About Edinburgh Foody AmyB

I established my career in marketing by eating and drinking my way around Edinburgh, for both personal and professional reasons. I have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Edinburgh's dining options, achieved through an unrivalled dedication to consuming everything the city has to offer.

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AmyB

I established my career in marketing by eating and drinking my way around Edinburgh, for both personal and professional reasons. I have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Edinburgh's dining options, achieved through an unrivalled dedication to consuming everything the city has to offer.

Bagri, Sofia: a Taste of Bulgaria

Colourful potato salad

With no particular reason to visit Bulgaria, Dad and I found snowy Sofia made for a charming weekend break. Even right in the city centre, it’s rich in history. Dotted amongst the post-Soviet apartment blocks, you’ll find Roman ruins in your local subway station, or a tiny medieval church below…

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Konkana: The Joys of Indian Seafood

Goan Fish Fry

In short, you should go to Konkana. Spoiler alert; the quality of the food is well above your average Indian experience, yet casual enough to avoid being dubbed ‘fine dining.’ Reasonably priced meals with a focus on seafood, accompanied by an excellent wine list, make for a delectable evening of…

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Roof Top Picnic at The Glasshouse

The rooftop picnic hamper at The Glasshouse

Who knew there was a two acre garden on top of the Omni Centre? I’d walked past the amazing old stone church facade of The Glasshouse so many times over the years, and always admired the way its appearance blended both old and new Edinburgh. But I’d never crossed the…

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Baba Budan Doughnut Making Class

Rolling doughnuts at Bada Budan

I am blessed to know many wonderful people, and so it was that after months of planning by some of my finest friends, last Saturday was my hen party. The course of events remained a surprise to me throughout the day, but without a doubt the highlight was our doughnut…

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Brewdog Punk AGM 2018: A Tale of Two Burgers

The Buffalo Truck classic burger

This was our third visit to the AECC for a Brewdog Punk AGM. Partner Raymond has been an Equity Punk since early in the scheme’s launch, whilst my career with small food businesses spurred a keen interest in Brewdog’s insane growth trajectory and marketing approach. Over the years, the AGM has grown…

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Brunch and Supper: What It Says On The Tin

Salmon with ginger pancakes

Previously open only for brunch, the declaratively named establishment has now extended its offering – and opening hours – to include a supper menu. (Surprise!) The concept revolves around sharing plates, which fall into different categories by size or course; Lights (£5), Bowls (£7), Plates (£9) Sides (£3), Sweet (£4).

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