‘Oh you live in Edinburgh? You must try this amazing restaurant’. I hear it all the time and yes I do. Try them that is. But there’s been two fairly recently where I’ve come away thinking…what was that? Was that sheer genius or did I blink and miss it? Do I love it or loathe […]Read more "Controversially I’m on the fence about these 2"
When two become three (puppy) and three become four (little bebe) I still want to eat well and dine out, a lot, but one must also consider the budget. Move over credit card maxing Champagne, seafood platters and steak and move in waistline, wallet and family friendly eateries. (I must add a caveat in case […]Read more "Eat out all day for £25"
When you think you’ve been around the block restaurant wise, its pretty exciting to discover something bright and shiny new right under your nose. Tadah! Three hidden gems unearthed themselves when the usual crowd pleasers were fully booked. Radici Italian Bistro 2 Deanhaugh St, Edinburgh EH4 1LY Radici Bistro Down some steps and behind unassuming […]Read more "Three hidden gems right under your nose"
I love travelling and experiencing the authentic taste of somewhere new in its home environment, but don’t we all. When international jet setting is not an option there’s still a chance to indulge in the pleasures of international travel through food from the comfort of your own city. Here’s my top four trip destinations, available […]Read more "Been around the world, buts there’s no place like home"
As it’s on the doorstep I had to go and see if the gritty reputation rings true. For me, Glasgow’s a rough diamond. Scrape back some of the grime of the ordinary and underneath lies a dazzling array of gastronomic, historic and just plain extraordinarily beautiful treats ready to discover – if you know where […]Read more "Wonderful Westside. Weekend in Glasgow"
Now’s a great time to see Scotland’s magical autumn in all its multi-colour glory and what better way to see it than packing a bag, reaching for the car keys and driving north for a gastronomic weekend out of the city. Which is what we did. Pack snacks for the three hour spectacular drive up […]Read more "Gastronomic weekend away? Ok. A dalliance with the north, Aberdeen."
Oh my, oh my where to begin. Big plus, my pooch is welcome at The Dogs, as the name suggests. Bonus. And, the location and décor are spot on. As is the menu, it seems on first glance. Unfortunately, looks can be deceiving as I was about to find out last week. We started with […]Read more "How my dinner at The Dogs ended up in the dog bowl "