Food & Drink



West End restaurant Cail Bruich brings first Michelin star in 18 years to Glasgow

26th February 2021

Head chef Lorna McNee is the first female chef of a Glaswegian restaurant to receive the accolade. In the heart of the West End, where Great Western Road meets Byers Road, lies the quaint Cail Bruich. It celebrates the historic achievement of being awarded the first Michelin Star that Glasgow has seen for 18 years. ...


Glasgow’s multicultural culinary creations

14th February 2021

Beyond their scents and flavours, every dish has a story to tell. Aside from its vibrant music and art scenes, Glasgow is also the cradle of gastronomy. Although Glaswegian cuisine is seldom in the spotlight compared to other grand cities like London, Paris, and Milan, many well-known dishes available nowadays have strong ties with our ...


Home Comforts: Flavours of Greece

14th February 2021

Callum explores his personal connection to Greek food in the next instalment of our longest-running series. At this time of year when meeting new people, whether it be in seminars, sports teams or societies, we are often faced with those awkward ice breakers. The dreaded “tell us something interesting about you”, which seems to have ...


Meals for a loved up lockdown

14th February 2021

Rothery Sullivan looks at how students in any relationship status can enjoy a foodie Valentine’s under current restrictions. A topic you may have been pondering on for the past few weeks, single or taken, is the topic of spending Valentine’s Day in lockdown! If you’re single, this holiday may seem like one of the easiest ...


Festive cocktails for New Year celebrations

29th December 2020

Try these easy-to-make cocktails wherever you find yourself this Hogmanay. New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and, amid the new nationwide lockdown, this year’s celebrations will be very different. With the closure of pubs and bars during such a festive occasion, a homemade cocktail can be an alternative way to keep our “spirits” ...


Christmas dinner: delivered

21st December 2020

These restaurants ship Christmas right to your door. The coronavirus pandemic has turned the country upside down, and has forced us to find new ways to celebrate the big occasions. This Christmas, many people will be spending the festive season alone or in smaller groups, and questioning whether the hassle of preparing and cooking a ...


Home Comforts: The 1970s origins of chicken dish

16th December 2020

Mayonnaise is an instrument. When I asked my friends if they’d heard of a main course that consisted of chicken in a chicken soup-and-mayonnaise sauce with a topping of crisps and cheese, the reaction was broadly of horror. There is disagreement among my relatives over the origin of this family favourite, known only as “Chicken ...