Food & Drink



The wrong kind of heat in the kitchen

27th April 2021

One writer’s experience in the traditionally male-dominated sphere. Content Warning: discussion of sexual harassment and misogyny  When I was younger, I would always ask the waiter if I could take a sneak peek into the kitchen. There’s something about restaurants and their atmosphere that is energetic and creative like no other space. “Who am I ...


Spring soothers: Shakshuka

25th April 2021

One classic shakshuka recipe, and one with a spring spin! It brings a smile to my face to wave goodbye to the cold, dreary winter months, and be welcomed by the budding spring. Entering this new season, I find my body craving lighter dishes to match the lighter days we find ourselves in.  Here, I ...


Glasgow’s best alternative restaurants

18th April 2021

Our guide to the city’s more unique dining spots. Glasgow is home to the alternative: with thriving art scenes and schools, the city has never struggled to be inventive – and this quirky city has spawned many a quirky restaurant. Here are some of the most unique places that are worth your time and money ...


Food stereotypes: Italian edition

9th April 2021

Sofia Della Sala debunks the myths of one “Italian” cuisine.  Italians: they are always late, they are loud, and they move their hands incessantly. My parents are Italian, so growing up with this culture, I can confirm that there is some truth to these stereotypes (they do all stem from somewhere after all!). But there ...


Thank you, random brand

29th March 2021

The hypocrisy of multinational corporations and their political statements. In case it somehow flew under your radar, on 6 January supporters of the then President of the United States Donald Trump attempted a coup at the Capitol Building to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Four years of Trumpian outrage and counter-outrage culminated in ...


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” ...