Scottish Game Fair this weekend

Tim Dover from The Roost is one of the chefs appearing in the Cookery Theatre.

Once again the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Scottish Game Fair is taking place in the grounds of Scone Palace.Running from Friday to Saturday, it's a must for anyone interested in country sports and it's a fun day out for all the family. Last year, more than 34,000 people attended.Attractions in the main ring include the Savage Skills Mountain Bike Stunt Team; Pipe Bands from Vale of Atholl, Blairgowrie and City of Perth; dog … [Read more...]

Green shoots for bomb shelter

Growing Underground: taking the Tube for farm to fork freshness.

 Today's post is possibly a little off the 5pm Dining blog's usual patch but it really tweaked our curiosity.After all, it's not every day that you hear about a World War II bomb shelter being turned into a state-of-the-art, low-energy farm. Bomb shelter to farm The fantastically named Growing Underground is London’s first subterranean farm and it will start trading for the first time in mid-July.Set in old WWII tunnels beneath … [Read more...]

Let’s Eat Glasgow vouchers on sale

Let's Eat Glasgow

When it comes to food, the 5pm Dining blog reckons that you can never start planning too early for each meal.We're usually in for a bad night's sleep if we haven't locked down tomorrow's dinner before bedtime.With that in mind, it's good to be able to put the weekend of the 5th and 6th of September in the diary as 'sorted for grub'.Taking place in SWG3 in Finnieston, Let's Eat Glasgow! is billed as 'Scotland’s first truly indigenous … [Read more...]