Treat Food & Drink Festival at Edinburgh College – May 28th

Edinburgh College will open its larder and put on a feast for the city and surrounding communities at its second annual Treat food and drink festival on Thursday 28 May. ...

Edinburgh’s George Bar & Grill (Guest review)

A huge thanks to Llara for taking the time to review the George Street Bar & Grill for me – that tarte tatin looks sooo good!         ...

Signet Library reopens offering Afternoon Tea with it’s own Tea Sommelier

Visiting the Pommery Champagne pop up bar is a must for me in August, it’s always been a stunning venue so I can’t wait to see it now! Heritage Portfolio ...

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Drygate Brewery – Craft Beer Rising Event

I’m not a beer drinker but this was too good an opportunity to let pass so instead I sent along Matt, colleague and beer afficioniado in his own right. It looks like he had a great day, here’s how he got on….   Matt Robinson is the Design Director at Tayburn and has rebranded Black Wolf, Bill’s […]

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Osteria Del Tempo Perso – Review (Guest Blog)

It’s fair to say that I get a LOT of lovely invitations to food & drink events – sadly living out of town now I find it hard to make many of them. This is a place I’ve wanted to try for a while (the name roughly translates as ‘lost time eatery’ so I sent […]

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Cuckoos Bakery open 2nd Edinburgh Shop in Bruntsfield

Hmmmmmmm cake! A wee press release for all Edinburgh cake lovers! Cuckoo’s Bakery opened its second Edinburgh shop, in Bruntsfield last weekend.  This follows on from the success of its first cake shop and tea room in Dundas Street, which opened in 2011. The Bruntsfield cake shop will specialise in layer cakes, as well as offering Cuckoo’s […]

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The Sun Inn’s Seafood Festival 27th April-2nd May

I’ve hard lots of great reports about the food at the Sun Inn and bizarrely it’s not that far from where I now live so think this could be the perfect excuse for me to go and try it out for myself!    The festival was first launched two years ago after Chef owner Ian Minto went on […]

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Full Moon Dinner at The Secret Herb Garden

I was lucky enough to be surprised with one of these amazing dinners at the weekend as an early birthday present – I can’t recommend this highly enough as a foodie treat with a difference. I’ve been a fan of the Secret Herb Garden since it opened last year, it’s a very special place with a […]

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WIN dinner with George Clooney in Edinburgh for a £5 donation to homelessness

This has got to be worth a shot and all for a fantastic cause! Donate £5 and be entered into a free draw to win attendance at an exclusive dinner party with Hollywood A-lister GEORGE CLOONEY in Edinburgh and help tackle homelessness; all funds raised will go to Social Bite and Not On Our Watch […]

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Wine By Design – does design influence our perception of value?

By day I work as the Marketing Manager at Tayburn and last month we held Branding Unbottled. As the name may suggest it was focused around our food & drink clients and we were extremely fortunate to have Roz Cuschieri, CEO of Genius, speaking about their remarkable brand journey. Our MD, Simon Farrell also spoke and he provided […]

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Fermented Shark and other Icelandic Delights

I’m just back from a long weekend in Reykjavik, Iceland and what a foodie treat it turned out to be with some of the tastiest dishes I’ve ever had. I’ve put together a wee selection that we tried – sadly I didn’t manage puffin but I got a few others under my belt including the […]

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ScotHot 2015 at the SECC (I’m speaking there!)

ScotHot is Scotland’s biggest food, drink, hospitality and tourism trade show. It brings together key buyers and decision makers from top hospitality and catering establishments, with a wide variety of suppliers from all areas of the hospitality, tourism and catering industries. &, I appear to be speaking on the Spotlight Stage – talking about Social […]

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Anfora – Leith’s newest Wine Bar Opens this Week

Gutted I can’t make the opening night for this cracking looking place – the food sounds and looks bloody amazing (so I don’t recommend looking at this if you’re hungry)! Can’t wait to try it out though…opens on the 19th February! Situated in the historic Vintners Rooms in Leith, Anfora is a new addition to Edinburgh’s […]

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