Celtic Connections and The Cail Bruich Tasting Menu Every January for the last few years we have been making a pilgrimage to the Celtic Connections winter music festival in Glasgow to enjoy some of Scotland’s finest musicians.  It’s also a good chance to try out a few of Glasgow’s equally fine eating establishments and so…

15 Perfect Stops for Food Lovers on the NC500 We enjoyed a fantastic five days on the NC500 in October – Scotland’s answer to Route 66.  Starting our journey in Inverness, we drove the 500-mile route anti-clockwise with planned overnight stops in Brora, Tongue,  Aultbea and Torridon. We wanted to visit great places to eat and…

Here’s our list of our favourite top six meals enjoyed on our travels in Scotland in 2016: They are in no particular order except for Ullinish Lodge which was our best meal of 2016. (1) Ullinish Lodge – Isle of Skye – with Chef Calum Montgomery We enjoyed a fantastic 7-course feast in October at…

The new Wahaca Edinburgh Restaurant Edinburgh has seen so many hotly anticipated new restaurants springing up in 2016 and in October Wahacca opened its doors on South St Andrews Street.  Wahacca was created by Thomosina Mires of Masterchef fame and it specialises in Mexican Market and Street Food.  Feedback from their restaurants down south has always…

Edinburgh’s traditional “old man” pubs are fast disappearing, and the latest casualty is Mathers Bar at number 25 Broughton Street.   The good news is that the new owners have a proven track record including the creation of the trendy Jeremiah’s Taproom from the Elm Bar just around the corner.  The Empress is the result…

Christmas came early for us recently as we were invited to try out Kyloe’s festive menu.  We were last here in May for a birthday celebration and are always impressed by the organised service and quality of food that emerges from the compact kitchen that also caters for the Huxley below.  We arrived on a…