A return to hotel dining with Malmaison

Hotel dining can often get the short shrift. Especially when you’re in a city like Glasgow that has a near constant rotation of new restaurant openings. ¬†And I get it. Outside of The Big Smoke, if you’ve not got a…

Hungry? Let’s Try Ardnamurchan Glasgow

Ardnamurchan seems to have missed the Great 2017 Glasgow restaurant hype train, but that doesn’t mean this unassuming newbie based in the heart of the cities theatre land shouldn’t be at least somewhere on your foodie bucket list this year.…

A Night at the Opera

I’d never really “done” Opera.  It always felt very….inaccessible? If anything, I’d absorbed any operatic knowledge through cultural osmosis, using Pretty Woman, Anastasia and Bugs Bunny as my cultural touchstones. From that I garnered a few things fairly quickly. Opera…

The Great British Chippie with Six By Nico

I don’t think I’ve seen my news feed so excited about a restaurant launch, since, well, ever. But then, a restaurant that changes every six weeks with menus inspired by places and memories? Who can blame them? Six By Nico…

Retro Kitsch Vs Metalic Glamour

New Year has always been a time of renewal, of stripping things back and looking for a fresh perspective. But just because the party season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up  the sequin and glitter. The mega…

Mind, Body, Soul Space

Going for a massage is so often seen as a treat, saved for the likes of birthdays or anniversaries. It’s a form of self care reserved for special occasions rather than seen as a form of maintenance. I’d had a…

Hello My Name is Paul Smith

“You can find inspiration everywhere, and if you can’t, look again.” I’m paraphrasing here, very loosely but there are far worse words to lead with than that of Paul Smith.  “Hello, I’m Paul Smith”opened at Glasgow’s Lighthouse on the 21st…

Brunch Bites: Singl End

I’ve been on some what of a personal crusade recently. I say recently, really more of an ongoing saga, one that I’m not entirely sure has an end. In short I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect brunch spot.…

Take Me to the Trading House

The Trading House is the latest adition to Glasgow’s burgeoning dining scene.  Combining casual dining with a rich and varied cocktail bar, The Trading House sets itself as a metropolitan up-market pub. Mixing cardomen and pineapple cocktails with home comfort…