Media release: Photocall invitation – save the date

Foodie Explorers Pastaval Mr Macaroni 2017

Photocall invitation – save the date

Join us for the crowning of McIntosh Pastaval winner and a surprise…

Date: Saturday 5th May 2018

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: The Butterfly and The Pig South, 1039/1041 Pollokshaws Road, Shawlands, Glasgow

JOIN food bloggers, Emma and Mark, as they crown this year’s winner of McIntosh Pastaval 2018 for Glasgow’s Southside.

250 customers will munch their way around Shawlands and Strathbungo tasting the best mac and cheese on offer. They will then vote on what was their favourite Macaroni and Cheese.

Will it be last year’s winner, The Bungo, or The Butterfly and The Pig South? Surfdogs? Hickory Steakhouse Shawlands or Lebowskis? Who knows?

Please join us on the day as we announce the winner of this hotly-contested trophy.


Will you macca me?

Food bloggers, Mark and Emma, will be getting married at The Butterfly and The Pig South on the day of Pastaval (5thMay 2018).

Love sealed over mac and cheese, joined in Holy Macaroni forever!

Join them for their ceremony as they announce the winner of the cheesiest competition around.

Notes for editors:

Date: Saturday 5thMay 2018

Participating venues The Butterfly and The Pig South, The Bungo, Lebowski’s Southside, Hickory Steakhouse Shawlands, Surfdogs.

McIntosh Pastaval started in 2014 and was founded by Emma and Mark of Foodie Explorers.

Foodie Explorers is a Glasgow-based food blog covering food and

Emma can be contacted at

McIntosh of Strathmore proudly supports McIntosh Pastaval and the love of mac and cheese. They are famous for their just heat and eat Macaroni Cheese and a wide variety of Scottish meals.

Pic credit:  Christina Riley – Christina Riley Photography.

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