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Rick Stein.

Rick Stein's simmering with enthusiasm in new book

Rick Stein’s latest foodie mission, Long Weekends, is all about enjoying life’s simpler pleasures.

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Edinburgh could produce wine in 2100. Picture; Toby Williams

Edinburgh could become leading wine producer by 2100

Britain could be a major wine producer and exporter by 2100 with Essex and Edinburgh becoming the site of leading vineyards, a study suggests.

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Karma was awarded a National Award. Picture; Google

West Lothian restaurant wins top honour at British Curry Awards

A Whitburn-based restaurant has won the Best Spice Restaurant in Scotland award at the 12th Annual British Curry Awards

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22/011/16.  Award winning breakfast at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Hight Street Edinburgh. Picture Ian Rutherford

How do you like your eggs in the morning?

Billed as the most important meal of the day a hotel in the heart of the old town is taking the matter of breakfast very seriously.

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The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

The best Tweets about Leo’s visit to Edinburgh

A selection of the best Tweets following Leonardo Dicaprio’s arrival in the Capital.

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The Booking Office at Waverly Bridge

Five Wetherspoon pubs in Edinburgh win Loo of the Year awards

Five Wetherspoon pubs in and around Edinburgh have won acclaim for the quality and standards of their toilets in the Loo of the Year Awards 2016.

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The new look Toblerone bar ...

‘Terrible’ new Toblerone compared to a ‘toothless comb’

The maker of Toblerone chocolate has changed its distinctive mountain peak shape and made bars lighter because of rising ingredient costs.

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Historic picture of the Royal Bank of Scotland in West Register Street.  Picture: TSPL

Historic banking HQ set for £2m restaurant makeover

A HISTORIC building once home to the Royal Bank of Scotland is set to undergo a multi-million pound transformation into a new family restaurant.

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The Waverley in St Mary's Street. Picture: Dan Phillips

Remembering Edinburgh’s ‘legendary’ Waverley bar

OVER FIVE decades it built up a reputation as one of the city’s top watering holes, but since the death of its ‘captain’, the Waverley bar has closed its doors.

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Brattisani's fish and chip shop on Newington Road which closed in 2004. Picture: TSPL

Brattisani’s: An Edinburgh institution

TWELVE years since the last portion of their famous fish and chip empire was wrapped up for good, memories of Brattisani’s remain strong.

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Dougal Sharp, Innis & Gunn founder and master brewer. Picture; contributed

Innis and Gunn smashes £1 million crowdfunding target

Craft beer makers Innis and Gunn have reached their £1 million crowdfunding target in just three days.

A disabled benefits cheat is facing a jail sentence. Picture; John Devlin

West Calder benefits cheat facing prison sentence

A DISABLED benefits cheat is facing a prison sentence after he admitted defrauding taxpayers out of £30,000.

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The Monarch of the Glen painting is expect to fetch more than 10 million at auction next month.

Iconic 'Monarch of the Glen' painting to go on open market within weeks

One of the most enduring and iconic images of Scotland is at risk of going overseas within weeks after being suddenly put up for sale.
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Murray Robertson with a Rustichella at Pizza Express. Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith

Leith man’s petition gets his favourite pizza back on menu at national chain

It’s the online petitions platform which has been used to free British prisoners held overseas, end the sale of eggs from battery farmed hens in supermarkets and force the removal of body-shaming billboards on the London Underground.

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Innis & Gunn founder Dougal Sharp. Picture: Contributed

Brewer Innis & Gunn launches £1m push to fund expansion

Innis & Gunn, the Edinburgh-based craft brewer, has launched a £1 million crowdfunding drive to accelerate its growth.

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Nether Abbey Hotel Beer Festival Pic: Contributed

Nether Abbey Beer Festival

THERE’S only one place for the Capital’s beer lovers to be this weekend, and that’s the ‘legendary’ Nether Abbey Beer Festival, in North Berwick.

Cocktails in the City

Cocktail heaven at Mansfield Traquair tonight

IF you love cocktails, there's only one place to be tonight, Cocktails in the City.

Shirley Erskine and her grandson Andy Murray

Andy Murray’s gran reveals shortbread recipe which fuels him

Andy Murray’s gran has revealed the secret recipe to her legendary shortbread which helped fuel the tennis ace’s Wimbledon wins.

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