Why Everything You Know About Scottish Food Might Be a Myth
From the whisky sold in foreign liquor stores to tartan-boxed shortbread clutched by Edinburgh tourists, we’re told that Scotland’s food is rooted in history. But many traditional dishes aren’t as “Scottish” as we might think.
Why Scottish Restaurants Make Marina O'Loughlin Cringe
My home country’s reputation as being culinarily challenged has not been achieved without putting in the work. Scottish restaurants have a way to go until they’re no longer the punchline.
This Is Why You Should Never Reach Under a Scottish Waiter’s Kilt
A group of male waiters from the city of Inverness has gone on strike, complaining about being constantly groped by horny female clientele. The sexual harassment tables have turned.
How I Brought Black Market Haggis to Four Different Countries
After it’s paraded around the room to the accompaniment of bagpipes, an ode is recited to this giant sheep sausage. Then it’s stabbed and ripped open to reveal its warm, reeking, and rich innards. It’s perhaps the most iconic of offal dishes, the great...