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New Cake Parlour Opening in Stockbridge tomorrow – Liggy’s Cakes

Liggy’s cakes are beautiful, I used to pass by her William Street shop often and gaze longingly at them even though I don’t have a sweet tooth. Delighted to see her opening in Stockbridge. And although I won’t be at the launch party tomorrow evening, I’m sure Nikki and her friend will have a cake […]

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New Gin Tourist Trail Launched in Scotland

Whisky Trails have proven very successful in Scotland and with the phenomenal rise in popularity of Gin over recent years it’s probably no real surprise that the WSTA (Wine and Spirit Trade Association) have launched a new tourist trail promoting 12 Scottish Gin Distilleries. With 70% of the UK’s gin produced in Scotland we’re certainly well […]

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120 Volunteer Whisky Tasters Wanted For Secretive Scientific Experiment

Sample rare whiskies and take a personality test on Wednesday 16 December How would you like to sample rare whiskies and learn something about your self all in the name of scientific research? 120 volunteer whisky tasters are required to be guinea pigs at a secretive scientific research experiment in Edinburgh on Wednesday 16th December. […]

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Asparagus Gin? This Sounds Fantastic….

I get a lot of press releases each day but this one really stood out – totally planning on trying this…  BRITAIN’S FIRST EVER LONDON DRY GIN MADE WITH BRITISH ASPARAGUS TO GO ON SALE THIS WEEK Enjoy British Asparagus out of season in the form of a new limited edition gin from Portobello Road […]

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The Printing Press on George Street – New Edinburgh Restaurant

This looks like my kind of place, sadly I won’t be able to make the launch but will be sure to try it out in due course! This week sees the opening of new Edinburgh Restaurant, The Printing Press (Thursday, 22 October). Situated 21-25 George Street the name alludes to the literary heritage of the address […]

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Whisky Films & Whisky Ice Cream at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Maple Bacon Crunch ice cream? gutted I can’t make the launch party – if only to try this – it sounds AMAZING!  Some fantastic films too…. Also great news, if you’re not a member of The Whisky Society – the doors are now being opened to the public, permanently… The Scotch Malt Whisky Society launches […]

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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. Treat is a celebration of the talents of the college’s hospitality students, who will show their skills and give guests the chance to sample their […]

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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 always do a fantastic job so am sure this new Afternoon Tea offering will be a real treat. Edinburgh’s historic Signet Library will throw open […]

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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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