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Great British Menu 2017 – Scotland is Up on the 29th!

The Great British Menu is back and celebrating 140 years of Wimbledon. Ally McGrath from Osso Restaurant in Peebles will be returning to our screens as the only Scottish chef actually cooking in Scotland. I tried his GBM dishes last year – they were outstanding, we couldn’t stop talking about them for days. I was […]

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Cocktails & Dinner at La Petite Mort

Any restaurant that names itself after the French phrase for an orgasm has to be pretty confident in it’s offering so when La Petite Mort asked me to come along and try their porthole cocktails and have dinner they didn’t need to ask twice. Tucked away around the corner from the Kings Theatre and adjoining […]

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Mark Greenaway Launches ‘Perceptions’ – a cookbook like no other!

I love Mark, his restaurant and his style of cooking, not to mention his cheeky smile and endless enthusiasm so I can’t wait for the release of his new recipe book in a couple weeks time – the promo video is bright, fun and mouthwatering, surely a taste of what’s to come. I can’t stop […]

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Burns Supper at The Printing Press

You’ll probably not be surprised to hear that I got myself a whole heap of Burns Suppers (inadvertently) arranged this year – four in total, two of them on the same day – the 25th January, the traditional day for celebrating Scotland’s National Bard Robert “Rabbie’ Burns. Thankfully however, as guests of The Printing Press […]

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Lunch at Field Restaurant

I’ve heard nothing but good things about Field Restaurant since it opened in West Nicholson Street almost 3 years ago so when my boss ‘Dave’ offered to take me out for an end of year lunch I thought I’d take the opportunity to try it out. (I’ve only got two food pics as we chose […]

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Fish Eatery, Edinburgh – Review

Last week I finally got the chance to try out Chef Jason Wright’s new venture Fish Eatery in Picardy Place. It was a little strange being back in the same restaurant that used to be Mark Greenaway’s and before that Hawke & Hunter, but Jason comes with ‘previous’ (in a good way – Ondine & Steak) so was […]

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NEW Cannonball Restaurant, Gelateria & Cafe on Royal Mile

I’ve long been a fan of Continis (formerly Centotre) so will be looking forward to seeing Victor & Carina’s new venture.                                               A unique partnership has transformed one of the Royal Mile’s most historic […]

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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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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 we adore Chef/owner Rosario’s fresh and amazing tasting fare, not remotely like any Italian restaurant I’ve eaten in, in the UK! They recently moved away from Broughton […]

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