Food news

Food news

  • We're feeling festive and pumpkin's on the menu!

  • Pret a Manger is the lunchtime destination of many a city centre office worker and offers a selection of chilled salads, sushi, soups, as well as a bunch of meal choices and snacks that don't begin with the letter 's'.   

  • Hot on the heels of Shetland's Frankie's Fish & Chips (which recently scooped the title of Scotland's top chippie), four other Scottish shops have just been named in the UK's top 12 list.

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Opinion

Opinion

  • Cranachan, second floor, Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, Glasgow (cranachancafe.co.uk, 0141 248 6257)

  • It's appropriate that a groundbreaking food conference aimed at tackling the thorny issue of food banks, poverty and unequal access to fresh, healthy food took place at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall last week.

  • It seems I've been in a bit of denial about the so-called alternative food scene.

  • So what are we to make of the latest Michelin Guide, which awarded two new stars to Scotland while taking two away?

  • Two dramatically different food events are taking place in Scotland this weekend, and the mixed messages they deliver have me wondering if Scotland isn't the most perplexing place on Earth.

Drink

Drink

  • PEOPLE always assume that I'm against wine from supermarkets.

  • The Lioness of Leith

  • It's not every day you see chardonnay and pinot noir growing in a Scottish greenhouse, or beers made of sticky willy and nettles.

  • IN the same way beetroot can split a room, some wine-producing areas elicit mixed responses from tasting groups.

  • Bennets Bar