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Capital’s first ‘coffee bar’ to serve into the night

COULD Scottish drinking habits be changing? Dave Law and Tom Hyde, founders of Scotland’s first ‘coffee bar’, Brew Lab, on South College Street, certainly think so.

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Pub-goers outside the Beehive Inn on the Grassmarket.

City hostelries feature in new CAMRA book

THREE iconic Edinburgh pubs have being celebrated as traditional coaching inns of historical significance in a new book, Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North, by acclaimed beer writer Roger Protz.

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Food & drink: Cook's tip: clever bread

When coating food with breadcrumbs, it’s all too easy for sticky clumps to form on your fingers.

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Dine with Wine every Sunday

THERE may be a fine new Spring Menu from chef Stuart muir at Dine, Saltire Court, Cambridge Street, but their popular Dine With Wine Sunday lunch remains the same - three courses plus a bottle of house wine for £42.50 per couple.

Candice Brown. Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Bake-Off winner Candice Brown stars at Edinburgh food fest

LAST year, she won the hearts of the nation as the winner of the Great British Bake Off.

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Edinburgh to host coffee festival

Edinburgh to host coffee festival

CAFES across the Capital are to help host a major UK coffee festival next week.

Wagamama favourite Donburi

Wagamama open third city restaurant

THEY call themselves the Kings of the Katsu Curry, and on Monday Wagamama open their latest restaurant in the heart of the Capital - St Andrew Square to be precise.

Drybrough's Craigmillar Brewery. Picture: TSPL

When Edinburgh was a brewing powerhouse

IT’S difficult to imagine now, but Edinburgh was once the most important brewing centre on the planet.

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The House will open its doors on Castle Street for a special three-day event from tomorrow-Saturday

Pop-up Peroni bar set for Edinburgh

Italians have always sought to push the boundaries to create something unique – from the Renaissance art movement that placed Italy as the capital of the world’s art scene, through to Carlo Peroni, who in 1963 was inspired to craft the first premium Italian beer.

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Alastair and Friederike Gower with their daughter Roslyn, eight, demonstrate how they make their own chocolate from bean to bar. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Wanted: Help to build new chocolate factory for sweet reward

No childhood dream is more tantalisingly tempting than that conjured up by Willy Wonka and his mystery Chocolate Factory.

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Which? has warned of the need for an enforcement strategy on food hygiene. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Glasgow and Edinburgh worst offenders in food hygiene standards

Authorities in Scotland’s two biggest cities have been singled out by a leading consumers’ association as among the worst offenders in the UK for monitoring food hygiene standards.

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Premier Indian restaurant brand Ronaq

New Indian restaurant opens in heart of New Waverley

Indian restaurant brand Ronaq has opened a spectacular new venture in the heart of the £150 million New Waverley development.

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Edinburgh Gin's liqueurs will be stocked in Tesco stores across the UK. Picture: Contributed

Edinburgh Gin toasts Tesco supply deal for liqueurs

Edinburgh Gin has secured its first UK-wide supermarket listing for both its raspberry and rhubarb and ginger liqueurs.

Number of breeding haddock has fallen.

Haddock off the menu to let fish stocks recover

Haddock from the North Sea has been taken off a list of “fish to eat” following new scientific advice.

The Mugen Taiko Drummers play at The Fukushima Friendship Concert

The Guide - 10 great things to do

If you have an event you’d like considered for The Guide email Entertainment Editor Liam Rudden at

Bierfest, in Princes Street Gardens. Pic: Jane Barlow

Say ‘prost’ as German Bierfest gets set to return

RAISE a stein and say ‘Prost’ this June as German Bierfest Edinburgh returns to Princes Street Gardens - but be quick if you want a seat in the iconic Bavarian Beer Tent, they’re limited and selling fast.

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NBs new gin distillery will welcome visitors with canapes and slippers

Gin maker set for new distillery in East Lothian

A GIN enjoyed by the stars is soon set to be produced around the clock from a new distillery.

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The American food chain specialises in burgers, hot dogs and french fries.

American burger chain Five Guys coming to Edinburgh city centre

A popular American burger chain is opening a branch in Edinburgh City Centre.

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Wetherspoons has added some new healthy recipes to its menu. Picture: Wetherspoons

Wetherspoon add quinoa salad and smashed avocado to Edinburgh menu

A smashed avocado bagel and quinoa and kale salad have been added to the menu of nine Wetherspoon pubs around Edinburgh.

Willie Ross pours a half pint of ale at the bar. Picture: Copyright Len Cumming

In pictures: Unseen images of ‘Rebus’s’ Oxford Bar

A SERIES of rare images, courtesy of photographer Len Cumming, showing Edinburgh’s legendary Oxford Bar in its pre-Rebus days some 35 years ago. Featured prominently is late proprietor, Willie Ross.

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