Posts made in July, 2016

supplier spotlight: greencity whole foods

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in supplier spotlight | 0 comments

based in the east end, green city wholefoods is run as a workers co-operative,  democratically run by all its members. they’ve been on the go since 1978 and specialise in vegan, organic and gluten free foods. they have made a point not to sell any products which have been tested on animals and they only sell goods completely suitable for vegetarians. so, really it was a no-brainer to work alongside them! we love their alternative business model and the fact that they have total respect for everyone they work with, from customers to suppliers and of course the wider community. It’s hard to believe green city started out splitting sacks of lentils and peas to supply wholefoods to local shops and...

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(feels like) new floors

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In lieu of year 10 of our opening: re-done, visually astonishing, floors! They almost look brand...

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supplier spotlight: bernard corrigan

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in supplier spotlight | 0 comments

here at the left bank we pride ourselves in using local suppliers to bring you our delicious menus. over the next few months we’ll be telling you a little more about some of the fantastic suppliers we use. this way you’ll have a better understanding of the journey from source to plate (to belly!). first up is family business bernard corrigan. founded in 1949 these guys started out on the banks for the river clyde in modest premises by the old glasgow fish market. the fish market was housed in the briggait before closing in 1977(http://www.clydewaterfront.com/clyde-heritage/victoria-bridge-and-the-merchant-city/the-briggait). during their expansion bernard corrigan moved to various premises before settling on howard street (glasgow city centre) in 1982. they’re still there today. with the quality of produce it isn’t hard to understand why we and our sister venues love Bernard corrigan, not to mention the many other top Scottish restaurants who use them. their offering is unrivalled, so whether you’re chowing down on our west coast mussels or north sea haddock you won’t be disappointed. all produce is farmed directly from scotland’s coastal fishing ports and both the Shetland and hebridean isles. there’s fresh for...

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