Drinks in Seoul Believe it or not, I’ve had a fairly light drinking time on this trip so far. The first time I formed these words was to my friend Hande when I arrived in Istanbul, the day after I’d had six glasses of wine with lunch at Borkonyha. But I haven’t had, y’know, big …

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Global cocktail successes, once again I wrote a couple of months back about Edinburgh’s continued cocktail brilliance, with three finalists from our bars making it to the Four Pillars Australian Open Gin UK final. Our heroes didn’t manage to capture that prize, but there is still continued good news to report. Firstly, Stef Anderson went …

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Nauticus Our Beer Man’s verdict The Nauticus doesn’t immediately seem like the most obvious fit for Duke Street in Leith. A new venture from the co-owners of Panda & Sons and Hoot The Redeemer and local bar hero Kyle Jamieson, it has just opened in the former site of the Parlour near to Easter Road. …

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Tast Catala When Frances and Darren suggested that for Saturday lunch on my recent visit to Manchester we should go to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s new restaurant, Tast, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. With much-celebrated Catalan chef Paco Perez at the helm, the multi level place encompasses an upstairs restaurant, private dining, …

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Cub London! Once more to the metropolis, this time with a little more space to breathe than has recently been the case. Arriving in mid-afternoon on a muggy Thursday, I had a few lazy hours to spend after a meandering train journey, so with a nap under my belt I headed to Hoxton for dinner …

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