‘Tis the season of birthdays. To celebrate two friends’ 40ths in style we went to Ducks Restaurant in Aberlady the other week. Duck’s owner Malcolm Duck, used to have a restaurant in Edinburgh and is now the proud proprietor of a restaurant, a bistro and a hotel in Aberlady, in East…
Edinburgh foodies know about Earthy. I knew about it too, I just hadn’t been there until last weekend. Last weekend a friend took me to Earthy for a pudding tasting. (What else are weekends for, if not pudding tastings?) We tasted Burtree Puddings puddings, shopped for those things you can’t…
What’s special about your favourite restaurant? The food and service are very important of course, but if you’re lucky it is also that special welcome you get if you’re a regular diner. Perhaps it’s not so easy in a big city, but just 15 minutes away from the centre, you can find just such a welcome.
Perfect for a leisurely lunch, the Dogs is a firm favourite. Their delightfully short menu has a new edition: Musselburgh Pie – perhaps one of the original surf and turf recipes?
Looking for a great place to relax and have meal? The Caley Sample Room is my local pub and a great place for food and drink. We went to eat dinner with the Shandon Local Food Group and had a lovely evening.
Hotel du Vin in Edinburgh is great for a drink in the cozy whisky snug, or dinner in the bistro. This review speaks highly of a dressed crab and touches on a less impressive cheese soufflé.
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