Edinburgh’s Festival Spread for Foodies

By | Aug 6, 2010

Foodies Festival Edinburgh 2010Edinburgh’s Festival and it’s boisterous offspring The Fringe provide platforms on which our popular icons of culture, celebrity stardom, literary genius and theatrical wizardry delight audiences, woo agents and dodging the often caustic tirades of the critics.

For several years now the Edinburgh Foodies Festival has provided a similar platform for Edinburgh’s top chefs, Scotland’s food producers and a smattering of UK culinary stars.

For those lucky enough to be in Edinburgh on the 13th,14th and 15th of August there will be three days of events celebrating the finest in seasonal food and drink with tents, stalls and celebrity kitchens packed with budding chefs, interested bystanders and a large number of visitors like me who are eager to sample and snaffle our way round the food and drink on offer.

foddie festival photoMichelin star and top chefs cook will be demonstrating in the Chefs Theatre, Food & Drink masterclass theatres are offering practical, hands on classes, involving tasting, sampling and informative tips from the experts. Restaurant tents will give Foodie visitors a chance to savour local restaurant talent for a nominal charge and the Producers Market will offer the best of Scottish produce to buy and take home for future dining experiences.

Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival is a must for anyone with an interest in food. A great day out for adults and kids with music and entertainment throughout the festival – all set against the stunning backdrop of Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat.

Watch out for our Foodie Festival report including our recommendations and star buys.

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