Award Success for the new look Potting Shed

The new look Potting Shed at Potterrow in Edinburgh is run by the team behind The Sun Inn in Dalkeith and has just been awarded with one AA rosette for Culinary Excellence. The Potting Shed is now a lot more serious on the food element complete with a team of new Chefs. Click to tweet Their new menu sees a retreat More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

New cook book launched today

Tenants and Residents in Muirhouse (TRIM) and Pilton Community Health Project held an event earlier today at Muirhouse Community Shop to launch the community Cook and Taste cookbook. Thanks to Thomas Brown for More...

By Rachel Cree On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

OX184 – Wood-fired oven, craft beer and whisky

OX184 Forget fast food, this is real American cuisine. Nestled under Edinburgh’s South Bridge, you can smell OX184 well before you lay eyes on it. Walking down the Cowgate, I prayed the summer BBQ smell drifting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Edinburgh Food Trail now launched

We know Edinburgh has loads of good places to eat but now the connection has been drawn between the capital’s buildings and our food heritage. The Edinburgh Food Heritage Trail was launched today, revealing More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Hard Rock Cafe in big burger giveaway

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh today shut down Parliament Square on the Royal Mile as it gave away free Local Legendary Burgers from its limited edition World Burger Tour menu to hundreds of hungry city-goers. Over 500 More...

By Carol Wilkin On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Johnnie Walker Blue Label unveils Edinburgh City Edition bottle

What could be better than a dram of whisky in this fair city? Well an Edinburgh special edition whisky of course! This June, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the leading luxury Blended Scotch Whisky, will launch two stunning More...

By Reader On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Best Cake in Scotland is right here in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Cuckoo’s Bakery triumphed at the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2015, with its Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcake winning the ‘Best Cake in Scotland’ award for the second year in a row. A More...

By Reader On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Get to know your onions…..

Our regular readers will know that we at Edinburgh Community Food are not fans of the co-called ‘superfood’ trend. Rather than asking folk to shell out money on this month’s latest pricey food fad (chia seeds More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Pop up dining in Holyrood Park

Looking for somewhere new to eat? This May there will be a pop up restaurant in Holyrood Park over one weekend 8-9 May 2015 to allow you to chill out after the General Election. The Holyrood Kitchen pop-up restaurant More...

By Carol Wilkin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

OX184 – Cowgate’s new craft beer bar and grill

Already a big fan of Holyrood 9A and The Southern to name a few of their independent Scottish bars, I was excited to hear Fuller Thomson had opened a new venue in the Cowgate. OX184 is Edinburgh’s newest bar More...