The nest picnic - but am. the Scottish clinic it's often too cold to sit around let alone rip all your clothes oil

cream cool. A tart made from sweet shortcrust pastry baked blind then filled with raspberries and redcurrants glazed with redcurrant jelly is easy to make and transport if you leave it in the flan dish. Served with double cream it is hard to beat. And I also have an

alternative to champagne it is fragrant and delicious and made from elderflowers which are growing wild in just about every Scottish hedgerow at the moment (see recipe).

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I Chicago Meatpackers 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. On 14 July American independence Day means a celebration party from 6pm onwards. There will be traditional food and drink. and all spirits and cocktails will be half price all night long. lfthat isn‘t enough to bring out the stars and stripes in you. there will be free popcorn. live American bands. classic American films and. supreme highlight. a visit from the Glasgow Lions American football team. complete with cheerleaders. hot from their match against the Gateshead Senators.


I The Globe 42 Broughton Street. 558 3837. A brand new cafe/deli now sits on the corner with Barony Street

previously manager at The Shore in Leith. The place has been spruced up with a new varnished wooden floor. tongue and groove wall panelling and help from interiors specialists Fabulous Fabrications and offers an inviting atmosphere for perching on a stool. espresso in one hand. almond croissant in the other. and watching the world go by. The deli counter is stocked with a wide selection of cheeses. hams and salamis. and there is an emphasis on

thanks to Colin Campbell.

interesting breads. bagels. pastries and cakes. many of which are supplied by Florentin. Open 8am-7pm; not licensed as


I Martins Restaurant 72 Rose Street North Lane. 225 3106. Happy Birthday! Martins has been open for ten years as of Saturday 26. during which time. under the watchful eye of perfectionist proprietor Martin lrons. it has acquired a reputation for food of a quality unbeatable in Edinburgh. lfyou want to test that reputation though. you‘ll have to wait for a few days because Martin is celebrating - which means closing for a well- deserved break.


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