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Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

FLAVOUR, that’s what the new Spring/Summer menu and cocktail list at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Queen Street is all about.

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Greg Wells and Daniel Sylvester are launching the new Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival this weekend.

Biscuit-flavoured pints face crunch test at new craft beer festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries - when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith which grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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Craig and Felicity Cameron, owners of Reekie's Smokehouse

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City restaurant to sell off uneaten food via new app

A RESTAURANT has become the first in the city to sign up for an innovative new phone app allowing them to resell food that would otherwise be thrown away at the end of the night.

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Slug and Lettuce
 new menu

Share a plate and save at Slug & Lettuce

HIGH street favourite Slug and Lettuce have rolled out a new refreshed and refined menu across its pubs in the Capital , with several additions and the launch of new offers to tempt any pocket and palate.

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Tilly Ramsay.

Food & drink: Tilly is keeping it in the family with her new book

Tilly Ramsay is only 15 and already has her own TV show and cookbook, but she’s still not in charge of the kitchen at home.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. Picture: John Devlin.

Opening date for Gyle Krispy Kreme shop revealed

The opening date for the new Krispy Kreme store in Edinburgh has been revealed.

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Owner Grant McNeil serves up his Jock Monsieur at the Greenmantle pub. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Greenmantle invents the Jock Monsieur

EVERYONE has heard of a Croque Monsieur, a Jock Monsieur on the other hand, well, let’s just say it’s a bit more exclusive. Exclusive to the Greenmantle Bar on West Crosscauseway that is.

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Small amounts of wine can protect against neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinsons and dementia. Picture: JP/EEN

Why a moderate amount of wine is good for your brain

How well wine can protect against diseases such as Alzheimer’s could all be down to maintaining a healthy diet, reveals new research.

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Inside the Walking Dead bar.

A first look inside Edinburgh’s Walking Dead themed bar

WHAT would you do in a zombie apocalypse? Going on the run or hiding out are probably high up the list – but what about going for a drink?

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Krispy Kreme is to open a new store in Edinburgh.

Krispy Kreme to open new Edinburgh store

Krispy Kreme is to open a new store in Edinburgh.

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Kenny Blair is MD of Buzzworks Holdings, which is setting up a 'Scotts' restaurant at South Queensferry. Picture: contributed

Seafood giant joins the menu at Port Edgar

ONE of Scotland’s highest regarded seafood restaurant chains is setting up its first eatery on the east coast.

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The Gardener's Cottage, run by Ed Murray and Dale Mailley, is all about social, seasonal dining. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Take a trip off the beaten track for quality meals

Avoid the obvious choice when it comes to eating out and discover some of our city’s hidden gems. Although restaurants are usually rated highly for a good reason, it’s worth branching out and trying some lesser known places to strike gold. If you’ve already worked your way through restaurants that frequently appear inTripAdvisor’s top 10, try these alternative for a similarly excellent meal.

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Which of your fast food favourites can you get delivered to your house

Which of your fast food favourites can you get delivered to your house

McDonald’s has announced plans this week to introduce home delivery to Edinburgh within the next 18 months.

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Rory and Graeme Sutherland

Good brothers are award winners too

WINE lover? Then you’ll be spoiled for choice at Good Brothers Wine Bar, which boasts more than 50 organic wines 50 on their wine list that runs to more than 100 choices.

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Adagio Hotel - The Old Sailor's Ark

Sailing on a tide of memories

IN 1911 an old sailor, Captain Charles Taylor of the Merchant Navy, died leaving instruction in his will for a sum of money to be devoted to the welfare of the poor. The Old Sailor’s Ark on the High Street was built in 1936. Now, the Adagio Royal Mile Aparthotel, housed in the Ark building has launched a campaign to gather memories and photos of the Old Sailor’s Ark.

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Itihaas Indian Restaurant has been voted as the best curry restaurant in Scotland.

Dalkeith restaurant voted Scotland’s best curry house

Itihaas restaurant in Dalkeith has been voted the country’s top curry restaurant

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Evening News Reporter Fiona Pringle takes delivery of her food as she tries out the new UberEats service. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Uber to launch food delivery service in Edinburgh this week

Best known for delivering people, car sharing app Uber is now pulling up a chair at the food delivery table.

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Co-founders of Brew Lab, Dave Law and Tom Hyde, are pioneering change in Edinburghs coffee culture

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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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.

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