Events 2018

Wow, I can’t believe I am entering my 3rd year of food and drink blogging! What an absolute blast. Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lothians, Fife, Borders and the whole of Scotland show no signs of slowing down in the food and drink sector infact if anything 2018 promises to be a bigger and better year for Scottish producers, manufacturers, restaurateurs and bar owners. How exciting!


  • Reviewing the West Room


  • Reviewing Boozy Cow
  • Invited to the launch of the Chill Fest Leith
  • Attending Foodies festival
  • Reviewing the Lantern Room
  • Attending Reekers Cocktail pop up bar
  • Attending Burger and Fringe and Daffys Gin pop-up at the Radisson hotel
  • Attending the Jim Bean pop up at the Pleasance
  • Attending the Spirit of Seafood with Seafood Scotland and Arbikie
  • Attending cocktails and fire works at the members only Threesixty:forth bar at the Principal Hotel
  • Reviewing Arbikie Nights at the Merchant Hall

JULY 2018

  • Worked with Marks and Spencer on recipes
  • Invited to the launch of the new food hall at Dobbies, Livingston
  • Invited to the Distillers Garden at the Biscuit Factory
  • Invited to dinner at Hawksmoor
  • Invited to the unveiling of the new Taittinger bar at Principal George Street
  • Attending the Fiesta x Fold Festival – Sit down table with Chef Gary McLean
  • Reviewing Afternoon Tea at One Square, Sheraton Hotel
  • Attending the Caorunn Gin garden launch at Hotel Du Vin
  • Attending the Brockmans ‘press for gin’ event at Summerhall
  • Invited to the launch of Borough restaurant
  • Invited to the launch of Edinburgh Festival Magazine at Brewhemia
  • Invited to launch of ExploreEdi
  • Attended Boozy Cow summer menu launch
  • Attended the Interactive Lunch at Kilted Lobster
  • Attended dinner and Kombucha pairing with Leftfield Kombucha at Colstoun
  • Reviewing Cote Brasserie
  • Invited to launch of Edinburgh Food Festival
  • Invited to the launch of the Pommery Bar at Signet Library
  • Invited to dinner at 83 Hanover Street
  • Invited to dinner at the Edinburgh Food Studio
  • Reviewing Dunmuir Hotel, Dunbar
  • Reviewing the Wine House 1821
  • Reviewing The Grill, Highland Wagyu
  • Reviewing Sunday Lunch at Twenty Princes Steet
  • Reviewing Harvey Nicols Brasserie
  • Reviewing Ochiltree Cafe, Abbotsford, Melrose
  • Reviewing Six by Nico, Mexico menu
  • Reviewing the Scottish Cafe
  • Reviewing Canonball
  • Reviewing Sunday brunch and accommodation at the Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews
  • Reviewing Taisteal
  • Reviewing Vegan Afternoon Tea at Radisson Royal Collection
  • Reviewing Afternoon Tea at the Ivy

JUNE 2018

  • Reviewed Rhadhuni in Loanhead
  • Attending the Eat Drink Festival at SECC Glasgow
  • Reviewed Greywalls, Gullane
  • Reviewed Ishka’s new menu
  • Attended the Curiosity Gin launch at the Secret Herb garden
  • Attended the Principal Library and Forth View launch
  • Reviewed Candy Bar
  • Attended screening of Paddington Bear with Mackays Jam
  • Invited to the Whisky Festival at the Assembly Rooms
  • Attended the launch party of St Germaine at Rabble
  • Invited to the press day for launch of Stirling Gin Distillery
  • Invited to new trial new cocktails at Cab Vol
  • Reviewed Six by Nico Mexico menu
  • Invited to Candy Bar bloggers event
  • Invited to the Champagne tasting at Hotel Du Vin
  • Invited to wine tasting at the Balmoral with Wine Events Scotland

MAY 2018

  • Reviewed Lansers Restaurant
  • Review Mark Greenaway restaurant
  • Attended the Scottish Food Awards
  • Opening night of the World Wizard Gathering – Magic Festival
  • Launch of Curiosity Gin at Harvey Nicols
  • Launch of the Gin Festival at the Epicurean
  • Invited to the launch of the Beer Festival at the Pitt
  • Afternoon Tea at The Shore
  • Reviewed Pomegranate
  • Reviewed Stockbridge Restaurant’s new lunch menu
  • Attended the Les Dames Escoffier event in Fife
  • Invited to the launch of Kinrara Gin at Kin
  • Review Hotel Du Vin new menu
  • Invited to relaunch of Candy Bar

APRIL 2018

  • Reviewing Chaophraya new menu
  • Reviewed the Bottomless Brunch at Radisson Royal Collection
  • Invited to the launch of Chick-a-Licka pop-up at Akva
  • Invited to the Failte Fayre at the Hub
  • Attended a bloggers evening at Souq
  • Dinner at Six by Nico
  • Summer cocktails at Juniper
  • Slow Food AGM
  • Launch of the Magic Festival

MARCH 2018

  • Reviewed Cocktails at Tonic
  • Reviewed Belted Burgers
  • Reviewed La Petite Mort Supper Club
  • Attended and review Demijohn Liquid deli
  • Reviewed Biscous Balloons
  • Reviewed cocktails at The Permit Room, Dishoom
  • Attended the Food for Thought event at the Scottish parliament
  • Reviewed Chef Tony Singh’s Supper Club
  • Attended the Great Student taco-over at Diablo Loco
  • Attended the launch of Brunch Supper
  • Review Afternoon Tea at Patisserie Valerie


  • Attended Chef’s Dinner at Malmaison
  • Attended the launch of the Restaurant Festival at the Ivy on the Square
  • Worked with Flavourly
  • Attended a menu tasting at Appetite Direct
  • Met with @pizza to run a competition
  • Attended axe throwing at the Biscuit Factory with Black Axe Throwing and ate pizza from Pizza Geeks
  • Attended the opening party of Finn and Bear on The Shore
  • Attended Wine and Chocolate pairing with Wine Events Scotland and Pacari UK


  • Reviewed Contini
  • Reviewed Element for brunch and dinner
  • Attended the steak dinner for Valentines at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
  • Invited to Harajuku Pop up
  • Reviewed Kilted Lobster
  • Ate burgers at Byron Burgers for Burns
  • Attended the first Whisky Club Dinner at Queens Arms
  • Afternoon Tea at G&V
  • Attended Champagne and Chocolate pairing night at Galvin Brasserie


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