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.

Sodexo: A Taste of Corporate Hospitality

Spring lamb

I was delighted to be invited to discover the catering capabilities of the Sodexo team, as part of a corporate hospitality demonstration at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School. We enjoyed 7 courses, each prepared with a smile and finesse, and expertly matched with top quality wines.

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Solid Liquids Gin Cruise

Straight gin, straight up

I was delighted to attend Solid Liquids’ first event of 2017, joining a group of gin lovers aboard the very purple Lochrin Belle canal boat. We spent two hours cruising the Union Canal, starting down from Akva in Fountainbridge. 

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A Pate Party: Castle MacLellan

Castle McLellan pate

I was intrigued by Castle MacLellan’s suggestion of hosting a Pate Party, in order to sample their pate range in the company of friends. Always a fan of alliteration, I was quickly persuaded to give their pates a try. For our Pate Party, we got together on bonfire night (sorry…

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Dinner and drinks at Foundry 39

Reuben burger Foundry 39

As soon as I arrived at Foundry 39, I felt at ease amongst the familiar on-trend fittings – wood, brick, steel, light bulb filaments – and the large menu of modern pub grub favourites, many of which caught my eye. The Black & Gold burger with black pudding, double cheese…

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Breakfast at Badger & Co

Beans on Toast

Badger & Co is a lovely spot. The decor is soft leather and exposed bulbs; tall windows let light gush in. It’s bright, cheerful and well-attended with young couples catching up or soothing sore heads when pal Gemma and I stop by on a Saturday morning. We settle in with…

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