Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Monday, 23 November 2015
TV Celebrity Chef Tony Singh wowed the crowds at No.16 Deli on Henderson Street in Bridge of Allan on Monday. Tony cooked up a few dishes using produce local to the area including Highland Curing Company cured salmon and Highland Wagyu beef. After everyone had enjoyed some tasters Tony did a Q&A talking about his life as one of Scotland’s most popular chefs and what his plans are for the future. Before he left Tony mixed with the crowds and signed copies of his new book ‘Tasty Tony Singh’.
Leading hospitality membership business Citylicious has capped off a fantastic first year with winning the coveted ‘Most Innovative Business of the Year’ award at the WeDO Scotland Business Awards on Friday night at Edinburgh’s Sheraton Grand Hotel. Over 300 guests were in attendance to celebrate the best of Scottish entrepreneurship sponsored by Santander.
Managing Director Iain Fenwick said “It has been an incredible year for us and this is just the icing on the cake! We started Citylicious hoping that we could have a positive impact on the industry. We still have a long way to go but to already be recognised is both overwhelming and humbling. 2016 will be even bigger with the launch of our new website in January so it is an exciting time for us.”
In just 12 months Citylicious has grown to now have over 320 members including some of the best artisan producers, restaurants, hotels and catering companies in the UK and attracts over 110k visitors to their website every month. To coincide with the launch of their new website, 2016 will also see expansion in to the USA and Canada.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
The founders of Pinto Mexican Kitchen are excited to announce a brand new concept, opening this November just in time for the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Festivities - “You say tomato, we say Tutto Matto!”
The very first Tutto Matto restaurant will be opening its doors in Scotland’s capital city on 24th November 2015.
The first 5 people through the doors will receive some fantastic prizes, PLUS the first 500 people on their opening day will receive one of #500freepizzas*! Look out for other exciting goodies to be won during the day as they team up with other amazing Edinburgh businesses!
Whether you can make it along on the opening day or not, sign up to be in with a chance of WINNING a holiday to the pizza capital of Italy - Naples! Each week in the run up to Christmas, one entrant will WIN a voucher for Tutto Matto.
Paul Sloan, one of the founders, commented: “Tutto Matto is not just another pizza joint! We are crazy about pizza at Tutto Matto, and each one of our Italian or continentally-inspired pizzas are made from the true provenance they descend from. It is a pizza joint with a difference, where unbelievable flavours, worldly-inspired dishes, quirky sides and desserts will grace the menu. You can even pair any one of our pizzas with any one of our delicious world beers!”
To get your hands on one of their #500freepizzas* get yourself and your work colleagues down to 16 Nicolson Street on Tuesday 24th November from 12.30pm!
Don’t miss out - when they’re gone, they’re gone!
Saturday, 14 November 2015
Thursday, 12 November 2015
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Chef & Brewer are running a competition to put a new vegetarian starter and main course onto their spring menu and my dish of Feta, Spinach & Pine Nut Spring Rolls has been shortlisted.
The winning starter and main dishes will feature on the menu being served in over 140 restaurants across the UK.
Please throw your support behind Gerry's Kitchen and my veggie spring rolls by voting for Starter 2 on the new Chef & Brewer website.
To help sweeten the deal, When you cast you vote you will go into a draw to be in with the chance of winning a fabulous Organic Vegetarian Hamper from Planet Organic!