Caorunn Artists’ Garden My apathy to the use of St Andrew Square gardens is well-documented. To summarise for new readers, the total fuckwits at Essential Edinburgh have mismanaged the space so badly that I strongly favour the gardens being restored as a green space in the centre of the city with no further events staged …

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Festival Food & Drink OK, I seem to have written masses about the Festival already, but here goes with a final quick spin around what we have in the way of street stalls, pop-up carts, huts of various types and other things that might serve you some food and drink around Edinburgh over the coming …

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19 Festival Food & Drink Unmissables A mix of the old and the new, here are our 19 unmissable food and drink experiences to try in Edinburgh, this August. Gotta catch ’em all. Breakfast Pancetta roll – Maialino Serving the best bacon roll in the city, Italian deli Maialino on William Street will set you …

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Hidden Door Festival Welcome sign It was such a pleasure to be back at the Hidden Door Festival for their 2016 renewal, both on Saturday and Sunday just past. We’d been thinking a lot just recently about the 2014 festival, held in the East Market Street Arches, with the arrival of Baba Budan, Gannet & …

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SignageAs I was wondering where one of my final food reviews of the Festival might be, I bumped into a little pop-up pizza counter, lurking in between the Cowgate show venues. Named Billy Joe’s Pizza, it looked a little strange, a little rough around the edges and a little chaotic, so it fit in perfectly …

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