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Kismet crew curry favour to win again

It was a case of no change at the top for The Falkirk Herald’s Curry House of the Year with last year’s winners repeating the feat in 2017.

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Modern but with a traditional feel, Faodail has struck just the right balance

Restaurant review: Great food at great prices ensures Faodail truly is a lucky find

Tucked away in a little side street in Kincardine, Faodail could easily have found location a major hurdle in its attempts to establish itself.

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The stylish Grill Room at Hotel Colessio

Steaking a claim on the Grill Room serving the best meal ever

Hotel Colessio is one of those landmark buildings that neighbouring Stirling seems to have in abundance.

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The Larachmhor Tavern, Pittenweem. (Picture: flickr/Steve Douglas)

A harbour side pub keeping it real but not always hitting the mark

For many a year the Larachmhor Tavern in Pittenweem has been on my radar but only in more recent times as a place to go to eat.

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The boom in Scottish gin has been revealed.

Scottish gin boom revealed

A hugely popular Gin Map of Scotland has been updated for 2017 - with 25 new Scottish gins.

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Artisan might sound flashy and kitschy but it’s not - in a good way!

Artisan might sound flashy and kitschy but it’s not - in a good way!

The building at the end of Wooer Street in Falkirk town centre has changed hands a few times over recent years, but I’m hoping the current inhabitants are here to stay.

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Hotel Number 10, Queens Drive Glasgow

Number 10 can be a number one chart topper for big events

They couldn’t get out of the restaurant quick enough – but that’s a good thing when it comes to No.10 hotel and restaurant in Glasgow’s southside.

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Kincardine Way meats
all the requirements
of a Brewers Fayre

Kincardine Way meats all the requirements of a Brewers Fayre

I was planning to start this review with the observation that you always know what you’ll get at a Brewers Fayre but then I remembered a previous visit to such an establishment.

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Mango is currying favour with locals and visitors alike

Restaurant Review: Mango is currying favour with customers

One of the indications of a good restaurant is that it manages to pull in a good number of customers even during the traditionally quieter times of the week.

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Restaurant review: One of the best Saturday lunches

The Pompadour’s new lunchtime menu is £29 for three courses, which is reasonably accessible considering that’s the starting price for a main on the evening à la carte.

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Gin festival comes to Falkirk

Gin festival comes to Falkirk

Gin lovers are in for a treat this weekend as the first gin festival comes to Falkirk.

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Empress insists on good food

Empress insists on good food

You may not have noticed, but journalism is on a shoogly peg.

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The whole enchilada!

The whole enchilada!

Mammacita’s - a brand new Mexican cantina - is the latest addition in the St Andrew’s restaurant scene.

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Tea for two at Itchycoo was perfect

Tea for two at Itchycoo was perfect

There’s something very relaxing and reassuring about afternoon tea.

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Stuffed to perfection at Baba’s Bistro

Stuffed to perfection at Baba’s Bistro

Chicken can be a hard thing to get right, especially when you’ve stuffed it full of something else – something greedy types like myself can’t seem to get enough of.

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Discover beer in Falkirk

Discover beer in Falkirk

A new festival is set to showcase craft beers, live music and street food in Falkirk.

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One of the venison choices at Monachyle MHOR

REVIEW: Monachyle MHOR – fine dining with a view

I’ve always been told to never judge a book by its cover and it is very wise advice, especially when booking a restaurant.

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Steak out a lunch treat

Steak out a lunch treat

I don’t want to rub salt in the wounds of hard-working colleagues, but there’s nothing nicer when you have a day off – and particularly when it’s normally one of the busiest of the week – to go for a relaxing and long lunch.

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Enjoy a pizza treat at Cafe Corvina

Enjoy a pizza treat at Cafe Corvina

When you take over a restaurant then there is almost a guarantee that you will get previous customers popping in to see what the ‘new boy in town’ is offering.

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Italian food with gusto

Italian food with gusto

To do something with gusto means you do it with enjoyment, enthusiasm and pleasure.

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