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.
Every year I scour the Fringe Festival catalogue for food-related shows. In the last few years, gin tastings and similar events have become shows, giving foodies like me a way to do the festival by eating or drinking. This year, there’s food-themed comedy. I spoke to Alistair William’s about his…
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).
During the Fringe, dining can be a frenetic affair but not so at The Radisson Blu, Edinburgh who has brought a new pop-up restaurant Burger & Fringe to the capital, for one month only in August.
Whilst for me August in Edinburgh means seeing as much culture as possible, it’s also a great excuse for catching up with friends and taking time to enjoy the wonderful eateries, street food and tea establishments that Edinburgh has to offer. So the Fringe has started in earnest today and…