I love travelling and experiencing the authentic taste of somewhere new in its home environment, but don’t we all. When international jet setting is not an option there’s still a chance to indulge in the pleasures of international travel through food from the comfort of your own city. Here’s my top four trip destinations, available […]Read more "Been around the world, buts there’s no place like home"
As it’s on the doorstep I had to go and see if the gritty reputation rings true. For me, Glasgow’s a rough diamond. Scrape back some of the grime of the ordinary and underneath lies a dazzling array of gastronomic, historic and just plain extraordinarily beautiful treats ready to discover – if you know where […]Read more "Wonderful Westside. Weekend in Glasgow"
Now’s a great time to see Scotland’s magical autumn in all its multi-colour glory and what better way to see it than packing a bag, reaching for the car keys and driving north for a gastronomic weekend out of the city. Which is what we did. Pack snacks for the three hour spectacular drive up […]Read more "Gastronomic weekend away? Ok. A dalliance with the north, Aberdeen."
Oh my, oh my where to begin. Big plus, my pooch is welcome at The Dogs, as the name suggests. Bonus. And, the location and décor are spot on. As is the menu, it seems on first glance. Unfortunately, looks can be deceiving as I was about to find out last week. We started with […]Read more "How my dinner at The Dogs ended up in the dog bowl "
There’s a reason why it’s literally taken a year to get a booking at this restaurant. That’s because it serves undisputedly delicious food, with the most knowledgeable service at a reasonable price in an unfussy and relaxed atmosphere. What’s not to love? Nothing that’s what. Sometimes, just sometimes, the hype and the wait are worth […]Read more "Dreaming of Aizle"
Sometimes I need to get away from it all. That doesn’t mean driving to the West Coast of Scotland and getting on a ferry to the Isle of Mull (although that’s a great weekend break and I’ll do another post on that). No. Just an hour or two out of the house with my own […]Read more "Party of one. No problem"
Dates. I love them. What better mood booster than being wined and dined? It’s hard to beat. But getting the drink/dinner choices and combination just right can be tricky. So whether it’s a Tinder surprise, deciding either way, or its a done deal. Here’s my perfect pairings to be wined, dined and wooed in Edinburgh. […]Read more "Date night? Yes please!"