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.

Be in Your Element on Rose St

Confit pork belly at Element Rose St

I rarely eat on Rose St, Edinburgh so the opportunity to visit Element was a chance to see what the city centre restaurant scene is like. Upon arrival the bar was jumping with a lively Friday night crowd; glasses of white wine and high heels intermingled with cask ale pints…

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In Search of Soufflé

La garrigue roquefort souffle

Last summer the Great British Bake Off contestants were challenged to bake a soufflé. Watching them attempt light and airy perfection it occurred to my friend Ciara and I that we hadn’t eaten soufflé before. (Gasp!) So not long after we launched our quest to find the best in Edinburgh,…

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Illegal Jack’s – A Quick Burrito

Outside Illegal Jack's

Passing St Patrick Square on my way home, I thought I’d duck in and grab a couple of burritos from Illegal Jack’s. I’d been to the outlet on Lothian Road back in the day and followed their Kickstarter (or “Jackstarter”) closely, so it was about time I saw how they…

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What’s Cookin? It’s The Reole Deal

The four stages of muffuletta

As the drummer in indie-pop-rock band The Alibis, I count as the musical element of Edinburgh Foody. Consequently, I was enlisted to review ‘What’s Cookin? with Reole Shizzle,’ a CD of 13 reggae/pop tracks and a booklet of 7 recipes. Since most cookbooks don’t come with an accompanying soundtrack –…

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