The Chimney Cake Corporation, Glasgow

We first tried them on holiday in Sighisoara, Romania many years ago in 2008,  So when we heard that there was a shop selling chimney cakes in Glasgow, we had to visit. Menu The Chimney Corporation sell both sweet and savoury chimneys with plenty of toppings for each.  We had just finished a savoury lunch…

Asian Breakfast, Glasgow

Southside brunch at Asian Breakfast It’s Sunday, we’re hungry and where to go that’s different?  How about Asian Breakfast? Southside brunch with a difference? We have no idea what is on offer but it looks interesting from the outside, so in we went. Brightly lit inside, a couple of tables were occupied.  We picked a…

Second site for Ox and Finch operators

Finnieston faves get approval for a city-centre site Hot on the heels of news of Ox and Finch’s spin-off Ka Pao permanent home in the West End is the news of approval for a city Centre site. The B-listed premises at 68 Miller Street has had an application for the development of a new restaurant…

Deep fried pigs in blankets for Christmas

We’ve seen footlong, six-foot-long and now there are deep-fried pigs in blankets! Catch, fish and chip restaurant, are selling their sausages wrapped in bacon and deep-fried. Their branches at Giffnock (186 Fenwick Road), Netherlee (570 Clarkston Road) and West End (27 Gibson Street) will be selling these festively deep-fried pigs in blankets over Christmas. Will…

Steak Lounge and Grill, Cathcart

35 day dry aged steak in Glasgow Steak Lounge and Grill has now opened at 5 Clarkston Road, Cathcart in Glasgow’s Southside.  We haven’t been, yet, however what we’ve seen on their Facebook page looks delish. Their menu is driven by 35-day, dry-aged beef from the Borders. With everything from tomahawk, rump and rib eye on…

Review: Alishan, 250 Battlefield Road, Glasgow

A pure Ali-shanner We’d been meaning to visit here for so long, from the kitschiness outside, where you can see fish tanks inside. Mrs Foodie was suffering a cold so a spicy curry was what Dr Foodie prescribed. The interior is small and lit up brighter than Elfingrove with epilepsy-inducing lights flashing all over the…

Glasgow Christmas Drinks from The Gate

The Gate Launches Glasgow Christmas Drinks With Awkward Bar Portraits The Gate has released a retro Glasgow Christmas drinks and snacks menu for the festive season and here’s a look at it.  Drinks like The Baby “Sham” with frozen gin and pear sorbet poured over bubbles, to a riff on the classic Snowball with Brandy,…