Posts made in January, 2011

Hisaki Lifts Off

Hisaki Lifts Off

Glasgow is icy cold, but at last the boot of the pea wagon is loaded to bursting following the arrival of our first shipment of Hisaki wasabi peas.  The Hisaki adventure is underway and by the end of January the good folk of Glasgow are starting to see our wasabi peas emerging in all sorts of great places. How exciting! A major speciality food distributor south of the border has kicked things...

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Heart Buchanan

Heart Buchanan

Heart is all about quality and choice. The friendly and knowledgeable staff know their onions (and peas!), selling the best food around in an unpretentious environment.  Emphasis is placed on the provenance of the ingredients stocked because it is a product’s origin that influences its quality and taste. One of Rick Stein’s Food Heroes, Heart Buchanan definitely has a big...

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Rio Cafe

Rio Cafe

The Rio Cafe is a 1950s-style American diner. One of the most popular eateries in Glasgow’s West End, the old-skool diner serves up yummy dishes during the day with a funky 1950s feel, then as night falls the café transforms into a hip jazz venue. Hisaki peas sit happily amongst the rows of traditional sweetie jars behind the...

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