SWG3 is a collection of studios and event venues that have become home to artists, musicians and emerging businesses.
This is a community that is beginning to regain its place as a focus on local creative energy. Overlooking the outdoor courtyard of the venue, enter the new residential restaurant Gu Sangatsu in a bright, open, minimalist dining room inside the complex.
What a time to debut! The new project of the popular Kellogg’s Bar and Restaurant Five March opened today before SWG3 turned into the New York Times Climate Hub for COP26 in November.
What if President Biden, the Dalai Lama and the Queen went around looking for a casual dinner and cocktail during the International Summit? Laughing without her business partner, chef Peter Mackay, owner Joanna Natheri says: “I’ve already cooked for four presidents while working in Australia and the Queen. We’re thinking of preparing it to open. have been.
Like March 5, the menu will have smaller plates and a matching selection of cocktails. Joanna says she has a free farm for food. Peter says: “There is a Japanese influence, then there are a lot of five marches in this mixture. We refuse to sit in a bracket and are limited. We don’t want to work within certain parameters where there are rules that you What ingredients can or cannot be used?
Glasgow Dinner has a fast-paced adventure and dishes are appearing on menus across the city that have never been seen before. Joanna added that there is a risk factor in trying something new, but Peter says it’s more about trust in the kitchen.
“I read reviews and I look around the city. Some people want to do the same thing every day. Others take a chance and that’s what we do. You’re always worried about something new. Guy – it’s nerve-wracking – but I’m sure we can take it as a kitchen.
Peter worked in Australia for a total of 16 years, spending time in New York restaurants and touring with the band as a chef. One of the agents of change in Glasgow restaurants is the restaurant staff who return with new impressions after working abroad.
” the meal There is another level in Australia. It’s a different industry, they’re a little bit ahead. I was surprised when I came back and I could see that the standard has gone up, we are catching up with the rest of the world.
“We are competitive in Glasgow and we all want to be high quality. That’s a positive thing. It raises expectations and you can see it in the types of restaurants that have emerged over the last few years.
Joanna Meryl is friends with Gilbert and Mattley, who are part of the team behind SWG3, and the opportunities to work together were discussed. He felt that now was the right time to stay at a restaurant that would grow until next year.
“It’s very interesting to create something new and get people to try our food at a place in the center of the West End that’s full of creativity. I think food lends itself to space so it A good match.
What dishes are on the menu that will get attention ?: “Carrot Katsu!” Says Joanna. “It’s deep-fried to begin with. You say katsu curry and people get excited in Glasgow. We’re also going to make a dressed market fish and that looks great on your table.”
The sound of the city.
A hometown show is full of excitement and extra expectations. The Glasgow band is well represented in the three stages of the TRNSMT in September, ready to divert attention from headliners Liam Gallagher, Cortiners and The Chemical Brothers.
Consider the mysterious indie pop of Lucia and The Best Boys, or the glittering goth glam of Walt Disco, two examples of the city’s strong voice.
Lucia Fairfill says Festival Gig is an opportunity for you. Music Reaching new people: “I think some music festivals only attract a certain group of people, but since TRNSMT is in Glasgow city center, it’s accessible to young people and you Ends with a broader perspective: There is room for many kinds of music and that we play for new audiences.
She says the local music scene is diverse and friendly. “Having Glasgow as a creative base allows you to express yourself, not every artist has this community. Most of my close friends are musicians, I don’t think any of us are of the same type. Makes music, but we still have similar tastes that have been translated in different ways. We understand and connect with each other.
When Vault Disco emerges. Stage At TRNSMT they will have the support of local music fans, and it’s an opportunity to share a performance with friends and family: “This is something you can tell your grandfather. It’s a festival over the telephone. Says singer James Potter.
After a period of self-awareness on Lockdown, James claimed a new energy from being on stage: “We’ve never had a problem getting the audience’s attention. We’re very prepared for that.”
The festival features highlights from other hometowns, including The Ninth View, Giles, Spinburn’s Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream Fame, Twin Atlantic, Dylan John Thomas and St. PHNX.
Snoots will also have the opportunity to sing “I like the way Glasgow is called” on the main stage – a music video for their city was filmed here during the lockdown.
Singer Jack Kochran told me: “The Glasgow song was one of the first demos we released years ago. It was very important to the people who supported us that it was included in our first album. We just wanted to pay tribute to a city that has done so much for us as a band and is accepting us so much.