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By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Michelin Stars in Edinburgh

Number One Restaurant www.restaurantnumberone.com The Kitchin www.thekitchin.com Martin Wishart www.martin-wishart.co.uk The Witchery www.thewitchery.com Plumed Horse Restaurant www.plumedhorse.co.uk The Balmoral More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Food Critics wanted

So if you are out and about and enjoy your meal then why not tell us about it? One criterion is that you must pay for your own meal. We will not be interested in any reviews of restaurants where freebies are involved. More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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The Banshee Labyrinth – go there if you dare!

The pub owners are currently working with a ghost tour company just down the street and offer a “Ghost tour & Dine” package, however this needs to be booked in advance on their website. But if you are More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Yo Sushi

When The Reporter visited a while ago it seemed that there was an overwhelming smell of fish throughout the store…… we hope that is sorted out by now! Have you eaten there? Would you like to tell us More...

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Seadogs

Again a simple tasty menu and inexpensive to boot! When The Reporter visited mine host was kind enough to offer free glasses of fizz with the menus. We are sure that this will not be on offer to everyone all the More...

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The Gathering

It is in the departure lounge at Edinburgh Airport, and surprise, surprise the food is lovely! The porridge is especially good, but at a different time of day you may like the Cullen Skink. The staff are friendly More...

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Time for tea?

Times of butlers, maids and corsets to deal with the aftermath of the cream sponge. Where can you still enjoy the afternoon tea experience? The Balmoral offers afternoon tea in The Bollinger Bar for £21 a head More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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In the land of pies and honey

The venison pie combines chunks of wild Scottish venison marinated in a selection of herbs, casseroled and finished with heather honey. Chef Bernard Alessi drew on his Maltese origins by adding orange to the mix, More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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The Spice Pavilion

Well we ask you to go and try this restaurant out. This is a food emporium which deserves to have a waiting list for tables and a queue at the door. It is light and bright with modern fittings. The Reporter tried More...

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The Edinburgh International Book Festival

Many world famous authors including our own coterie of revered Edinburgh-based writers will be at the event, reading from their books, signing copies and speaking to their fans.  More...

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Recommend a book!

It doesn’t have to be the best book you have ever read, but there should be something in it which you liked and which makes it one to pass on to your friends – and The Edinburgh Reporter book club. So what More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Magazines

There are a few which are written and published in Edinburgh. I-on magazine is still regarded by some as a bit of a newcomer but it now has its feet firmly under the coffee table. It aims to give a flavour of what’s More...

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Win a Sony E-Reader!

Then all you have to do is read a few books listed in the Tesco Bank Summer Read and then vote on them to have a chance of winning an electronic toy. This is an initiative by Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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The Huffington Post

(If the Huffpo is something new to you then it is now past time that you added it to your bookmarks. They have celebrity bloggers galore – and you can contact them direct by adding your own comments….. More...

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Meet the Author – The Chess Piece Magician

Come and meet the author, Douglas Bruton, and create your own island adventure! Ages: 8-12 Cost: Free Booking required: telephone 0131 225 7543  More...

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School Term Dates in Edinburgh

Summer term Friday 2 April 2010 – Good Friday Monday 5 April 2010 – Easter Monday Monday 19 April 2010 – Spring Holiday Tuesday 20 April 2010 – All resume Monday 03 May 2010 – May Day, More...

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Gaelic School in Edinburgh

So cue the Edinburgh all-Gaelic school. It is set to get a share of some £100,000 of government funding to provide funds for early years initiatives. It is not very clear from the article that we found on the Public More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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HOT TICKETS FOR THE FESTIVAL

Edinburgh International Festival tickets have been on sale since late March. Festival fans can book their seats for this year’s performances online at www.eif.co.uk, on the phone (0131 473 2000) or in person at More...

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Taste Scotland 28-30 May 2010

Set to be a foodie’s paradise, Taste returns to the city for its fourth year with an unrivalled number of top food and drink connoisseurs descending upon Inverleith Park. Previous years have seen culinary More...

By admin On Thursday, May 27th, 2010
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Worst website? Sestrans

Sestran……. Perhaps we would also award them the prize for worst name too… The acronym stands for South East of Scotland Transport Partnership. Their website tells us that they are ‘”one More...

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