Tag Archives: Scotland

Does This Single Pineapple Qualify As Art?

Source: Grub Street NY

Ever since the first fistfight broke out over foraged ramps, culinary snobs have asked themselves: Is food art? If one student’s story is to be believed, then Scotland’s Robert Gordon University has weighed in on the conversation with a resounding yes. Ruairi Gray says that he left a …

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Restaurateur ‘Dares’ Teens Who Set His Place on Fire to Come Work for Him

Source: Grub Street NY

A restaurant owner in Scotland has offered jobs to two teenage arsonists who set a fire at his restaurant. William Bird discovered the blaze at his steak-and-burger joint, Fennel, last weekend. The kids had lit some of the outdoor furniture on fire using rolled-up newspaper. …

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Your Dream of Feasting on True Haggis Could Finally Become Reality Next Year

Source: Grub Street NY

Americans convinced the USDA’s long-standing ban on haggis — essentially, a large sack of savory pudding made from sheep lungs and other organ meat — is a gross injustice may soon have more to celebrate than just Robert Burns’s birthday. The feds are wrapping up “years” of negotiations with Scotland …

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Simple Math Error on Restaurant Bill Makes International News

Source: Grub Street NY

Dinner finished on a pretty high note last week for a man when he bungled paying for his meal at an Indian restaurant in Scotland. How he did this is anyone’s guess, but odds are he either wasn’t watching what he was doing at all, or he has no coordination…More »

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Watch Scottish referendum returns at the Queen Vic tonight

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Right now, residents of Scotland are going to the polls to vote on one simple question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” It’s an emotional question, with impassioned arguments on both sides, and the race is closer than anyone ever imagined. Polls in Scotland close at 10 p.m. — that’s 5 p.m. in Washington — and […]

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