There’s a reason why it’s literally taken a year to get a booking at this restaurant. That’s because it serves undisputedly delicious food, with the most knowledgeable service at a reasonable price in an unfussy and relaxed atmosphere. What’s not to love? Nothing that’s what. Sometimes, just sometimes, the hype and the wait are worth […]Read more "Dreaming of Aizle"
Sometimes I need to get away from it all. That doesn’t mean driving to the West Coast of Scotland and getting on a ferry to the Isle of Mull (although that’s a great weekend break and I’ll do another post on that). No. Just an hour or two out of the house with my own […]Read more "Party of one. No problem"
Dates. I love them. What better mood booster than being wined and dined? It’s hard to beat. But getting the drink/dinner choices and combination just right can be tricky. So whether it’s a Tinder surprise, deciding either way, or its a done deal. Here’s my perfect pairings to be wined, dined and wooed in Edinburgh. […]Read more "Date night? Yes please!"
Do you ever find when you can’t have something you want it even more? That’s what I’m finding with sushi right now. I’m obsessed. Images of floating Sashimi dipped in the lightest salty soy sauce and searing heat of wasabi are dancing in my mind and I’m dreaming of Temaki, with its crispy salmon skin […]Read more "Sushi for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – Yah?"
I’ve been based in Edinburgh a year now, so it’s about time I shared my favourite places I choose to dine with my beloved pooch (and husband of course). There’s no need to leave a member of the family at home, so here’s my top 10 to dine with your dog. Quick tip: Always ring […]Read more "Best places to drink and dine with your dog"
spitaki.co.uk/menu An authentic family run Greek Taverna After spending many dinners in real Greek tavernas in Greece during childhood summer holidays I was wondering how authentic an unassuming eatery at the heart of the local community on the outskirts of Edinburgh would fair. Well it certainly lived up to its claims. After a very warm […]Read more "Spitaki"
Chef’s Land and Sea Surprise Taster Menu. For a Saturday night treat with friends I could think of nothing better than the taster menu from Castle Terrace. The evening started in the bar with canapés of: Goat’s cheese, apricot and pork collar, Salt cod barbajuan and Caesar salad. Three tiny taste delights, one for each […]Read more "Castle Terrace Dominic Jack"