News – Zinfandel bar opens this week

New Southside bar opens Friday There’s a new bar opening in Glasgow’s Southside this weekend and here is everything we know so far.  Bar Zinfandel will be fully open this Friday (21st February) with a preview evening on Thursday from 5pm.  The website of the new  Strathbungo bar  is live along with menu and online…

Milk: brunch in Southside Glasgow

Milk, Victoria Road, Glasgow Milk is located on Victoria Road in the heart of Govanhill, a melting pot of food and cultures, so perhaps an ideal place for brunch in Southside Glasgow.  Govanhill gets a bad press due to the high migrant population but history has shown it has always been a transient area, a…

Shawlands Wetherspoon gets go-ahead

Planning permission for historic Southside building JD Wetherspoon has been permitted to turn the historic building in Glasgow’s South Side into a pub. The old Waverley Cinema in Shawlands has lain empty since G1 Group left after its use as Tusk and Waverley Tea Rooms. Lost Glasgow has an excellent potted history on their page…

Asian Breakfast, Glasgow

Southside brunch at Asian Breakfast It’s Sunday, we’re hungry and where to go that’s different?  How about Asian Breakfast? Southside brunch with a difference? We have no idea what is on offer but it looks interesting from the outside, so in we went. Brightly lit inside, a couple of tables were occupied.  We picked a…

Deep fried pigs in blankets for Christmas

We’ve seen footlong, six-foot-long and now there are deep-fried pigs in blankets! Catch, fish and chip restaurant, are selling their sausages wrapped in bacon and deep-fried. Their branches at Giffnock (186 Fenwick Road), Netherlee (570 Clarkston Road) and West End (27 Gibson Street) will be selling these festively deep-fried pigs in blankets over Christmas. Will…

Steak Lounge and Grill, Cathcart

35 day dry aged steak in Glasgow Steak Lounge and Grill has now opened at 5 Clarkston Road, Cathcart in Glasgow’s Southside.  We haven’t been, yet, however what we’ve seen on their Facebook page looks delish. Their menu is driven by 35-day, dry-aged beef from the Borders. With everything from tomahawk, rump and rib eye on…

Review: Alishan, 250 Battlefield Road, Glasgow

A pure Ali-shanner We’d been meaning to visit here for so long, from the kitschiness outside, where you can see fish tanks inside. Mrs Foodie was suffering a cold so a spicy curry was what Dr Foodie prescribed. The interior is small and lit up brighter than Elfingrove with epilepsy-inducing lights flashing all over the…