Taisteal, Edinburgh

Stockbridge was my home for many years. I am very familiar with the tree-lined streets, river walks and friendly shops and bars, which make up the community within Scotland’s capital city. An invite, therefore, to a comparatively new Scottish restaurant, in the heart of the village, as I like to … [Read more...]

The Atelier Restaurant, Edinburgh

With the Food and Drink sector in good shape, the ever-challenging environment of the industry within the UK and demand for quality produce presents a golden opportunity for success and to establish a loyal following of foodies. Unconventionality within such an environment is not only a brave move … [Read more...]

Angels With Bagpipes

The uniquely named Angels with Bagpipes has quickly established itself on the Edinburgh upmarket restaurant scene and just as quickly earned an enviable reputation for producing exemplary Scottish cuisine. With a home on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the simple, yet stylish restaurant is surprisingly … [Read more...]

Purdies, Oban

A gorgeous little shop with Oban Bay frontage, Purdies really is a must for west coast visitors, not least of all due to the fact that a unique “Argyll and Inveraray” range is marketed by this very Scottish soap company. Additional outlets and a thriving online trade are proving to be a winner … [Read more...]

House of Bruar, Perthshire

Frankly speaking, I am in the fortunate position of living a considerable distance away from House of Bruar; otherwise, I fear, my visits to this retail heaven, would be much too frequent. House of Bruar, albeit resting in rural Perthshire, so to speak and literally just off the main A9 access … [Read more...]