About Edinburgh Foody AmyB

I gleefully work for Mara Seaweed, promoting sea vegetables via social media. As you do. I have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Edinburgh's eating options, achieved through an unrivalled dedication to consuming everything the city has to offer.

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AmyB

I gleefully work for Mara Seaweed, promoting sea vegetables via social media. As you do. I have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Edinburgh's eating options, achieved through an unrivalled dedication to consuming everything the city has to offer.

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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Civerinos: Slice as Nice

Margherita slice at CiverinosI’m already a fan of Civerinos. I love the ‘slice’ concept – more places should offer it – but I have also been known to enjoy their full 20” pizza. (Not alone!) Civerinos offer many varied toppings that keep me coming back, with a core selection and daily specials always available by the slice.

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Break the Chain: Eat Local

Ginger chicken udon at Wagamama

In his most recent quarterly rant, fellow blogger and friend Lunchquest bemoaned “the arrival of the chain-dominated ‘cuisine quarter’ in St Andrew Square,” along with the expansion of the Christmas markets. It seems the rise of big names in the city centre has lead to a downturn in trade for local…

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Craft Beer for the People – The Brewdog Bible

Brewdog's Craft Beer for the People

Back in 2011, a nascent love of craft beer brought together myself and now-fiance Raymond. At the time, Brewdog was still a pup, but their hop-forward brews introduced us to a world of schooners, IPAs, mash tuns, festivals, homebrew competitions and more. Grateful for the kickstart, I’ve since enjoyed watching…

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