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Spirit & Spice by Ghillie Basan   Combining global flavours with the whiskies and natural larder of Scotland, Ghillie Basan’s new book Spirit & Spice takes re...
Chef Tom Kitchin hosts Exclusive Tour De France Wine Dinners Taking you on a journey through the food & wine regions of France starting with the beautiful area of the Loire Valley, guests are set to enjoy ...
CAtering in Scotland Award Winners The first award for hospitality excellence created in honour of legendary Scottish chef Andrew Fairlie has been won by Dumfries House, the 18th...
Meadows Tardis regenerates again - vegan burgers from Lazy Lettuce If  Doctor Who had reincarnated in Edinburgh in 2019, the timelord might be surprised at the current food boom in v...
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Dine  "I'm with her!" Our waitress at Dine has been a star all evening. Her smiley demeanour and menu recommendations have been spot on, and n...
The Campaign Room Bistro at Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate -   Seasonal, homemade, local. It's a sign of a good meal when you finish up by asking for the name of the chef. In the case of The Campaign Room Bistro at Carberry Tower Mansio...
La Riva Recently opened La Riva Pizzeria in Leith is slightly off the beaten track, but well worth discovering. Tucked down a side street close to Leit...
No. 35 at The Bonham  The Bonham Hotel in the West End is fresh from a multi-million-pound refurbishment. I went along to the re-branded No.35 restaurant, housed within...
The Colonnades at the Signet Library - Books, bakes and barristers Seated in a nook of The Signet Library I look at the books behind me which contain the parliamentary debates of the House of Common in the 1920s. &...
 Sunday Lunch Kids Club at One Square in partnership with Sparkle Arts Bringing a hyped-up toddler to a luxury establishment is an excellent test of customer service. Given recent experiences of dining out with our...
Bistro Du Vin - An everyday indulgence Our afternoon tea at Hotel du Vin Bistro got off to a shaky start! Nothing serious, just a wobbly cake stand, which actually added to the charm...
 Edinburgh Spring Gin - Gin Worth Buying In the saturated gin market you need to stand out in some way. From the early days of the great marketing campaign behind Bombay Sapphire, with...
Browse Recipes Latest Recipes
What's in Season with a HO-HO-HO! - Boozy Festive Jelly As another year draws to a close, I thought this month I'd have a bit of fun. There is some speculation as to what the actual date is for my feature...
What's in Season - The humble cabbage! Love it or loath it, but cabbage has been a British staple since Roman times. I'm in the former camp; while all my peers at school eschewed the gree...
Crab Dan Ashmore Crab Lover .... I have been told many tales by chefs about moving for the love of their life, Dan is no different. Heading to Edinburgh...
Asparagus Asparagus! A magical word that gets my juices going. This is the King of Vegetables (we all know why it's not queen); it's seductive, sensuous, prov...
Browse Wine Latest Wine Reviews
Nikki Chats to Amy and Duncan Findlater of Smith & Gertrude When Amy and Duncan Findlater relocated to Edinburgh, they already knew that they wanted to create the kind of neighbourhood wine bar they had exper...
Nikki Chats to  Cork and Cask In these uncertain times we want to connect, not just consume, which is why ‘neighbourhoods’ are flourishing. In Marchmont, the appeal of genu...
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June 18 Franciacorta Sparkling Wine Festival  (Tues) - £25 a Pair! Franciacorta producers come to Scotland to put on a festival of sparkling wine. Join us at The Hub, at the top of The Royal Mile, close to The E...
24 June - NZ Beyond Sauvignon  Blanc Tasting £20 each Monday 24th we're Wine Events Scotland are showcasing New Zealand Beyond Sauvignon Blanc with a walkaround tasting at Le Di-Vin.  It...
 Summer Garden Gin Party on the Terrace at One Square July 12th 6-8pm- Friday! There’s nothing like catching up with friends on a terrace (cold G&T or cocktail in hand) on a warm July evening! We bring you the c...
VIP Foodies Festival Friday 2 August - 11am - 9pm Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Saturday 3rd August: 10am - 9pm here  Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Sunday 4th August: 10am - 7pm here ...
VIP Foodies Festival Saturday 3 August 10am-9pm Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Friday 2 August 11am - 9pm here  Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Sunday 4th August: 10am - 7pm here Join...
VIP Foodies Festival Sunday 4th August: 10am - 7pm Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Friday 2 August 11am-9pm here  Buy HALF PRICE VIP Tickets for Saturday 3 August 10am-9pm here  Join...
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