Ronaq – Room with a view or should that be curry with a view?

Room with a view

East Market Street, Edinburgh, has always been a bit of a desert in the past where food is concerned. Thankfully this is changing with the arrival of the New Waverley Arches last year, where you’ll find Chop House. Then Food and Flea Market on Sibbald Street opened, with its permanent food stalls…

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Twenty Princes Street – eating seafood at the grill

Perfectly dressed lobster (oh, you tease!).

Since I last visited Twenty Princes Street and Juniper, they’ve had a complete make-over. The restaurant is now an elegant open space with literary themed art on the wall. The only thing that’s the same is the great view of Edinburgh. When Amy and I visited last week, we were…

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Rhubarb Restaurant, Edinburgh – Opulent destination dining

Rhubarb at Prestonfield

The last time I visited Rhubarb at Prestonfield was 2011. The occasion was a celebratory lunch for my new job and my dining partner was a very pregnant friend, JN, who was 10 days from her due date. Last updated by Kerry Teakle at April 21, 2017.

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Cromlix House: the perfect birthday surprise

Scallops, squid ink linguine & herring butter caviar sauce

It was my better half’s birthday the other week and the usual challenge came up – what do you buy the man who has everything? After much thought I decided the best idea was to treat him to an experience, something he would enjoy and remember. Last updated by Nicki…

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Seasons – local, seasonal ingredients in surprising combinations

Rhubarb ice cream with crunchy oats, soft meringue and tart rhubarb.

Seasons occupies a unit on Broughton Street. The last time I was there it was the Blue Moon Café (I had a rather nice lamb burger) and I worked just up the road. A lot has happened both in my life and on the Edinburgh dining scene since then. Seasons…

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Relish – my life in the kitchen by Lucy Knisley

Relish - my life in the kitchen by Lucy Knisley

“How do you remember things? What are your clearest memories? … My most vivid memories consistently jog my brain with the recollection of how things tasted.” Relish is an autobiography in comic form. It’s a charming, funny and a very human love letter to food and examines how it made Lucy who she is.…

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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.  Last updated by AmyB at March 24, 2017.

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The Lantern Room – the perfect place for pre-theatre eats in a historical setting

The Lantern Room is perfect for pre-theatre dining at the Playhouse

It’s amazing how you can go away for your Christmas break, only to arrive back and find another new eating and dining establishment has opened in Edinburgh. The place in question is the Courtyard by Marriott  with the Lantern Room restaurant and bar, which had opened on 28 December on…

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Divino Enoteca – unveils its divine new menu for spring

Orange scented cake with vanilla mascarpone

It’s been a number of years since I’ve been to Divino Enoteca, so when an invitation landed in our inbox to try their new menu, Kerry and I were both keen to drop by. Tucked away on Merchant Street, just down from Greyfriars Bobby, it’s a hidden gem in the…

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