Heverlee brings Belgian micro-festival to disused New Waverley Arches
A new Belgian micro-festival is set to give a new lease of life to the disused New Waverley Arches this weekend.
elevating coffee to a new level at Eden Locke
Greater than the sum of its part, Kerry got to experience the newly opened Eden Locke, a design-led aparthotel for those who want to challenge the status quo, and experience something unique. Continue reading
Dairy experts Graham’s certainly know how to capture the imagination. Continue reading
On an otherwise gloomy Thursday, a jolly coach trip out to Winton Castle in Pencaitland, East Lothian made for an excellent evening.
Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2017
Kerry attended the Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards at the EICC.
Venison slider: one of Ishka’s bar snacks.
I’m sipping a Dawn Chorus, an evocative concoction of Edinburgh Gin Plum Liquer and Daffy’s Gin, misted with absinthe. The room is busy with people coming to celebrate the opening of stylish new restaurant and bar Ishka.
Pulled jackfruit bahn mi.
The Scottish Street Food Awards took place over three days at The Pitt. We visited on the Sunday, a bright and sunny day perfect for al fresco greed.
Judging bottles and discussing spirit samples.
I was invited to take part in a focus group evaluating a new Scottish spirit. I’ve worked in marketing and am interested in product development – and spirits – so I accepted gladly.
Edinburgh’s first ever Shuck Fest marked the end of the Cowgate’s St Patrick’s celebrations. The crowning glory, one would think, of three days of revelry at Three Sisters. It was also a Sunday, and the day after two important rugby matches (so Christopher tells me). That’s probably why it was so very quiet.
Pakora, sushi salad and crab may on chips. Did we eat well? Mmm, yes, I’d say so.
When the Pitt Market started, they ran one Saturday a month. During the summer, they increased to weekly and then, when the weather got unavoidably dreich and horrid, they took a break. Now they’re back.