Ginnasium at One Square: want to know about gin?

Ginnasium is a great way to learn about gin and make new friends. (Ours was a very convivial group.)

One Square at the Sheraton has not only got its own gin but now also its own gin tasting format: Ginnasium. We went along and learnt a thing or two (and had a lot of fun while we were at it). Last updated by Caroline von Schmalensee at December 12,…

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Chop House: an evening of cocktails and snacks

Cocktails and snacks on a cold night: half the Edinburgh Foody team relaxes.

Chop House is already one of Edinburgh Foody’s favourite destinations for steak (we’ve reviewed both the Leith and Market Street locations). But there’s more to them. Amy and I went to Market Street for an evening of cocktails. Last updated by Caroline von Schmalensee at December 7, 2017.

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Welcome to vegetarian Paris

The flavours of fRAWmage. Not cheese.

We went to Paris for my birthday – it had been a while since our last visit. We expected a lovely weekend of walking and seeing interesting things: we did not expect a weekend of vegetarian choice. Much has changed in the last few years. Last updated by Caroline von…

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Jay Rayner – The Ten (Food) Commandments

The Ten (Food) Commandments

Journalist, writer, broadcaster, jazz musician and a self confessed ‘greedy bastard’ brought his new show, based on his latest Penguin book,’ The Ten (Food) Commandments’, to Scotland.  I went along to his Edinburgh show, which took place in October, to find out more. Last updated by Kerry Teakle at October…

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The White Horse Oyster and Seafood Bar – I don’t mind if I do!

Hello handsome!

There’s food and then there’s seafood. I’m a huge an. A friend of mine – similarly huge fan – sent me a message a few weeks back saying “white horse – have you been?”. At the time, my answer was “not yet”. Then I got an invitation to #WhiteHorseLaunch. Bliss!…

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Curing, pickling, smoking and ‘cooked’ fish

Smoked salmon, a delicious classic, on chewy rye bread. Photo by Caroline Rye, The Urban Fishwife.

Fish and shellfish are always delicious freshly cooked, whether pan-fried, baked, steamed or deep-fried in batter. But what about other ways to enjoy seafood? Caroline Rye, The Urban Fishwife, shares advice and a recipe for ceviche. You’ll find more from Caroline on Instagram (@urbanfishwife) and Twitter (@urbanfishwife). Last updated by Caroline von…

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The Shore Grill and Fish House – good food and friendly service overlooking the Firth

Treacle cured salmon lit by autumn sun.

Life is busy. One of my closest friends moved to South Queensferry last year and we haven’t seen much of each other recently. So when I was invited to review The Shore in North Queensferry I knew who I wanted as my dining companion immediately. Last updated by Caroline von…

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BABA – I di’n’ed and went to Heaven

Dips - muhammara, aleppo chilli and chopped walnuts

Last week, I was invited to a preview of the new Levantine restaurant, BABA, that is due to open officially on 15 November in Edinburgh and it’s safe to safe I di’n’ed and went to Heaven. Last updated by Kerry Teakle at November 4, 2017.

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