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Cafe Review: Union of Genius, 8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QN

Soup Heaven in Edinburgh We've known about Union of Genius for ages and have tried their lovely grub at the Scran Salon events at Hemma and Akva so a visit was long overdue.   We of course never do anything straight-forward here at Foodie Towers and went for lunch just before visiting the Foodies Festival, yes a

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EVENT: Flock Pop Up – 30th/31st Jan 2016

Chef John Traynor is hosting a pop up called "Flock" pop up is being held at Seb & Mili on St Vincent street on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January 2016. Flock will be showcasing an eight course tasting menu using the very best of Scottish produce while supporting local suppliers. The doors will open

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Accommodation review: Loch Melfort Hotel, Arduaine, by Oban, Argyll, PA34 4XG

 A room with a view 19 miles south of Oban located right next door to the National Trust for Scotland's Arduaine gardens on the shores of scenic Loch Melfort (technically Asknish Bay at the cove) you will find the aptly named Loch Melfort Hotel. It's unassuming from the car park but once inside it's another story! This

Thorntonhall Ice Cream Reviewed

We are becoming regulars to the farmers market at Clarkston and each time like to try a different ice cream from Thorntonhall Ice Cream. This time we bought Rum and Raisins and Tablet in the small tubs and Lemon Curd in a big tub.  I love the little tubs for being able to sneak into