Review: Dakota Deluxe Glasgow

Have you been to Dakota Deluxe? It's opposite the old police station at Pitt Street, with the entrance on West Regent Street. It's very typical of the Dakota brand. It's a dark exterior, windows darkened by blinds and frosting but when you go in, there's definitely a lux feeling. Dakota is brand designed and brought … Continue reading Review: Dakota Deluxe Glasgow

Penthouse with a view

Penthouses are for the rich and famous, right?Well, you might think that, but after my visit to Blythswood Square Hotel's newly launched penthouse, you might be scrabbling about trying to think of ways of using it. Up on the top floor (obviously) of the Blythswood Hotel in Glasgow, an overhaul to the penthouse, worth almost … Continue reading Penthouse with a view

Sunday breakfast goals

Sunday's require tasty and stunning breakfasts I once had Shakshuka at Partick Duck Club and I loved it! I love trying new things and I saw someone else eating it and thought, "I'd like a piece of that, please!". This morning I woke up and started thinking about what i wanted to do today, as … Continue reading Sunday breakfast goals

Burger and Bun, simples…

Today I ventured away from my desk for lunch after a busy morning working. I decided to try the new Burger and Bun in Bearsden. There's something satisfying about supporting local independent businesses. I chose Partick for my first Aura office for this very reason. The small part of the west end which was primarily … Continue reading Burger and Bun, simples…

Laura’s Christmas chutney

Christmas chutney - perfect with meat and cheeseFor the last three year's I've made a Christmas chutney and I've found the perfect recipe! Last year I found Laura's Christmas chutney recipe, how funny is that! This year, I refined the recipe to my liking and it's turned out the best yet! It takes around 30 … Continue reading Laura’s Christmas chutney

La Lanterna goes west

Another great Italian opens in Glasgow's west end One of Scotland's oldest and most respected Italian restaurants, La Lanterna, has opened a  new restaurant, La Lanterna West, on Great Western Road. Another place to take over an institution, La Lanterna West opened on the former site of La Parmagiana. Once a small, dark and intimate … Continue reading La Lanterna goes west