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Prior to a recent holiday in South Korea, I have to confess I hadn’t eaten much Korean food. But it wasn’t long into my two week stay before I realised that “Korean” was my new favourite way of eating.
Chop House is already one of Edinburgh Foody’s favourite destinations for steak (we’ve reviewed both the Leith and Market Street locations). But there’s more to them. Amy and I went to Market Street for an evening of cocktails.
We went to Paris for my birthday – it had been a while since our last visit. We expected a lovely weekend of walking and seeing interesting things: we did not expect a weekend of vegetarian choice. Much has changed in the last few years.
Journalist, writer, broadcaster, jazz musician and a self confessed ‘greedy bastard’ brought his new show, based on his latest Penguin book,’ The Ten (Food) Commandments’, to Scotland. I went along to his Edinburgh show, which took place in October, to find out more.
I was intrigued to learn that the UK’s largest privately owned hotel chain, Macdonald Hotels, has been teaming up with leading Scottish chefs to give their restaurants an edge.
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…