Lunch at Côte Brasserie French casual dining in Glasgow

The Colonel has returned from his sojourn in Paris, refreshed and still eager to embrace some French casual dining.  Côte Brasserie was suggested for luncheon…

Review: Bouillabaisse Fridays at Galvin, Edinburgh

Bouillabaisse Fridays, Galvin Brasserie De Luxe We first tasted bouillabaisse in Marseille a whole decade ago, I remember it well because of the price! We’d…

Recipe: Croque Monsieur, The BEST Ham n Cheese Toastie

Is this the best cheese and ham toastie in the world? I think so. Forget about those bland, tasteless Croque monsieurs of your visit to…

Restaurant Review: L’escargot Bleu, 56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Traditional French food with a few twists at L’escargot bleu Stepping into L’escargot Bleu is like walking into a suburban bistro in Paris – a…

Product Review: Gourmet Foie Gras

On our recent trip to the Loire Valley, we noticed that foie gras was omnipresent on restaurant menus. It was France after all but it’s something…

Recipe: Rose, honey and matcha madeleines

From the Lorraine region of France comes the Madeleine, a delicate small sponge cake with a dainty shell shape.  Lighter than a sponge cake, this…

Book Review: Teatime in Paris by Jill Colonna

Jill Colonna relocates to Paris and finds a love for all things French, and especially their pastries.  Starting with the forever asked question of “How…

Recipe: Canelés De Bordeaux – French Rum and Vanilla Cakes

We recently received the book “Teatime in Paris” by Jill Colonna and what a great wee book. Its filled with delicious French treats and takes…

Budding Chefs are back!

This year French Budding Chefs have come West and discovered local food on the West coast of Scotland. The nine young chefs from the Lycée…

Wild Fig Pop-up inside old whisky bond

The latest in pop-up events takes a luxurious turn with Chef Justin Maule creating a French inspired menu. Justin started his own company in 2011…

Heverlee and The Roving Fromagiere

An invitation for a night of beer and cheese tasting – our two most favouritest things – this could not be missed. Heverlee beer partnered…

News – The Skinny Food & Drink Survey Results, Butterfly flies South …

The Skinny Food and Drink Survey winners have been released. Great to see so many of our faves on there. Check out The Skinny for…

The honours at Malmaison menus

Here is a look at the menus for the new Martin Wishart restaurant, The Honours, located within Malmaison.   A la carte menu   Sunday…

Review: La Bonne Auberge, 161 West Nile Street, Glasgow

  Evening meal at La Bonne Auberge La Bonne Auberge,  is located beside the Holiday Inn Theatreland  and is near to Buchanan Bus Station, a…