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A Fife food round up26 Jul 2012
Whether you're looking for venison, chocolate or whisky, Fife's got it - start the search here
An introduction to Fife's menu: what’s grown, reared, made and landed in the region, and where to find it.
St Andrews Brewing Co continue Scotland's micro-brewery revolution in Fife26 Jul 2012
New beer brand aims to make St Andrews famous for more than golf
Bob Phaff's new brewery is the fulfilment of a long-held ambition, and his range of five bottled beers are generating positive reports from ale enthusiasts across Scotland.
An overview of the food and drink of Angus11 Jul 2012
Get an introduction to the region's menu with our round-up
From fruit and veg to whisky and beer, our round up will take you through Angus' larder. What to buy, where to buy it and who grows, rears, makes or lands it, this summary is a starting point for the region's food and drink.
Angus Ales brings micro-brewing to the land of golf9 Jul 2012
The first small-scale brewery in the area for 50 years won't be the last
When Alan Lawson established Angus Ales in 2009, there had been no brewery in the county of Angus for half a century, he says. The new micro-brewery found plenty of inspiration in the area's championship golf courses.
Reuben’s in Dunfermline producing new de Brus beer26 Jun 2012
Cafe-deli launches pale ale
Reuben’s Café and Wine Store in Dunfermline has started producing its own beer, named after the ancient family name of Robert the Bruce.
Peroni Nastro Azzurro hosts a series of intimate dining experiences across the UK5 Apr 2012
Gianluca Longo hosts dinner at Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket
Over the past few months, Peroni Nastro Azzurro has been hosting a series of unique Italian dining experiences in cities across the UK. Amici di Peroni celebrates Italian style, good food and great company. The dinners are a revival of the Italian…
Best of 2011: Scottish food producers20 Jan 2012
The brewers, smokehouses, bakers and cheesemakers on the rise
2011 wasn’t a fun year for small business but food and drink in Scotland continued to make advances with impressive new products, new producers, new markets, growing food festivals, and an increased awareness of the value and importance of local food…
Hugh's Jukebox is Coming to Glasgow30 Jun 2011
In the spirit of festival season, Tennent's is tomorrow rolling out some Friday fun as Hugh's Jukebox - named after the lager legend himself Hugh Tennent - will be touring various locations in Glasgow to mark the 1 week countdown to T in the Park 2011.
Scotland celebrates a thriving brewing industry17 Sep 2010
Caledonian, Brewdog and more are holding their own on the world stage
High-quality water, historic recipes and a growing number of microbreweries means that Scotland is producing beers to rival those produced on the Continent, writes David Pollock.
Take 5: Festival shows getting you tipsy20 Aug 2010
The Difference Between Gin And Bacardi Presented in the boozy confines of the Hive nightclub, this drama tells the story of three friends approaching a crossroads in their lives as they cope with the trials of adolescence. Which, as we all know…
Pubs serving real ale in Fife10 May 2010
David Pollock sups his way along an unofficial real ale trail
Although Fife doesn’t enjoy the same brewing tradition of similar rural areas in England, there is a real ale community to be found. Most widely recognised around the county as the hub of this scene is the Harbour Bar on the High Street, Kirkcaldy…
Independent brewers reappearing in Edinburgh and Glasgow17 Feb 2010
You may have noticed around town that local beers are reappearing. Not Tennent’s (owned by Irish C&C group) or McEwan’s (Dutch-owned) but ales from the WEST brewery at Glasgow Green and Stewart Brewing of Loanhead, just south of Edinburgh. Recent…
Possible formation of Scottish Small Brewers Association17 Feb 2010
Petra Wetzel, Managing Director of WEST, is sufficiently encouraged by the growing profile of local breweries in Scotland to suggest the formation of a Scottish Small Brewers Association. She managed to get representatives from around 45 breweries to…
Food culture: What to expect in 20107 Jan 2010
The new vegetarianism Nigel Slater Tender and Simon Hopkinson The Vegetarian Option made the Christmas bestseller lists with books giving much more respect to vegetables. It’s not about going completely veggie, but eating less meat, of better…
Something's Brewing: Scotland's finest real ales1 May 2009
Thanks to an explosion of micro brewers all over the country, Scotland is pushing back the boundaries of real ale innovation. Frank Park of the Scottish Real Ale Shop runs the rule over a selection of his favourite small breweries.
Gizmos1 Mar 2009
FOOT CLAW GRIPPERS Ever gone power-walking on an icy path? One tends to start off bright-eyed and glowing, but any grace is quickly diminished by the inevitable - and highly mortifying - plummet to earth. But never fear, as the ‘Foot Claw’ is here to…
Brewing a revolution1 Oct 2008
It’s a wet Saturday on the eastern fringe of Scotland and my antique Corsa, my rather bewildered boyfriend (lured by the word ‘beer’) and I arrive in the pouring rain to interview one half of the young entrepreneurial duo behind microbrewery Brewdog. In…
Sol brings on the sunshine in Edinburgh14 Jul 2008
The summer has officially arrived with Sol, who is spreading a feel-good Latin vibe across Edinburgh during July. Sol, the original Mexican sunshine lager, is bringing on the sunshine in Edinburgh this summer from Wednesday 16th July - Sunday 20th…