Yoo hoo – here’s your coffee from Deliveroo!

Many of us love a cup of coffee. Sometimes it is the experience of going out for a coffee which is part of it, but other times we just want the best coffee at home or in the office to keep us going. So now all you coffee lovers can have your favourite double shot, wet, extra hot cappuccino delivered to your doorstep. This is made possible thanks to More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Tommy Miah opens The Raj in Blackhall

Tommy Miah the Scottish/Bangladeshi entrepreneur has opened a new restaurant called The Raj in Blackhall and invited another Tom – entrepreneur Sir Tom Farmer – to perform the opening ceremony. Sir More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Leith Food Assembly – what’s it all about?

Leith Food Assembly has burst onto the Edinburgh foodie scene with an idea of bringing great local produce to customers on demand. ‘great quality food from farm to fork’ The website explains that you More...

By Julie Stirling On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Where to eat out in Edinburgh – Celebrating the occasion at Element

Having been on a previous occasion for an exceedingly good Sunday roast, I was intrigued when I was invited to sample the latest offering from the stylish bar and restaurant Element. Their new ‘celebrate the More...

By Julie Stirling On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Where to drink coffee in Edinburgh – Grounds and Grams

Stockbridge is known as a haven for the foodies amongst its inhabitants and I count myself very lucky to be one of them. With the bustling Sunday market and a plethora of indie shops offering up artisanal delights More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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Who’s going to buy the most expensive Easter Egg of all?

At Harvest Garden in Morningside they have what we think is the most expensive Easter egg in town. (yes it is made up of lots of little ones!) The £999 beauty is in the window but who is going to buy it for a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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Where to eat out in Edinburgh – Maison Bleue Le Bistrot

We all rave about food pairings and wine with food, but what better pairing can you get than a father and daughter running restaurants together? Dean and Layla Gassabi run Maison Bleue in Victoria Street together More...

By Reader On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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Special service from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society for rugby fans

C’EST MAGNIFIQUE! Hip flask filling service and special whisky launched for rugby fans The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) has launched a hip flask filling service and a special whisky called ‘C’est Magnifique’ More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Where to have breakfast in Edinburgh – The Hideout Cafe

It occupies a lively corner in Leith and has all the stage setting of a quirky city café. The coffee is good, adorned with not one but two hearts, and their Facebook page attests to their barista’s skill More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Where to drink coffee in Edinburgh – Artisan Roast Stockbridge

We are blessed with many places to have a coffee or a much-needed cup of tea in the capital. But we wonder if there is now a kind of Emperor’s New Clothes mentality about coffee and the establishments which prepare More...