Life & style, Carine Seitz

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A guide to the pop-up and alternative dining scenes in Glasgow and Edinburgh

5 May 2011

The guerrilla restaurants in people's front rooms

The List’s annual Eating & Drinking Guide – as comprehensive as it is – does overlook some interesting dining options in Scotland: those that take place irregularly, or in unusual places – often somewhere as informal as someone’s living room. There are…

The best places for hot chocolate in Glasgow and Edinburgh

20 Jan 2011

The cafes and chocolatiers who serve up the sweet stuff

Temper Chocolates 148 Woodside Terrace Lane, Charing Cross, 07886 215209 This tiny café-cum-shop-cum-factory makes for a pilgrimage for hot chocolate lovers. Chocolatier Kirsty Shepheard’s own blend of 70 per cent organic dark chocolate with chilli…

Milk and its place in Scottish culinary culture

17 Sep 2010

Milk – and what it can be turned into – are integral not only to the Scottish diet, but also to our culinary heritage, writes Carine Seitz.

Bia Bistrot showcases impressive dynamic influences and innovation

10 Sep 2010

Restaurant review

A bit of Irish, a bit of French, a bit of Spanish and a good dose of local Scottish. Carine Seitz visits a new restaurant that’s proof of the dynamic influences at work in Edinburgh’s dining scene

More for less: Online trading

20 Jan 2010

Carine Seitz tests out the online marketplace to try and bag a bargain. Who wants their manor to resemble the pages of a generic interiors catalogue? Not discerning List readers. You’re a savvy and stylish bunch who want your homes to reflect your…

Edinburgh - New Town

16 Apr 2009

Independent Shopping Guide

The New Town is Edinburgh’s answer to Knightsbridge. Playground for the rich (if not famous), and stomping ground for the capital’s own Sloane Rangers. Tucked away in its leafy depths, Stockbridge’s posh bohemian vibe brings the eccentric charm of a…

Edinburgh - Leith and Broughton Street

16 Apr 2009

Independent Shopping Guide

Colourful, down-to-earth, and as proud of the Shore’s chequered history as it is of the newly developed areas housing bright young things in penthouses, Leith combines gritty charm with the fruits of urban regeneration. Off the top of Leith Walk, closer…

Tony's Table

19 Mar 2009

Tony Singh likes to keep it local. From the front door of Tony’s Table (the site of the old Cosmo restaurant, more recently Circus Wine Bar & Grill) you can see the outdoor terrace of Oloroso, a place of heady views, sharp suits, clever cocktails and…