Merchant city festival glasgow

Foodie Events at Merchant City Festival

It's nearly time for the Merchant City Festival in Glasgow so here's hoping the sun keeps shining! We've picked a few foodie-related pieces from the programme for inspiration. There will cooking demos in Merchant Square and street food vendors outside with the weekend road closure of Miller Street ensuring that there will be more pavement

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News: Opening today Lean Canteen in Shawlands

  Today sees the opening of Lean Canteen in Shawlands, a new health food restaurant for Glasgow's Southside.   Lean Canteen has taken over the space where Pazzo used to be on Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands right in the middle of Shawlands - and within sight of a couple of gyms! We've got a copy of  the

Fife shows it has five of the best

Fife for foodies Fife is THE place to head to this summer. Not only with the Bowhouse Food Weekend but also the stunning scenery and foodie places with views. Fife Council have partnered with Visit Scotland to showcase the Kingdom of Fife through the Fife Five tourism video campaign. A series of short videos which

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Oyster Happy Hour at Galvin Brasserie

  Galvin Brasserie de luxe to launch Oyster happy hour From Monday 3rd July Oyster lovers will be able to indulge their passion for a cheaper price.  Galvin Brasserie de Luxe, in Edinburgh, are launching a new Oyster Happy Hour which will run Monday to Friday from 6-7pm. The dining room’s central seafood bar will

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Event Review: Moët Chandon champagne dinner at The Finnieston

5 Course Moët Chandon Champagne Dinner at The Finnieston What's better than sun? A sunny evening with good food and champagne! The Finnieston recently held an evening with Moët Chandon which consisted of 5 Courses with 5 Glasses of Champagne including two from the award-winning 2008 Vintage, for £60 per person. Have you been upstairs at

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Food review: Lunch at Chaophraya, Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

Mr C visits Chaophraya On arrival at the venue, the first thing that strikes you is the building itself. Absolutely stunning outside, and you will discover the same is true inside as well. I also found out that Chaophraya is named after the main river in Bangkok / Thailand. Settling down, I looked over the menu. 

Winners list for Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards 25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017 last night in Edinburgh. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre saw a record number of 820 guests attending what is Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars'.  The annual awards,

Food standards agency

80% of Hebridean Sea Salt product “Imported”

According to an investigation of Hebridean Sea Salt by Food Standards Scotland more than 80% of it was imported. The Lewis based business has been part of the renaissance of Scotland's food industry and this news will be a blow to the credibility of Scottish businesses who care about the provenance of their products. Food Standards

Scottish asparagus Waitrose

Scottish Asparagus Season is here!

Scotty Brand Scottish asparagus set to hit Waitrose shelves Scottish asparagus will soon be appearing in all the Waitrose branches across Scotland soon as asparagus season arrives. The Gijnlim variety of asparagus has been grown by James Brunton in Angus.  His family has been growing potatoes for three generations and this is his first-ever asparagus