Phil MacHugh

Phil MacHugh is managing director at SKAPA.

Phil MacHugh is managing director at SKAPA.

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Eating out in Scotland: The hottest new places

The new Virgin hotel, which pays homage to Glasgow’s rich cultural history in its design, is now open upon the banks of the city’s river Clyde. Within it, is flagship restaurant and bar, Commons Club - which also has a location on Victoria Street in Edinburgh.

Food and drink: Enjoy a taste of Greece

l Halloumi, Glasgow Greek-Cypriot meze are Halloumi’s speciality, and whenever possible, they are made with locally obtained ingredients. Choose two or three small servings, then divide them amongst you to get the most flavour. Stop in for a quick lunch at a fantastic price or stay until dinnertime with some vegetable dolmades, swordfish and king prawn souvlaki, and grilled octopus. IG: @halloumiglasgow l Don’t Tell Mama, Edinburgh This Tollcross coffee bar radiates Mediterranean atmosphere with brunch, crepe and weekend evening menus. It has pop-up bars at Underbelly (for the Fringe), St Mary’s Cathedral and Neighbourgood market.   IG: @donttellmamacoffeebar l Gyros, Glasgow A modern street food menu, with traditional flavours prepared freshly to order in a casual fast food style. Do try a signature skepasti (the Greek answer to pizza). Discount Sunday to Thursday. IG: @gyrosglasgow l Santorini, Glasgow Recently opened in the former Spanish tapas bar, Rioja, in Finnieston, Santorini offers a superb selection of cocktails and refreshments to transport you to the heart of Santorini, Greece. Express lunch served Monday-Friday at £12.90 for three dishes. IG:@santoriniglasgow l Nixo’s, Edinburgh With a passion for quality ingredients and authentic Greek flavours, this new Greek street food restaurant is located in Portobello High Street with a menu that offers a delightful range of options to suit every palate. IG: @nixos_greekstreetfood

Celebrate Pride month in style

Taped window panes at Pettigrew and Stephens as precautions against flying glass, in September 1939, the month in which war was declared Image: Newsquest