Food Review: Taisteal, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Food Review: Taisteal, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Taisteal, a varied journey Filling the void left by Field Grill in salubrious Stockbridge, their former chef, Gordon Craig, now goes it alone with a restaurant inspired by his love of travel – Taisteal translates as ‘(to) travel’ or ‘journey’ in Gaelic. He has a wealth of experience behind him, workingRead More…

Foodie Explorers – A week in pictures 22nd July 2018

Foodie Explorers – A week in pictures 22nd July 2018

A week in pictures – Edinburgh escapades with Foodie Explorers A quiet start to the week with Mr Foodie having Monday off for the Glasgow Fair holiday.  Surprisingly it stayed dry but we were tired so stayed local and pottered around the house trying to make it tidy, and onceRead More…

News: Good Bros Wine Bar launches in Stockbridge

News: Good Bros Wine Bar launches in Stockbridge

Good Brothers Wine Bar launches in Edinburgh The Stockbridge area of Edinburgh has given us another reason to visit.  Good Brothers Wine Bar is opening Thursday 15th September. Brothers Rory and Graeme Sutherland bring a selection of more than 100 wines from around the world, including over 50 organic andRead More…

Restaurant Review: The Stockbridge Restaurant, 54 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AL

Restaurant Review: The Stockbridge Restaurant, 54 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AL

The Stockbridge Restaurant – some of the finest dining north of the New Town The Stockbridge area of Edinburgh has its fair share of accomplished restaurants. Being weegies we made our first foray into Stockbridge territory in 2009 when it was a toss up between The Saint and The Stockbridge Restaurant next door. On thatRead More…

Event: Top Out Brewery launch new single hop Pale Ale and meet the brewer at Stockbridge Tap

Event: Top Out Brewery launch new single hop Pale Ale and meet the brewer at Stockbridge Tap

If you’re in Edinburgh and free tomorrow night (Wednesday 9th March from 6pm) and looking for good beer then head along to the CAMRA Edinburgh pub of the year, Stockbridge Tap, on Raeburn Place to meet the brewers behind Tap Out, from just outside Edinburgh, to try a new dry hopped version ofRead More…

Pekoe Tea, the ideal Christmas gift for the tea lover in your life?

Pekoe Tea, the ideal Christmas gift for the tea lover in your life?

The Wee Tea company in Dunfermline appeared almost out of nowhere to create not just a tea grown in Scotland but an award-winning one earlier this year. But surprisingly that’s not the only Scottish tea out there as Susie Walker-Munro has been experimenting with tea since bringing up cuttings from the TregothnanRead More…

Cat Cafe Review: Maison de Moggy, 17 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2JA

Cat Cafe Review: Maison de Moggy, 17 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2JA

Maison de Moggy is a pop-up cat café in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh. Opening in January of this year, it’s home to ten gorgeous pedigree cats. These are pampered kittehs with drink fountains, chez lounge and even their own discreet toilets. As it’s a new concept on these shoresRead More…

Maison de Moggy: Cat Cafe opening in Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Maison de Moggy: Cat Cafe opening in Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Next month sees Maison de Moggy open in Edinburgh, the first cat cafe within easy reach. Originating in Japan, cat cafés utilise the relaxing (or not have you seen my cats!?) qualities of cats with a cafe area.   Located in Hamilton Place, Stockbridge, Maison de Moggy will be runRead More…