Embargo Glasgow – Opening Friday

Embargo Glasgow – Opening Friday

Embargo Glasgow to open on Bar Gumbo site Bar Gumbo on Byres Road surprised us all by closing quickly. Don’t fret though as the site has a new name and vibe – Embargo Glasgow. Embargo Glasgow is opening this Friday (30th Nov) from 12. They promise Pacific Cocktails, market freshRead More…

New look for beGIN in Glasgow

New look for beGIN in Glasgow

New Menu and look for beGIN Glasgow Glasgow’s West End gin bar – beGIN – have unveiled a new menu and a refreshed look. “Our dark décor was reminiscent of America’s prohibition era, when people had to imbibe in secrecy,” said Elaine Sheahan, beGIN bar manager. “We decided to brightenRead More…

Event: Chris Brookmyre Announces Byres Road Book Festival Dates For 2017

Event: Chris Brookmyre Announces Byres Road Book Festival Dates For 2017

Byres Road Book Festival Dates For 2017 Chris Brookmyre, crime writer, dashed around the Glasgow Subway and hosted readings of his latest book, Want You Gone (Little, Brown) at Hillhead Underground to officially launch the return of the 2017 Byres Road Book Festival today. The Byres Road Book Festival whichRead More…

Event: Charity Fashion Weekend Set For West End

Event: Charity Fashion Weekend Set For West End

SS17, prosecco and music in the name of charity at the Byres Road Fashion Showcase On Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm, models from Model Team Scotland will walk the catwalk showcasing fierce and fabulous summer collections highlighting the variety and quality of local businesses inRead More…

Drink: Aragon Bar, Byres Road, Glasgow

Drink: Aragon Bar, Byres Road, Glasgow

The Aragon in Glasgows Byres road holds happy memories for me. It was where I had my first pint. So it was with sadness that I watched it fall into decline over the years. To be honest, I had pretty well given up on it. Recently, the windows looked brighter andRead More…

Event Preview: Byres Road Book Festival to rock Glasgow’s West End

Event Preview: Byres Road Book Festival to rock Glasgow’s West End

Top writers to attend Byres Road Book Festival   From Friday, September 23rd to Monday, September 26th the top of Byres Roads will be transformed into a book hub pyramid as Waterstones, Hillhead library and the Oxfam bookshop host a jam-packed programme of poetry, animated stories, and discussions. Graeme MacraeRead More…

New scents from Shearer Candles

New scents from Shearer Candles

Shearer Candles launch Spring Summer 2016 scents I know it’s a food blog, but… I’m a woman and that means I get to put what I want on here!  Plus, you’ll love the smell of these candles.  I love Shearer Candles, watching them grow from their Copeland Road premises toRead More…

New opening Shearer Candles, 338 Byres Road, Glasgow

New opening Shearer Candles, 338 Byres Road, Glasgow

I’ve been a big fan of Shearer Candles for a long time, mostly due to buying my first flat a stones throw from their original home just off Copeland Road and watching them grow and move to their factory in Govan. It was a pleasure to be invited along toRead More…

Burger Wars with Ketchup and Hummingbird

Burger Wars with Ketchup and Hummingbird

It was National Burger Day on Wednesday and we helped Laura Forsyth at STV Glasgow judge the best burger at Burger Wars! There was a party atmosphere at Ketchup West End in Ashton Lane with balloons, face painting and cakes.   With Ketchup’s venues in the South Side, West EndRead More…

What’s new and happening

What’s new and happening

Good news!  Heard that Paperinos will NOT be closing on Byres Road. Thanks to Liquorice Media for clearing this up.   The Whisky Bond are having a Summer Party on Saturday, where there will be workshops, food, drink and music for all. Check out their Facebook page for more info.Read More…