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UK’S ONLY HOME-GROWN BIRCHWATER PRODUCER COMMENCES THREE-WEEK ‘TAPPING’ SEASON This is the first time a cordless drill has been used to pour me a drink.  I am in Grandtully forest in Perthshire with Rob and Gabrielle,...
Supper Club launched by Nico Simeone Foodies have flocked to be part of a new ten-course dining experience in Glasgow.  Supper Club by Nico is the latest innovative restaurant...
Golden Chopsticks Awards ...The Nominees are ... The finalists have been announced for the country’s top honours for Oriental cuisine -The Golden Chopsticks Awards 2019. Now in its 2nd year, the ...
Sally's boat comes in at Loch Leven Eatery The iconic Boathouse restaurant on the shores of Loch Leven is celebrating an ambitious new owner! Sally Fotheringham, from Fife, has left her care...
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Six by Nico Edinburgh - Cooking Paris Fancy a quick trip to Paris for lunch? No need for the Eurostar, just head to Chez Nico Simeone for his 'Cooking Paris' menu.  Every six we...
Edinburgh Larder - Slow food, big tables The slow food movement was founded in 1989 by Carlo Petrini in Italy. He saw a plan by McDonald's to open on the Spanish steps in Rome as an att...
Leith Walk Police Box It’s been a two-seater cinema and a bijou art gallery.  Now Leith Walk Police Box is welcoming foodie pop-ups, entrepreneurs, campaigners...
Southside Scran - from nature to plate Tom Kitchin has been busy building his hospitality empire. Last year he added The Bonnie Badger in Gullane and Southside Scran to his roll call of r...
Lucky Yu Canteen - Get lucky! Occupying tiny premises on Elm Row, I was keen to try Lucky Yu as soon as it opened last October. Since its opening, the restaurant has earned excep...
Smoke and Mirrors - charming and bijou It would be easy to miss Smoke & Mirrors, set as it is on the corner of Constitution Street and Laurie Street. Not quite at the heart ...
Campbell Mickel Why Merienda? Merienda is traditionally a snack between meals with roots in Spain but now recognised throughout the Mediterranean. It’s the per...
Otro - Italy, the garden of Europe Italian Cook Book, The Silver Spoon, tells us that Italy was once known as the Garden of Europe. Italians love their vegetables. Open the book at Ar...
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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...
ALDI Guide to Fizz With the Christmas shopping over it’s time to load up again on Fizz for Hogmanay. Here is a wee guide to what is available at Aldi.  T...
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Friday 22 March |6pm | £10 | Beer Festival | The Old Dr Bells Baths | This beautiful and tastefully restored heritage building is the venue for this Beer Festival which will showcase many local breweries including Fall...
Sat 23 March | 12 noon |£10| Beer Festival | The Old Dr Bells Baths This beautiful and tastefully restored heritage building is the venue for this Beer Festival which will showcase many local breweries including Fall...
Sat 23 March | 6pm | £10  Beer Festival | £10 | The Old Dr Bells Baths This beautiful and tastefully restored heritage building is the venue for this Beer Festival which will showcase many local breweries including Fall...
Thurs March 28| £15 | FORTH FLOOR HARVEY NICHOLS - EDINBURGH RUM FAIR. Bite Magazine is delighted to be collaborating with Harvey Nichols on an evening of rum tasting, education and fun!  Join us at Harvey Nich...
March 29 Fri | 7.30pm | £20 Pair |True OriGINS Scottish Gin Festival A new festival celebrating Scottish craft gin and showcasing 80 different gins from across the country is to be held in Edinburgh in March. Bite...
Sat 30 March | 12 noon | £20 PAIR | True OriGINS Scottish Gin Festival The True OriGINs Gin Festival is on its way to Edinburgh, them and delight in a gin bound adventure! THE ULTIMATE GIN DISCOVERY FESTIVAL WITH T...
Sat 30 March | 6.30pm | £20 A PAIR | True OriGINS Scottish Gin Festival THE ULTIMATE GIN DISCOVERY FESTIVAL WITH TASTE SURPRISES FROM OVER 70 GIN BRANDS, MAKERS AND MAVERICKS Bite has 20 PAIRS of tickets for the Sat...
Sat March 30 | 1pm | £5 | Great Grog Beer Fair Jump into the fun at this Bottled Beery Bonanza and meet the best brewers in Scotland. There will be about 90 beers to try and buy on the day and&nb...
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...
Friday 31st May| 6pm | £15 | Great Grog Spring Wine Fair The Big One!  Great central location and a Friday Night tasting wine in good company. What could be better? The ever-popular, super-fa...
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