The Perfect Summer Cup

On hot sunny days, there’s nothing Brits love more than to sit in the garden sipping a summer cocktail festooned with fruit and sprigs of mint. This year there is a local contender for the perfect summer cup – Gullane Ripple. Created by the makers of Gullane Glögg, it is a refreshing blend of raspberries,…

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Life is Better Boardside

Enjoying a spot of food with friends in the great outdoors is one of life’s greatest simple pleasures. As summer draws ever closer, the days get longer, the weather warmer and the sun brighter – so now is the perfect time to step outdoors and embrace dining alfresco. And, the Boardside Café at Foxlake in…

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The Street Food Revolution

There’s a revolution happening in British food, and it’s happening on the street. Right now some of the most exciting food is being served by passionate and talented traders out of trailers, carts and vintage vans. And once again, East Lothian residents can experience the street food boom right on their doorstep. Following the huge…

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Wild Dining

Wild Dining with the Mad March Hare is more than just eating outside, it’s innovative and contemporary dining at its best. Created by Amanda Farnese-Heath, the Wild Dining experience was inspired by Amanda’s passion for bringing people together, to eat, at a long table, in beautiful places. Food has always been a mainstay in Amanda’s…

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Beautiful Bagels

Food and Drink Columnist Amanda Farnese-Heath’s foodie find… For some time now I have been watching a number of beautiful independent eateries opening up in Portobello. It’s an absolute joy to stroll along the Main Street and be spoilt for choice. This little gem is one of my favourites. Bross Bagels serve their beautiful selection of…

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