News: Non-chocolate Advent Calendars

News: Non-chocolate Advent Calendars

Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars for Big Kids Advent Calendars really are the big thing again this year.  From gin to tea and even Haribo and Pop Tarts, there’s a calendar for everyone.  Here are some which Mrs Foodie liked the sound of. Gin Aldi 12 Gins of Christmas 12 mini bottlesRead More…

Event: Fizz Feast – A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food

Event: Fizz Feast – A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food

Sparkling wine festival returns to Edinburgh for 2017 Fizz Feast “A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food” will be taking place on Saturday 18 November at The Edinburgh Academy on Henderson Row following the success of last year’s event. Fizz Feast is the only consumer wine fair dedicatedRead More…

Event Preview: Fizz Festival, Edinburgh

Event Preview: Fizz Festival, Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s first Fizz Festival will be held at Edinburgh Academy on 29th October and it sounds like an event not to be missed! There will be lots of fantastic fizz from around the world, masterclasses and food. The fizz festival includes: Over 75 different Champagnes and sparkling wines for youRead More…

Event Preview: Summer Rendezvous’ with Veuve Clicquot.

Event Preview: Summer Rendezvous’ with Veuve Clicquot.

  Hutchesons brunch with Veuve Clicquot Hutcheson’s Bar and Brasserie in Glasgow City Centre will host their third ‘Summer Rendezvous’ Champagne brand, Veuve Clicquot.   Held on the opening weekend of the Merchant City Festival and tickets are on sale, from here, now. The brunch menu features delights such asRead More…

Food: Spanish Afternoon tea in Arta, Glasgow

Food: Spanish Afternoon tea in Arta, Glasgow

Spanish fun in the Merchant City at Arta We sent our newest recruit along to Arta to check out their Spanish Afternoon Tea. Claudio greeted us and offered a chilled glass of cava with a fresh raspberry garnish. Went down very smoothly indeed….not a clawing perry at all. Good atRead More…

EVENT: Belles in the Basement this Sunday 10th April at Glasgow Mal

EVENT: Belles in the Basement this Sunday 10th April at Glasgow Mal

Belles in the basement This Sunday, 10th April 2016, 12pm-4pm sees a girl’s day out at Malmaison Glasgow.  An afternoon of indulgence, luxury and fun at Malmaison Glasgow, with complimentary glass of fizz and nibbles, goody bag, mini cocktail masterclasses, music from their resident DJ and demonstrations from  Vidal Sassoon,Read More…

Food Review: Afternoon tea at Hilton Garden Inn, Exhibition Centre & Hydro, Glasgow

Food Review: Afternoon tea at Hilton Garden Inn, Exhibition Centre & Hydro, Glasgow

Afternoon tea at Hilton Garden Inn, Glasgow Handily located for the SECC, SSE Hydro as well as the Glasgow Science Centre,  Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre offers an afternoon tea with views across the River Clyde. Heading to the Hydro for a concert?  Start off your day out with afternoonRead More…

Glasgow Foodie Week new openings, menus and a birthday

Glasgow Foodie Week new openings, menus and a birthday

What a week!  I’m glad it’s the weekend and time for a much needed lie in.  You might know that I can sleep for Scotland, I’d be winning the Olympic medal!  Chronic Fatigue is a funny thing.  Some days you can feel like climbing mountains, well more like have theRead More…

Day Twenty Three of Foodiemas: WIN Fizzy Afternoon Tea at The Butterfly and The Pig

Day Twenty Three of Foodiemas: WIN Fizzy Afternoon Tea at The Butterfly and The Pig

Afternoon tea with bubbles at The Butterfly and The Pig South Is there anything better than spending the afternoon with tea, cake and some fizz?  We have an excellent prize today of Afternoon Tea with Bubbles at The Butterfly and The Pig South (the old Corona pub in Shawlands), theRead More…

Food Review: Hutchesons, 158 Ingram Street, Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1EJ

Food Review: Hutchesons, 158 Ingram Street, Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1EJ

Bubbles and Brunch at Hutchesons, Glasgow Inside the historic old Hutchesons Hospital located on Ingram Street in the Merchant City is Hutchesons.  Lovingly restored by the Rusk Group and the National Trust for Scotland, Hutchesons is an impressive venue. I met up with Julie from @glasgowly for a much-needed catchRead More…