Check out Checkpoint, Edinburgh

After a long, hard day at work, we ventured to Checkpoint. For those of you who don’t know, Checkpoint popped up during the festival and like a few others have managed to be so successful they’re now a permanent fixture and have recently been named one of the 25 coolest restaurants by The Times. We […]

A Night to Remember at The Riparian Rooms

A few weeks back on a cold Thursday evening we paid a visit to The Riparian Rooms to sample what was on offer from their new menu. The restaurant has a great spot in town right on the corner of the popular Broughton Street and East London Street. When we arrived we were warmly greeted […]

Cafe Rouge Edinburgh Competition

Café Rouge launched in the UK in 1989 and quickly became Britain’s beloved bistro brand. In authentically Parisian surroundings, Café Rouge prides itself on extending a warm welcome to everyone seeking a real taste of bistro life all day, every day. Combining the very best examples of classic bistro cuisine, wine and coffee, Café Rouge […]

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen Restaurant Review, Edinburgh

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen has been 18-months in the making, with the team hard at work refining menus and working with fantastic Scottish suppliers such as Buccleuch Beef, Heather Hills Farm and Loch Duart. To work with this great produce they’re also brought one of Scotland’s top chefs on board, Colin Fleming. Having worked […]

Outlander Season 1 Competition

To coincide with the release of Outlander Season 1 on DVD we have been asked to create our perfect Scottish dish. For us this is a tough decision seeing as there so many great Scottish ingredients to work with. Our entry is a twist on a traditional Scottish ingredient but using local ingredients to bring […]

Mash Direct Vegetable Burgers

When Cathy from Mash Direct got in touch and asked if we would like to sample their new vegetable burgers, it was an offer we couldn’t refuse. I’ve had a number of products from the mash direct range before and had only good things to say about them. The main plus point for me being […]