local food enthusiast Graeme Taylor from A Scot’s Larder preparing a tasty breakfast giveaway for everyone who drops by from 9am.

Wholefoods, 124-134 Fenwick Road, Giffnock, Glasgow, Renfrewshire G46 6XN

Roots n Fruits, 1137 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8ND

Roots n Fruits, 451 – 457 Great Western Road

An Clachan, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow G3 7LH

Project Café, 134 Renfrew St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 6ST


Boxsmall Market returns, complete with Bubbleparc and designer picnic area

Boxsmall Market returns to Edinburgh for its second year and takes place at Princes Mall Roof Terrace from Friday 19th June – Monday 31st August. This  family-friendly summer market comprises of four interactive zones -Boxsmall Market, Bubbleparc, a designer picnic area and two unique theatre ‘show boxes’ providing 10 minute, interactive children’s shows throughout the day.

The Boxsmall Market is an architecturally designed market made up of a series of contemporary cubic micro-stores, showcasing the very best of Scottish products from delicious local food to cutting edge design, clothing and crafts. Exhibitors include Edinburgh Natural Skin Care, Embryonic Art, Meredith Jewellery and Cabbie Kids.


Visitors can relax and enjoy the picnic area surrounded by a colourful collection of fresh food stalls. Everything from seasonal Scottish food including suppliers such as Howie’s to international street food from Orinoco, Pappa Mama and Los Cardos.


Two unique ‘show boxes’ will present regular daily children’s mini performances, lasting up to 10 minutes each. Children will be immersed in an interactive and hands-on mini theatre environment, taking them on a fun and memorable journey.


In addition, the Bubbleparc – which was also designed by Boxsmall Market’s architect and designer, Pol Taylor – includes the ball shaped, geodesic Bungeydome allowing children (3+) to reverse jump up to eight metres high.

Chateaubriand at Hutchesons


Farm Shop Celebrates Its 4th Birthday With A Family BBQ Day

Hopetoun Farm Shop in West Lothian has announced plans to celebrate its 4th birthday by holding a Family BBQ Day on Saturday 13th June, from 12 – 4pm. The annual celebrations include actities for all the family and opportunities to taste some of some of the Farm Shop’s award winning produce.

As part of the celebrations, children are invited to paint a large outdoor mural on the Farm Shop’s new cold store. Budding young artists can decorate the cold store with paintings of their favourite food to create a giant produce themed mural, with art supplies provided.


There will also be a chance to meet the farming team – both animal and human – with Farm Manager Mike Eagers bringing along some of the Hopetoun Estate’s furry and feathered friends.

Samples of locally produced ales from De Brus brewery in Dunfermline and Hopetoun’s very own Aberdeen Angus steak burgers. Edinburgh patisserie Zukr, Perthshire chocolatier Wicked and Fife producers Chillilicious are also among the array of Scottish suppliers offering visitors a free taste of their latest products on offer at Hopetoun Farm Shop.


Cook and Indi crowned Curry Kings for second year in a row

Cook Gill and Indi Singh, co-founders of rapidly expanding restaurant chain Cook & Indi’s World Buffet, have been crowned Curry Kings of the Year at The Scottish Curry Awards 2015 for the second year in a row.

Competitors for nearly a decade, Cook Gill and Indi Singh joined forces two years ago to introduce the concept of World Buffet to Scotland. Starting from humble beginnings in an empty shell in Hamilton, the pair proceeded to open seven restaurants – the biggest and most prominent of which opened in the former Harry Ramsden’s flagship outlet at Springfield Quay in Glasgow.

Indi Singh and Cook Gill Curry Kings 2015

Commenting on their award win, Gill said: “We’re delighted to win this award – which provides further proof that the West of Scotland is rapidly developing a taste for our pioneering ‘world on a plate’ offering! We’d like to dedicate this award to our many hard-working staff who strive every day to ensure that all our customers enjoy a delicious dining experience.”


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