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Edinburgh Restaurant Festival ‘huge success’ for City

ORGANISERS have hailed this year’s Edinburgh Restaurant Festival as a huge success after the ten-day event attracted hundreds of diners.

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Si King and Dave Myers of the Hairy Bikers.

Hairy Bikers’ new fare

“Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in the mud, come back across the road, and then cross the road again and roll in the mud again?” asks one half of The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers, eyes glinting.

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Home Restaurant on Queensferry Street which is co-owned by Social Bite. Picture; Greg Macvean

Homeless treated to fine dining at local restaurant

A new city restaurant has celebrated the launch of its special meal service by providing an upmarket meal to 30 homeless people.

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Picture: Jon Savage

‘Beer club’ set to launch in Portobello

Book clubs have become a global phenomenon in the last 30 years, springing up everywhere from prisons to offices.

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Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White is to launch new cookbook in the Capital. Picture: Contributed

Dine With Marco Pierre White

MARCO Pierre White, the man dubbed the godfather of British cuisine, is to launch his latest cookbook, Essentially Marco, during a special lunch event at his recently opened Steakhouse Bar & Grill restaurant in the Hilton Carlton on North Bridge.

Video: Edinburgh chef is Youtube hit with Scots Scran

Video: Edinburgh chef is Youtube hit with Scots Scran

An Edinburgh chef has become an internet hit after posting hilarious videos of his recipes for traditional “Scots scran”.

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The new Wahaca restaurant in Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

New Mexican restaurant chain traces roots back to Edinburgh

IT takes its inspiration from the streets of Mexico and its debut in this country was at London’s Covent Garden.

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Jason Scott mixes a cocktail at Bramble.

Edinburgh cocktail bar ranked in world’s top 50

A cocktail bar in Edinburgh has placed in a list of 50 of the world’s best bars.

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A rare bottle of Glenfiddich has sold at auction for 68,500.

Rare bottle becomes one of the priciest whiskies ever

A RARE bottle of Glenfiddich has become one of the most expensive whiskies ever sold after it fetched an “amazing” £68,500 at auction.

Barburrito's founder and chief executive Morgan Davies. Picture: Contributed

BarBurrito to open new restaurant in Quartermile

Barburrito, the UK’s first specialist burrito chain, founded in 2005 by CEO Morgan Davies, has opened its newest outlet at 55 Forrest Road, Edinburgh in premises formerly occupied by Starbucks.

Reporter James Delaney tries some of the cakes. Picture: Greg Macvean

Bistro bitten by the insect bug offers grub with a difference

Lemon-salted grasshoppers, chocolate-coated locusts and a brownie baked with cricket flour and topped with mealworms.

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Byron North Bridge will be taking part in the campaign

Byron to give 200 burgers away in Edinburgh

200 Byron burgers will be given away for free as part of their latest marketing promotion in the Capital

The Scran and Scallie has scooped a top award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scran and Scallie in Stockbridge scoops top Michelin Guide award

STOCKBRIDGE gastropub The Scran & Scallie has been awarded a prestigious Bib Gourmand in the 2017 Michelin Guide.

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The whiskies will go to auction

Weird whiskies go up for sale in Edinburgh

A COLLECTION of whiskies including a “Mouthful of Midges” and a “Cheap Industrial Cooking Whisky” is expected to fetch £4000 at auction in Edinburgh this week.

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The Kyloe Restaurant and Grill roast dinner has been named Scotland's best

Kyloe Restaurant’s roast dinner named best in Scotland

The roast dinner served at a restaurant in Edinburgh has been named best in Scotland.

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From left: Matt Gammell, Dave Mullen, Marcus Pickering, Chris Thewlis and David Moore launched the Ginerosity gin at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Picture: Tina Norris

Glass raised to world's first social enterprise gin

The founders of Edinburgh-based Pickering's Gin have launched what they claim is the world's first social enterprise gin.

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Tom Kitchen.

The Kitchin celebrates AA award for wine list

Michelin star restaurant The Kitchin has been awarded the prestigious AA Wine Award for Scotland at the AA Hospitality Awards.

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moked mackerel with roast butternut and pumpkin salad. Picture; contributed

The perfect rich food to welcome winter

WITH summer fading fast and winter just around the corner, thoughts turn to warming comfort food rich in vibrant autumnal flavours and colours. But comfort food doesn’t have to mean stodge.

Badger & Co's Riverbank Beer Garden

Six beer gardens to visit while the sun shines

ONE of the best things about an Indian summer is the chance to pop into your local beer garden for a tipple far later in the year than you might expect to do so, and where better to do just that than in one of the best beer gardens in the UK.

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