Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Treat mum to breakfast in bed.  Here are some ideas to entice you. Lobster muffins Brummie Bacon Cakes Asparagus, poached egg and parmasan cheese. thats all far too much bother, let's face it your mum would appreciate tea, cornflakes and the lie in.  I remember being really proud of making my mum tea and cornflakes

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Mother’s Day Restaurant Suggestions

We could post lists of places for treating your mum, however we have picked four restaurants for Mother's Day that are consistently good. Treat your mum to our decadent three course menu this Sunday, and your mum will receive delicious homemade chocolates by Jim to take home. To reserve your table please contact Jim on

The rum shack Southside Glasgow

Review: The Rum Shack, 657–659 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 2AB

Taking over a wee old mans' pub in Govanhill and creating a Caribbean vibe sounds like a tall order, but I think The Rum Shack have done it.  It's not all palm trees and blow up bananas though (thankfully!). With reggae playing in the background, it's £2.50 for rum and coke to accompany lunch or dinner served

2015 food trend Glasgow uk

2015 food trends?

More burgers! Sigh, we know!  You can't get moving for burgers.  Will we see better provenance? Different cooking styles? We hear the flat grill is back - chargilling is so 2014.  Look out for Five Guys expanding, Byron, Meatliquor and seemingly In and Out are heading to London. Chicken In the style of the amazing

Tony Macaroni - interior

Food review: Tony Macaroni, Parkgrove shopping centre, Queensferry Road, Edinburgh

New Tony Macaroni's now open in Edinburgh Tony Macaroni is ever-expanding with 11 restaurants currently in Scotland and more on the way, we made the visit through to Edinburgh to try out the new menu in their newest restaurant on the north-western edge of the city. We had a couple of cocktails to get us

Street food Thursday Berlin markethalle neun

Berlin – Street Food Thursday

Street Food Thursday Street Food Thursday is a weekly food event in the Markthalle Neun building and gathers together a gaggle of street food vendors.   The market hall operates Friday and Saturday so the owners thought to increase use and get more people in. They certainly have succeeded. The place was jumping. Stalls selling

Hippo Beers, 128 Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow

    Glasgow's beer community has had a welcome boost in the array of beer's available for purchase with the opening of Hippo Beers. We were welcomed in by Derek Hoy who updated us on his thoughts behind the new venture and pointed us in the right direction when we quizzed him on some beer

Nucoco Chocolate – Chocolate with a twist ***Sadly, no longer in business***

swish packaging too Everyone loves chocolate right? but does everyone love dark chocolate?  Well I don't normally until I had the pleasure of trying some of Nucoco's 70% dark chocolate with rum soaked cranberries.  WOW.  I shall never now shy away from anything Nucoco dark chocolate. The cranberries burst with rum which went extremely well

Foodie Pen Pals Month 4

My email pal  in Amsterdam sent me this great parcel of Dutch Christmas goodies.   Kruidnootjes - spiced nuts - or really little cookies to celebrate Sinterklaas holiday on 5/6th December in the Netherlands. Speculaas cookies - spiced shortbread style biscuit, again to celebrate Sinterklaas on 5/6th December. Stroopwafeltjes - syrup waffles - I love