Tag: Edinburgh

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.

Haiku: Vibrant Edinburgh

Haiku: Vibrant Edinburgh

Edinburgh colors “pop” when the skies turn blue and the sun comes out, thus a haiku.

Edinburgh Castle and Indigo Sky

Edinburgh Castle and Indigo Sky

Looking out the hotel window at Edinburgh Castle, it was one of those magical moments when the light is just right, and you get a photo you didn’t expect.

Haiku: Unexpected Fireworks in Edinburgh and Memories

Haiku: Unexpected Fireworks in Edinburgh and Memories

Business trip serendipity. Fireworks and haiku. Memories. Good times. Edinburgh rocks.

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

The Edinburgh farmers market had everything: produce, cheese, a bridal couple, dogs, paella, olives, breads…a plethora of products and people-watching.

It’s Owl-Right (plus a haiku)

It’s Owl-Right (plus a haiku)

I met a couple of owls during a recent trip to Scotland.  Not on a walkabout in the verdant countryside – smack-dab in the middle of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant

Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant

A multinational look at arepas, the traditional Venezuelan bread stuffed with various fillings. They are a big hit at the Edinburgh Farmer’s Market.

Simple Dishes: Venison Casserole at the The Ensign Ewart in Edinburgh

Simple Dishes: Venison Casserole at the The Ensign Ewart in Edinburgh

An Edinburgh pub dating back to 1680 dishes up a meal that is worthy of the ages.

Edinburgh’s Hipster Food Court and the Butcher Bad Boy Burger

Edinburgh’s Hipster Food Court and the Butcher Bad Boy Burger

Foodie-worthy, hipster-appropriate, gorgeous views: I highly recommend the Waverly Mall food court in Edinburgh. And don’t miss the Butcher Bad Boy burger!


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