Pork with Kimchee

The best restaurants in Edinburgh right now!

Here, after many requests, is the list of my current favourite places to eat in and around Edinburgh. It includes a few of the timeless classics and a couple of newbies who really deserve a mention in their own right… must start writing more! I’m always hearing of new places to try so my faves do change as new places spring up and I find … Continue reading The best restaurants in Edinburgh right now!

Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Top ten places to eat in the festival? If only it was that easy! We have a wealth of fabulous restaurants and great street food vendors so whether you fancy a haggis pakora or a dozen oysters we have your number. Our fair city is about to get busy again with the the summer festivals starting in August. To plan your festival fun times at … Continue reading Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

I have been eager to try Civerinos since it opened earlier this year. Hearing tales of it’s enormous sourdough pizzas and frozen Negronis at every turn. In contrast to the overpriced Royal Mile tourist restaurants offering, as a general rule, fairly low quality food, Civerinos is the real deal and very competitively priced. Civerino’s is located just off the Royal Mile near the Tron Kirk … Continue reading Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

Top ten places to eat during the Edinburgh Festival

Here’s my selection of the best places to grab a bite during the festival this August. There are actually more than ten top places listed – I got a bit carried away! The Pleasance Everyone loves the Pleasance and with 16 spaces for acts to perform it’s got a lot going on. Many people hardly leave this fringe staple The Courtyard has become a definitive … Continue reading Top ten places to eat during the Edinburgh Festival

Save Tupiniquim!

Over the course of the past four years, Tupiniquim, the Brazilian crepe kiosk at the top of Middle Meadow Walk, has developed its own special place in Edinburgh’s culinary heart. Showcasing outstanding gluten-free crepes and excellent freshly-squeezed juices, the Tupiniquim family has many admirers across the city and beyond. They’ve had open air cinema screenings next to the kiosk and this summer added the “Bamboo … Continue reading Save Tupiniquim!

Wearenusou noodle pot - fresh and tasty

Nusou – Seriously good street food!

Finding the best street food in Edinburgh is a very worthwhile self appointed mission I feel, especially with the upcoming Edinburgh Festival Fringe bringing so many street food traders to our doorstep… The term ‘Street food’ relates to a relatively new concept in the UK or at least new for you to find people doing it really well. It has various influences and inspirations, however, … Continue reading Nusou – Seriously good street food!