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Food Review: Singl-End, 265 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6TT

Tasty Cakes and brunch at Singl-end in Glasgow Hidden away in a basement, off the beaten track in Garnethill probably isn’t where you would first look for dishes such as spicy baked eggs or (possibly) the biggest selection of gluten-free cakes in Glasgow. However, it is..! Located along from Glasgow Art School, Singl-end made a

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Food Review: MOS Burger, 1 Chome-3-66 Okaidohigashi, Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture 986-0855, Japan

Mos Burger - Japanese Burger Chain Mos Burger is the second-largest fast-food franchise in Japan after McDonald's but it  can also be found in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea and even Australia! We had never heard of them and after wandering about Cat Island (Tashirojima) all day we didn't feel like a

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Restaurant review: Norn, 50-54 Henderson Street, Edinburgh

The most impressive new restaurant in Scotland! Years ago we remember camping beside Loch Ken and discovering that only a few miles down the road in the village of Crossmichael was a Michelin-starred restaurant. At that time we didn’t have the cash for such exquisite food and so dinner amounted to a chippy from nearby

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Cruising from Biograd Na Moru to Zadar onboard the Nada event ship

Last summer we took a trip to Croatia to stay at the Ilirija resort on the Dalmatian coast. See our review of the hotel here. Another feature of booking there, is the Motoryacht Nada, a ship with room for 150 people and guests can take a Sunset gourmet cruise when staying between June and September.

Leon – (not) Coming to Glasgow (after all!)

Can fast food be fresh, tasty and inspired? Leon have over 30 restaurants in England claiming to do just that. So with a new branch due to open at Glasgow's Buchanan Galleries, we decided to check out their London Regent Street branch to see whats coming your way. First look at the menu a pleasant

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Restaurant Review: Chihana, 84 Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Three Michelin Star dining in Kyoto Kyoto in Japan has an abundance of Michelin star dining so we were spoiled for choice, typically though, as a foreigner you can't book online so reservations are best made through your place of accommodation. We had drawn up a list of restaurants to visit during our time in

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Food Review: Rioja, 1116 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD

 Tapas Dining in Finnieston, Glasgow Named after the wine region in Spain, Rioja in Hipster-friendly Finnieston is competing with the likes of The Gannet, Ox and Finch, Porter & Rye etc...as a result this is not your usual tapas experience. The concept is: modern tapas, fine-dining tapas or tapas with a twist (take your pick).

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Food Review: 111 by Nico, 111 Cleveden Rd, Glasgow, G12 0JU

111 by Nico used to be Simply Fish (which served some of the best fish and chips in Glasgow, and before that it was an Italian restaurant called La Famiglia.  It's still the same owners, same chef but now with a more varied menu and focus on fine-dining.  It's slightly hidden away, between a Spar

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 Castle Hotel of the Year

Dalhousie Castle takes home the award for Castle Hotel of the Year for Scotland at the National Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 Congratulations to Dalhousie Castle and Spa who won Castle Hotel of the Year for Scotland at the Scottish Hotel Awards.  The hotel beat Inverlochy Castle and Fonab Castle in a tight contest. This award follows

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Scottish Hotel Awards: Taynuilt Hotel wins best Sous Chef Scotland

Outside Hotel The Taynuilt Hotel wins again The Taynuilt Hotel and Restaurant is celebrating again after its sous-chef was named the best in Scotland. The prize was awarded to local Taynuilt lad Ross Harris, 21.  The hotel recently won its second AA Rosette for culinary excellence. John McNulty, Chef-Patron of the Taynuilt Hotel and Restaurant,