Food review: Itihaas, Dalkeith, 17-19 Eskbank Road

Food review: Itihaas, Dalkeith, 17-19 Eskbank Road

Does history repeat itself (in a good way)? First, a little history. In early 2018 we visited The Radhuni, meaning ‘passionate cook’ in Loanhead, just south of Edinburgh, which is home to a passionate cook indeed – the best curry chef in Scotland (Scottish Curry Awards 2018). The meal was soRead More…

Tempus Restaurant, Grand Central festive dining

Tempus Restaurant, Grand Central festive dining

Time waits for no food blogger We’d eaten in Tempus in Edinburgh years ago, and had made it to the restaurant that replaced it, The Printing Press, twice but had never been to Tempus at Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow so finally sorted that out with a recent visit, atRead More…

Wrap Chic apply to move into St Enoch Centre

Wrap Chic apply to move into St Enoch Centre

St Enoch Centre site for Wrap Chic in Glasgow Wrap Chic,  Indian/Mexican street food purveyors have applied for permission to use an empty shop unit on the first floor of the St Enoch Shopping Centre complex for their Glasgow operation. Started in 2012 in Birmingham, Wrap Chic is a mixtureRead More…

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

From the sea to The Shore Thankfully we didn’t encounter any pirates on our brief sojourn in Penzance and we didn’t have to walk the plank to get a table at The Shore Restaurant as part of our Foodiemoon either but you absolutely must book ahead because there’s only aRead More…

Where to eat during Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018

Where to eat during Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018

Where to eat during Edinburgh Fringe Festival  – ideas for brunch, lunch and dinner Edinburgh Fringe Festival time can be full on so you’ll need to think ahead for where to go to get some decent food to keep yourself going.  Here are some suggestions for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Read More…

Food: Dine Out Scotland at Two Fat Ladies with 5pm

Food: Dine Out Scotland at Two Fat Ladies with 5pm

 Dine Out Scotland with Two Fat Ladies Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery has long been a favourite of ours, so much so that we hadn’t made it to the other restaurants in the Glasgow group! This was soon sorted with the launch of the 5pm Dine Out Scotland promotion.  From 21stRead More…

Event Preview:Alumni dinner with Masterchef: The Professionals Gary Maclean

Event Preview:Alumni dinner with Masterchef: The Professionals Gary Maclean

Four Course Alumni dinner hosted by Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals 2016 Winner and National Chef of Scotland. This sounds like it may be the best meal ever.  Enjoy a four-course meal created and cooked by some of Scotland’s most exciting young talent.  A collection of City of Glasgow CollegeRead More…

Bar Soba New Menu Launch, Edinburgh

Bar Soba New Menu Launch, Edinburgh

Confession: I’d never been to Bar Soba. The launch of their menu seemed as good a time as any for my first visit. It was a good excuse to sample lots of things from their menu and meet the head chef Nik, whose travels around Asia inspired the new menu.Read More…

Food review: Chop House, Arch 15, E Market St, Edinburgh

Food review: Chop House, Arch 15, E Market St, Edinburgh

Chop to it! Get to the Chop House… New recruit “Local chef” visits the newly-opened Market Street Chop House with Mr Foodie… This was my first time visiting The Arches on Market Street, a relatively new development of cafes, restaurants and niche shops in the bridge arches under Jeffery StreetRead More…

Ginspired Dinner, Gin 71, Edinburgh

Ginspired Dinner, Gin 71, Edinburgh

We were lucky enough to be invited to a Gin-inspired dinner at the newly opened Gin 71 in Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square. The company already has two very successful locations in Glasgow and I, personally, had been looking forward to their arrival in ‘the East’. Champers on arrival & an excitingRead More…