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Restaurant Reviews

The Tinsmith (36/50)

September 16 2017

On my culinary adventures across Scotland, I have eaten some spectacular food and try to always sample the speciality of the region or particular restaurant.  Throughout the years, however, there is one "delicacy" that I just haven't got around to tasting - the deep fried Mars Bar.  I noticed it on a menu in the centre of Dundee and I was sold - I just had to try it.


Dundee optician’s legacy to science

September 16 2017

THERE WASN’T much scope for George Lowden when he opened for business in Dundee in the 1840s as an optician and maker of instruments. Scientists elsewhere had been inspired by the presence of a comet and eclipse in the Scottish skies in 1737. But recalling his own early days, Lowden noted: “For a few years I had a hard pull to live, besides having to teach Dundee what scientific instruments were, and how to use even such a simple apparatus as a thermometer.”


Lizanne gives donkey work a whole new meaning

September 16 2017

When Lizanne Kempsell moved up to Angus to get married, she found herself living on a property that had a field attached. An empty field needed something to occupy it and before she knew it, she had her first donkey, Adieu.

Chef's Table

There’s no beating beetroot when it comes to taste and nutrition

September 16 2017

When I was a child beetroot was more of a punishment than the wonderful earthy reward that it is today. All kids in the 80s knew that beetroot was something that grew in jars far, far away. If you were posh your mum would buy the crinkle slices and it served no purpose other than to destroy your taste buds and colour everything it touched - including the rest of your food. Hands up if you remember purple chips!