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There’s food and then there’s seafood. I’m a huge an. A friend of mine – similarly huge fan – sent me a message a few weeks back saying “white horse – have you been?”. At the time, my answer was “not yet”. Then I got an invitation to #WhiteHorseLaunch. Bliss!
Fish and shellfish are always delicious freshly cooked, whether pan-fried, baked, steamed or deep-fried in batter. But what about other ways to enjoy seafood? Caroline Rye, The Urban Fishwife, shares advice and a recipe for ceviche. You’ll find more from Caroline on Instagram (@urbanfishwife) and Twitter (@urbanfishwife).
Life is busy. One of my closest friends moved to South Queensferry last year and we haven’t seen much of each other recently. So when I was invited to review The Shore in North Queensferry I knew who I wanted as my dining companion immediately.
Last week, I was invited to a preview of the new Levantine restaurant, BABA, that is due to open officially on 15 November in Edinburgh and it’s safe to safe I di’n’ed and went to Heaven.
With the Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) last week, there’s been a Mexican theme to my drinking and dining choices recently. Ever since Thomasina Miers won Masterchef, way back in 2005, I’ve been intrigued by Mexican food but it’s only recently that I’ve become a convert…
Driving in the autumn sunshine to Bridge of Allan took me down memory lane to my student days in Stirling 20 years ago. I loved this time of year when all the leaves on campus turned red and gold. However, this time I was having a lunch meeting in the…
Indian is our favourite takeaway, and we’re loyal; always ordering from the same restaurant. But now I’ve been to Passage to India, it’s blown everything else out the water…
When this is published, I’ve just arrived in Paris for a long weekend. I want long walks, plenty of kir royal and at least one steak tartare. To get myself in the mood for the trip, I met a friend at L’escargot blanc for French food and a catch-up.
When I told friends I was going for ‘wine on tap’, it was met with a variety of responses, and none of them particularly positive but when you know the benefits, I think you too could be persuaded to give it a try.
With November approaching, this normally means one thing to me – looking forward to the various wine fairs that descend upon the city.