InteriorI was in a rush in Glasgow. This was not the first time. On my previous escapades I’d spotted that Biggars music store seemed to have a new cafe ensconced in the ground floor of its premises. Called Deelicious Geelocious, I thought I’d give it a whirl. With service at the counter, I firstly ordered …

Read more

Exterior (with new sign)I have two apologies to make to Annabelle’s. Firstly, they messaged me many months ago suggesting that I come in and give them a try. My reluctance to do so leads on to my second apology. In my younger and more vulnerable years, I played a very minor role in a piece …

Read more

ExteriorI’d been given a tip that the Edinburgh Casting Studio was going to incorporate a coffee shop within its premises on Montrose Terrace. This sounded too good to miss, but sadly when I arrived the owner told me that they’ve been really busy with casting business so after a brief run with takeaway coffee they …

Read more

Exterior signChef Annette Sprague had come along to tell Scran Salon all about her new venture, Redwood Bistro, way back in August 2014. Following a couple of near misses, I finally took a trip to the west of the city to visit her Californian restaurant on a clear and crisp Tuesday night. Corstorphine is a …

Read more

ExteriorI’d visited Checkpoint in August when it was still in its Festival pop-up phase. I’d been very impressed and knew they had ambitions of opening on a more permanent basis once they’d had time to reflect upon the lessons learned from their initial run. I popped by to check out their offering on a sunnily …

Read more