Pastaval! My friends Mark and Emma have been organising a festival of macaroni cheese appreciation called Pastaval for a number of years. Focussed around Glasgow’s southside, a range of local eateries compete for the coveted trophy sponsored by macaroni cheese specialists McIntosh of Strathmore.Mr Macaroni With Mr Macaroni himself in attendance, this looked likely to …

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Eating House @ The Meeting House I haven’t managed to muster quite the level of enthusiasm for the Festival that I usually have, this year. One thing that did pique my interest, though, was the arrival of Eating House @ The Meeting House.One-pot wonder Hosted in the Quaker Meeting House on Victoria Terrace, this is …

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21 Festival Food & Drink Unmissables A mix of the old and the new, here are our 21 unmissable food and drink experiences to try in Edinburgh, this August. As with last year, if you complete the full set, drop me a line and I’ll award you with a hearty handshake. And perhaps some sort …

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The Butcher Boy Things are starting to get all Festivally. The first set of the temporary food stalls to start trading are those atop Waverley Mall where last year the excellent Boxsmall provided the Festival street food highlight.Exterior These concessions are an extension of Malone’s on the Mall where Firedog traded throughout the Six Nations …

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Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival Beer Man took up my free ticket to the trade session of the Festival which I’d be given for a tiny piece of work I did in support of Edinburgh Beer Week, which led up to the weekend event at the Biscuit Factory Our Beer Man’s Verdict Although Edinburgh is an …

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