Buzz Does Glasgow

  Words: Rachel Aitken It’s here. It happened. After a term filled with a cajoling and badgering, Buzz digital editor Rachel finally got the team to take a wee trip over to the land of traffic cone headwear and buildings shaped like armadillos: Glasgow. The Buzz team followed her round the best bars of Glasgow, …

Hops and Drams

Words: Adam Harris Patrick Jones and Matt Johnson are the brains behind Pilot Beer, a local brewery, known for its hazy beers and thinking outside the box. Buzz visited the guys at their Leith-based brewery for a chat about all things Pilot.   Buzz: When did you guys first get started? Pat: We graduated from the …

Lovecrumbs: Just cake, and lots of it

Words: Caterina De Lucia Hollie and Rachel dominate the Edinburgh cake shop scene with their fantastic variety of artisan cakes. Buzz meets one half of the dynamic duo for a coffee and a chat.   It’s a sunny morning in Edinburgh as I approach the Lovecrumbs doorway. Shutters are still closed and a relaxed and …

The Sweet Life

Words: Rachel Sharp Lickety Splits is an independent retro sweet shop/art gallery at 6 Jeffrey Street just off the Royal Mile. Naomi Hare, artist and sweet connoisseur co-runs the shop, and took some time out of an already jam-packed day to talk sweets with Buzz.   If the flamingo wallpaper, disco balls and displays of …

La Dolce Pizza

Words + interview: Caterina De Lucia, Alessia Gambarotto, Amina Antoniazzi Video editing: Rachel Aitken Edinburgh locals may not be aware of the large, nostalgic, Italian community within the city. Little do they know, Italians have been in search of their own culinary Holy Grail: a reasonably priced eatery featuring authentic traditional Italian recipes. As rumours …

the pitt – Edinburgh’s only street food party!

Words: Caoilfhionn Maguire Explore the world through the international cuisine, crafted by Scottish street food vendors at Edinburgh’s only regular street food event.   Street food is a tradition long practiced and celebrated in places like Thailand, India and Vietnam, where delectable dishes are regularly enjoyed on the go. A little slow to catch up, …