Food Review: Polentoni, 38 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG

18/12/2014 // 0 Comments

A visit to Edinburgh to drop off my secret Santa gift saw me having a spot of lunch at Polentoni on Easter Road with Ms Monkey.   Not an area we usually end up in, so a welcome for ray. A cosy cafe cum deli with lots of chocolates, coffee, cakes and deli goods to take away as well as delicious [...]

Food Review: Crannog, Town Pier, Fort William, PH33 6DB

25/11/2014 // 1 Comment

Every time we drive by Fort William we say “must try there” but we are always either running late to pitch a tent before nightfall or coming back and a little, erm, whiffy!  This time Mrs Foodie made it (I’ll make her take me don’t worry!  Mr Foodie). Crannog Seafood [...]

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery win Fine Dining Award at SLTN Awards

21/11/2014 // 0 Comments

One of the highlights of the hospitality trade calendar took place recently in Glasgow. Hosted by Kevin Bridges, the SLTN Awards seek to recognise Scotland’s top restaurants, bars, hotels as well as their staff. One of our favourite restaurants, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, was honoured [...]

Moving the Scot’s Way: A foodie trip to Skye, Scotland

21/11/2014 // 0 Comments

It’s not every day that a car rental company offers you the chance to showcase the country you love, visit some fabulous places along the way, and of course drive an amazing car to show how we would celebrate St. Andrews Day like true Scots! We don’t have a car so when Europcar asked [...]

Food Review Mhor 84, A84, Balquidder

19/11/2014 // 1 Comment

Mrs Foodie loves a good breakfast and bonded with the lovely @bakersbunny over a love of Eggs Benedict. Bakersbunny sang the praises of breakfast at Mhor 84 Motel so we had to check it out. The scenery on the drive there was beautiful.   Some morning mist nearby   The breakfast menu [...]

Apple Amnesty from Drygate brewery

19/11/2014 // 0 Comments

Drygate are looking for home growers to donate their home grown apples in exchange for a voucher to use in their on site bottle shop. For each kilo of apples, Drygate will get a 25p voucher for use in the bottle shop.   If you fancy seeing your fruit being transformed into beer, head along to [...]

Martin Wishart’s The Honours opens at Glasgow Malmaison

14/11/2014 // 0 Comments

A wee release on the opening of the new Martin Wishart restaurant tonight Malmaison Glasgow The beautiful Malmaison, Glasgow Malmaison joins The Honours list Hotel group Malmaison has officially launched its partnership with Michelin star chef Martin Wishart which sees the chef bring a taste of [...]


13/11/2014 // 0 Comments

The UK’s top five fish and chip restaurants were announced today (13 November) as they compete to be crowned winner of the Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. The  finalists are:- Burton Road Chippy in [...]

Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015

12/11/2014 // 0 Comments

A press release from Visit Scotland on the launch today.  We will post up a blog on some notes from ourselves tomorrow (when I’ve charge the phone!) Scotland’s food and drink tourism industry is worth an estimated £2.5 million[i] per day to the economy, it has been revealed today (12 [...]
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