Culinary Art Blog


Damm27 opened on Edinburgh’s Southside in April this year after an extensive refurbishment.  Now a stylish, contemporary bar and bistro that offers all-day dining, with a menu inspired by classic European dishes – this is the very epitome of continental chic.

Oysterman at Le Di-Vin

The famous Oysterman from Oysterman Events will be sharing his delicious wares at Le Di-Vin on select Friday evenings.


Summer at La P’tite Folie

Nestled in a unique Tudor style building in Edinburgh’s chic Randolph Place, la P’tite Folie is a haven of fine French food and wine.

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

May 24 – May 25

Scotland’s largest celebration of craft beer returns to Edinburgh this May with a special foodie focus, top-class music acts and a huge selection of craft beers from some of the world’s most innovative brewers.

Wedgewood Restaurant

Wedgwood wild food foraging experience

Paul Wedgwood, Chef Patron, is hosting a wild foraging tour on Sunday 28th April.  Guests will be treated to an unforgettable foodie tour of the Midlothian countryside, where they will discover the secret-world of edible possibilities.

Fraser Reid Seasonal Soups

Fraser Reid: Seasonal Soups cookbook

Packed with 52 mouth-watering recipes, this collection of Soups from Dundonian Greengrocer, Fraser Reid allows readers to celebrate the best seasonal produce and to use

Cellar Anstruther

The Cellar: Nine course tasting menu

Billy Boyter, chef patron at Fife’s Michelin-starred The Cellar in Anstruther is changing things up at the restaurant this autumn by focusing on one amazing nine course menu.

The Lookout by Gardener’s Cottage: Hogmanay

As the year draws to a close, what better way to celebrate new beginnings than by joining the festivities at The Lookout – an exciting partnership between Edinburgh restaurant The Gardener’s Cottage and Collective, the organisation that has redeveloped the City Observatory site on Calton Hill.

Balgarve larder

Balgove Larder: Christmas Events

Scotland’s best loved farm shop has put together a calendar of festive events this winter including a sparkling Christmas night market, the opportunity to take part in Christmas wreath making classes and Christmas party evenings in the Steak Barn.

Big win for Little Chatroom

The coveted Young British Foodies Chef of 2018 was awarded to Roberta Hall-McCarron, head chef at The Little Chartroom in Edinburgh. 

Bowhouse: Winter Markets

Bowhouse, East Fife’s most popular monthly food market, will provide everything you need for your winter larder with a series of markets in October, November and a special seasonal market in December.

Perfect Argyll Autumn Break: Crinan Hotel

The in-house restaurant, Westward, looks out over Loch Crinan towards the islands and is included in the 2018 Michelin Guide and has been awarded L’Assiette Michelin (The Michelin Plate)

Six by Nico: Cooking Sicily

They say the culture of a country is best reflected in its cuisines.  True to his Italian heritage, Chef Nico Simeone is set to bring

New wines listed at Le Di Vin

Le Di Vin, the chic wine bar in Edinburgh’s Randolf place is the proud purveyor of a glorious selection of wines.  The impressive wine display is understandably the focal point of this elegant bar, dominating the room aside a range of convivial seating areas, a few intimate corners and a magnificent mezzanine floor. 

Basta!: Pizza with heart

If you’re in the mood for pizza after a trip round Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Basta! is  only a ten minute walk through the quirky neighbourhood of Partick.

83 Hanover Street launches in Edinburgh: Contemporary food with a Chilean flavour and fine wines

Edinburgh’s thriving restaurant scene will welcome its newest member, 83 Hanover Street later this month.  This, the first dining project from former Gleneagles restaurant manager and owner of acclaimed Edinburgh bar 99 Hanover Street Juan Jose Castillo Castro, and his partner Vanessa Alfano, is set to bring a unique culinary blend of Scottish produce with Chilean flavours to the city.

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