Posted on 08 October 2012.
Having just opened towards the end of last month (September 2012), there’s been quite a buzz about Glasgow’s first Vietnamese canteen, The Hanoi Bike Shop. As you can imagine we were itching to try it out, so Sunday lunch it was, along with some great expectations. You may recognise that it sits exactly where Stravaigin [...]
Posted in Featured, Restaurants, Vietnamese
Posted on 06 August 2012.
The other day my wife and I booked ourselves in for a pre-theatre at Number 16 restaurant. Located near the Dumbarton Road end of Byres Road I have honestly never noticed the restaurant and I can’t even remember how I managed to come across it when doing the old Google search for some dining inspiration. [...]
Posted in Bistro, Featured, Scottish
Posted on 29 July 2012.
As a New Yorker living in Glasgow, whenever anyone asks me what I miss from home, I always answer, ‘Mexican food’. There isn’t a single decent Mexican restaurant in the whole city, and all the places that try to make Mexican food offer a bland imitation of the real thing. The vegetarian options inevitably contain [...]
Posted in Retailers
Posted on 16 February 2012.
‘The beer industry is sick, and order viagra we are the f***ing doctor’. This is how BrewDog describes itself in its ‘about us’ pamphlet. The craft brewery opened up a pub across from the Kelvingrove Museum last summer, but I only recently got a chance to check it out. BrewDog is the only pub I’ve [...]
Posted in West End
Posted on 20 December 2011.
The Ubiquitous Chip or “The Chip” as it’s more commonly known, has been a firm favourite on the Glasgow fine dining scene for over forty years. Situated in the heart of the tourist heartland of the West End in the atmospheric Ashton Lane, it provides a fantastic all in one restaurant and bar that gives [...]
Posted in Bistro
Posted on 28 March 2011.
Back in October and May of last year Taste of Glasgow’s man who will eat anything, Jack Broussine stepped up and got stuck into some squirrel and roasted rook at Stravaigin’s inaugural Wild food night followed by some kelp broth and beetroot and ginger wontons at their Vegetarian Wild Food night. When the invite came [...]
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