Food: La Vita Spuntini, Gordon Street, Glasgow

Food: La Vita Spuntini, Gordon Street, Glasgow

La Vita Spuntini opens in Gordon Street Mr Foodie went along to the launch party of La Vita Spuntini in Gordon Street, Glasgow to try out some things from the menu and see inside. Inside Menu Food   Italian Scotch Egg   Black pudding calzone  Quattro stagioni pizza Polenta chipsRead More…

News: New Opening La Vita Spuntini

News: New Opening La Vita Spuntini

La Vita Spuntini opens in Gordon Street We’ve been watching La Vita Spuntini Gordon Street being put together and now it is open. The full launch party is being held next week, however, we have received some photos showing the interior and a look at the menu. Decor The decorRead More…

Event: Sagra Italia is coming to Glasgow – here is everything you need to know

Event: Sagra Italia is coming to Glasgow – here is everything you need to know

Sagra Italia in Glasgow The team behind the Scottish Italian Awards are creating a celebration of all things Italian on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June to coincide with Italian National Day.  Sagra Italiana! is a day to celebrate the links between Scotland and Italy through the medium ofRead More…

Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Edinburgh and Glasgow pre-opening recon! One of the best bits of the blog is getting to visit restaurants as they move into an area. Vapiano are opening up in Edinburgh (Just off St Andrews Sq) and Glasgow (Buchanan Street) later this year so they wanted to introduce us to the VapianoRead More…

New Spring Menu at Eusebi Deli

New Spring Menu at Eusebi Deli

Spring has sprung at Eusebi’s A timely reminder for us to go for a return visit, Eusebi Deli have released a new spring menu with some tantalising sounding dishes on it.  Peelham Farm Lamb belly and heritage tomato salad or roe deer, pomegranate and hazelnut salad to their famous Pinsa.Read More…

New menu at Contini, Edinburgh

New menu at Contini, Edinburgh

Contini bring modern Italian food home I’ve just had lunch at the refurbished Contini and it isn’t an overstatement to say that it was outstanding!  Gone are the traditional Italian meals passed down from grandparents. Contini feel confident enough to spread their wings, rebel and show off what modern Italians,Read More…

Contini George Street re-opens after refurb

Contini George Street re-opens after refurb

Edinburgh restaurant reopens after a £250K refurbishment Contini George Street  has relaunched with a brand new menu, décor and dining experience. The former banking hall has been transformed with banquette seating in soft grey leather, an open bar area, and striking wall hangings depicting Italian frescos. A new menu, withRead More…

Gluten Free Food Review: Carluccio’s Silverburn, Glasgow

Gluten Free Food Review: Carluccio’s Silverburn, Glasgow

  Gluten Free doesn’t mean missing out on taste at Carluccio’s With the rise of gluten-free eating, be it for health or diet reasons, restaurants are having to get their act together and sort out some tasty morsels.  No more afterthoughts here, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian diners want to haveRead More…

Recipe: Bertolli Baked filled Pasta Cones

Recipe: Bertolli Baked filled Pasta Cones

Bertolli Pasta Cones We received some Bertolli pasta cones and Bertolli with Butter to try out.  The shapes are ideal for making an alternative to cannelloni, and a lot easier to fill with the closed end!  This is an easy and simple dish to make that looks tasty and isRead More…

Food Review: Bella Fresca, 2093 Paisley Road West, Cardonald, Glasgow

Food Review: Bella Fresca, 2093 Paisley Road West, Cardonald, Glasgow

A slice of Italy in Southside Glasgow We hadn’t been to Bella Fresca for an age, in fact 2008!  After a swim at nearby Bellahouston Sports Centre, it was time to add those calories that had been lost back to the belly! It was breakfast time so a look atRead More…