Inside the £1m transformation of new Glasgow restaurant Zhima

The new contemporary Chinese restaurant Zhima opened its doors on Friday 19 April. If you have a hankering for Chinese food this weekend then you're in luck; the latest addition to Glasgow's culinary scene is sure to tempt your tastebuds. Zhima, a new contemporary Chinese restaurant on St Vincent Place, promises to deliver 'taste on every level', with Cantonese, Hunan, and Sichuan influences underpinning the cooking style

Neat and tidy storage solutions to streamline your kitchen

What good storage looks like in your kitchen will vary from person to person. Most like to hide everything away behind uniform cabinets, but that can make it easy to forget what you have. A mix of open and closed storage is a good compromise. Organise by frequency of use, either displaying pieces you’d like to use more often (fancy dishes, that ice-cream maker that doesn’t quite fit in the pantry) or keeping those things you’re always reaching for close at hand.

East Neuk Seaweed founder Jayson Byles on sustainable foraging

East Neuk Seaweed founder Jayson Byles holds workshops celebrating Scotland's abundance of health-giving seaweed. Along the shores of Fife’s East Neuk, come rain, wind or sunshine, you’ll find Jayson Byles in his element. After a move to Scotland from his native New Zealand over a decade ago to work in the seaweed-harvesting industry, he launched East Neuk Seaweed, a community conservation and foraging business, focused on exploring sustainable ways to connect with nature.

This sunny Edinburgh apartment lets art take the centre stage

The converted townhouse in Edinburgh’s New Town celebrates light and colour in a considered way

Fish Shop Ballater: Not your average chippy

You can’t beat a good fish supper. There’s something about the combination of crunchy batter, the salt and vinegar flavour explosion and the carby goodness of a hot chip that’s a tonic for the soul. A day by the sea isn't complete without it. And who knows more about the power of a chippy tea than the team behind Ballater Fish Shop and Restaurant? The restaurant, based in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, has taken the traditional chippy and elevated it into something very special indeed. 

Spring refresh: 8 things to buy for your garden right now

Elevate your garden with these handpicked shopping ideas from designer and independent brands around Scotland and beyond

Mackintosh’s Hill House becomes an ‘international iconic house’

Helensburgh’s Hill House, designed in 1902 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Walter Blackie has become the first Scottish dwelling to be listed on the prestigious and influential International Iconic Houses website.

Spring homeware edit: 6 bold and bright buys

Update, elevate and refresh with these spring homeware staples that’ll seamlessly integrate into your living spaces

Lyla Edinburgh review: A fine dining experience worth saving up for

For our Style & Sustenance series, H&IS's deputy editor Natasha heads along to buzzy new Edinburgh restaurant Lyla, headed by Stuart Ralston, to sample the ten-course seafood-leaning menu

Spring bedroom buys Team H&IS are loving for a new season refresh

The Homes & Interiors Scotland team share their pick of new bedroom buys to freshen and brighten for spring. The lighter mornings and evenings arriving is the perfect opportunity to dust away the cobwebs (literally) of winter and embrace some spring lightness. Heavy duvets are stored away in cupboards and out come the lighter togs. Paintwork is touched up and skirtings, under the bed and blinds receive a thorough cleansing.



Create a cosier home and happier planet with retrofit

Depending on the changes you make, a retrofit could increase the value of your home by as much as £10,000