Natural Born Grillers When Our Beer Man sent me a photo of a place called Natural Born Grillers at the heart of one of Glasgow’s less salubrious neighbourhoods, I felt the strong need to visit at my earliest convenient opportunity.Exterior I did so on a sleepy Tuesday on one of the first days back to …

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Smashburger

Smashburger Since the dreadful mediocrity of B Burger, a while back, I’ve been laying off both eating and writing about burgers. But on dreich Wednesday I fancied a meaty treat so popped into Smashburger on Glasgow Sauchiehall Street.Exterior With 370 locations across 9 countries, Smashburger is a fairly big chain. I’d not heard of them …

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Double Down at KFC I like responding to challenges but some of them are more appealing than others. When a regular reader asked whether I’d tried a new creation from KFC that replaced a burger bun with two pieces of the Colonel’s signature chicken I wasn’t massively inclined to even answer, but curiosity got the …

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Support Your Local Gunfighters If you’re looking to change career and have no particular regard for pay and conditions, let me recommend the hospitality industry right now. Edinburgh is dying on its arse for chefs, baristas, mixolosophers and other hospitabologists. Edinburgh is not alone in experiencing this. We want to be more welcoming than we …

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The Salvation of Leith – SADLY NOW CLOSED I’ve been working a fair bit in Leith, of late. I worked here for several years about a decade ago so it’s very familiar territory. After a day that involved rather more thinking than was strictly necessary, I felt the need for a substantial feed so popped …

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