The Salt Cave, Marionville Road, Edinburgh EH7 5UD

19/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Always looking for somewhere to chill out and heal this cranky body, I jumped at the chance of trying out The Salt Cave in Edinburgh after hearing about it from a friend. Allegedly beneficial to the respiratory system as well as for skin conditions. With asthma and my general body vibe of hating [...]

Food Review: Polentoni, 38 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG

18/12/2014 // 0 Comments

A visit to Edinburgh to drop off my secret Santa gift saw me having a spot of lunch at Polentoni on Easter Road with Ms Monkey.   Not an area we usually end up in, so a welcome for ray. A cosy cafe cum deli with lots of chocolates, coffee, cakes and deli goods to take away as well as delicious [...]

Social Bite – do something different this Christmas (and year!)

15/12/2014 // 0 Comments

This year instead of Christmas cards or foodie gifts to folk, we are donating to Social Bite. On Christmas Eve (from 12-4pm) the Social Bite St Vincent Street, Glasgow and on Christmas Day Rose street, Edinburgh will be open providing homeless people with a Christmas dinner. You can donate a meal [...]

Maison de Moggy: Cat Cafe opening in Stockbridge, Edinburgh

04/12/2014 // 2 Comments

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. Hope the cats aren’t like mine. – tea stealers!   Located in Hamilton [...]

Watch & Wolf – cinema food and drink experience

03/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Watch and Wolf Watch your favourite film and enjoy the food and drinks you see on screen with Mr Wolf. Edinburgh’s own Jelly and Gin have come up with an event where you can do just that with Watch and Wolf a new multi-sensory cinema experience. On arrival guests will receive a box which holds [...]

Hotel Chocolat Advent Calendars and Black Friday special

28/11/2014 // 0 Comments

Hotel Chocolat have released their Milk, Dark and White Advents (£12.50) and Truffles for Two, Advent to share (£26) there is one for everyone (or to stop the fighting!) Hotel Chocolat Advent Calendar Hotel Chocolat – Sharing Advent Calendar Available online at www.hotelchocolat.com and in [...]

Edinburgh – FestivAle returns

08/11/2014 // 0 Comments

Friday 5 Dec 4.30 – 7.30pm / 8 – Close Saturday 6 Dec 2 – 7pm / 8 – Close Tickets £8 (Friday’s Power Hour £6) The Summerhall Beer Festival is back, and this the fourth event – and winter special – will bottle the spirit of the old Royal Dick College and serve up craft beer and [...]

Restaurant Day – A global food carnival

07/11/2014 // 0 Comments

The folks over in Edinburgh have been getting all excited about a global food carnival called Restaurant Day. Founded in Helsinki, the idea is for lots of restaurants to pop up for one day only, then disappear as quickly as they emerged. 800+ stalls and eateries pop at the quaterly events in [...]
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