Food



Review: Six by Nico’s ‘Circus’

16th May 2021

Editors-in-Chief Holly and Jordan review Six by Nico’s latest menu: Circus. Six by Nico is known for their inventive and inspired menus. With their latest theme being “circus”, the waitress described the conjuring of the menu as a product of the “mad chefs’ imaginations”. With the return of indoor dining, Six by Nico has come ...


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 ...


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: 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 ...


Glasgow chef Nico Simeone launches UK wide e-commerce platform ‘Home-X’

9th December 2020

New food-at-home platform allows for fine dining without setting foot outside the house. Glasgow chef Nico Simeone has taken the British food scene by storm over the last two years, opening his ‘Six by Nico’ restaurants in locations across the UK. Just as he and his team were about to open on London’s prestigious Charlotte ...


Winter Warmers: Lentil dahl and oven-baked carrot falafels

9th December 2020

Sophie shares her go-to recipes to get you through this festive (exam) season. This time of year is defined by the descent of dark chilly mornings to early misty evenings. As I spend too much of my time twiddling my thumbs waiting for social approval to enter the festive season, indulging in cooking comforting hearty ...


Eating sustainably on a budget

2nd December 2020

Ciara Robertson discusses how cutting out meat won’t hurt your bank account. Before I became vegetarian, two years ago, one of the main reservations I had was whether it would be possible on a student budget. The arguments that you often hear are “vegetarian and vegan alternatives are so expensive” or “but what would I ...


Halloween food around the world

26th October 2020

Jasmine Urquhart looks at some of the best Halloween foods worldwide. Halloween treats are usually associated with trick-or-treating, but spooky celebrations go back centuries. Irish immigrants brought the ancient festival over to the USA in the 19th century, and the Mexican Day of the Dead has been celebrated since pre-Aztec times. Aside from marking All ...