Locanda De Gusti – I still say si! Si! SI!

One of my favourite restaurants in Edinburgh to go to with ‘Science’ is Locanda De Gusti – I’ve blogged them a couple of times before (see bottom of page) and ...

Grey Goose Cocktail Extravaganza at The Devils Advocate

I was lucky enough to be invited along to Grey Goose’s cocktail event at The Devils Advocate Bar on Wednesday night. I should’ve known from the amazing invitation that was ...

Piper Heidsieck Champagne Lunch & Sabrage at The Bonham Hotel

Last week I was lucky enough to have been invited to another lovely Piper Heidsieck event (they do know how to do them well!) seeing a live sabrage was a massive ...

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Chef Jason Wright launches new Fish Restaurant in Edinburgh

Oooh, can’t wait to see this one – Jason’s a great guy and they always know how to create a lovely restaurant down at Picardy Place!  (or maybe it should be renamed Picardy Plaice – boom boom!)  At the age of 28, Executive Head Chef Jason Wright is set to open his second restaurant Fish […]

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Edinburgh Gin’s new Distillery and Heads & Tales Bar

A couple of weeks ago I went along to the launch party of Heads & Tales, Edinburgh’s new Gin Bar, with Edinburgh Gin. It’s not often I go to a bar and go ‘wow’ but that’s exactly what happened – it’s gone straight to the top of my favourite bars list. I can’t recommend going there enough, […]

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My new Kitchen Garden blog

At the end of last year I was asked by Food Blogger Connect what my foodie resolutions were for 2014 and this was my response… Nadine Pierce (@nadinepierce) runs successful food blog eatingedinburgh.com and plans to be both generous and resourceful in her foodie resolutions for next year. Nadine says: “By next Christmas everyone will be receiving homemade foodie and […]

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WIN tickets to Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival 2014

Foodies is one of my favourite foodie events of the year and we have 5 pairs of day tickets up for grabs for this year’s Festival returning to Inverleith Park on  8th, 9th & 10th August. To be in with a chance of winning 2 tickets to the Foodies Festival (worth £20 and valid on any […]

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Miller & Carter, New Edinburgh Steak Restaurant

A few weeks ago I received a lovely box in the post with a Steak cookbook (they clearly know my nickname) along with some info on Miller & Carter, a new Steakhouse opening in Edinburgh in what used to be the Cramond Brig. I’d missed the launch event so when I received an invitation to try it out just the […]

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Itchycoo at The Radisson Blu

Last week I was invited along to try the new Sea, Field, Farm & Heaven menu at Itchycoo – the restaurant in The Radisson on The Royal Mile. I wouldn’t normally go to a hotel restaurant, lot less one on the Royal Mile but the name was so appealing I thought I’d give it a […]

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Dinner’s ON! Inspirational ‘Foodies’ – Barry Lewis

I was recently intro’d to Barry – and you can’t fail to be inspired by his story – it’s well worth sharing and a wonderful encouragement to all ‘foodies’ who have dreams of making a career out of it.  Barry set-up MyVirginKitchen in 2010 and made videos of himself cooking recipes in the evenings and shared them on YouTube – every recipe […]

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Steak Girl takes on the QMS steak sauce challenge

Some of you may remember a couple months ago that I was somewhat surprised (and totally over the moon) to receive a shed load of steaks from the lovely people at QMS (Quality Meat Scotland). I’d been expecting something from them as they’d asked me if I’d be interested in doing a steak sauce challenge, where […]

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Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Dinner at Maison Bleue

Last week the lovely people at Piper-Heidsieck invited me to dine at Maison Bleue (French restaurant on Victoria Street) and enjoy a specially matched dinner & champagne menu. There’s really no need to ask if I had a good time, it was the wee hours by the time I left and some of the party (mainly the industry professionals – you […]

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Whisky events Galore in May at The Whisky Society

In May the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are opening their doors to non members to host a range of whisky events. With Beer & Whisky matching, Cocktails and Food &  Seafood Whisky pairings there should be something for everyone… Homecoming Scotland: Clans & Drams Whisky Month Open to all, the Society is hosting a kaleidoscope of food […]

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