Food & Drink

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

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.

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. 

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

Lunch at Le Petit Beefbar Edinburgh

The new addition to Edinburgh's George Street sees elegant Parisian style meet upmarket steakhouse for the 'creme-de-la-creme' of weekend eats

Glasgow, Edinburgh and Skye stars in new series of Netflix’s Somebody Feed Phil

Food reviewer Phil Rosenthal headed to Scotland as part of the new series of his Netflix show, Somebody Feed Phil  words Adrianne Webster The seventh series...

Meet Mark Donald, the chef behind the two-Michelin star Glenturret Lalique restaurant

Crieff's Glenturret Lalique has just become the second Scottish restaurant to be awarded two Michelin stars

Weekend recipe ideas: Langoustine rolls

Upgrade your Saturday morning bacon butty with this langoustine roll recipe from Isle of Skye favourite, Cafe Cuil "This lango roll recipe is a great...

What’s on in Scotland this February

Blast away the winter blues with exhibitions, shopping and culinary experiences to enjoy this February

Weekend recipe ideas: Black olive, feta and honey twists

Elevate your standard Saturday night fare for these delicious black olive, feta and honey twists from new cookbook, Small Pleasures



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