I was out and about at the weekend at the Gin Lounge’s first ever stand alone Festival at the Assembly Rooms. With the lovely company of the Social Bitches and Sharon from Bite Magazine, there really wasn’t a better way to spend a Saturday.
This year’s Edinburgh Fringe 2018 officially starts today. With 3,548 shows taking place across all genres, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, including foodies. I’ve taken the hassle out of working your way through the programme and bring you my selection of food-related shows to tempt you during the next…
With the Fringe just around the corner and Assembly Festival’s site already up, if you’ve no plans this weekend, head to George Square Gardens for the 5th annual Assembly Food Festival. With quality Scottish food at the heart of it, the festival is a fantastic introduction for visitors to see…
Missed out on last week’s Assembly Food Festival? Fear not, The Foodies Festival at Inverleith Park is back in town until Sunday.
So, it’s nearly August and in Edinburgh that means one thing – festival time. It’s already kicking off in George Square Gardens with Assembly Food Festival and next week, the Fringe and International Festival starts in earnest. And then there’s also the Book Festival that starts later this month. It…
Ahead of the Assembly Edinburgh Food Festival, which runs until Sunday 30th July in George Square Gardens, Kerry and Nicki got a taste of what’s on offer at their launch party.
A new Belgian micro-festival is set to give a new lease of life to the disused New Waverley Arches this weekend.
Last weekend we popped in to look round the Foodies Festival at the EICC. Loved the variety of stands there, we sampled most things from the gooiest ever chocolate brownies to gin, raw sugar cane rum cocktails, curry and everything in between. We loved the demos too and especially liked the look of Mark Heirs cured salmon using Arbikie Gin.
Saturday morning at Edinburgh Academy. People are setting up and anyone who comes through the door is handed a champagne flute and a voucher for an oyster. Bottles pop: Fizz Festival, Edinburgh, has started.
Edinburgh has festivals aplenty, and food gets a look-in too. We have two other events that bring together foodies, producers and chefs. This year, like most years, I went to both. They are, in many ways, different affairs. Here’s what you can expect (and what I ate and drank).