Festive Afternoon Tea at the Scotsman Hotel Brasserie

Well, Edinburgh certainly has no shortage of amazing places for Afternoon Tea - from the award winning Bollinger Afternoon tea at the Balmoral, the gothic luxury of an afternoon spent at Prestonfield House, One Square’s excellent and regular changing special teas, to the chocolate afternoon tea at the Waldorf Astoria, we are pretty spoiled here. Now More...

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By Carol Wilkin On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Review – Marco’s Pool Hall and Pizza Bar

Having recently opened Marco’s Pool Hall and Pizza Bar is a boutique pool hall in Edinburgh, and is the latest project from Paul Demarco, Managing Director of Marcos Leisure. Paul said: “It has been an honour More...

By Reader On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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The Real Super-foods: Oily Fish

Here in Scotland we have an abundant and varied natural larder of produce – in particular oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and trout. Although in days gone by oily fish was a staple part of the Scottish diet More...

By Reader On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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The Edinburgh Gin Club – Gin & Cheese Pairing

Our Edinburgh Gin Club returns on 23rd November with a Gin and Cheese Pairing featuring the finest fromage from Edinburgh’s iconic cheesemonger, IJ. Mellis. Each cheese will be married to a specially created gin More...

By Carol Wilkin On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Veritas Italian Restaurant Stockbridge

Veritas on Deanhaugh Street is as authentic an Italian restaurant you will find in Edinburgh. Located just along from the bridge and down a candlelit stair leading to the basement on the main road through Stockbridge. More...

By Reader On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Junior chef wins award at Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards

  Junior chef trained up in record time at Edinburgh restaurant Duncan Shaw, junior chef at Edinburgh restaurant Sylvesters, was named Level 2 Apprentice of the Year 2014 at Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Treat yourself to One Square’s Chocolate Orange Afternoon Tea

One Square is offering a real afternoon delight for you with its Chocolate Orange Afternoon Tea experience. This indulgent afternoon tea showcases a range of sweet and savoury bites all featuring a delicious combination More...

By Reader On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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What you ‘oat’ to eat – and a recipe to show you how!

By Chris Mantle Senior Food and Health Development Worker of Edinburgh Community Food Last month in The Edinburgh Reporter we looked at beans and pulses, often over-looked foods which are really healthy and good More...

By Carol Wilkin On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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WATCH AND WOLF: A new multi-sensory cinema experience!

What could be better than watching your favourite film and enjoying the food and drinks you see on screen? Well Edinburgh’s own Jelly and Gin have come up with an event where you can do just that with Watch More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Get your Halloween pumpkin from Apeeling fruit bouquets

So it’s Halloween on Friday and you need the perfect pumpkin for your window at home or to display in your shop. We have the answer! Allison Thornton at Apeeling fruit bouquets will carve your pumpkin for More...