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.

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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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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